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Word of mouth helps Zetland achieve 40 percent membership growth

2021-09-14. In just six years, Denmark-based Zetland has built up a loyal membership base that is well on its way to equalling 1 percent of the country’s adult population. This base is providing the ad-free publisher with the financial foundation it needs to keep giving members what they want.

Singapore Press Holdings sweeps Digital Media Awards Asia 2021 with six wins

2021-08-22. Singapore Press Holdings emerged the biggest winner at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards Asia 2021, with a haul of two Golds and four Silvers. Coconuts Media clinches six awards to top small/ medium category.

How Kenya’s Standard Group transformed their business during COVID-19

2021-08-09. When COVID-19 began spreading around the world, Standard Group made a strategic decision to invest when everyone else was holding back to see how long the pandemic would last. The leadership fast-tracked their digital business transformation by converting their newsroom into a fully digital-first operation.

The reverberation of Kleine Zeitung’s lockdown online music festival

2021-07-26. Just as publishers truly started to embrace events as an engagement and revenue source, the pandemic turned that upside down. So why not bring live music to your audience – virtually? On the last weekend of lockdown in May, Austrian daily newspaper Kleine Zeitung held an online music festival at its headquarters in Graz.

Winners announced for the African Digital Media Awards 2021

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards were announced on Thursday, 22 July 2021. The annual African Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious digital news awards on the African continent, presented by WAN-IFRA.

WAN-IFRA announces 2021 European Digital Media Awards winners

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2021 were announced on Thursday, 22 July – These awards honour European news publishers who excel in their work and deliver unique and original digital news projects. During a year that brought many challenges for news publishers, these entries are exemplary in their innovation, creativity and understanding of the needs of their audiences.

WAN-IFRA “Print Innovation Awards 2021” open for entries

2021-04-12. WAN-IFRA is inviting entries for its 4th annual Print Innovation Awards. The World Printers Forum’s competition celebrates the most innovative print ads as well as newspaper and magazine publishers’ products worldwide. The awards will be presented in Frankfurt at the World Printers Summit in October 2021.

India’s The Federal doubles down on data visualisation

When India’s New Media Generation decided to launch The Federal digital media platform in 2019, visual storytelling was deemed so vital to its success that a dedicated data visualisation team was formed from Day 1.

How a digital campaign drove community engagement for a Bangladesh daily

2020-12-18. The Daily Star, the largest English daily in Bangladesh, launched a campaign called “Bondhutte Bondi” (Locked by Friendship) to increase its audiences’ engagement during the lockdown period.

South Asian Digital Media Awards 2020 winners announced

2020-12-03. The South Asian Digital Media Awards are South Asia’s most prestigious competition recognizing outstanding work done by news publishers in digital media. In its 5th annual edition, the awards celebrate The Hindu, ABP, NDTV Convergence, and TV18 among the top winners.