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What skills are needed to be The Editor in 2021?

2021-1-29. The next generation of newsroom leaders poised to take charge of some of America’s major news organisations may be quite different to the big names bowing out.

The emergence of a new digital powerhouse: the case of Heraldo de México

In Comscore’s monthly digital audience report for the month of November in Mexico, El Heraldo de México positioned itself for the first time as the third most read news media in the country, with 21 million unique users.

“No Freedom Without Solidarity”

Gazeta Wyborcza is proud of its 32-year record of holding power to account. One of Poland’s few remaining independent news titles, Wyborcza – its origins firmly rooted in Solidarity, the social movement that greatly contributed to ending communist rule – is no stranger to resistance.

WAN-IFRA Announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

WAN-IFRA announces a new DKK 6.5M ($1M) partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.

How Slovakia’s Denník N hit 65K paying subscribers in 6 years

Denník N, a Slovakian news company, has built a profitable business purely on reader revenue with 65,000 active subscribers. Tomas Bella, Head of Digital, joined WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Europe conference to talk about Denník N’s subscription journey.

WAN-IFRA Unveils New Brand Identity with Redesigned Logo and Website

2021-01-19. WAN-IFRA, the leading world association of news publishers and media tech companies, launched today its new corporate brand identity, including a redesigned logo and website. These changes come at a time when the association is evolving its service offerings and expanding its global reach.

COVID-19 and the rise of journalistic product innovation

The past year, while difficult, brought about great product innovation in the journalism industry. User-centred product development, which had taken root in 2019, became the focus for big and small news organisations globally in 2020.

How the FT’s Next Generation Board aims to build diversity, sustainability and inclusion

The Financial Times is piloting a global and diverse team called the Next Generation Board (NGB), drawn from all areas of business, which aims to provide a fresh perspective on company strategy and develop new ideas to help make the FT a better place to work.

Newsroom Guide: Journalism in the Age of Pandemics

The World Editors Forum launched a digital handbook for 2021 to help journalists, editors and newsrooms navigate COVID-19 and future health crises.

COVID-19: USA’s Trib Total Media boosts AI-backed hyperlocal journalism

Trib Total Media, a local news publisher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, published two daily print editions seven days a week and 13 free weekly publications that were mailed to readers before the COVID-19 pandemic struck the USA in March.

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