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Stars4Media NEWS call for projects launched

2022-04-21. Does your media organisation need business or newsroom transformation? Do you want to exchange best practices with other media and top experts, gain international experience and benefit from high impact transformation to spread in your media company? Stars4Media NEWS is welcoming submissions.

Perugia Declaration for Ukraine: Call for increased support of independent media and journalists in Ukraine

2022-04-09. The safety and security of all journalists to report freely are essential to ensure that the world understands the reality and facts of the ongoing war, including the humanitarian consequences. Members and partners of the Global Forum for Media Development, of which WAN-IFRA is part, have launched a declaration at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia in solidarity with media and journalists in Ukraine.

WAN-IFRA’s momentum in Latin America and Spain: new members, advisory and coaching curriculum

2022-03-17. 2022 will be a pivotal year for the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in Latin America and Spain through expanded consultancy portfolio, membership expansion and return to face-to-face conferences.

Printers Forum Outlook report: Cautious optimism for 2022

2022-03-16. After a year of big challenges in 2020, newspapers’ printing operations bounced back in 2021 and are optimistic about this year’s business, according to the World Printers Forum Outlook 2021-22 report, just published by WAN-IFRA.

Amid Ukraine crisis, WAN-IFRA president urges support for independent media

2022-03-11. “In the interest of trust in our craft, and for all our futures, I urge you to pledge your support for our work that keeps journalists safe, journalism independent, and the public informed” Fernando de Yarza, President, WAN-IFRA

Digital Media India 2022: Technology and audience focus crucial for digital transformation

2022-03-10. WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media India (DMI) conference was held virtually from 8 to 10 March. The event hosted the South Asian Digital Media Awards 2021 presentation where The Hindu and HT Media Ltd. emerged as Champion Publishers of the Year. 

“Back independent journalism” – World’s press calls on public support as Russia silences critical reporting

2022-03-09. Condemnation of Russia’s move to criminalise fact-based reporting must be backed by global action to strengthen and support independent journalism.

The global journalism community in solidarity with the women journalists in Ukraine

2022-03-08. Today, on International Women’s Day, the global journalism community stands in solidarity with the women journalists in Ukraine. We also support the many brave women journalists in Russia reporting the war in Ukraine despite the risk to their own safety and that of their families.

Why we all lose when women are excluded from the news

2022-03-08. Today, on International Women’s Day, the news media will recognise and celebrate the successful women in their midst. But as media, it is also a moment to focus on our own gender-related challenges, which is why we are launching a tracker tool to help news organisations #breakthebias.

Journalism under siege

2022-03-04. The Norwegian press organisations condemn the gagging of free media and attacks on journalists and the independent press in connection with Russia’s war in Ukraine.