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2020-01-29 The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas have announced a partnership for the fourth edition of WAN-IFRA’s North American Digital Media Awards. Read more ...

2019-12-27 The fourth edition of the WAN-IFRA's South Asian Digital Media Awards saw more than 80 entries from over 20 companies, which were evaluated by an international jury comprising of high ranked professionals from the media industry. Manoramaonline.com wins Best News Website of the Year Award. BBC News, The Wire, NDTV Hop, Arre, Sangbad Pratidin, Prothom Alo, and The Hindu are among winners of the Awards 2019.  Read more ...

2019-12-16 WAN-IFRA renews its support to the Print and Production Community with the hiring of Ingi Rafn Ólafsson, who has been appointed the new Director of WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum. He succeeds Manfred Werfel, who retired earlier this year. Read more ...

2019-12-12 The World Editors Forum (WEF), the leading network for editors from news organisations, appointed seven new members to its advisory board at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. Read more ...

2019-12-12 The press is facing "new threats". Threats that we did not know about ten years ago, Franck Riester stressed at the Supervisory Board of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers, on Thursday, December 12 in Paris. While widespread mistrust of the media and information is one of these threats', the Minister of Culture also referred to the ''upheaval'' of economic models linked to ''the digital revolution''. As such, Franck RIESTER reaffirmed that the European States must work together to find a common response to online platforms and aggregators. Read more ...

2019-12-11 The 4-year grant from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, will enable WAN-IFRA's Women in News programme to expand to new markets, launch global research initiatives, and build internal capacity to operate the programme throughout the Arab Region and Sub-Saharan Africa. The grant is the largest received to date by WAN-IFRA in support of its media freedom work. It marks the continuation of a nearly decade-long partnership with Sida. Read more ...

2019-11-29 WAN-IFRA joins Stars4Media.eu, an exchange programme for young media professionals to boost media innovation and cross-border cooperation in Europe. A media-driven, pilot project co-funded by the European Union, Stars4Media will support 100 promising young news media professionals working together around collaborative innovative project-based initiatives.  Read more ...

2019-11-21 WAN-IFRA applies a dual approach to supporting journalism and a free press around the world. We use advocacy to address organisational, political and structural constraints to media freedom, and we help to develop and strengthen the capacity and networks of the media by supporting our members through various projects and activities. This note reflects these two sides of our work and explains how we see our relationship with the platforms. Read more ...

2019-11-10 On November 10, 2019, The Ibero-American media associations held a new meeting to consolidate a joint work agenda around the challenges posed by the present and future sustainability of the journalistic industry. Read more ...

2019-11-04 The findings of 30th edition of the World Press Trends report underscores the ongoing conundrum of the industry: Overall global revenues in 2018 continued to shrink as did some newsrooms, yet paying audiences and demand for quality news continue to increase. Read more ...

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