World Association of News Publishers



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Publishing houses experiment nowadays with a whole array of new products to broaden their services, in a truly attempt to better serve their communities.

This category focuses on any sort of new products developed for any digital platform. Entries with a comprehensive e-commerce component will receive special attention from the jury.


All newspaper and magazine publishing houses which have implemented an new product by August 7, 2016 are eligible to participate.

Submission Guideline

  • Entries should be submitted in a PDF document containing a Power Point presentation of no more than 8 slides describing with text and screenshots the service’s main features as well as the registration and access processes. Please ensure that digital files are no larger than 5MB.
  • Applicants shall provide an English translation of the website’s main navigation menus in case links or websites are published in another language.


Itzel Wittlif


2016-04-27 11:40

WAN-IFRA's African Digital Media Awards is the most prestigious competition in the industry for publishers to benchmark their digital offerings. The competition draws innovative publishers from all over Africa who submit their engaging digital media campaigns and content to see where they stack up against their peers. The awards recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their total product offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. Read more ...