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Winners of WAN-IFRA’s International Color Quality Club 2020-2022 Announced

2020-11-17. WAN-IFRA announces today the winners of the International Color Quality Club 2020–2022 contest (ICQC). Together 54 newspapers and magazines have achieved membership in the ICQC for two years.

Politicization of the US Foreign Agents Registration Act impacts journalists and press freedom

2020-11-13. In an open letter to the US House Committee on Oversight and Reforms, WAN-IFRA, with other organizations, call for investigating reports that political influence shaped the Department of Justice’s Foreign Agents Registration Act determination with respect to AJ+.

Alan Rusbridger: ‘We need to rethink journalism’

2020-11-10. “I think we do need to have a fundamental rethink about how we do journalism, how we explain it, how we make people realise that what we do is different from the chaotic mass of information around us,” says former Guardian editor, Alan Rusbridger.

Winners of WAN-IFRA’s Print Innovation Awards announced

2020-11-10. WAN-IFRA announced the winners of its third edition of Print Innovation Awards during the recent World Printers Summit.

WAN-IFRA to host Science in the Newsroom Global eSummit 2020

2020-11-09. The World Editors Forum (WEF), WAN-IFRA’S network for editors, is to host a new global summit to help editors, journalists and newsroom managers prepare for future science or health-related crises.

A seven-point plan to increase revenue for Indian news publishers

“Over the last 10 years, pre-COVID, the time spent on digital consumption went up by 10 per cent, says Nithin Chandalia, MD and partner, Boston Consulting Group India. “Print and radio have continued to decline in terms of consumption and advertising spend. We see it likely to continue.”

Germany’s Bild driving revenue growth through price experimentation

Daniel Mussinghoff, Head of Product Management Premium at BILDplus, recently gave Digital Media Asia 2020 participants a behind-the-scenes look at BILDplus’s pricing strategy. 

Amedia’s seven steps to digital subscription success

“In 2014, we were at a critical point,” Victoria Schultz, an Executive Vice President with Amedia in Norway, told participants during WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Asia 2020. “We had experienced 15 years of falling subscriptions and felt increasing competition from international, social media and search players, and losing a considerable amount of advertising money.”  

Nuevo laboratorio de suscripciones del Programa de Crecimiento Digital en América Latina

2020-11-05. Google News Initiative, FTI Consulting, LMA y WAN-IFRA lanzan el laboratorio de suscripciones del Programa de Crecimiento Digital. Tres grupos de editores en América del Norte y América Latina se concentrarán en los aprendizajes de laboratorios de suscripciones anteriores.

How publishers are building new revenue through innovation

Media companies are increasingly innovating and coming up with new ideas for digital products and services which, in turn, bring in new revenues. In this dialogue, which took place during WAN-IFRA’s recent Digital Media Asia 2020, representatives from three leading media organisations talked about how they have managed to do this during the recent challenging times. The session was moderated by product consultant and former Le Parisien Chief Digital Officer, Ariane Bernard.