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WAN-IFRA releases new report on printing using 40gsm newsprint

2021-12-08. Although COVID-19 struck a heavy blow on the printing and publishing businesses, it also prompted media houses to innovate, think out of the box, and optimise operations and costs. One way publishers could reduce costs is by switching to print using a lower grammage newsprint. However, the transition is not an easy process

220 news brands join WAN-IFRA in 2021

2021-12-08. The WAN-IFRA Community continues to grow, with more people joining every day, whether as new members, participants in our events programme, or readers of our trend reports. Sixty new corporate members representing more than 220 news publications and online brands rallied WAN-IFRA in 2021. In the same period, a record number of more than 9,700 media professionals participated in WAN-IFRA’s programme of international events.

New Research Benchmarks the Extent of Sexual Harassment in Russian Newsrooms

2021-12-03. New research benchmarking the extent of sexual harassment in Russian newsrooms has been released by WAN-IFRA and ANRI-Media. This is part of a larger multi-region study WAN-IFRA Women in News (WIN) has conducted with City, University of London. The study is the largest of its kind to be conducted in Russia.

Innovation in News Media World Report 2022

2021-12-02. The latest edition of the annual Innovation in News Media World Report has been officially released at the WAN-IFRA Virtual World News Media Congress between 29 November and 2 December 2021.

Golden Pen of Freedom Awarded to Jimmy Lai and the Apple Daily Newsroom in Hong Kong

2021-12-01. Jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the newsroom staff of his now shuttered Hong Kong newspaper, Apple Daily, have been named as recipients of the 2021 WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom award

New Board Leaders Take Office at WAN-IFRA’s Annual Meeting

2021-12-01. WAN-IFRA has announced the election of new members to serve on its Supervisory Board of Directors at its General Assembly of Members on 1st December 2021.

New Report: Reader revenue takeaways from DME21

2021-12-01. As audiences-first strategies start to build momentum around the world, the topic was prevalent in most of the case studies presented at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe 2021 virtual conference in September. WAN-IFRA just published a report based on those best-practice examples.

WAN-IFRA announces the winners of the 2021 Digital Media Awards Worldwide

2021-11-30. The winners of the 2021 Digital Media Awards Worldwide demonstrate that successful news publishers understand their audiences expect excellence at every level: engaging storytelling, powerful images and purposeful design that combine to add insight and meaning to consumers’ lives. Likewise, the most effective services and campaigns are highly focused on the needs of users.

World Press Trends preview: Publishers upbeat about future business

2021-11-30. The first results of WAN-IFRA’s global industry survey show that publishers around the world are confident about their digital transformation efforts as well as their ability to tap into new revenue sources.

World Editors Forum launches Trends in Newsrooms report on trust

2021-11-29. The Trends in Newsrooms report 2021 titled “Tools in the Battle for Trust” features expert interviews, research summaries and strategies on how newsrooms can build trust with their audiences and the public.