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2017-04-26 The winners of this year's European Digital Media Awards were honoured on the first day of WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Europe Conference in Copenhagen, April 24, 2017. Read more ...

2017-04-13 WAN-IFRA has just published a new report that describes how data-analysis technology can help media organisations nurture lasting relationships with news consumers. Entitled “Smart Data: How to make data work for your news organisation,” it is the first in a series of three Smart Data reports that WAN-IFRA will publish this year. Read more ...

2017-03-30 WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum just published its latest report “Print-Online Performance Gap”. Just when one thought the old print vs. digital debate was no longer useful, along comes a study to stir the flames. Despite having been written off countless times in the past, the printed newspaper stubbornly refuses to die. It is astounding to witness the tenacity with which the more than 400-years-old news medium asserts itself in the digital era. The study doesn’t outright suggest that publishers abandon their digital efforts, rather, to play to the strengths of where newspapers’ audience and revenues mostly reside. 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 ...

2017-03-27 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 ...

2017-03-14 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 ...

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