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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.

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“The fear of the unknown is no longer there” – Publishers discuss post-pandemic recovery

2022-07-11. After the upheaval caused by the Covid-19 health crisis, large parts of the South Asian news industry have started to see an upturn. A recent conversation among publishing executives explored the long-term impacts of the pandemic, including a quicker adoption of new technologies and an accelerated shift from an advertising-driven business model to paid content.

WAN-IFRA announces 2022 European Digital Media Awards winners

2022-07-04. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2022 were announced on Monday, 4 July – These awards celebrate European news publishers whose initiatives boast a high standard of innovation and knowledge of the needs of their audiences.

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How Schibsted’s PodMe podcast platform has brought in 170,000 paying subscribers

2022-06-30. When it was announced that Schibsted-owned PodMe had bought a few of Norway’s highest profile podcasts and was going to put them behind a paywall, some thought the company was making a big mistake.

Content and trust important for growth: Key message from Indian Media Leaders eSummit 2022

2022-06-29. The third edition of WAN-IFRA’s Indian Media Leaders eSummit (IMLeS) is being held virtually from 28 to 30 June, with more than 250 news media executives from more than 40 organisations in attendance.

Meet the 27 Asian journalists selected for 2022 Temasek Foundation WAN-IFRA Young Media Leaders Fellowship

2022-06-27. The fully-funded programme offered by the World Editors Forum’s Asia Chapter, with support from the Temasek Foundation,  seeks out and helps to develop a new generation of newsroom leaders.