Digital News Report 2023. Episode 4: Attitudes towards algorithms and their impact on news
In this episode of our #DNR23 podcast series we explore people’s attitudes towards algorithmic selection of news and the correlation with attitudes towards editorial selection. In this episode of our #DNR23 podcast series we explore people’s attitudes towards algorithmic selection of news and the correlation with attitudes towards editorial selection. We explore how people’s self-reported news behaviours and trust in news influence attitudes towards how news is selected, and we look at concerns about missing out on news due to algorithmic selection.
Richard Fletcher is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute. He is primarily interested in global trends in digital news consumption, comparative media research, the use of social media by journalists and news organisations, and more broadly, the relationship between technology and journalism.
Our host Federica Cherubini is Director of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with more than ten years of experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.
A full transcript is available here: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-digital-news-report-2023-episode-4-attitudes-towards-algorithms-and-their-impact