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2018-04-12 The formation of a Global Council to Build Trust in Media and Fight Misinformation was announced today at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy.   The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and The World Editors Forum are founding members of the Council, along with the Ethical Journalism Network, European Broadcasting Union, Global Editors Network, Global Forum for Media Development and the Online News Association Read more ...

2018-04-12 The quest for new revenue streams and business models for news media will be uppermost on the minds of participants at this year’s Publish Asia taking place on the Indonesian resort island of Bali from 24-26 April 2018. More than 250 media executives from over 30 countries are meeting at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua for three days of masterclasses, conference sessions and networking events. Read more ...

2018-04-10 The winners of this year's European Digital Media Awards offered a unified theme that building strong user engagement has become as essential as great storytelling in delivering content that makes a powerful impact. The winners were announced on 10 April during a special presentation at the end of the first day of WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Europe Conference in Copenhagen. Read more ...

2018-04-04 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) announced today that Digital Content Next (DCN) and the Local Media Association (LMA) have joined its annual North American conference as strategic partners, joining current partners, the News Media Alliance and Reuters. Read more ...

2018-03-27 • IFRA and DCX Expo expect more than 200 exhibitors this year • Visitors from more than 40 countries have registered already Following the successful launch of the dual IFRA World Publishing Expo and DCX Digital Content Expo exhibitions in 2017, preparations for the two-up event from 9 to 11 October 2018 are in full swing. Seven months before the dual event opens its doors in Berlin, the numbers of exhibitor bookings and visitor registrations clearly exceed those of the previous year. Read more ...

2018-03-15 Karin Pettersson, Director of Public Policy at the Schibsted Media Group, has been elected Chairwoman of the WAN-IFRA Media Freedom Board. She succeeds Lars Henrik Munch, Chairman of JP/Politikens Hus, who had held the post since 2013. Read more ...

2018-03-13 WAN-IFRA in partnership with Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, is pleased to announce the launch of nominations for the 2018 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. One outstanding editor from sub-Saharan Africa and one from Middle East and North Africa will be named Laureates in 2018. Read more ...

2018-03-01 The winners of WAN-IFRA's Middle Eastern Digital Media Awards for 2018 were honoured at the close of the first day of the 13th annual Middle East Conference, which is taking place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina from 28 February through 1 March. Read more ...

2017-12-12 WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Awards provide a snapshot of planetary best-practice across the news media industry, and the second African Digital Media Awards competition put the finest African media projects on centre stage. Innovation, interactivity, and energy proved the hallmarks of an inspiring range of media. Read more ...

2017-12-08 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting on 8th December 2017 in New York, U.S.A., calls on the Irish Government to amend its defamation laws to strengthen protections for freedom of expression of the press. Read more ...

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