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How editors are adapting to the new generation of journalists: ‘We need to be open and learn as much as we teach.’

2022-10-20. The new generation of news professionals have a different set of values from their older colleagues, which is causing tensions to arise in various news outlets around the world. A panel of newsroom leaders discussed how editors can help their newsrooms navigate these conflicts.

How diversity and inclusion make a business case for journalism

2022-10-20. In July, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its annual report on the Global Gender Gap, assessing 146 countries, of which India ranked 135th in terms of gender parity in the workforce.

Facing Jail, World’s Press Calls for Charges Against Maria Ressa and Rappler to be Dropped

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum urge President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to show his stated commitment to press freedom by ending the Philippine state’s legal pursuit of Maria Ressa and her news outlet Rappler.

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Indian Printers Summit: ‘Print is not reviving; it has already revived’

2022-10-07. Is print in India really reviving or are we just catching up? To answer this, three industry insiders joined a roundtable discussion on the post pandemic revival of print and the ensuing business opportunities during WAN-IFRA’s recent Indian Printers Summit in New Delhi.

How The Sunday Times is winning new audiences

2022-10-04. The UK publisher is reaching new reader groups thanks to an optimised online publishing schedule, more prominently displayed explainers that serve heavy news consumers, and new approach to content aimed at millennials.

Daily Maverick turns to song to mobilise climate action with 20Twenties: Eve of Destruction

22-10-04. A groundbreaking new project from the South African news organisation, which dominated WAN-IFRA’s 2022 global digital awards, is born of frustration from climate change journalism failing to trigger action. Editor Branko Brkic wanted a short, sharp and shareable message that would not be forgotten.

Editors from Lebanon, The Philippines and Zimbabwe receive the 2022 WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

2022-09-29. Faith Zaba, editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, has been named 2022 Laureate for Africa; Diana Moukalled, co-founder of Daraj Media in Lebanon, has been named 2022 Laureate for the Arab Region; and Regina “Ging” Reyes, Senior Vice President and Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Division of ABS-CBN Corporation in the Philippines, has been named 2022 Laureate for Southeast Asia.

Golden Pen of Freedom award ceremony – speech by World Editors Forum president Warren Fernandez

2022-09-28. “In times like these, it is all the more crucial that we meet, promote open exchanges, forge bonds, foster understanding, and celebrate credible journalism.  Each of these is vital to our future, our societies, and our democracies.”

2022 Golden Pen of Freedom acceptance speech – Piotr Stasiński, Gazeta Wyborcza

2022-09-28. “Gazeta Wyborcza is deeply honoured by WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum’s recognition and appreciation. I’m speaking with great satisfaction on behalf of our entire team and Adam Michnik, our Editor-in-Chief since 1989.”

Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation embodies media outlet’s commitment to press freedom

2022-09-28. “It’s important for our readers as well as media outlets in other countries that we continue to be a symbol of hope… that even if you’re under attack, it’s possible to survive and grow stronger. We just need solidarity.”