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ICQC contest samples under evaluation as submission deadline approaches

2024-05-29. The 16th edition of the ICQC contest is now under way and the evaluation of entries is in progress. The last date for receiving entries at the Chennai and Frankfurt offices is 31 May.

WAN-IFRA Publishes 5th Report on AI

2024-05-28. During its World News Media Congress in Copenhagen, WAN-IFRA published its fifth report focused on the topic of Artificial Intelligence. The report, “AI in Action,” features 10 practical, global use cases of how news publishers are working with Artificial Intelligence, particularly generative AI.

My Day 1 Congress sprint

2024-05-28. If Day 1 of #WNMC24 is an indication of what’s to come over the next two days, well… my takeaways bucket runneth over! Here is a shot at what I learned.

Membership now accounts for 40 percent of overall revenues for South Africa’s Daily Maverick

2024-05-28. The Daily Maverick in South Africa has created a membership model that is widely recognised as one of the most successful reader revenue models for news publishers worldwide. Called Maverick Insider and launched in August 2018, it now has 30,000 active members.

WAN-IFRA Announced Winners of the 2024 Digital Media Awards Worldwide.

2024-05-27. The winners of WAN-IFRA’s prestigious annual Digital Media Awards Worldwide, recognising outstanding achievements in digital media by the news industry, were announced in Copenhagen on the 27th May during a ceremony at the 75th World News Media Congress.

Golden Pen of Freedom awarded to Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Chamorro

2024-05-27. The 2024 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor-in-chief of Confidencial, currently in exile in Costa Rica.

“Only the quality of our journalism can defend us.” Carlos Chamorro and the fight for press freedom in Nicaragua

2024-05-27. In this special episode of The Backstory, WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom laureate Carlos Chamorro speaks to Mexican journalist Javier Garza about his journey from political activist to the top of Latin American journalism.

Martha Ramos: 2024 Golden Pen of Freedom introductory speech

204-05-27. “We gather once again to celebrate outstanding achievement, an unwavering commitment to journalism: to award the Golden Pen – a symbol of struggle and the necessary courage to fight on in the name of press freedom.”

Profile: Carlos Fernando Chamorro

2024-05-27. For Carlos Fernando Chamorro Barrios, independence as a journalist is above everything. It has led to an extraordinary career in the news media, but also to a painful exile for him and his family.

Carlos F. Chamorro’s Golden Pen of Freedom acceptance speech

2024-05-27. “Journalism done from exile remains the last reserve of all our freedoms.” Carlos Fernando Chamorro received the Golden Pen of Freedom during the 75th WAN-IFRA World News Media Congress – read his acceptance speech.