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Here’s how well The Atlantic understands its audience

2022-05-05. “We have talked to thousands of current, prospective and cancelled subscribers. We know that when it comes to topics of great interest that are more genre specific, the audience is well served. We are still a general interest news magazine, but there are a few things that set us apart from our competitive set,” says Emily Goligoski, Executive Director, Audience Research, for The Atlantic.

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For many editors, the hybrid newsroom is here to stay

2022-05-05. The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns forced many news organisations to move to remote working. More than two years in, WAN-IFRA surveyed a range of editors and newsroom executives to find out what their work arrangements in the newsroom currently look like, and what changes they are planning to implement in the future.

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News leaders share how they’re experimenting with TikTok

2022-05-05. As one of the most popular social media apps among Gen Z, TikTok is drawing in news organisations aiming to boost brand awareness and unlock younger demographics.

#BehindTheHeadlines: How The Quint helped give a voice to some of India’s COVID Orphans

2022-05-05. In the build-up to this year’s World News Day on 28 September, a global campaign by the World Editors Forum and Canadian Journalism Foundation o show journalism makes a difference, we will be going #BehindTheHeadlines to highlight stories, like this one from The Quint, India, that have had a significant social impact.

WAN-IFRA celebrates World Press Freedom Day

2022-05-03. In a year punctuated by crises – from the ongoing financial and organisational challenges wrought by COVID-19 to the repercussions of a coup d’état in Myanmar, the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, and the current Russian invasion of Ukraine – the ability of journalists to report freely, and safely, has perhaps never been so undermined.

How are news organisations adjusting as pandemic restrictions ease?

2022-04-29. Many countries may have relaxed their pandemic restriction, but a return to the newsroom full-time, at least for the time being, doesn’t seem on the cards for many organisations. Still, there is much to be said about the benefits of a physical space to collaborate, brainstorm, and break news.

Afghan Journalist Appeal: Fahim Abed rebuilds career at the Tribune-Review 

2022-04-29. This is the story of Fahim Abed, who recently joined the team at the Tribune-Review in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania via our Afghan Journalist Appeal and the global call for work opportunities.

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India’s ABP Digital focuses on engagement as it ramps up reader revenue journey

2022-04-29. In 2021, executives at India’s ABP Digital, publishers of Anandabazar.com among others, decided to begin moving the company towards a business model based on reader revenue.

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.

‘We, the media’ – WAN-IFRA Members step up in support of the Ukrainian press

2022-04-26. With an unprecedented response to the call for support to our Ukrainian colleagues over the past weeks, WAN-IFRA issues heartfelt thanks to all our members and partners who are helping ensure the independent press in Ukraine maintains its resistance in the face of ongoing conflict.

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