How long-running experiments help Switzerland’s NZZ see patterns among subscribers

2022-08-18. In recent years, Switzerland’s Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), like many publishers, has boosted their reader-revenue efforts by introducing a dynamic metered paywall as well as other areas, such as an online shop.

Social media provides flood of images of death and carnage from Ukraine war – and contributes to weaker journalism standards

2022-08-12. Photos of civilians killed or injured in the Russia-Ukraine war are widespread, particularly online, both on social media and in professional news media. Editors have always published images of dead or suffering people during times of crisis, like wars and natural disasters. But the current crisis has delivered many more of these images, more widely published online, than ever before.

Publishers pushing the prices of their print products higher and higher – trend or coincidence? Survey says trend

2022-08-11. During consecutive sessions at our recent Asian Media Leaders eSummit, we heard two CEOs share how they had raised the price of their print product dramatically in the last year. Surprisingly, they had experienced little to no churn as a result of the increase. Trend or coincidence? We wanted to find out…

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Norway’s Aftenposten looks to build retention through features, habits

2022-08-03. During the past eight to 10 years, Aftenposten has undergone a massive digital transformation of its editorial and business operations to the extent that the portion of revenue coming from subscribers is now around 80 percent – a solid foundation for sustainable growth.

As elections near, Brazil’s media unite in defence of democracy

As Brazil gears up for a general election in October, with a real threat of disruptive disinformation and fake news campaigns, the country’s news media have united to reaffirm their commitment to democracy and its two key tenets: respect for electoral results and the freedom of the press.

Digital, investigative, data-driven: La Nación’s editorial strategy

2022-08-02. Ahead of his appearance at WAN-IFRA’s World News Media Congress in September, José del Rio, Editor-in-Chief of La Nación in Argentina, talks to us about adapting to change and leading the paper through some very eventful years.

Martin Fröhlich named WAN-IFRA Director Digital Revenue Network

2022-08-01. WAN-IFRA is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Fröhlich as Director Digital Revenue Network. Fröhlich, a native German, was previously a Deputy Head of Newsroom at Redaktionsgemeinschaft ostwestfaelisch-lippischer Verlage and has been in the industry for more than 25 years.

How The Washington Post is attracting readers with global news hubs

2022-07-29. Nearly a year ago, The Washington Post established news hubs in Seoul and London with the goal of becoming a more global newsroom and providing readers with round-the-clock live news coverage.

How to join the global campaign to show journalism’s value

On 28 September newsrooms around the world will mark World News Day. It is a news industry campaign, driven by the World Editors Forum and Canadian Journalism Foundation, to highlight that #JournalismMatters. Here is how to get involved.

Publishers: What are your strategic priorities for the next 12 months? Take our survey

2022-07-26. Last year more than 160 news executives shared their insights, data and projections in our annual World Press Trends survey. You can now contribute to the next edition of our flagship report.