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2015-12-17 A new report released today by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), details how the practice of soft censorship is undermining the media industry across Macedonia. Read more ...

2015-12-17 The world’s leading news publishers are calling for an international task force to respond to the increasing use of ad blocking technology, and for the adoption of on-line advertising principles and guidelines that respect users and help sustain independent news publishing as an essential component of democratic society. Read more ...

2015-12-15 Leading editors and publishers from Africa and the Middle East have been appointed to the WAN-IFRA Gender and Media Freedom Steering Committee, which will contribute to the organization's ambitious Women in News (WIN) gender and media development activities. Read more ...

2015-12-12 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Paris on 12th December 2015, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Turkish press in the wake of continuing attacks and the government’s hard-line stance against independent, free media. Read more ...

2015-11-25 World Publishing Expo will herald a revamped concept in 2016, highlighted by the new DIGITAL MEDIA WORLD and PRINT WORLD conferences and expanded expert guided tours – all focused on maximising each media executive’s Expo experience. Read more ...

2015-11-24 ‘Soft’ censorship is quickening an already serious decline in media independence in Montenegro. This is the conclusion of a new report published today by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), and the Montenegrin Centre for Civic Education (CCE). Read more ...

2015-11-19 Some of Asia’s leading news media companies, including Apple Daily, South China Morning Post and Thomson Reuters were among the winners of the 6th annual Asian Digital Media Awards, presented in Hong Kong by Google and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). Read more ...

2015-11-13 An international delegation of media and freedom of expression organisations met with the Indonesian government to discuss the state of media in the country. It highlighted concerns regarding journalist safety and an environment that poses significant threats to freedom of expression. Read more ...

2015-11-12 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum, which represent 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries, condemn the Turkish government’s failure to provide accreditation to journalists from critical media outlets to cover the G-20 summit, the latest evidence of declining press freedom in the country. Read more ...

2015-11-04 Soft censorship continues to be a major threat to press freedom and the governments of Hungary, Mexico and Serbia appear unwilling to follow recommendations that would guarantee a non-discriminatory allocation of public funds and government advertising across the media. Read more ...

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