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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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  • 2016-09-26 12:52
    WAN-IFRA’s successful Media Freedom and Democracy Programme got some good news this month – the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the program for three more years, with a NOK 9,000,000 (EUR 1,000,000) investment in Media Freedom activities in Central East Africa and South East Asia. Read more ...
  • 2016-09-26 09:59
    It’s that time of year again – WAN-IFRA has launched its call for applicants to its highly anticipated Women in News (WIN) leadership development programme in the MENA region, providing female media professionals in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine the chance to be part of this enriching initiative. Read more ...
  • 2016-09-23 10:06
    WAN-IFRA’s Women in News: Gender and Media Freedom Strategy looks back at its first year of success, as it pursues its goals set within the 4-year initiative. Through capacity building and advocacy, the programme aims to increase women’s involvement within their media companies as well as ensure gender equality is at the forefront of the media landscape. Read more ...
  • 2016-09-19 14:21
    The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is pleased to invite women working for newspapers or digital media in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine to apply for the much-sought-after Women in News (WIN) leadership development programme. Read more ...
  • 2016-09-19 09:20
    “As Somali women, we face many problems, specifically from our bosses and managers, so this training is very important for us. I hope to return with many benefits and to help my female colleagues – as well as the male colleagues – learn what I have learned.” Read more ...
  • 2016-05-19 15:44
    Helje Solberg began working at VG, Norway’s largest daily, in 1994 as a political reporter, before holding positions such as Editorial Department Manager, Sub Manager, Managing Editor and Executive Managing Editor. Now, Solberg is the CEO/Editor VGTV and has received such recognition for her work as the SKUP Award for Investigative Journalism in 1995 and the Norwegian Grand Prize for Journalism in 1996. In addition to her work on the board of the Norwegian Media Businesses’ Association and as a member of the Oslo Editor Association, Solberg is also an active member of WAN-IFRA’s Media Freedom Brain Trust. WAN-IFRA caught up with Solberg to learn more about her participation in this important program. Read more ...
  • 2016-03-09 17:33
    Since 2010, WAN-IFRA’s Women in News leadership development program has worked to empower women in the media to expect more professionally, to strive for executive positions and receive the training and support networks to do so. Read more ...
  • 2016-03-09 17:32
    When WAN-IFRA set up the Brain Trust in 2012, it did so with the intention of bringing media professionals together to share insights and information in an inspiring, multi-cultural environment. The recent Media Professionals Program event in Myanmar was an occasion for education, awareness raising and exchange. Read more ...
  • 2016-02-22 11:37
    Senior editors and commercial executives from Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam are working with with members of WAN-IFRA’s Media Freedom Brain Trust, who provided a workshop series on investigative journalism, media ethics, digital revenue generation, and digital story telling in Yangon, Myanmar in January. Read more ...
  • 2014-08-27 08:40
    WAN-IFRA in partnership with AMI is pleased to announce the launch of the African Women in News 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. Nominations are open now! Read more ...

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