Six Steps Towards an AI strategy for news – and other findings from Generating Change report

2023-09-21. New comprehensive, global report on what news organisations are doing with AI exposes challenges and opportunities – and offers valuable insights for newsrooms of the future.

WIZONE, WAN-IFRA’s new marketplace launched today

2023-09-14. WAN-IFRA has announced today the launch of WIZONE, a groundbreaking online marketplace poised to lift connections between suppliers, service providers and news publishers on a global scale. Today’s official launch occurred at the Indian Printers Summit 2023 in Kochi, marking a transformative leap forward for the industry.

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.

New report: 9 deep dives into data best-practice

2023-08-22. We have just published a new report titled Data Champions in the Newsroom, delving into how nine newsrooms have made data a core part of their publishing strategy. Here’s a glimpse into the report and why you should read it.

How Sweden’s Bonnier News amassed 2.2 million subscribers

2023-08-21. Bonnier News has long been a major news publishing force in Sweden, but the publisher has been honing its strategies to scale new heights in building a successful digital subscription business.

How short-form video is helping The Economist gain young users

2023-08-17. With more than 61 million followers across Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn and YouTube, X (the former Twitter), Meta (formerly Facebook), a fifth of The Economist’s website visits come from social media.

Deep dive: How The Hindu built its subscription business

2023-08-02. The Hindu Group (THG), a 143-year-old old legacy news brand, dove into subscriptions in 2019. The Hindu approached subscriptions with the mindset of revenue optimisation while being agnostic to the source.

What does it take to be a newsroom editor in today’s technological age?

2023-07-31. As we hurtle into the transformative era of AI, editors face fresh challenges to the way they lead their newsrooms. Do you have the skills to change traditional hierarchy and the way you and your staff operate so that the audience and data-led processes guide what you do? A new workshop may help.

WAN-IFRA joins RSF and other international news organisations to frame an ‘AI Charter in Media’

2023-07-27. The accelerating development of Artificial Intelligence in the news media poses incredible opportunities but also threats to the integrity of information. In response to this unprecedented challenge, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and international partners, including WAN-IFRA, are launching a committee, chaired by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, to draw up a charter to advise regulatory initiatives in this area.