Living legacies: WAN-IFRA’s Golden Pen of Freedom laureates

2024-04-19. Arrested, jailed, killed, forced into exile, released with restrictions… each year, WAN-IFRA’s Golden Pen of Freedom Award symbolises the challenges faced by all too many journalists throughout their careers – and lives…

Norway’s VG finding success with six AI-related newsroom tools

2024-04-17. Verdens Gang (VG), one of Norway’s premier news outlets, is using AI to help enhance its newsroom productivity. With a team of seven developers, VG is experimenting with various AI-driven tools built to meet the needs of the newsroom.

WAN-IFRA announces the winners of the Digital Media Awards Africa 2024.

2024-04-16. WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards honour African news publishers whose projects and products showcase creativity and service to their readers. We are excited to announce the winners in the 2024 edition of the competition! 

South Africa’s Daily Maverick shuts down for 24 hours to flag global crisis in journalism

2024-04-15. South Africa’s membership-based Daily Maverick has shut down for a day – 15 April – to bring urgent attention to the emergency facing journalism around the world. It warns that the market failure has put independent journalism at risk of collapse, with effects that will be catastrophic.

WAN-IFRA announces the winners of the Digital Media Awards Europe 2024.

2024-04-15. WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Awards honour European news publishers whose projects and products showcase creativity, inspiration and service to their readers. We are happy to announce the winners in the 17th year of the awards!

How can David stand up to Goliath? Anti-SLAPPs conference in Poland

2024-04-14. From April 25th to 26th, Warsaw will host an international conference addressing SLAPPs, organised by Agora, ARTICLE 19 Europe, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Prague Civil Society Center, and Watchdog Poland. The objective is  to devise strategies to combat legal harassment against public watchdogs who champion public interests.

New to AI? Prioritise processes and tasks: India Today Group HR Chief

2024-04-12. If you’re a news publisher and wondering about getting started with AI, the good news is that many people on your staff are likely already using it in some form and that adoption will only continue, says Purva Misra of India Today Group.

WAN-IFRA unveils the Digital Media Awards Americas 2024 winners.

2024-04-11. WAN-IFRA announced the 2024 Digital Media Americas Awards winners in Panama City during its annual Digital Media LATAM conference. More than 140 projects of 69 media companies from 17 different countries in North America, Central America and South America participated, highlighting topics such as diversity, climate change, the problem of drug trafficking, innovation and the elections, and latent concerns in the region.

Digital Media Awards: A salute to pioneering reader revenue initiatives across regions

2024-04-10. WAN-IFRA recently announced the regional winners for our latest round of Digital Media Awards in Africa, the Americas and Europe. And last month, we presented the trophies to our winners in South Asia during the Digital Media India event.

drupa 2024: Global printing industry meets again in Düsseldorf

2024-04-10. After a lengthy interruption, the international trade fair, drupa, will once again take place at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany, from 28 May to 7 June. This year, the focus will be on sustainability and digitalisation.