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Best in Print Awarded at WAN-IFRA Indian Printers Summit

2021-11-23. The Indian Printers Summit 2021, WAN-IFRA’s in-person event, hosted the “Best in Print Asia 2021” this year. The event also saw the release of WAN-IFRA’s Special Report on ‘Guide to print using 40gsm newsprint’.

Three Outstanding Newsroom Leaders Named Laureates of WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

2021-11-12. WAN-IFRA Women in News is proud to announce the recipients of its 2021 Editorial Leadership Award. Edyth Kambalame, Editor of The Nation on Sunday in Malawi, has been named Laureate for Africa; Nyein Nyein Naing, Editor-in-Chief of the now shuttered 7Day Digital in Myanmar, has been named Laureate for Southeast Asia; and Samia Nakhoul, Middle East Editor for Thomson Reuters, has been named Laureate for the Arab Region.

WAN-IFRA celebrates the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2021

2021-11-11. WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum celebrates this year’s Print Innovation Awards winners. This year, forty entries entered the competition sponsored by UPM in five categories: Product Innovation, Advertising Innovation, Special Editions, Products for Young Readers and Sustainability Innovation.

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.