Factbox: Toyota’s U.S. recalls rose with fast growth

March 25, 2010

DETROIT (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s displaced Ford Motor Co as No. 2 in the U.S. market in 2007, and the following year it unseated General Motors Co as the world’s largest automaker.

After the vote: Some useful links to guide you

March 22, 2010

pelosiAfter a year of often rancorous debate, the House has passed a sweeping overhaul of the healthcare system that expands insurance coverage to nearly all Americans and hands President Barack Obama a landmark victory.

Kissing Brits land on most popular list

March 19, 2010

Sex and sexuality in some form or another dominated our best-read list this week, whether a simple kiss, randy nurses or naked activists. There was some serious stuff in there, too, but really, it’s all about the sex.

Herpes and other most-read surprises

March 12, 2010

lindsayPresident Obama? Healthcare? Financial reform? VP Biden in Israel? If most-read lists are any indication, those are not the topics that make you lurch forward, scrunch up to the screen and read like your very life depends on it.  Herpes, however, does.  As does Lindsay Lohan. And the extremely rich.  By now, no doubt, you’re itching for more. Herewith, the stories that fired you up this week.

An award-winning week for Reuters

By Reuters Staff
March 5, 2010


This has been a very proud week for Thomson Reuters. Our journalists won  seven awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), a record for our organization. And Thursday we held our internal “Journalist of the Year” celebration. From financial commentary to war photography to professional chat rooms, Reuters’ journalism has never been better, more innovative, or more valuable.

This week we get naked and go flying

March 5, 2010

What do you get when you cross an economist, the Olympics and lots of naked people? An odd assortment of popular stories for the week. They obviously don’t make for a very funny punchline but they did get you clicking. Here are the stories that warmed your cockles (okay, maybe not, but “cockles” is a fun word, isn’t it?).

Tragedy tops most popular list

February 26, 2010

Tragedy, folk dancing and one mammoth-sized dog were among the story lines that grabbed your attention in a week that also saw high drama in Congress — or maybe that was low drama.  In either case, here are five of the most popular picks for the week.

Top Stories on this week

February 19, 2010

The unluckiest lottery and a potty-mouthed musician were among the stories that got you, our readers, clicking this past week, and some were still on our most popular list as the weekend came into play. Here are the top 5 stories that piqued your curiosity — or raised the hair on your neck.

How will journalism survive the Internet Age?

By Reuters Staff
December 11, 2009

Chris Ahearn is President, Media at Thomson Reuters. The following is the text of remarks prepared for the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop on how the Internet has affected journalism.