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Industry News agency
Founded October 1851; 170 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 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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