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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 ...

2016-12-12 Neuausrichtung erfolgreich: IFRA und DCX treffen auf großen Anklang. Mit KBA, Ferag, ABB und alfa Media kehren einige Schwergewichte der Branche zurück. Damit die Anreise für die internationalen Besucher und Aussteller noch komfortabler wird, wurde der Termin der Messe um einen Tag verschoben. IFRA und DCX finden somit von Dienstag, dem 10. Oktober, bis zum Donnerstag, dem 12. Oktober 2017, in der Messe Berlin statt. Read more ...

2016-11-21 WAN-IFRA, in conjunction with the FOJO Media Institute, are calling on media worldwide to support stronger protections for women journalists in a text released to mark the 250th anniversary celebrations of Sweden’s ‘Freedom of the Press Act’, the first of its kind in the world. Read more ...

2016-11-15 The leading digital revenue event for the European news industry, Digital Media Europe, will be held in Copenhagen from 24 to 26 April 2017. Digital decision-makers from across the continent, and the rest of the world will discuss why and how the new relationship economy is key to reload legacy media subscription models and retain reader loyalty. This year in Vienna, delegates explored how world-beaters stayed on top through constant re-invention. DME17 will show the way forward in reclaiming the premium ad market and developing new frontiers for digital revenues. Read more ...

2016-11-09 Some of Asia’s leading news media companies, including Apple Daily, Singapore Press Holdings, Astro Awani, MediaCorp or the Philippine Daily Inquirer were among the winners of the 7th annual Asian Digital Media Awards jointly presented tonight (9 November) in Singapore by Google and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). Read more ...

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