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,, Londonist and others, and continue to produce the weekly Media Voices podcast.



What's New In Publishing

Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and the future of Interactive Video

With the huge amounts of investment into digital video over the past few years, from all corners of the media industry, the question on everyone’s lips is “what is the future of...

Media Voices Podcast

Paywall Special - Media Voices Podcast

In this bumper episode, the team discusses the rise of the paywall. As everyone from Vanity Fair to the New Statesman have decided to launch paywalls, we try to determine...

The New European

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...

The Memo

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...

the Guardian

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...

The Media Briefing

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.

The Media Briefing

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...