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Jordanian Etaf Roudan gets top leadership award from Women in News

2020-11-03. WAN-IFRA Women in News has named Etaf Roudan, director of Radio al-Balad in Jordan as its 2020 WIN Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for the Arab Region. The WIN Editorial Leadership Award is given annually to outstanding editors, one from the Arab Region and one from sub-Saharan Africa, in recognition of excellence in leadership, and an unwavering commitment to equality and press freedom.

Prepare your newsroom for future health crises

2020-10-30. Scientists are warning that we may be entering a looming age of pandemics. Epidemics may be more frequent, with many viruses coming from animals, and spreading more easily because of global travel.

Ganadores de los Premios Digital Media LATAM 2020

2020-10-27. Los Premios Digital Media LATAM, presentados por la Asociación Mundial de Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA), reconocen a empresas, entidades de la prensa y los medios de comunicación afiliados a la industria de la región, que han adoptado los medios digitales y estrategias móviles como parte de sus ofertas de productos para impactar la manera en que las personas consumen las noticias e información hoy en día.

WAN-IFRA announces enlarged programme for the second year of Table Stakes Europe

2020-10-26. WAN-IFRA announces the names of 23 news publishers participating in its Table Stakes Europe initiative for the coming year. The programme is growing fast, almost doubling from the original 14 participants in 2019/20 and replicating the rapid growth of the same programme in the United States. 

WAN-IFRA announces the winners of the 2020 World Digital Media Awards

2020-10-21. The winners of the 2020 World Digital Media Awards have once again demonstrated a clear blueprint for successful news publishing: Powerful storytelling combined with content that is vital to the lives of consumers is essential in building profitable relationships with audiences.

World’s Press raises concerns over new immigration rules limiting the stay of foreign journalists in the USA.

2020-10-20. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a proposed rule to fix the stay of non immigrants to improve national security. Specifically, the proposed rule seeks to remove the current framework that allows representatives of foreign Information media to remain in the United States for as long as they maintain compliance with the terms and conditions of their period required to complete their assignment, or employment.

Singapore Press Holdings sweeps Asian Digital Media Awards 2020 with five wins

2020-10-19. The results of this year’s Asian Digital Media Awards were announced in a virtual ceremony held during the online edition of WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Asia conference, and presented by veteran BBC, CNBC and Al-Jazeera news presenter, Teymoor Nabili, who is now CEO and Publisher of Tech for Impact Asia.

Five Prizes for Innovation Excellence Awarded to Young European Talent in News

2020-10-15. The Stars4Media consortium presented yesterday the projects developed under its European exchange and training initiative for young news media professionals launched last Spring. More than 100 young news media professionals coming from 42 news organisations in 17 countries participated in the one-year long programme. Twenty-one projects were presented yesterday during a conference held in Brussels at Europe’s Media Lab, Fondation EURACTIV. Five teams were awarded for the outstanding quality of their work.

More than 120 newsrooms across the world mark World News Day 2020 on Monday 28 September

2020-09-24. More than 120 newsrooms across the world will mark World News Day 2020 on Monday 28 September, highlighting the critical role that journalism and professional newsrooms play in helping citizens make sense of the world. World News Day is an initiative driven by the Canadian Journalism Foundation and the World Editors Forum, the network for editors within WAN-IFRA. It was initiated in Canada in 2018, and this is the first year it is being celebrated as one integrated global event

Indian Media Leaders eSummit: Leaders call for efforts to make the readers pay for the news they consume

2020-09-23. The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) hosted the first virtual edition of the Indian Media Leaders eSummit on 21 and 22 September, with more than 500 news media executives registered from across South Asia. The summit brought together ideas on business transformation, future of news, structural changes in the Indian journalism revenue pattern.