DC Thomson Media documentary on missing man boosts engagement

2021-11-24. A new documentary, “Missing from the Broch: The Disappearance of Shaun Ritchie,” helped Scottish group DC Thomson Media reach record engagement levels.

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’.

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How a topic-based newsletter is helping The Salt Lake Tribune drive revenue

2021-11-17. Newsletters offer great potential for helping news publishers at every stage of the subscription funnel, but it’s important to know what kinds of newsletters work best at which stages and develop them accordingly, says Lauren Gustus, Executive Editor of The Salt Lake Tribune.

What should a CMS look like today?

2021-11-17. Content Management Systems used to be relatively straightforward affairs, but as modern newsrooms publish a wider variety of forms of content (audio, video, text, images) across a wider range of internal and external platforms and devices, the demands on the modern CMS have grown exponentially. In a new report, we asked publishers for their perspectives. This is what Mediahuis CIO Koen Vandaele told us they want.

Six highlights from the 2022 Innovation in News Media World Report

2021-11-12. The latest edition of the annual Innovation in News Media World Report will be officially released at the WAN-IFRA Virtual World News Media Congress between 29 November and 2 December 2021.

Tips for making branded content interesting and engaging

2021-11-09. Melanie Deziel, a leading expert on native advertising and branded content in the US and author of the book “The Content Duel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas,” recently joined WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe conference to discuss the future of native advertising.

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How Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe is taking proactive steps towards carbon neutral printing

2021-11-08. In April, the European Union announced a tentative deal to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2050. While the move will affect many businesses including publishing houses and production processes, the world has come to the consensus that climate action is urgent and vital.

Tips for Investigating the Climate Change Crisis

2021-11-04. Journalists must collaborate when working on climate change stories to better serve readers, said Gustavo Felairos, environment investigations editor at the Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Investigations Network (RIN).

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How a German news publisher doubled its digital subscribers in a year

2021-10-29. As reader revenue becomes vital to news publishers around the world, the value of addressing specific audiences rather than general ones is increasingly clear.