How Indonesia’s Kompas is growing its digital business

2023-09-20. “We have all earned trust and influence from various stakeholders. The question is ‘How do we find new ways to monetise that influence to create a more thriving model for journalism?’ ” says Andy Budiman, CEO, KG Media, which publishes Indonesia’s largest daily newspaper, Kompas.

How Vox keeps users engaged while staying true to its origins

2023-09-07. Vox Editor in Chief Swati Sharma recently discussed how their strategy helps them stay people-first and adaptable, and why culture is the most important thing you can build in your newsroom.

NWT Media’s 6-step strategy to attract younger paying subscribers

2023-08-28. During the past two years, NWT Media, a legacy print media company in Sweden, has increased the proportion of its young digital subscribers from 12 percent to 38 percent.

‘The idea is not to be rigid’: Audience needs at core of Daily Maverick’s radical transformation

2023-07-27. Launched in 2009, Daily Maverick grew very quickly during a turbulent time in South Africa’s politics and amid a major disruption in the global media industry.

Returns on equity: The untapped potential of gender journalism

2023-07-21. Media organisations should reflect the world around them, in their content and in their newsrooms. But if that’s not a good reason to invest in gender journalism, perhaps an industry boost of $11 billion could help close the gender news consumption gap, say panellists at WAN-IFRA’s World News Media Congress.

Michael Miller on how NewsCorp Australia has transformed its journalism and business

2023-07-12. “What gets measured gets done, what gets measured and fed back gets done well, and what gets rewarded gets repeated.” That guiding principle, as well as doubling down on its purpose and standing up to different disruptions have helped NewsCorp Australia transform its journalism and record its best business result in over a decade, according to Executive Chairman Michael Miller.

Ringier leans on 5R framework to drive growth

2023-07-12. Swiss company Ringier’s media brands achieve growth by intentionally repositioning themselves using the 5R framework and consistently monitoring the conversion funnel. Ladina Heimgartner, Head of Global Media and CEO of the Blick Group – Member of the Ringier Executive Board, shared Ringier’s growth strategy during World News Media Congress 2023 in Taipei.

Facts, lies, hate and elections: how to pick your battles in the war against disinformation

2023-07-07. ‘Countering dis- and misinformation is like fighting a guerrilla war, with enemies coming from all sides, organised and systematic. How do you pick your battles?’ Lessons from five editors.

Q&A with Richard Gingras of Google: ‘I do not buy this notion that journalism cannot be sustained on its own’

As Google’s Vice President of News, one core part of Richard Gingras’ position is answering the tough questions from publishers he regularly meets. Following his speech at WAN-IFRA’s World News Media Congress in Taipei last week, Bonnier’s Pia Rehnquist posed some questions to Gingras, as did the publishers in the audience.

Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo opening address at World News Media Congress 2023

2023-06-28. Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo, WAN-IFRA President, addresses delegates attending the World News Media Congress 2023 in Taipei.