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2020-03-26 In an open letter to President Xi Jinping, WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum urge the Chinese government to reverse its decision to force foreign reporters to leave the country and, more broadly, to ease the growing crackdown on independent news organisations that preceded this action. Read more ...

2020-03-23 WAN-IFRA has published a dedicated resource site at www.coronanewsroom.org to share its members’ experiences, best-practice, crucial resources, and the things we are doing to help. Read more ...

2020-03-17 In the context of its ongoing commitment to addressing the safety of journalists and the continuity of the critical mission of the press, WAN-IFRA is announcing a series of live web meetings and webinars to address some of the main challenges facing news media in the context of the current global Coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

2020-03-10 WAN-IFRA shares global concerns over the spread and impact on public health of coronavirus. We have devised our own plans for keeping employees, members, and partners safe and protecting the most fragile populations affected by the virus. Read more ...

2020-03-02 Today, the United for News coalition launches Reflect Reality, a digital manual to help newsrooms include more authoritative female and diverse voices in their stories. Led by Internews in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, United for News’ Reflect Reality incorporates proven strategies and lessons learned from two dozen organizations around the world working to address this disparity. Read more ...

2020-02-20 WAN-IFRA Women In News (WIN) is announcing the launch of nominations for the 2020 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. One outstanding editor from sub-Saharan Africa and one from the Arab Region will be named Laureates in 2020. Read more ...

2020-02-18 Together with the World Printers Forum board, WAN-IFRA is pleased to announce the launch of the World Printers Summit 2020. Read more ...

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 ...

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