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Golden Pen of Freedom Awarded to Gazeta Wyborcza and the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation

2022-09-28. The 2022 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Gazeta Wyborcza and the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation in Poland.

World News Day to be marked on September 28

2022-09-26. World News Day will be commemorated across six continents, among newsrooms of all sizes – from the Financial Times (worldwide), The Globe and Mail (Canada), and The Straits Times (Singapore) in the Northern Hemisphere, to LA NACION (Argentina), News24 (South Africa), and Stuff (New Zealand) in the South.

The King of Spain to attend the World News Media Congress in Zaragoza

2022-09-23. His Majesty, King Felipe VI of Spain, will attend WAN-IFRA’s World News Media Congress in Zaragoza on Wednesday, September 28. The King will deliver a speech during the Golden Pen of Freedom 2022 ceremony, when WAN-IFRA’s highest honour is awarded to an individual, a group or an institution to recognise an outstanding action, in writing or deed in the cause of press freedom.

Stars4Media NEWS: 14 projects selected to explore innovation in European media

2022-09-23. After an intense summer that saw 48 projects by 90 media companies pitching their ideas to the Jury, Stars4Media NEWS is now proud to announce the 14 winning projects.

WAN-IFRA strengthens its presence in Spain and Latin America

2022-09-19. WAN-IFRA announces the strengthening of its presence in Spain and Latin America. The announcement comes as the association is preparing to host more than 900 news media executives and editors at its annual World News Media Congress, which will be held in Zaragoza, Spain, from 28-30 September.

28 September is World News Day. Show your support, sign up today!

On 28 September newsrooms around the world will mark World News Day. It is a news industry campaign, driven by the World Editors Forum and Canadian Journalism Foundation, to highlight that #JournalismMatters. Here is how to get involved.

WAN-IFRA denounces Egyptian authorities’ intimidation of Mada Masr journalists

2022-09-08. Three journalists and editor-in-chief/WAN-IFRA board member Lina Atallah were charged with slander, defamation, and publishing false news “intended to disturb the public peace and cause damage to the public interest.”

Sérgio Dávila: ‘Bolsonaro puts our model of journalism to the test’

2022-09-08. With the upcoming elections, the Brazilian journalist and leader of the great South American newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, faces a great challenge for the country and for his newspaper.

World’s Press Calls for Immediate, Unconditional Release of Russian Journalist Ivan Safronov

2022-09-06. Sentenced to 22 years in prison simply for doing his job, WAN-IFRA calls on the Russian authorities to drop charges of treason against Ivan Safronov and to stop criminalising the profession.

Grow your digital audiences with Table Stakes Europe’s coaching programme

2022-08-29. In the past three years, Table Stakes Europe has supported 57 news publishers from 15 countries in their digital transformation. You, too, could benefit from this unique programme.