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WAN-IFRA News

2017-06-07 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017 ahead of the 69th World News Media Congress, has called on the South African government to ensure an environment that better protects media freedom and the independence of journalists, notably in the face of proposed legislation that threatens a free press. Read more ...

2017-05-31 The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom - and under her leadership the contribution of her newspaper - to society. WAN-IFRA has named an editor from Egypt and editor from Kenya as Winners of the WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award Read more ...

2017-05-31 This is the second in a series of three Smart Data reports that WAN-IFRA will publish this year. The reports are the result of a cooperation with Xavier van Leeuwe, Director Marketing and Data, and Matthijs van de Peppel, Manager Data Intelligence & CRM Team, both of NRC Media in the Netherlands; and Matt Lindsay, president of Mather Economics in the USA. Read more ...

2017-05-30 Directivos de 10 medios regionales mexicanos y representantes de la Asociación Mundial de Periódicos y Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA) se reunieron con autoridades de la Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB) y de la Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) para expresar sus inquietudes frente la crisis actual que vive el periodismo en los estados y dialogar acerca de las medidas anunciadas por el gobierno para atenderla. Read more ...

2017-05-29 WAN-IFRA has launched an online learning platform designed to promote the development of new business models, train top talent in media companies, and pragmatically accelerate digital transformation in today’s ever-changing news ecosystem. Read more ...

2017-05-28 World organizations for the defense and promotion of freedom of expression asked President Peña Nieto to invite the special rapporteurs for Freedom of Expression at the United Nations (UN) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to find solutions to the crisis of violence and impunity affecting Mexican journalism. Read more ...

2017-05-23 WAN-IFRA, the World’s Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, and The Straits Times, Singapore’s leading English-language daily of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) group, are jointly organising a two-day event, “Keep it Real: Truth and Trust in the Media”, aimed at checking misinformation in Asia. The forum and workshops will be held on June 19 and 20 at the Singapore Management University’s new School of Law Building. Mr K. Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, will deliver the opening address. Read more ...

2017-05-16 On 7 June 2017, more than 200 leading editors and journalists from around the world will hear from innovative women at the top of the news game at the inaugural Women In News Summit. Read more ...

2017-05-08 More than 800 publishers, chief editors, managing directors, CEOs and other senior news publishing executives from over 80 countries are expected to come together for this year's World News Media Congress and World Editors Forum Organized by WAN-IFRA from 7 to 9 June 2017 in Durban, South Africa. Read more ...

2017-05-03 WAN-IFRA has been selected by the EU’s Framework for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, to help facilitate the transfer to market of a new toolkit for modern journalism. This INJECT project unites 14 partners in 6 countries that are developing new digital technologies for news organisations. The goal is to improve the creativity and productivity of journalists in a digital world, so they can continue to perform their crucial role in open societies. Read more ...

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