Digital Media India 2021: How technology can aid the „new normal“

The tenth edition of WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media India (DMI) conference was held virtually from 2 to 4 March, with more than 200 news media executives from over 15 countries in attendance. The Hindu Group was named "Champion Publisher of the year" on the occasion of the South Asian Digital Media 2020 Awards Ceremony. The conference, Read more about Digital Media India 2021: How technology can aid the „new normal“[…]

WAN-IFRA launches a new programme in the Middle East to drive newsroom transformation towards reader revenue success

A programme tailored to pioneering Middle Eastern newsrooms, the Newsroom Transformation Programme 2021 will be launched on May 18, 2021. It will provide intensive coaching, training and mentoring over three months to senior editorial and commercial participants. Ten selected news publishers across the Middle East will be able to speed up the transformation of their Read more about WAN-IFRA launches a new programme in the Middle East to drive newsroom transformation towards reader revenue success[…]

WAN-IFRA Announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) announces a new DKK 6.5M (€900k) partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. WAN-IFRA will work with print and digital media organisations in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe to improve the Read more about WAN-IFRA Announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa[…]

WAN-IFRA Unveils New Brand Identity with Redesigned Logo and Website

WAN-IFRA, the leading world association of news publishers and media tech companies, launched today its new corporate brand identity, including a redesigned logo and website. These changes come at a time when the association is evolving its service offerings and expanding its global reach. Editorial, tech, and business used to belong to different universes. They Read more about WAN-IFRA Unveils New Brand Identity with Redesigned Logo and Website[…]

BenFit schließt erfolgreich neue Kapitalrunde

Zum Abschluss des letzten Jahres konnte das junge Food-Start-up BenFit Nutrition von Gründer Benjamin Jakob erfolgreich die nächste Kapitalrunde beenden. Trotz der COVID-19 Pandemie hat das Unternehmen seinen Umsatz im Jahr 2020 verfünfundzwanzigfacht und besonderen Fokus auf die eigenen Verkaufskanäle www.getbenfit.com und www.benfiteats.com gelegt. Mehr als 80 Prozent der Umsätze erzielt das Unternehmen mittlerweile über Read more about BenFit schließt erfolgreich neue Kapitalrunde[…]

WAN-IFRA joins the Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership

The Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership, a public service initiative from The Post to promote press freedom worldwide, today announced the addition of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers, to its growing coalition of partners. The Partnership also announced its first supporting partner, the Aspen Institute’s Aspen Digital program, which will help elevate the work Read more about WAN-IFRA joins the Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership[…]

New WAN-IFRA research on sexual harassment in the media workplace in Southeast Asia

WAN-IFRA Women in News (WIN) and City, University of London, are now entering the second phase of a major research study into sexual harassment in the media workplace. In this second phase, the survey will look at the extent of this problem in select Southeast Asian countries:  Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam. This Read more about New WAN-IFRA research on sexual harassment in the media workplace in Southeast Asia[…]

WAN-IFRA announces new dates for World News Media Congress 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has decided to postpone the 73rd World News Media Congress, which was to be held in June 2021. The event is now scheduled in Taiwan from 28 to 30 September 2021. The decision was made following consultations with exhibitors, speakers, officials, and Read more about WAN-IFRA announces new dates for World News Media Congress 2021[…]

WAN-IFRA and UNESCO join forces to support journalism in the face of existential economic menace

UNESCO and the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) are joining forces to address the impending global emergency facing independent journalism. The announcement of the co-operation was made at the 40th-anniversary celebration of UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), an inter-governmental forum for media development. As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, the decimation Read more about WAN-IFRA and UNESCO join forces to support journalism in the face of existential economic menace[…]

Winners of WAN-IFRA’s Print Innovation Awards announced

WAN-IFRA announced the winners of its third edition of Print Innovation Awards during the recent World Printers Summit. Each year, the Print Innovation Awards celebrate the world’s most innovative print advertisings and products of newspaper and magazine publishers. The awards are open to newspaper and magazine publishers as well as for advertisers and advertising agencies. This year, Read more about Winners of WAN-IFRA’s Print Innovation Awards announced[…]