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.

Spanish Legion, foodies content helps La Voz de Almería drive progress towards digital subscriptions

2022-10-19. The Spanish newspaper is serving a new focus audience, the Spanish Legion and the broader community around the military unit, through a dedicated website section, newsletter and a YouTube channel. The audience-driven approach has been a crucial part in laying the groundwork for an extensive change in the newsroom culture.

Stars4Media NEWS: 14 projects selected to explore innovation in European media

2022-09-23. After an intense summer that saw 48 projects by 90 media companies pitching their ideas to the Jury, Stars4Media NEWS is now proud to announce the 14 winning projects.

WAN-IFRA, GNI offer digital transformation workshops for publishers in Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh

2022-09-19. The Google News Initiative (GNI) and WAN-IFRA are offering a series of digital transformation workshops for news publishers in Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Web3 Foundation to support WAN-IFRA’s collaborative media pilot project

2022-08-29. WAN-IFRA announced today that the Web3 Foundation will support the Web3 media pilot project produced in partnership with David Tomchak. The Web3 Foundation will provide expertise and funding during the project’s research phase. Thanks to the support from the Web3 Foundation, WAN-IFRA will provide funds to help interested member media organisations participate in the project.

3 key questions about news needs, your content strategy and value proposition

2022-08-26. The publishing sector has been developing its audience-centric thinking for some time now, and for the most advanced players it has been central to their success. Audience news needs, as a strategic, actionable concept, has been helping forward-thinking publishers to find their product-market fit, be much more purposeful about their mission and add more focus to their operations, writes Dmitry Shishkin.

As elections near, Brazil’s media unite in defence of democracy

As Brazil gears up for a general election in October, with a real threat of disruptive disinformation and fake news campaigns, the country’s news media have united to reaffirm their commitment to democracy and its two key tenets: respect for electoral results and the freedom of the press.

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Subscribers helping drive South Africa’s News24 podcasting success

2022-07-25. In late 2020, South Africa’s News24, an English-language digital news publisher, introduced a subscription model that has been enormously successful in helping the company to advance its journalism.

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Tracking gender balance and analysing online content: Experts share AI use cases

2022-07-22. Artificial Intelligence isn’t just for big publishers. That’s the key takeaway from two executives working in African media who showcased how they are leveraging the technology during WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Africa conference.

How to convert paywall avoiders into loyal subscribers

2022-07-20. Those who you may consider news thieves could become your most loyal subscribers and significantly increase your advertising revenue. | Sponsored Content