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Webinar takeaways: What is next in newspaper production? Cases from Belgium and Australia

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought many challenges to newspapers and their production operations.

Webinar takeaways: How Times Group has been handling print production during COVID-19

Snehasis Roy, Technical Director of India’s Times Group, recently joined us for a WAN-IFRA Webinar to discuss how the publishing house has been affected by COVID-19 and the measures they are undertaking to try to cope with the crisis.

Webinar takeaways: How Singapore Press Holdings, NYT reorganised their print production

The COVID-19 crisis has forced newspaper publishers to make changes to how they operate their print production. Most have adopted preventive measures to ensure continuous production and distribution of newspapers

COVID-19: Indian publishers promote safety of print newspapers

Despite rumours of printed newspapers being a carrier of COVID-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently confirmed that newspapers are safe to read during the pandemic.

Webinar takeaways: Newsprint and COVID-19

There is good news for news publishers: Contrary to rumor, it is extremely unlikely that readers will catch the coronavirus from printed newspapers, and the newsprint supply chain remains in good shape. Those were the two main points emerging from last Wednesday’s WAN-IFRA Webinar with Dr. Rick Stunt, Group Paper Director at dmg-Media in London.

Webinar takeaways: Newspaper production in the time of COVID-19

In times of crisis such as the present, experiences and lessons learned are especially valuable, as demonstrated by strong attendance at last Wednesday’s WAN-IFRA Webinar.

Ingi Ólafsson is appointed Director of the WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum

2019-12-16. WAN-IFRA renews its support to the Print and Production Community with the hiring of Ingi Rafn Ólafsson, appointed new Director of the WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum. He will succeed Manfred Werfel, who has retired earlier this year.

Print is vital for critical thinking

2019-10-19. Reading on paper helps readers with their cognitive ability, concentration and retention, and building vocabulary and memory, reveals new study. Intergraf and the Board of WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum call on the European Commission to recognise the advantages of print to enable the development of critical thinking.

German publisher offers advertisers a personalised print newspaper

In July this year, Germany’s Funke media group launched what it claims to be the country’s first personalised newspaper: Smartpaper One2One. The new product offers advertisers the opportunity to present their desired topic on a minimum of eight newspaper pages as well as the possibility to adapt content to suit each individual reader and region.

WAN-IFRA Print Innovation Awards 2019 Winners Announced

2019-09-16. The World Printers Forum, the print community of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), announces the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, 8 October 2019, in Berlin.