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How a topic-based newsletter is helping The Salt Lake Tribune drive revenue

2021-11-17. Newsletters offer great potential for helping news publishers at every stage of the subscription funnel, but it’s important to know what kinds of newsletters work best at which stages and develop them accordingly, says Lauren Gustus, Executive Editor of The Salt Lake Tribune.

What should a CMS look like today?

2021-11-17. Content Management Systems used to be relatively straightforward affairs, but as modern newsrooms publish a wider variety of forms of content (audio, video, text, images) across a wider range of internal and external platforms and devices, the demands on the modern CMS have grown exponentially. In a new report, we asked publishers for their perspectives. This is what Mediahuis CIO Koen Vandaele told us they want.

World’s Press Calls for Immediate Release of Journalist Danny Fenster in Myanmar

*UPDATE* 2021-11-15. American journalist Danny Fenster has been released after being sentenced to 11 years in prison on Friday 12th November. Former US ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson confirms Fenster was released and handed over to him and is now on his way home.

Six highlights from the 2022 Innovation in News Media World Report

2021-11-12. The latest edition of the annual Innovation in News Media World Report will be officially released at the WAN-IFRA Virtual World News Media Congress between 29 November and 2 December 2021.

Three Outstanding Newsroom Leaders Named Laureates of WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

2021-11-12. WAN-IFRA Women in News is proud to announce the recipients of its 2021 Editorial Leadership Award. Edyth Kambalame, Editor of The Nation on Sunday in Malawi, has been named Laureate for Africa; Nyein Nyein Naing, Editor-in-Chief of the now shuttered 7Day Digital in Myanmar, has been named Laureate for Southeast Asia; and Samia Nakhoul, Middle East Editor for Thomson Reuters, has been named Laureate for the Arab Region.

Tips for making branded content interesting and engaging

2021-11-09. Melanie Deziel, a leading expert on native advertising and branded content in the US and author of the book “The Content Duel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas,” recently joined WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe conference to discuss the future of native advertising.

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How Germany’s Funke Mediengruppe is taking proactive steps towards carbon neutral printing

2021-11-08. In April, the European Union announced a tentative deal to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2050. While the move will affect many businesses including publishing houses and production processes, the world has come to the consensus that climate action is urgent and vital.

The future of journalism lies in the marriage of words and numbers

2021-11-05. Journalists’ frequent lack of confidence to engage with numbers is concerning at this time of pandemic and climate crisis. How can newsrooms address this challenge?

Seis tendencias para los medios de noticias en 2022

2021-11-02. La última edición del reporte anual “Innovation in News Media World Report” (Innovación en los Medios de Noticias) se lanzará oficialmente dentro del marco del Virtual World News Media Congress que se llevará a cabo del 29 de noviembre al 2 de diciembre, sin embargo, podemos adelantar seis tendencias para los medios de noticias en 2022.

#ProtectJournalists, #EndImpunity

2021-11-02. On this International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, there is a new urgency to investigate and prosecute mounting threats, whether online or physical. UNESCO has released campaign materials to help draw attention to the fight for justice.