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2018-06-06 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Estoril, Portugal on 6th June 2017, on the occasion of the 70th World News Media Congress, has called on the government of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to cease its attacks on online news site, Rappler, and to do more to discourage supporters from threatening the safety and security of its journalists, both online and off. Read more ...

2018-06-06 The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Maria Ressa, Co-founder, CEO and Executive Editor of the online news site, Rappler. Read more ...

2018-05-24 The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom - and under her leadership the contribution of her newspaper - to society. Editor from Syria and Editor from Uganda receive Award recognizing exceptional leadership in the newsroom. Read more ...

2018-05-23 The World Printers Forum, the print community of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers WAN-IFRA, announces a new contest: the Print Innovation Awards. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, i.e. Tuesday, 9 October 2018, in Berlin. The new “Print Innovation Awards” competition honours the most innovative print ads as well as newspaper and magazine publishers’ products worldwide Read more ...

2018-05-17 IFRA & DCX exhibitions agree on a cooperation with the network for global magazine media, FIPP, including a participation in the congress programme in October in Berlin FIPP, the network for global media, will join forces with IFRA World Publishing Expo and DCX Digital Content Expo in a world first for global associations representing newspaper and magazine media. The leadership of WAN-IFRA, representing the global newspaper industry, and FIPP, representing the global magazine media, made the joint announcement today. Read more ...

2018-04-13 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) expresses outrage at the murder of journalist Javier Ortega, photographer Paúl Rivas, and driver Efraín Segarra. Read more ...

2018-04-12 The formation of a Global Council to Build Trust in Media and Fight Misinformation was announced today at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy.   The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and The World Editors Forum are founding members of the Council, along with the Ethical Journalism Network, European Broadcasting Union, Global Editors Network, Global Forum for Media Development and the Online News Association Read more ...

2018-04-12 The quest for new revenue streams and business models for news media will be uppermost on the minds of participants at this year’s Publish Asia taking place on the Indonesian resort island of Bali from 24-26 April 2018. More than 250 media executives from over 30 countries are meeting at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua for three days of masterclasses, conference sessions and networking events. Read more ...

2018-04-10 The winners of this year's European Digital Media Awards offered a unified theme that building strong user engagement has become as essential as great storytelling in delivering content that makes a powerful impact. The winners were announced on 10 April during a special presentation at the end of the first day of WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Europe Conference in Copenhagen. Read more ...

2018-04-04 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) announced today that Digital Content Next (DCN) and the Local Media Association (LMA) have joined its annual North American conference as strategic partners, joining current partners, the News Media Alliance and Reuters. Read more ...

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