Chris M Sutcliffe

Freelance media reporter

I am the weekly media columnist for The New European, writing about the intersection of technology, the news media and consumer publications.

I have written for the Guardian, TheMediaBriefing, The Memo, Alphr.com, Londonist and others, and continue to produce the weekly Media Voices podcast.

Portfolio

The good, the bad and the ugly of launching a paywall in 2018 - What's new in publishing
Publishers are pinning their hopes on paywalls as the primary means of supporting the journalism they produce. Last week the UK's current affairs title The New Statesman was the...
Facebook WTF? - Media Voices Podcast
In this special episode of Media Voices, the team rattle through some news before doing a deep-dive into the realities of Facebook killing the news industry (again). Peter,...
Online 'echo-chambers' are an effect of hate, not a cause
There used to be an easy way to tell if legacy news publishers were talking positively or negatively about the internet. If they prefaced it with "online-", it was good - online...
How to watch eSports in the UK: From TV to Twitch and live events
eSports fans are good at picking favourites. They have their favourite teams, their favourite tournament moments and their favourite players. Chances are, if you're an eSports...
Techspace: Europe's coworking community for the tech-purist
One company that's cutting through these obstacles is Techspace, a tech-focused coworking provider that's bridging the gap for scale-up businesses and was, "born out of an...
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How Breath of the Wild reinvents catharsis in the Zelda franchise
TfL spends £600,000 advertising night tube - despite it having no launch date
Transport for London has spent more than £600,000 advertising the night tube, despite the service still having no set launch date. As of 13 January, the combined production and...
Can - and will - journalists be replaced by robots?
The fear of being replaced in it by a machine has existed since even before Fritz Lang made it a central component of Metropolis back in 1927.
Will gender-focused media ever be obsolete?
Notions that men and women are two discrete sections of society are still readily apparent in how magazines genres are segmented and how audiences are bought and sold in...

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