World Press Freedom Day 2019
Journalist and Scholar
Julie Posetti, joined the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism as Senior Research Fellow in August 2018 to lead the project, working with RISJ Director of Research Rasmus Kleis Nielsen. Julie is a multi-award winning Australian journalist and academic who authored the major global UNESCO study Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age (2017). She is also a former Research Fellow and Editor with the Paris-based World Association of News Publishers, where she led their flagship international industry report Trends in Newsrooms. Most recently, she was Head of Digital Editorial Capability for Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Heraldand The Age.