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2020-06-01 Amid a Covid-19 pandemic that has crippled global economies and is threatening the future of the media industry, 10 news media companies from six Asian cities are embarking on WAN-IFRA’s inaugural Newsroom and Business Transformation 2020 programme. Read more ...

2020-05-20 The World Association of News Publishers and the World Editors Forum today joined many expression groups, industry bodies, civic leaders, and journalists in a joint statement condemning recent threats against journalists working for the Sunday Life and Sunday World newspapers in Northern Ireland, and stand up for journalists and press freedom in Northern Ireland. Read more ...

2020-05-18 News organisations and journalists are making rapid adjustments in response to higher digital demand, lower ad revenue and enforced changes to the way they operate. WAN-IFRA is making changes too. From June 15-18 it will host the World Media leaders eSummit, its first four-day series of crucial online panel discussions and town hall meetings to discuss the future of news media. Read more ...

2020-05-15 Following weeks of submissions and evaluation, it all comes down to this: the winners of this year's North American Digital Media Awards! All winners will automatically qualify for the WAN-IFRA's 2020 World Digital Media Awards, in which all regional winners will participate Read more ...

2020-05-11 WAN-IFRA India 2020, the 28th edition of WAN-IFRA's annual conference in India, initially planned for 16-17 September, is now rescheduled to 23-24 September, in Chennai. The India event will be held a week after the World News Media Congress. Read more ...

2020-05-03 En el marco del Día Mundial para la Libertad de Prensa, las asociaciones de medios iberoamericanas firmantes resaltan la importancia del rol de la prensa en las sociedades democráticas en tiempos de crisis. Read more ...

2020-05-01 The Independent News Emergency Relief Coordination (INERC) is an effort to help assist funders willing and able to provide significant financial support for independent news media. INERC’s ambition is to guide the emergency funding to those independent news media around the world who need relief the most in this challenging situation during the coronavirus crisis. It will help better understand where the need is greatest and coordinate the efforts to make the most significant possible difference in this difficult moment. Read more ...

2020-05-01 WAN-IFRA is supporting UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day campaign in 2020 on the importance of independent journalism during the health crisis. Below are a few useful links to the communication materials for you to support the campaign. The campaign is embargoed until 3 May. Read more ...

2020-04-23 The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards were announced on Thursday, 23 April - with 7 out of 9 coming from Denmark, Norway or Sweden. The Coronavirus crisis has made these projects more relevant than ever – not least in the category of Best Paid Content Strategy, as almost all publishers see a sharp rise in digital subscriptions. While Sweden’s Expressen won the judges’ vote, this was the first year we launched a Members’ Choice Awards. In a close battle of live-streamed presentations from the finalists, Gazeta Wyborcza won the popular vote. Read more ...

2020-04-21 Stars4Media has announced the six first projects to participate in its project-driven leadership and training programme for young European media professionals. The one-year programme will support and coach young talents to develop project-based sustainable innovation and encourage cross-border collaboration between European news organisations. The programme is co-funded by the European Union, coordinated by VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), with the support of Fondation EURACTIV, the European Federation of Journalists, and WAN-IFRA. Read more ...

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