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Stars4Media: Discover the 30 selected media innovation projects

2021-07-27. 185 media professionals, grouped around 30 initiatives involving 76 media organisations selected as grantees in the second round of Stars4Media annual programme in which WAN-IFRA is a partner.

The reverberation of Kleine Zeitung’s lockdown online music festival

2021-07-26. Just as publishers truly started to embrace events as an engagement and revenue source, the pandemic turned that upside down. So why not bring live music to your audience – virtually? On the last weekend of lockdown in May, Austrian daily newspaper Kleine Zeitung held an online music festival at its headquarters in Graz.

How the 118-year-old South China Morning Post transformed into a digital-first newsroom

2021-07-16. Established in 1903, the Hong Kong based South China Morning Post had been operating with a legacy mindset for most of its life. But that changed about six years ago, when the publisher started focusing on how it needed to adopt a digital-first approach.

„Kleine Zeitung Online-Festival“: Sechs Bands sorgten für die „Rückkehr des Live-Gefühls“

Die „Kleine Zeitung“ veranstaltete am letzten Lockdown-Wochenende in Österreich, am Samstag, dem 15. Mai 2021, an ihrem Hauptsitz in Graz (Steiermark) ein Online-Festival mit sechs heimischen Bands.

High impact climate storytelling: lessons from NRK

2021-07-02. How do you increase your readers’ interest in climate stories? Two award-winning projects from the online team at Norway’s NRK offer insight that could help newsrooms increase impact and engagement in climate coverage.

How The Wall Street Journal uses a focused approach to build product thinking

2021-07-02. The culture of working in silos has often been a major stumbling block for traditional news media houses in their digital transition process.

Blockchain and the news media: Towards practical applications

2021-06-21. The GAMI Briefing #2 looked at some of the most innovative use cases of the blockchain technology in the journalism space, as well as reporting on our recent survey about publishers’ expectations concerning blockchain.

Ad innovations propel huge growth of NPR’s podcast revenues

2021-06-11. NPR has been a leader in podcasts for the past 15 years. Meanwhile, NPM, NPR’s sponsorship arm, has been successfully implementing plans to monetise the podcasts.

How BBC News Labs uses AI-powered content automation to engage young audiences

BBC News Labs is a cross-functional innovation team whose latest experimentation involves machine summarisation and the automation of image galleries and graphical stories from text.

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