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Reuters accelerates news pictures/video merger

Sunday 18 November 2018

Reuters is hastening the merger of news pictures and video news into a single team of visual journalists, with an unspecified implication that jobs across the combined operation will be cut.

Thomson Reuters closes upstate New York office

Friday 16 November 2018

Thomson Reuters is closing its office in Rochester, New York with the loss of about 425 jobs.

'Unprecedented' job cuts in Reuters German service

Thursday 15 November 2018

One of Reuters oldest language services, in Germany, is being reduced in the agency's current round of job cuts, with ten positions - one in eight - disappearing.

Obituary: John Hopper

Tuesday 13 November 2018

John Hopper (photo), who died from cancer in London on 9 November aged 84, began a 40-year career with Reuters as a telegraphist in the days before video-editing and computers.

Thomson Reuters appoints new president of Reuters

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler is stepping down as the agency's president in charge of media business.

The Reuter Society

The Reuter Society is a social network for former employees of Reuters or Thomson Reuters. The original Society was founded as a London-based club in 1990. The Reuter Society of America was launched in New York in 2014.

Haunts

Nostalgic recollections of some of the favourite places where Reuters people liked to gather - in Beirut, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kabul, London, New York, Nicosia, Paris, Saigon and Washington.