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Media Development

Media Development

WAN-IFRA's Media Development projects assist media in emerging markets by providing skills and knowledge transfer, together with hands-on consultancy and training opportunities tailored to the local operational realities.

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  • 2017-08-30 10:09
    In the aftermath of Kenya’s disputed election, which saw incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected president, journalists report facing harassment, intimidation and attacks. As the country’s Supreme Court rules on 1 September on the outcome of the elections – challenged by opponent Raila Odinga – Kenya’s journalists continue their fight to report the truth. Read more ...
  • 2017-06-01 21:06
    WAN-IFRA has named editors from Egypt and Kenya as winners of the WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. Read more ...
  • 2017-05-31 09:45
    The first Women in News (WIN) Forum in Egypt took place on May 16 at the Cairo Marriott Hotel, gathering more than 250 media executives, chief editors, media experts and journalists, as well as independent media actors in Egypt. More than 65 Egyptian and Arabic media organizations were represented at the forum. Read more ...
  • 2017-05-31 09:29
    Six newspapers in Mexico and Ecuador concluded an exchange program to share experiences and learn about their operations from one other, as part of WAN-IFRA’s Media and Society Programme, funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more ...
  • 2017-04-27 09:46
    Since its inception in 2012, WAN-IFRA’s Media Professionals Programme (MPP) has given media managers from around the world leadership skills and support through personalized training and mentoring. During a recent meeting of mentors and mentees in Myanmar and Vietnam in March, the impact of the programme was overwhelmingly evident. And for those who have participated in the MPP over time, the result has been personal and professional growth. Read more ...
  • 2017-03-07 10:48
    As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, WAN-IFRA has created the “Gender Reality Check” survey for media houses to take during the month of March. It explores how the management of media houses can increase women’s leadership and voices in the news, and, how we as an industry can collectively promote gender equality. Read more ...
  • 2017-02-27 11:18
    Eight senior journalists from Women in News Africa were selected to take part in a special 'training of trainers' workshop in digital story-telling to support the WIN Future Leaders initiative, which matches current Women in News participants and graduates with journalism students for mentoring as well as skills development activities. Read more ...
  • 2017-02-02 16:11
    WIN kick-started the year with a National Gathering and Round Table on gender bias in the media that took place on 16-17 January in Lusaka, Zambia. The event was held in presence of the Zambian Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Hon. Mulenga Kampamba, and generated publicity in local press, radio, and television. The minister’s presence at the meeting in Zambia was not a first time occasion. A similar cooperation with the government has already taken place in Botswana. Read more ...
  • 2017-01-26 10:31
    Somali media women attending the WAN-IFRA Women in News (WIN) capacity building programme in Nairobi, Kenya have been challenged to learn to tell impactful stories. Winding up the training for the media women, lead trainer, Paula Fray, told the journalists that it was not enough to have more women in senior positions in media houses. The women should begin to explore the potential of telling impactful stories in order to make a difference. Read more ...
  • 2017-01-23 11:22
    WAN-IFRA in partnership with Sida is pleased to announce the launch of nominations for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. Two women in 2017 will be recognised as leaders, one being from sub-Saharan Africa and one from the Middle East and North Africa region. Read more ...

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