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New WAN-IFRA report features strategies for news publishers to engage key audiences

2023-02-01. The new report features stories from European news publishers that embraced an audience-first mindset during their participation in the Table Stakes Europe programme. By choosing specific target audiences and starting to produce journalism that serves their needs, the companies were able to create loyal new readers and accelerate their digital transformation.

South Asian Digital Media Awards 2022 winners announced

2023-01-30. The Quint, The Hindu, Prothom Alo, and Indian Express emerged as the 2022 South Asian Digital Media Awards winners, from more than 100 entries from news publishers across South Asia.

New WAN-IFRA report on reader revenue: 10 cases of best-practice

2023-01-25. For many news organisations today, their North Star is to reach that point when digital revenue accounts for the largest share of their income. Ideally, at least in most cases, a heavy dose of that comes from digital subscriptions: recurring revenue that paves the way for a more sustainable business.

Passing of a newspaper ambassador

2023-01-11. Former IFRA Nordic Board Chairman Örn Jóhannsson passed away in December. Johannsson was previously the managing director of Morgunbladid newspaper in Reykjavik, Iceland.

What We Achieved Together in 2022

2023-01-06. A year passes like a blink in the history of a 70-year young organisation like WAN-IFRA. But it’s amazing what can be achieved in twelve months with goodwill and the outstanding support of a passionate team and committed membership. I am proud to present today what our team has achieved in 2022 and share some items on the radar of our 2023 agenda.

NewsArcade – how to entice young readers through news games

2022-12-24. WAN-IFRA and European partners are launching NewsArcade, a project that aims at tackling the challenge of the legitimacy of traditional media among youth and improve news literacy by closely bringing together journalism and news consumption through gamification.

WAN-IFRA Media Freedom Spotlight 2022

2022-12-22. Collaboration and solidarity in action are vital to overcoming the many challenges ahead. In the past twelve months, the incredible support received from WAN-IFRA members and partners shows the unprecedented capacity of this industry to work together to sustain free independent media.

Fourth edition of Table Stakes Europe features 24 teams 

2022-12-09. WAN-IFRA announces the 24 news publishers participating in the fourth edition of the Table Stakes Europe programme. They join a community of more than 55 alumni publishers that have taken part in the previous editions of the performance-driven change initiative in Europe. 

Do you have a story to share about innovation, transformation or success in your news organisation?

2022-12-08. Do you have a story to share about innovation, transformation or success in your news organisation? We’re inviting suggestions for case studies and speakers to include in the 2023 Congress programme.

Spanish publishers honour the courage and professionalism of their war correspondents in Ukraine

2022-12-05. On December 1, La Asociación de Medios de Información (AMI) paid tribute to the 58 correspondents who are reporting, or have reported, in the field about the Russian invasion of Ukraine during CLAVES 2023, a joint event organised by AMI and WAN-IFRA. The president of AMI, José Joly, emphasised their commitment to the truth, their courage and their vocation to serve society.