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Reuters (/ˈrɔɪtərz/ , ROY-terz) is a news agency owned by Thomson Reuters Corporation.[1][2] It employs around 2,500 journalists and 600 photojournalists in about 200 locations worldwide.[citation needed] Reuters is one of the largest news agencies in the world.[3][4]

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Company typeDivision
IndustryNews agency
FoundedOctober 1851; 172 years ago (1851-10)
FounderPaul Julius Reuter
Headquarters5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, England
Area served
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Number of employees
ParentThomson Reuters

The agency was established in London in 1851 by the German-born Paul Reuter. It was acquired by the Thomson Corporation of Canada in 2008 and now makes up the news media division of Thomson Reuters.[4]

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