Embrace evolution: Print augments the growth of new media

2023-09-18. The Indian Printers Summit 2023, organised by WAN-IFRA, concluded successfully at the Marriott Hotel in Kochi, India. This year’s summit brought together more than 300 media leaders from around 75 organisations for the 31st edition of this WAN-IFRA event.

WIZONE, WAN-IFRA’s new marketplace launched today

2023-09-14. WAN-IFRA has announced today the launch of WIZONE, a groundbreaking online marketplace poised to lift connections between suppliers, service providers and news publishers on a global scale. Today’s official launch occurred at the Indian Printers Summit 2023 in Kochi, marking a transformative leap forward for the industry.

World’s Press calls for immediate release of Congolese journalist Stanis Bujakera

2023-09-13. WAN-IFRA calls for the release of well-known journalist Stanis Bujakera Tshiamala, who is being held arbitrarily in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on charges of “spreading false rumours” and “false information” in connection to a story that did not carry his byline.

Global Publishing and Journalism Organizations Unite to Release Comprehensive Global Principles for Artificial Intelligence

2023-09-06. Twenty-six organizations representing thousands of creative professionals around the world, including news, entertainment, magazine, and book publishing companies and the academic publishing sector, released Global Principles for Artificial Intelligence.

New role for WAN-IFRA, World Editors Forum board member, Toyosi Ogunseye

2023-08-30. The first recipient of WAN-IFRA’s Women in News Editorial Leadership Award, in 2014, named as President and CEO of the Presidential Precinct in the USA, after two decades in the news business.

WAN-IFRA joins RSF and other international news organisations to frame an ‘AI Charter in Media’

2023-07-27. The accelerating development of Artificial Intelligence in the news media poses incredible opportunities but also threats to the integrity of information. In response to this unprecedented challenge, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and international partners, including WAN-IFRA, are launching a committee, chaired by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, to draw up a charter to advise regulatory initiatives in this area.

World Press Trends 2023-24: Play a leading role in forecasting the industry’s key business metrics

2023-07-25. Last year more than 160 publishing executives shared their insights, data and projections in our annual survey and report. We are now asking news executives around the world to share their views for the next report.

Indian Media Leaders eSummit 2023 calls publishers to ‘Transform much faster. Build capabilities.’

2023-07-24. The Indian Media Leaders eSummit 2023, organised by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), concluded successfully with an overwhelming response from the industry. More than 280 distinguished delegates from leading media organisations across South Asia gathered virtually for this momentous event on 18-20 July 2023.

WAN-IFRA launches Expert Panel to guide the news media industry

2023-06-30. The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), announced the launch of its Expert Panel during the annual World News Media Congress in Taipei. Fourteen professionals who are well established as experts in the media industry will represent the association and work closely together with it around the globe with the goal of supporting the news media industry in its quest for sustainability.

EU4 Independent Media Production Support Program 2023

2023-06-29. The EU4 Independent Media Investigative Content Production Support Program 2023 is now accepting applications. The EU-funded project EU4 Independent Media launched an investigative journalism support initiative to make it easier to produce engaging and meaningful investigations on hot-button issues.