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World News Media Congress introduces NewsArcade Author

2024-05-24. WAN-IFRA’s 75th World News Media Congress introduces NewsArcade Author: a one-of-a-kind interactive tool that counters false narratives and strengthens trust in news, and boosts media literacy.

United Kingdom: Section 40 Repeal Cannot Come Soon Enough

2024-05-21. WAN-IFRA joins global press freedom campaigning organisations in signing a statement welcoming the repeal of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act.

WAN-IFRA Announces 2024 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award Laureates

2024-05-14. Three outstanding newsroom leaders from Africa, the Arab region and Southeast Asia have been named 2024 Laureates of the Women in News (WIN) Editorial Leadership Award.

Survey: AI’s role with news media in 3-5 years

2024-05-07. Most publishers have at least experimented with some form of Artificial Intelligence thus far. We wanted to ask just a few questions about how news executives think AI will impact their business and journalism within the next few years.

OPHAL’s best practices for efficient paper transportation

2024-05-07. Paper is heavy, valuable and easily damaged due to the number of times it is handled between the paper mill and the press. It makes up 50-70% of print costs. Efficient storage and transportation are paramount.

3 May, a time to grieve, protect, and support a global press in crisis

2024-05-03. On World Press Freedom Day, WAN-IFRA calls for greater safety and protection for journalists and a revaluation of the values that safeguard a free press.

On World Press Freedom Day, media renew historic drive to embed rights and protections

2024-05-03. ‘Disruptive in its time,’ the historic Santiago Declaration, adopted 30 years ago on World Press Freedom Day in the Chilean capital, is now updated. Martha Ramos, President of WAN-IFRA’s World Editors Forum, outlines the journey to ‘Santiago +30’.

‘Santiago + 30 Declaration’ is a call to consolidate freedom of expression as a fundamental human right

2024-05-02. International and national organisations advocating for press freedom signed the “Santiago + 30 Declaration” in Santiago, Chile. The statement addresses new political, social, and technological challenges journalism faces.

In support of Bieito Rubido, director of El Debate

2024-05-01. In an open letter, the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have expressed their strong support for Bieito Rubido, the director of El Debate, after he became the target of a smear campaign orchestrated by Spain’s main governing party.

Digital Media Awards Asia 2024: SPH Media emerges as the biggest winner.

2024-04-24. Singapore’s leading news publisher, SPH Media is the major winner at this year’s prestigious Digital Media Awards Asia organised by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers, taking home a total of eight trophies.