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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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rethinking your news products to connect with new audiences – lessons from Table Stakes Europe

2022-07-26. As the information consumption habits of younger people differ radically from those of older generations, most news publishers fail to grab this audiences’ interest with their news product. The preliminary results from the current Table Stakes Europe program show how news companies are successfully using audienceS-and-digital first strategies to reach and engage new audiences.

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World Printers Summit brings international production experts together

2022-07-25. The virtual World Printers Summit 2022 – the annual meeting point for the global print community within WAN-IFRA – once again addressed all print-related questions, bringing together printers, materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the print production value chain from prepress to press and to product finishing and delivery.

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Tracking gender balance and analysing online content: Experts share AI use cases

2022-07-22. Artificial Intelligence isn’t just for big publishers. That’s the key takeaway from two executives working in African media who showcased how they are leveraging the technology during WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Africa conference.

Le Quotidien Jurassien: Small Swiss daily turbo-charges its digital transition with Big Bang

2022–07–19. The French-language publisher has recently overhauled its website and updated its newsroom operations to support its digital transformation process. The renewed digital channels and streamlined newsroom workflows gave them a huge push with digital subscriptions.

Latin America: Strengthening entrepreneurial journalism

2022-07-15. As the media world changes rapidly, journalism schools find it difficult to keep up. The relevant skills journalists need today are often missing from their curricula, particularly when they concern the business of journalism. This case study is drawn from a collection of inspiring initiatives on ensuring media viability, written by Larry Kilman for UNESCO.