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El programa Mujeres en las Noticias de WAN-IFRA se expande en Hispanoamérica

2022-11-17. La Asociación Mundial de Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA) junto a Google News Initiative anunciaron el lanzamiento de WIN (Women in News – Mujeres en las Noticias) en Hispanoamérica. El programa intensivo de cuatro meses, que combina capacitaciones y orientación personal de carrera y liderazgo, está dirigido a profesionales de los medios de nivel medio a alto.

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Two years in, Stuff CEO Sinead Boucher reflects on leading management buyout, navigating a new start and the journey ahead

2022-11-01. In late May 2020, Sinead Boucher bought New Zealand’s Stuff from its owner Nine Entertainment in a management buyout for a grand total of one NZ dollar. As CEO and now the owner of the largest news company in the country, it offered Boucher and her staff a fresh start after years of uncertainty – even with the pandemic starting to rear its ugly head. Here’s an update on how Boucher and her team navigated the last few years.

How diversity and inclusion make a business case for journalism

2022-10-20. In July, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its annual report on the Global Gender Gap, assessing 146 countries, of which India ranked 135th in terms of gender parity in the workforce.

Join WAN-IFRA’s Equality Pledge

2022-10-13. Our vision for the media industry is to be equal, diverse and inclusive within its leadership ranks, newsrooms and content produced. We call on you to sign our Equality Pledge.

Editors from Lebanon, The Philippines and Zimbabwe receive the 2022 WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

2022-09-29. Faith Zaba, editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, has been named 2022 Laureate for Africa; Diana Moukalled, co-founder of Daraj Media in Lebanon, has been named 2022 Laureate for the Arab Region; and Regina “Ging” Reyes, Senior Vice President and Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Division of ABS-CBN Corporation in the Philippines, has been named 2022 Laureate for Southeast Asia.

180 Women, 10 Countries: WIN Wraps Up The First Round Of Leadership Accelerator Hubs In Africa

2022-05-10. On 5 May 2022, WAN-IFRA Women in News concluded the first round of Leadership Accelerator hubs in Africa. The six, two-day sessions were held over two months with more than 180 journalists and editors from 10 African countries.

Women in News Holds Timely Journalists’ Training On Coverage Of Upcoming Elections In Lebanon

2022-04-28. WAN-IFRA’s Women in News held a three-day training on the coverage of general elections as part of its coaching efforts to help young journalists navigate through one of Lebanon’s most controversial and divisive polls.

The global journalism community in solidarity with the women journalists in Ukraine

2022-03-08. Today, on International Women’s Day, the global journalism community stands in solidarity with the women journalists in Ukraine. We also support the many brave women journalists in Russia reporting the war in Ukraine despite the risk to their own safety and that of their families.

Why we all lose when women are excluded from the news

2022-03-08. Today, on International Women’s Day, the news media will recognise and celebrate the successful women in their midst. But as media, it is also a moment to focus on our own gender-related challenges, which is why we are launching a tracker tool to help news organisations #breakthebias.

Global study analysing sexual harassment in newsrooms released by WAN-IFRA Women in News

2022-01-26. New data from a global study analysing sexual harassment in 20 countries finds, on average, 41% of women media professionals have experienced sexual harassment of some kind in the workplace. Women and gender non-conforming media professionals are almost three and a half times more likely to experience harassment than men.