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2019-03-12 Newsrooms are increasingly warming up to the possibilities of automating news content, but a number of challenges still surround the actual implementation and deployment of this growing development, according to a just-published WAN-IFRA report. Read more ...

2019-03-06 The winners of the WAN-IFRA's 2019 Middle Eastern Digital Media Awards were celebrated during a ceremony at the end of the first day of the 14th annual Middle East Conference taking place at Dubai Knowledge Park. Read more ...

2019-02-19 WAN-IFRA is pleased to announce the launch of nominations for the 2019 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. One outstanding editor from sub-Saharan Africa and one from Middle East and North Africa will be named Laureates in 2019. Read more ...

2019-01-23 Globally, only 24% of people heard, seen or read about in newspaper, television, and radio news are women and only 19% of experts sourced in news stories are women (according to the Global Media Monitoring Project, 2015 report). These alarming rates have changed very little in two decades. Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, United for News, a global multi-stakeholder coalition of media, private industry, and NGOs, is announcing pilot programmes in Canada, Iraq and Ukraine to address this unacceptable deficit. Read more ...

2019-01-03 Blockchains are often spoken about as the solution to problems in nearly every industry. There is something alluring about a technology that seems easy to set up, does not require a leader or central controller, and which can store anything permanently. But would it work for the news media? This new report by WAN-IFRA published with the support of its Global Alliance for Media Innovation highlights many of the main areas where blockchain stands in news publishing and where it might be heading. Read more ...

2018-12-19 La Asociación Mundial de Periódicos y Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA) y el Foro Mundial de Editores (WEF) expresaron su repudio ante el allanamiento de las instalaciones del medio nicaragüense digital Confidencial y de los programas de televisión Esta Semana y Esta Noche, así como los ataques policiales en contra del director Carlos Fernando Chamorro y su equipo. Read more ...

2018-12-17 Durante la Asamblea General de Miembros que se llevó a cabo en Ámsterdam el 13 de diciembre, WAN-IFRA, la Asociación Mundial de Periódicos y Editores de Noticias, designó a Fernando de Yarza, presidente del Grupo Henneo en España, como su nuevo vicepresidente electo. Read more ...

2018-12-17 During its General Assembly of Members held in Amsterdam on 13th December, WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, appointed Fernando de Yarza, President of Henneo Group in Spain, as its newly elected Vice President. De Yarza, along with Michael Golden (USA), Lisa MacLeod (Tiso Blackstar, South Africa), Paul Verwilt (Mediahuis, Belgium), and David Callaway (The Street, USA) will now form the new Presidency of WAN-IFRA until the incoming Board elections planned for June 2019. Read more ...

2018-12-11 In 2017, native advertising brought in 20 percent of overall advertising revenue for news media organisations, according to the findings from the just-published “Native Advertising Trends in News Media”, the annual study conducted by WAN-IFRA and the Native Advertising Institute. Read more ...

2018-11-26 The 2018 African Digital Media Awards were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa, today with finalists honoured from across the continent. Winners from six different countries were announced in 10 different categories - including three new categories introduced this year. Read more ...

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