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Industry News agency
Founded October 1851; 169 years ago (1851-10)
Founder Paul Julius Reuter
Headquarters Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom
Area served
Key people
Michael Friedenberg (President), Stephen J. Adler (Editor-in-Chief)
Parent Thomson Reuters
Reuter, Paul Julius von, Nadar, Gallica
Paul Reuter, the founder, by Nadar, c. 1865

Reuters (/ˈrɔɪtərz/) is an international news organization owned by Thomson Reuters. Until 2008, the Reuters news agency formed part of an independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data. Since the acquisition of Reuters Group by the Thomson Corporation in 2008, the Reuters news agency has been a part of Thomson Reuters, making up the media division. It was established in 1851.

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