Web3 Foundation to support WAN-IFRA’s collaborative media pilot project

2022-08-29. WAN-IFRA announced today that the Web3 Foundation will support the Web3 media pilot project produced in partnership with David Tomchak. The Web3 Foundation will provide expertise and funding during the project’s research phase. Thanks to the support from the Web3 Foundation, WAN-IFRA will provide funds to help interested member media organisations participate in the project.

Martin Fröhlich named WAN-IFRA Director Digital Revenue Network

2022-08-01. WAN-IFRA is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Fröhlich as Director Digital Revenue Network. Fröhlich, a native German, was previously a Deputy Head of Newsroom at Redaktionsgemeinschaft ostwestfaelisch-lippischer Verlage and has been in the industry for more than 25 years.

Winners announced for the African Digital Media Awards 2022

2022-07-12. The winners of WAN-IFRA’s African Digital Media Awards were announced on Tuesday, 12 July, during the Digital Media Africa virtual conference. The annual African Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious digital news awards on the African continent, presented by WAN-IFRA.

Web3 applications for news media: call for expression of interest

2022-07-06. As part of its Global Alliance for Media Innovation, WAN-IFRA is partnering on a new pilot project to assess how Web3 can be used to help build ongoing trust and develop new sources of revenue for news publishers and content producers.

WAN-IFRA announces 2022 European Digital Media Awards winners

2022-07-04. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2022 were announced on Monday, 4 July – These awards celebrate European news publishers whose initiatives boast a high standard of innovation and knowledge of the needs of their audiences.

¡Felicidades a los Ganadores y Finalistas de los Premios Digital LATAM 2022 de WAN-IFRA!

2022-07-06. WAN-IFRA se enorgullece en presentar a los finalistas y ganadores de la octava edición de los Premios Digital Media LATAM. Este año, los miembros del jurado internacional analizaron a detalle alrededor de 120 proyectos de 62 empresas de medios diferentes provenientes de 13 países de América Latina para elegir a un ganador en cada categoría. Agradecemos la destacada participación del jurado.  

Content and trust important for growth: Key message from Indian Media Leaders eSummit 2022

2022-06-29. The third edition of WAN-IFRA’s Indian Media Leaders eSummit (IMLeS) is being held virtually from 28 to 30 June, with more than 250 news media executives from more than 40 organisations in attendance.

Meet the 27 Asian journalists selected for 2022 Temasek Foundation WAN-IFRA Young Media Leaders Fellowship

2022-06-27. The fully-funded programme offered by the World Editors Forum’s Asia Chapter, with support from the Temasek Foundation,  seeks out and helps to develop a new generation of newsroom leaders.

Uganda Media Freedom Committee Grants: Reporting on Press Freedom

The Media Freedom Committee in Uganda is providing grants to fund reporting projects focusing on solutions that address the press freedom challenges in Uganda.

New, Diverse Media Leaders Take Office at WAN-IFRA’s Annual Meeting

2022-06-19. Eleven new members, including eight women executives, were elected to serve on WAN-IFRA’s Supervisory Board of Directors at its General Assembly of Members on 17 June 2022.