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Not just gender: Findings from BBC’s 50:50 Project on ethnicity, disability inclusion

The BBC 50:50 Equality Project uses data-driven methodology to monitor content and fundamentally shift the representation of women within the media industry and in news coverage.

How two African publishers are targeting specific communities

2021-07-29. TelQuel and Africa Uncensored, two media outlets based in Africa, recently shared the approaches and tools they developed in order to engage with and empower communities important to their organisations.

How The Guardian plans to hit 2 million paying supporters by 2022

In the current mediascape, it is abundantly clear that print advertising will continue to remain challenged. Guardian Media Group, is on a path to shift the balance of where its revenue comes from and moving to becoming reader-centric, reader-funded and financially sustainable.

Winners announced for the African Digital Media Awards 2021

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards were announced on Thursday, 22 July 2021. The annual African Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious digital news awards on the African continent, presented by WAN-IFRA.

WAN-IFRA announces 2021 European Digital Media Awards winners

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2021 were announced on Thursday, 22 July – These awards honour European news publishers who excel in their work and deliver unique and original digital news projects. During a year that brought many challenges for news publishers, these entries are exemplary in their innovation, creativity and understanding of the needs of their audiences.

South China Morning Post tops haul with nine winning entries at 20th Asian Media Awards

2021-07-22. Now in their 20th year, WAN-IFRA’s Asian Media Awards aim to promote the highest publishing standards in the fields of newspaper and magazine design, infographics, editorial content, marketing, community service, revenue diversification and photojournalism.

The Daily Star from Bangladesh launches bilingual website

2021-07-21. The publisher aims to provide credible content in languages that are comfortable to the readers and thereby increase the reach.

How the 118-year-old South China Morning Post transformed into a digital-first newsroom

2021-07-16. Established in 1903, the Hong Kong based South China Morning Post had been operating with a legacy mindset for most of its life. But that changed about six years ago, when the publisher started focusing on how it needed to adopt a digital-first approach.

Germany’s General-Anzeiger delivers for foodies with Bonn Appetit newsletter

2021-07-15. In late May, the Bonn-based news publisher General-Anzeiger launched a weekly newsletter called Bonn Appetit aimed at foodies that has taken off like a hot new restaurant.

Six APAC news publishers picked for landmark newsroom and business transformation programme

2021-07-12. A new batch of six APAC news media companies will embark on the second edition of the Newsroom and Business Transformation Asia (NBTA) programme. It follows the success of the last year’s groundbreaking initiative. The programme starts this week and will run until November 2021.