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2019-09-20 WAN-IFRA announces the names of the participating publishers in its inaugural Table Stakes Europe programme to support local media in its digital transformation. Supported by the Google News Initiative, the coaching programme centers around a performance challenge and builds on the success of the same programme in the United States.  Read more ...

2019-09-20 WAN-IFRA präsentiert die Namen der Verlage, die an der ersten Ausgabe des Programms Table Stakes Europe zur Unterstützung der lokalen Medien beim digitalen Wandel teilnehmen. In Zusammenarbeit mit der Google News Initiative basiert das Coaching-Programm auf einer Leistungs-Challenge und baut dabei auf dem Erfolg desselben Programms in den USA auf. Read more ...

2019-09-16 The World Printers Forum, the print community of the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), announces the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, 8 October 2019, in Berlin. Read more ...

2019-09-11 The 2019 African Digital Media Awards were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa, today with winners honoured at the continent’s premier awards. The awards took place on the first day of the two-day Digital Media Africa conference hosted by WAN-IFRA. Read more ...

2019-08-26 ‘State of Newsrooms in South Asia’, the first comprehensive study by the South Asia Chapter of WAN-IFRA World Editors Forum on the issues faced by newsrooms in the South Asia region, indicates that newsrooms today are being plagued by a lack of editors, including multimedia editors. Read more ...

2019-08-12 In a joint letter to President Jair Bolsonaro, Fernando de Yarza, President of WAN-IFRA, and Warren Fernandez, President of the World Editors Forum, expressed today their deep concern at recent actions targeting journalists and news media, specifically provisional measure 892 that amends the Brazilian Companies Act of 1976 and which seriously jeopardizes the ongoing ability of a free press to hold power to account in Brazil. Read more ...

2019-06-25 The winners of this year's WAN-IFRA North American Digital Media Awards were announced on the night of June 24 during a special ceremony at the end of the Digital Media North America Conference in New York City.  Read more ...

2019-06-05 WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers, is launching a European news transformation and coaching programme for regional and local news publishers, in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Publishers are invited to apply now. Read more ...

2019-06-04 During the 71st WAN-IFRA’s annual Congress in Glasgow, Scotland, Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo, President of Henneo in Spain, was elected President of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers. WAN-IFRA also appointed a new President and a new Vice President of the World Editors Forum. Fourteen executives from leading news media companies were also elected to new terms on the Board of WAN-IFRA. Read more ...

2019-06-03 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 on the occasion of the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum and 3rd Women in News Summit, has called on the government of the United Kingdom to address a number of critical press freedom challenges that threaten UK media and risk undermining recent international efforts to prioritise media freedom. Read more ...

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