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Best in Print Awarded at WAN-IFRA Indian Printers Summit

2021-11-23. The Indian Printers Summit 2021, WAN-IFRA’s in-person event, hosted the “Best in Print Asia 2021” this year. The event also saw the release of WAN-IFRA’s Special Report on ‘Guide to print using 40gsm newsprint’.

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.

WAN-IFRA celebrates the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2021

2021-11-11. WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum celebrates this year’s Print Innovation Awards winners. This year, forty entries entered the competition sponsored by UPM in five categories: Product Innovation, Advertising Innovation, Special Editions, Products for Young Readers and Sustainability Innovation.

WAN-IFRA Features in the 2021 Paris Peace Forum

2021-11-11. Now in its fourth edition, the Paris Peace Forum gathers some of the most important players in global governance. Heads of state and government and CEOs of major multinationals, as well as civil society actors, are gathering for a unique hybrid edition from 11th – 13th November to advance concrete solutions to the enormous challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to improve global governance in times of Covid-19.

#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.

Apply Now For Women in News Leadership Accelerator In Vietnam

2021-10-27. This intensive three-month-long career and leadership programme is open to women journalists and editors working in Vietnam.

Malawi Media Freedom Committee officially launched

2021-10-19. The launch of the Malawi Media Freedom Committee (MFC) underlines the importance of a free press in holding power to account.

Blasting News joins WAN IFRA Afghan Journalist Appeal

2021-10-19. Blasting News will fund a dedicated vertical channel with articles written by resettled Afghan journalists.

Golden Pen of Freedom laureates Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize

2021-10-08. “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war propaganda. Without freedom of expression and freedom of the press, it will be difficult to successfully promote fraternity between nations, disarmament and a better world order to succeed in our time.” Nobel committee chair, Berit Reiss-Andersen.

World’s press, book publishers and journalists condemn Pakistan plan for strict control over media

2021-10-06. WAN-IFRA, the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) call on Pakistani authorities to retract plans to establish the ‘Pakistan Media Development Authority’ (PMDA) that risks placing strict state control over all media.