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2017-03-27 International media leaders have signalled their deep concern with the US administration’s persistent attacks on the press by calling on US President Donald Trump to halt his ‘fake news’ accusations and to ensure White House briefings remain accessible to all media. A letter, sent to the US administration, firmly rejects President Trump’s repeated accusation that media is the ‘enemy of the American People’, and calls on his administration to build a better professional relationship with the media. Read more ...

2017-03-27 Líderes internacionales de medios de comunicación señalaron su profunda preocupación por los persistentes ataques del gobierno estadounidense a la prensa al pedir al presidente Donald Trump que cese sus acusaciones de “falsificación informativa” y su discriminación contra ciertos medios. Read more ...

2017-03-14 WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious recognition of best practice innovation in digital publishing worldwide. Now in their second year in the Middle East, the awards are presented in several regions around the world during the year. The winners of the Middle East Digital Media Awards were honoured on 13th March during a dinner ceremony as part of WAN-IFRA's 12th Middle East Conference. Read more ...

2017-03-03 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have called for the immediate release of Deniz Yücel, a dual national Turkish-German journalist for Die Welt, who has been arrested in Turkey on charges of spreading “propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation” and “inciting the public to violence”. Read more ...

2017-02-20 45 women senior journalists and editors from across South East Asia gathered in Yangon on 16 February to hear from leading women media on the topic of ‘breaking through’, and take part in newsroom management training led by WAN-IFRA Women in News lead trainer Paula Fray. Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Tone Tinnes opened the meeting, emphasising Norway and WAN-IFRA's long-standing cooperation on strengthening independent media in the region, which has now extended to gender equality, a priority for Norway. Read more ...

2017-01-25 The best-practice guide, “Optimised Paper Handling and Logistics”, has just been published and is available as the global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers to improve their efficiency. Read more ...

2017-01-23 WAN-IFRA announces the call for nominations for the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. Launched in conjunction with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the award recognises the exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and, under her leadership, the contribution of her news organisation to society. Two women will be recognised for their leadership in 2017, one from sub-Saharan Africa and one from the Middle East and North Africa. Read more ...

2016-12-20 On the occasion of WAN-IFRA sponsored roundtable on gender equality in the news in the Middle East and North Africa which took place on 9 and 10 December 2016, MENA news media leaders issued a declaration in support of working towards gender parity in leadership positions within MENA newsrooms as well as better representation of women in media. Read more ...

2016-12-14 More people are reading news media content than ever before, according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers’ just-published World Press Trends 2016 report. Yet that measurement of success is being put to the test daily as publishers increasingly focus on delivering trust, value and true engagement – three ingredients needed to sustain their business in the face of fierce competition. Read more ...

2016-12-12 Successful revamp boosts participation in IFRA and DCX. Several industry heavyweights, including KBA, Ferag, ABB, and alfa Media, will be back. To spare weekend travel, the exhibition date has been rescheduled by one day. New dates are from Tuesday, 10 October 2017, through Thursday, 12 October 2017, at Messe Berlin. Read more ...

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