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WAN-IFRA is launching a series of webinars to help accelerate, support and coordinate the global efforts of news publishers in the fight against Coronavirus

2020-03-17. In the context of its ongoing commitment to addressing the safety of journalists and the continuity of the critical mission of the press, WAN-IFRA is announcing a series of live web meetings and webinars to address some of the main challenges facing news media in the context of the current global Coronavirus outbreak.

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.

WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum Board elects new Chair and Vice-Chair

2019-04-08. The Board of WAN-IFRA’S World Printers Forum elected Herbert Kaiser, Senior Manager, Product and Project Management, Koenig & Bauer Digital & Webfed AG & Co. KG, Würzburg, Germany, as the new Chairman and Max Garrido, Managing Director of the Spanish newspaper printing company Corporacion Bermont, as the new Vice Chairman.

WAN-IFRA Print Innovation Awards 2018 Winners Announced

2018-09-18. The World Printers Forum, WAN-IFRA’s print community, announces the winners of its first Print Innovation Awards. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, 9. October 2018, in Berlin.