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WAN-IFRA News

2019-12-12 The World Editors Forum (WEF), the leading network for editors from news organisations, appointed seven new members to its advisory board at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. Read more ...

2019-12-12 The press is facing "new threats". Threats that we did not know about ten years ago, Franck Riester stressed at the Supervisory Board of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers, on Thursday, December 12 in Paris. While widespread mistrust of the media and information is one of these threats', the Minister of Culture also referred to the ''upheaval'' of economic models linked to ''the digital revolution''. As such, Franck RIESTER reaffirmed that the European States must work together to find a common response to online platforms and aggregators. Read more ...

2019-12-11 The 4-year grant from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, will enable WAN-IFRA's Women in News programme to expand to new markets, launch global research initiatives, and build internal capacity to operate the programme throughout the Arab Region and Sub-Saharan Africa. The grant is the largest received to date by WAN-IFRA in support of its media freedom work. It marks the continuation of a nearly decade-long partnership with Sida. Read more ...

2019-11-29 WAN-IFRA joins Stars4Media.eu, an exchange programme for young media professionals to boost media innovation and cross-border cooperation in Europe. A media-driven, pilot project co-funded by the European Union, Stars4Media will support 100 promising young news media professionals working together around collaborative innovative project-based initiatives.  Read more ...

2019-11-21 WAN-IFRA applies a dual approach to supporting journalism and a free press around the world. We use advocacy to address organisational, political and structural constraints to media freedom, and we help to develop and strengthen the capacity and networks of the media by supporting our members through various projects and activities. This note reflects these two sides of our work and explains how we see our relationship with the platforms. Read more ...

2019-11-10 On November 10, 2019, The Ibero-American media associations held a new meeting to consolidate a joint work agenda around the challenges posed by the present and future sustainability of the journalistic industry. Read more ...

2019-11-04 The findings of 30th edition of the World Press Trends report underscores the ongoing conundrum of the industry: Overall global revenues in 2018 continued to shrink as did some newsrooms, yet paying audiences and demand for quality news continue to increase. Read more ...

2019-10-30 The Newsroom Transformation Programme 2020, a new training and coaching programme from WAN-IFRA, designed to accelerate transformation in Asian newsrooms, has been launched in partnership with Facebook. Read more ...

2019-10-30 October 30, 2019 - Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post (SCMP) and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) have dominated the 10th Asian Digital Media Awards, winning more than half the 30 prizes on offer for outstanding digital content and products. Read more ...

2019-10-17 Marking the second anniversary of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta, the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) condemns the ongoing impunity surrounding her death and reiterates calls for justice. Read more ...

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