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For many editors, the hybrid newsroom is here to stay

2022-05-05. The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns forced many news organisations to move to remote working. More than two years in, WAN-IFRA surveyed a range of editors and newsroom executives to find out what their work arrangements in the newsroom currently look like, and what changes they are planning to implement in the future.

#BehindTheHeadlines: How The Quint helped give a voice to some of India’s COVID Orphans

2022-05-05. In the build-up to this year’s World News Day on 28 September, a global campaign by the World Editors Forum and Canadian Journalism Foundation o show journalism makes a difference, we will be going #BehindTheHeadlines to highlight stories, like this one from The Quint, India, that have had a significant social impact.

How VG, Ouest-France and Archant are managing hybrid working

2022-04-29. Many countries may have relaxed their pandemic restriction, but a return to the newsroom full-time, at least for the time being, doesn’t seem on the cards for many organisations. Still, there is much to be said about the benefits of a physical space to collaborate, brainstorm, and break news.

Take our survey on the hybrid newsroom

2022-02-28. We need your input on a survey to assess the state and future of the newsroom. Will all newsrooms be hybrid? The survey will take five minutes to complete and is available in English, French German, Spanish and Portuguese.

AFP reorganises newsroom with emphasis on climate coverage

2022-01-31. Reshaping the newsroom for a post-COVID-19 world offers a unique opportunity to put climate change coverage at the centre of operations – as AFP in France has done.

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How Stuff aims to become New Zealand’s most trusted platform

2022-01-11. Founded in 2003 and now New Zealand’s largest media organisation, Stuff, has spent much of the past five years leveraging its reach with the aim of being the country’s most trusted platform while building a sustainable business for itself.

How The Quint increased traffic by 200 percent in 6 months

2021-12-29. From May to October 2021, India-based digital news publisher The Quint’s traffic went up by around 200 percent. Nidhi Mahajan, Associate Editor (Team Lead), Audience Engagement at The Quint attributes this to the audience engagement strategies the publisher has been pursuing.

Empowering news publishers in local communities

2021-09-22. COVID-19 forced local news publishers to quickly adapt to a sudden digital transformation in their day-to-day operations. Many media houses have already shifted to being partially or fully-digital but others are still struggling to find their footing in monetising their news content online.

Finding new stories post-pandemic: five data-driven ideas

2021-09-20. As vaccination drives gain pace in many parts of the world or move into the booster phase, we are starting to see the beginning of what we hope will be the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some countries are still struggling with their latest wave of infections, others have made plans to reopen their economies, education and other social sectors.

How high quality niche products can help publishers diversify revenue streams

2021-09-10. Consumers will pay for content that is timely and resonates with them, even in tough markets like Indonesia, where publishers have struggled to persuade users to pay, according to speakers at WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Asia conference.