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WAN-IFRA News

2016-10-12 Innovation knows no boundaries and that is never more evident than in this year’s winning projects of the World Digital Media Awards. More importantly, it reaffirms that publishers can glean best practice from all corners of the globe, whether it is from Oman, South Africa, India, Mexico or Central Europe. Read more ...

2016-10-10 Zeitung in der Schule (ZiS – News at School), an initiative founded by the Austrian Newspaper Association (VÖZ), has been been honored as a “Center of Youth Engagement Excellence” by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), for its innovative and strong News in Education programs that have reached more than 1 million students in the past decade. Read more ...

2016-10-05 While the countdown continues for next week’s World Publishing Expo in Vienna, WAN-IFRA announced today that next year’s revamped event will be returning to Berlin. Under the motto “Make Publishing Successful”, the IFRA World Publishing Expo and the new parallel DCX Digital Content Expo will both highlight the numerous opportunities opening up to the industry. Read more ...

2016-09-29 The first Digital Media Africa conference organized by WAN-IFRA got off to an exciting start Wednesday afternoon and was capped by the announcement of the winners of the inaugural Digital Media Africa Awards 2016 on Thursday 29th September. Read more ...

2016-09-28 The World Association of Newspapers and News Media (WAN-IFRA) and børding Holding GmbH (børding messe) will in future jointly organise the “IFRA World Publishing Expo” and “DCX Digital Content Expo” exhibitions. For this purpose, the two organisations have agreed on a joint venture and founded the Publishing Exhibition GmbH & Co. KG. Read more ...

2016-09-21 The winners of the inaugural edition of South Asian Digital Media Awards were announced and the winners were presented with trophies at the glittering awards ceremony, as part of the first day of the WAN-IFRA India 2016 Conference. Nearly 400 delegates from more than 20 countries are attending the conference, which is taking place in Kolkata, India, on 21-22 September. Read more ...

2016-09-19 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has formalised a 3-year, NOK 9,000,000 (EUR 1,000,000) agreement with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support WAN-IFRA’s Media Freedom activities in Central East Africa and South East Asia. The agreement will allow WAN-IFRA to continue its efforts to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania, and strengthen independent media in Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam through to 2019. Read more ...

2016-09-05 R.AGE, the youth initiative of The Star in Malaysia, has taken the top award in the annual World Young Reader Prize of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, for its innovative use of video, compelling journalistic storytelling and audience involvement in ways that can inform news publishers around the world. Read more ...

2016-08-22 A coalition of international press freedom organisations, including WAN-IFRA, has received this year’s Press Freedom Award of the Journalists' Association of Turkey for multiple actions in solidarity with colleagues in the country. Read more ...

2016-08-18 Today, two leading media organizations representing news organizations around the world – the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) – wrote to Vice President Joseph Biden urging him, on his upcoming visit to Ankara, Turkey on August 24, to raise with the Turkish government the increasing problem of journalists becoming a target for state repression, and to request the immediate release of those journalists who have been sent to jail or who are awaiting trial simply for carrying out their professional duties. Read more ...

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