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WAN-IFRA News

2016-04-12 The Women in News (WIN) initiative, WAN-IFRA’s highly regarded editorial leadership programme for women working in media, formally expanded to MENA last week. Journalists and editors from Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt gathered in Alexandria for a week-long newsroom leadership and media management workshop series. Read more ...

2016-04-11 Alternative revenue streams: those three magic words spell out the holy grail of newspaper publishing the world over. That is why WAN-IFRA has published a new report, Alternative Revenues Streams for Publishers, on that very topic, showcasing some of the efforts taking place today around the world. Read more ...

2016-03-02 The opening keynote by Torry Pedersen, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of VG, Norway, at Digital Media India 2016, the 5th annual digital media conference organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) from 22nd to 23rd February at Delhi, underlined the importance of protecting digital media business from legacy culture. Read more ...

2016-02-29 World-beaters stay on top through constant re-invention. For its first visit to Vienna, WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe 2016 conference presents an array of world-beaters, from the CEO of the world's most popular newspaper website, to the head of news for the most valuable corporation on the planet. Read more ...

2016-02-24 Thanks to financial support from the Google Digital News Initiative (DNI), the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will launch a cutting-edge programme dedicated to promoting the development of new business models, training top talent in media companies, and accelerating their transformation in today’s ever-changing news ecosystem. Read more ...

2016-01-27 Ad blocking is a growing threat to online business models, and one that publishers need to address. What steps are they taking to win back readers who are already ad blocking? How can the user experience be improved? What are the key implications concerning privacy issues? Read more ...

2016-01-20 The Women In News (WIN) initiative, a highly regarded editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year by bringing together 37 women in middle and senior management of newspapers in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, as well as a team of coaches and mentors from local markets and abroad. Read more ...

2016-01-14 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, WAN-IFRA, is launching the highly regarded and much sought after Women in News (WIN) progaramme in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, starting March 2016. 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 ...

2015-12-17 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 ...

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