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2016-09-19 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has formalised a 3-year, NOK 9,000,000 (EUR 1,000,000) agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support WAN-IFRA’s Media Freedom activities in Central East Africa and South East Asia. The agreement will allow WAN-IFRA to continue its efforts to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania, and strengthen independent media in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam through to 2019. Read more ...

2016-09-05 R.AGE, the youth initiative of The Star in Malaysia, has taken the top award in the annual World Young Reader Prize of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, for its innovative use of video, compelling journalistic storytelling and audience involvement in ways that can inform news publishers around the world. Read more ...

2016-08-22 A coalition of international press freedom organisations, including WAN-IFRA, has received this year’s Press Freedom Award of the Journalists' Association of Turkey for multiple actions in solidarity with colleagues in the country. Read more ...

2016-08-18 Today, two leading media organizations representing news organizations around the world – the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) – wrote to Vice President Joseph Biden urging him, on his upcoming visit to Ankara, Turkey on August 24, to raise with the Turkish government the increasing problem of journalists becoming a target for state repression, and to request the immediate release of those journalists who have been sent to jail or who are awaiting trial simply for carrying out their professional duties. Read more ...

2016-08-16 World Publishing Expo, the most focused exhibition for the news publishing and production industry, taking place from 10 to 12 October 2016, at Messe Wien in Vienna, will showcase vision and strategies to address the industry’s key challenges of the day. Pierre-Elliott Levasseur, Chief Operating Officer of La Presse in Canada, will review the latest developments of La Presse+, the successful transplanting of a newspaper content to tablet. Read more ...

2016-07-05 Euronews, the multilingual news organization headquartered in Lyon, France, has chosen WAN-IFRA to strengthen its Journalism 360 capacity Read more ...

2016-07-04 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will hold its 69th World News Media Congress, 24th World Editors Forum, and 27th World Advertising Forum in Durban, South Africa, from 7th to 9th June 2017. It will be only the second time the World News Media Congress has come to the African continent following the success of the Cape Town event in 2007. The Congress is part of a broader plan to expand activities in Africa and connect with colleagues who are leading the media transformation across the continent. Read more ...

2016-06-20 The new members of WAN-IFRA's International Newspaper Color Quality Club 2016–2018 (INCQC) have been announced by WAN-IFRA: 85 newspaper titles produced by 64 publishing and printing companies in 26 countries have achieved membership for two years. Read more ...

2016-06-16 WAN-IFRA hat in dieser Woche die jährlichen World Press Trends veröffentlicht. Laut der Auswertung ist Deutschland für Zeitungen und Nachrichtenmedien weiterhin einer der stabilsten Märkte in Europa, trotz der zahlreichen Herausforderungen, vor denen die Branche hier und in anderen Ländern steht. Read more ...

2016-06-14 The Board of the World Editors Forum (WEF), at its meeting at the World News Media Congress in Cartagena, Colombia, approved five principles to help rebuild trust in professional journalism. WEF is now asking editors around the world to embrace the five principles as a way to take journalism to the next level. Read more ...

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