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Reuters launches AI-powered video transcription feature for Connect customers

NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 26, 2020—Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia news provider, launched today a new video feature that uses artificial intelligence to provide customers with access to near-instant, time-coded speech-to-text transcripts. Customers on Reuters Connect, the award-winning digital content platform, will now have access to automated transcripts from across 11 languages.

Reuters reaches record high of over 90 million video views on Twitter in January

Reuters reached a record high of over 90 million video views on Twitter in January, marking a significant 80% year-over-year increase in audience engagement across all Reuters accounts including the main Reuters handle as well as verticals for Japan, LATAM, Biz and India. Reuters also saw video completion rates double from the year prior on the platform in January.

Reuters announces new marketing leadership team

Today, Reuters Chief Marketing Officer Josh London announced a number of appointments to the Reuters marketing leadership team. With the appointment of his new marketing leadership organization, London and team will be concentrated on driving a transformative marketing strategy that advances the brand and supports the company’s growth.

Reuters coronavirus coverage leads the way

Reuters coverage of the coronavirus continues to lead the way across the globe, with the largest recorded usage of footage from TV channels and digital properties this year.

Reuters first delivering real-time election results from New Hampshire primary

On Tuesday evening, Reuters was first amongst all media in delivering clients real-time results from the New Hampshire primary via a collaboration with the National Election Pool (NEP) and Edison Research. Reuters was ahead by 30 minutes in offering first results to customers and more than 10 minutes ahead on calling the race.

Reuters launches fact-checking initiative to identify misinformation, in partnership with Facebook

Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia news provider, announced today the launch of a new fact-checking initiative aimed at identifying misinformation on social media, in partnership with Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking Program. The newly created fact-checking unit at Reuters will verify content posted on Facebook and Instagram and identify where media is false or misleading.

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