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Gauging the impact of your journalism

2022-11-16. How do you know if your newsroom’s work is effective and has real social value? The Quint CEO and World Editors Forum Board member Ritu Kapur, CEO offered some thoughts at the Asian Editors Summit in Singapore.

World’s press condemns harassment of Danish journalists in Qatar, calls on FIFA to guarantee journalist safety

2022-11-16. Journalist interrupted live on air as Qatari security official orders the crew to stop filming, threatening to break equipment.

Photographing Ukraine: “What right does any of us have to tell other people’s stories?”

22-11-15. What right does any of us have to tell other people’s stories? That’s a question British-Swedish photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind often asks herself.

How publishers are combating trust, engagement, social media challenges

2022-11-18. The pandemic has posed many challenges to the news media industry. Panelists at WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Asia conference discussed the issues and opportunities they are seeing now.

Audio, gamification, marketplace: How SPH Media built its product portfolio

2022-11-14. How does the audience come into play when a news organisation builds a product? Matching user needs with product functionality and commercial aspects is no easy task.

Reporting conflict: Ukraine war raises ethical questions for journalists

2022-11-04. The Ethical Journalism Network highlights difficulties of reporting the stories raised by the Ukraine war ethically, accurately and safely.

Newsroom leadership: Passing the baton, and some wisdom, to Asia’s young editors

2022-11-03. How can young media leaders make sense of the current hostile media environment? Veteran editors offered some suggestions to three cohorts from the TEMASEK Young Media Leadership Fellowship (YMLF) who gathered in Singapore this week.

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Two years in, Stuff CEO Sinead Boucher reflects on leading management buyout, navigating a new start and the journey ahead

2022-11-01. In late May 2020, Sinead Boucher bought New Zealand’s Stuff from its owner Nine Entertainment in a management buyout for a grand total of one NZ dollar. As CEO and now the owner of the largest news company in the country, it offered Boucher and her staff a fresh start after years of uncertainty – even with the pandemic starting to rear its ugly head. Here’s an update on how Boucher and her team navigated the last few years.

Now available: Next-level newsletters, our new report on email best practices

2022-10-28. We have just published a new report titled Next-level Newsletters, which is available free for download to WAN-IFRA Members. The following post is from the Introduction, to give you a glimpse into the report and why you should read it.

Wolfgang Krach: ‘Social networks make the world smaller’

2022-10-24. The German journalist, a great promoter of the investigative section that characterises his newspaper, defends the incorporation of new professional profiles into newsrooms in an interview with Fernando Belzunce, Editor in Chief of Spain’s Vocento group.