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WAN-IFRA condemns attacks against La Prensa in Nicaragua, demands release of Juan Lorenzo Holmann

2021-08-23. WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum denounce the latest attempts by the regime of Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, to stifle freedom of the press in the country. 

Singapore Press Holdings sweeps Digital Media Awards Asia 2021 with six wins

2021-08-22. Singapore Press Holdings emerged the biggest winner at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards Asia 2021, with a haul of two Golds and four Silvers. Coconuts Media clinches six awards to top small/ medium category.

Global Press stands with South Korean media in fight against “fake news” law

2021-08-12. WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called on the South Korean authorities to retract hastily proposed law changes, designed to curb disinformation, which instead risk silencing critical journalism and harming South Korea’s democratic traditions.

WAN-IFRA condemns threats against media outlets in Mexico by criminal groups

2021-08-10. A journalist and several national media outlets were threatened in a video posted on social media by self-styled members of the Jalisco Cartel New Generation criminal group, following the journalists’ coverage in Michoacán, Mexico.

European Printers Summit 2021

2021-08-04. European newspaper production executives are invited to the upcoming European Printers Summit, WAN-IFRA’s exclusive, invitation-only, on-site event scheduled for October 26-27, 2021

Call for Nominations: Challenge of the Climate Crisis Journalism Programme

2021-08-04. The World Editors Forum is organising a virtual journalism programme on the Challenge of the Climate Crisis to help journalists build skills and capabilities to cover climate-related stories in an accurate and engaging way.

Stars4Media: Discover the 30 selected media innovation projects

2021-07-27. 185 media professionals, grouped around 30 initiatives involving 76 media organisations selected as grantees in the second round of Stars4Media annual programme in which WAN-IFRA is a partner.

Winners announced for the African Digital Media Awards 2021

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA African Digital Media Awards were announced on Thursday, 22 July 2021. The annual African Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious digital news awards on the African continent, presented by WAN-IFRA.

WAN-IFRA announces 2021 European Digital Media Awards winners

2021-07-22. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2021 were announced on Thursday, 22 July – These awards honour European news publishers who excel in their work and deliver unique and original digital news projects. During a year that brought many challenges for news publishers, these entries are exemplary in their innovation, creativity and understanding of the needs of their audiences.

South China Morning Post tops haul with nine winning entries at 20th Asian Media Awards

2021-07-22. Now in their 20th year, WAN-IFRA’s Asian Media Awards aim to promote the highest publishing standards in the fields of newspaper and magazine design, infographics, editorial content, marketing, community service, revenue diversification and photojournalism.