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Young media talents called to submit applications to Stars4Media

2021-02-18. The second edition of the Stars4Media exchange and coaching programme is now open to young media professionals who seek to develop new editorial products or test innovative ideas. The call for applications is open to European journalists and news organisations until 1 July 2021.

WAN-IFRA launches a new programme in the Middle East to drive newsroom transformation towards reader revenue success

2021-02-09. A programme tailored to pioneering Middle Eastern newsrooms, the Newsroom Transformation Programme 2021 will be launched on May 18, 2021.

WAN-IFRA Announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

WAN-IFRA announces a new DKK 6.5M ($1M) partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.

WAN-IFRA Unveils New Brand Identity with Redesigned Logo and Website

2021-01-19. WAN-IFRA, the leading world association of news publishers and media tech companies, launched today its new corporate brand identity, including a redesigned logo and website. These changes come at a time when the association is evolving its service offerings and expanding its global reach.

WAN-IFRA joins the Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership

2021-01-04. The Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership, a public service initiative from The Post to promote press freedom worldwide, today announced the addition of WAN-IFRA to its growing coalition of partners.

WAN-IFRA round-up of a rugged yet vibrant and full year

2020-12-22. With no surprise, the past year has been quite busy for the World Association of News Publishers and its members. In sharing their experience over the last few months, we’ve seen great examples of resilience, determination and creativity among news professionals and media technology entrepreneurs in trying to meet the situation eye to eye.

New WAN-IFRA research on sexual harassment in the media workplace in Southeast Asia

2020-12-10. WAN-IFRA Women in News and City, University of London, are entering the second phase of a major research study into sexual harassment in the media workplace. The research will look at the extent of the challenge in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

South Asian Digital Media Awards 2020 winners announced

2020-12-03. The South Asian Digital Media Awards are South Asia’s most prestigious competition recognizing outstanding work done by news publishers in digital media. In its 5th annual edition, the awards celebrate The Hindu, ABP, NDTV Convergence, and TV18 among the top winners.

WAN-IFRA announces new dates for World News Media Congress 2021

2020-11-30. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, WAN-IFRA postpones the 72nd World News Media Congress, which was to be held in June 2021. The event is now scheduled in Taiwan from 28 to 30 September 2021.

WAN-IFRA and UNESCO join forces to support journalism in the face of existential economic menace

2020-11-24. The announcement of the co-operation was made at the 40th-anniversary celebration of UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), an inter-governmental forum for media development.