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Reuters

International news and quotation service based in London.

Reuters

a company which collects and disseminates worldwide general news items for press publication and which provides support facilities for the financial markets. See GLOBEX.
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A survey by Reuters AlertNet released in March 2005 that analyzed news coverage in 200 English-language newspapers found that "the Asian tsunami attracted more media attention in the first six weeks after it struck than the world's top 10 'forgotten' emergencies did over a whole year.
There is a consensus in the media industry that the tsunami was covered better than any previous disaster," wrote reporter Ruth Gridley on the Reuters AlertNet site.
At the end of 2005, for example, the Department for International Development (DfID) awarded Reuters AlertNet 500,000 [pounds sterling] in financial backing "to finance the first two years of a project called MediaBridge," an "online community for journalists reporting on humanitarian crises.
Reuters AlertNet can be downloaded from http://www.
Founder of Reuters AlertNet humanitarian disaster relief service.