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COVID-19 and the rise of journalistic product innovation

The past year, while difficult, brought about great product innovation in the journalism industry. User-centred product development, which had taken root in 2019, became the focus for big and small news organisations globally in 2020.

Newsroom Guide: Journalism in the Age of Pandemics

The World Editors Forum launched a digital handbook for 2021 to help journalists, editors and newsrooms navigate COVID-19 and future health crises.

How a digital campaign drove community engagement for a Bangladesh daily

2020-12-18. The Daily Star, the largest English daily in Bangladesh, launched a campaign called “Bondhutte Bondi” (Locked by Friendship) to increase its audiences’ engagement during the lockdown period.

How product managers are rejuvenating journalism

2020-12-10.Singapore Press Holdings’ Chief Product Officer Gaurav Sachdeva explains how news publishers can leverage on product managers to spur newsroom transformation and better meet audiences’ needs.

Journalism in the age of pandemics

2020-12-03. How can journalists make their reporting on health crises more effective? What can newsrooms do to prepare for future emergencies? At a recent event, scientists, journalists, editors and science organisation representatives reflected over the lessons we can draw from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Innovación y una mentalidad operativa fuerte, claves en la transformación digital de Schibsted

2020-11-18. La Vicepresidenta Ejecutiva de Schibsted Media Division, de Noruega, Siv Juvik Tveitnes, ha ofrecido la primera conferencia del Digital Media LATAM 2020 de WAN-IFRA.

A seven-point plan to increase revenue for Indian news publishers

“Over the last 10 years, pre-COVID, the time spent on digital consumption went up by 10 per cent, says Nithin Chandalia, MD and partner, Boston Consulting Group India. “Print and radio have continued to decline in terms of consumption and advertising spend. We see it likely to continue.”

How publishers are building new revenue through innovation

Media companies are increasingly innovating and coming up with new ideas for digital products and services which, in turn, bring in new revenues. In this dialogue, which took place during WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Asia 2020, representatives from three leading media organisations talked about how they have managed to do this during the recent challenging times. The session was moderated by product consultant and former Le Parisien Chief Digital Officer, Ariane Bernard. 

Indian news publishers discuss preparing for a post-COVID era

The COVID-19 pandemic has been the biggest story of their lives for most journalists. Ironically, it also sounded the death knell of several news organisations and rendered their journalists and other staff jobless.

Prepare your newsroom for future health crises

2020-10-30. Scientists are warning that we may be entering a looming age of pandemics. Epidemics may be more frequent, with many viruses coming from animals, and spreading more easily because of global travel.