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Public Affairs and Media Policy

Public Affairs and Media Policy

Welcome to the page dedicated to WAN-IFRA's work on media policy. Here we collect information related to the policy issues most crucial to the news media industry.

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In the Blogs

Fake news, augmented reality and digital taxation were among the topics that Tim Cook discussed on the stage of Italian youth literacy initiative Osservatorio, with President Andrea Ceccherini, multimedia journalist Maria Latella and...

Once the poster children for the “move fast and break things” attitude, tech giants are increasingly faced with the possibility of new legal regulation as a reaction to hate speech, illegal content and political advertising on the platforms.

Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO of Axel Springer in Germany, has been an outspoken critic of the likes of Google, but he struck an optimistic note about recent developments and other topics raised during a wide-ranging Q&A with...

Publishers worldwide can get behind a US-led campaign to raise awareness of the importance of real news produced by trusted news organizations employing high-quality, investigative journalists. Follow the campaign on Twitter at ...

“In the digital age our business models require the transparent and secure use of data. An independent press that serves Europe’s public interest must be able to compete effectively with its global competitors. Audience Measurement is an essential tool for the industry,” said Gerald Grünberger...

The results of WAN-IFRA’s annual survey depict an industry that is increasingly building loyal audiences around its high-quality journalism, as the shift to reader-based revenue continues.

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