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2018-11-08 Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and South China Morning Post (SCMP) emerged as the biggest winners at the 9th Digital Media Awards organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). The Prize delivered in Hong Kong awards two new Gold winners from Indonesia and the Philippines. Read more ...

2018-11-08 Major Asian news publishers are mulling the prospect of erecting paywalls as consumers grow accustomed to paying for music and movie streaming services. While a handful of digital pure plays in Asia such as DealStreetAsia, TechinAsia, Coconuts Media and subscription-from-the-start MalaysiaKini have embarked on payment models for their content, larger newspaper companies have largely shied away from charging for fear of losing readers, preferring to rely on digital advertising instead. Read more ...

2018-10-29 WAN-IFRA joins forces with a coalition of international organisations to campaign for the adoption of a new UN Convention dedicated to the protection of media professionals. The consortium includes representatives of journalists, media workers, broadcasters, and newspapers from around the world. Read more ...

2018-10-26 To help raise awareness of rising impunity for crimes against journalists, UNESCO is launching a new campaign, #TruthNeverDies, on 2 November - the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. We want to send the message that killing a journalist does not silence the truth, instead - and with your help - it remains in the public spotlight. Read more ...

2018-10-18 Transforming business models, identifying new digital revenue streams and meeting the demand for news in hyperlocal markets are some of the key topics that will be discussed at the coming Digital Media Asia in Hong Kong from November 7-9, 2018. Read more ...

2018-10-16 News media executives and content professionals gathered in Berlin last week for the dual IFRA World Publishing and DCX Digital Content Expos, evaluating the industry’s latest innovations, business trends and technologies. With nearly 5,000 visits, 193 exhibitors and more than 100 speakers, the Expos demonstrated the importance of sharing best-practice with peers and technology providers worldwide. Read more ...

2018-10-11 The Canadian news media industry has joined forces with WAN-IFRA to support a new capacity building programme to strengthen the sustainability of innovative media from the Arab region. Read more ...

2018-10-04 The impact of trust on the performance of news and the revenues of news media companies worldwide is undeniable, according to the findings of WAN-IFRA’s annual World Press Trends report. Read more ...

2018-10-01 Africa’s media landscape has undergone substantial changes since publishers gathered for the first Digital Media Africa conference in 2016. These changes will come under the spotlight in November this year when WAN-IFRA hosts the continent-wide gathering to explore new digital revenue models and how best to engage loyal readers. Read more ...

2018-09-27 WAN-IFRA India Annual Conference made a comeback in Hyderabad this year, with over 300 publishing executives from over 25 countries, to discuss digital-first approach in newsrooms, the future of news publishing, and print media trends. Read more ...

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