Reuters makes its money by selling stories to other news outlets. TV and Papers can't afford to have staff everywhere in the world especially when dealing with places like Sierra Leone. You might get story about Sierra Leone every 5 to 10 years, thats a long time to pay someone with using their content. Thats where Reuters comes in, they have a world wide network of stringers feeding them stories which the sell on.Pogilrup said:Look there was a screenshot of how various gaming news sites got a 15 out of 100 in their evaluation to become Reuters quality.
Of the reasons cited for the low score is, as I will paraphrase: having economic ties to the industry.