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It’s time journalism gave climate change its due

2021-12-09. Climate change is likely the biggest and longest lasting story that the current generation of journalists will work on. From an economic standpoint too, it is the largest business story in recorded history.

Yes, podcasting can work for small publishers: Tips from the UK’s Reach

2021-12-07. Audio is a lucrative asset in the news media ecosystem and revenue through that stream, even for small publishers, is achievable by keeping a few strategic pointers in mind.

Extreme collaboration brings success for Argentina’s RED/ACCIÓN

2021-12-06. Chani Guyot, founder and director of Argentina’s RED/ACCIÓN, shares how trust, a convergence of purpose, transparency, and an agreement on goals and impact is helping the startup punch above its weight.

New Research Benchmarks the Extent of Sexual Harassment in Russian Newsrooms

2021-12-03. New research benchmarking the extent of sexual harassment in Russian newsrooms has been released by WAN-IFRA and ANRI-Media. This is part of a larger multi-region study WAN-IFRA Women in News (WIN) has conducted with City, University of London. The study is the largest of its kind to be conducted in Russia.

2021 Golden Pen of Freedom laureate Jimmy Lai – biography

2021-12-01. Jimmy Lai and the staff of Apple Daily Hong Kong have faced harassment, arrest and prison time in their quest for press freedom. They’re this year’s winners of the WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom award.

Golden Pen of Freedom Awarded to Jimmy Lai and the Apple Daily Newsroom in Hong Kong

2021-12-01. Jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the newsroom staff of his now shuttered Hong Kong newspaper, Apple Daily, have been named as recipients of the 2021 WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom award

New Report: Reader revenue takeaways from DME21

2021-12-01. As audiences-first strategies start to build momentum around the world, the topic was prevalent in most of the case studies presented at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe 2021 virtual conference in September. WAN-IFRA just published a report based on those best-practice examples.

Four strategies from The Hindu to navigate the subscription game

2021-11-30. The Hindu, a 142-year-old legacy media brand, was the first English-language Indian newspaper to go digital in 1995. The company has been experimenting with paid products since 2018, and launched a hard paywall in 2019.

World Editors Forum launches Trends in Newsrooms report on trust

2021-11-29. The Trends in Newsrooms report 2021 titled “Tools in the Battle for Trust” features expert interviews, research summaries and strategies on how newsrooms can build trust with their audiences and the public.

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.