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How Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza tackled a tough media environment

During WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe conference, Danuta Breguła, Director of Subscription Strategy at Gazeta Wyborcza, shared the paper’s recurring payment strategy, and talked about the difficulties of operating in the Polish media environment.

WAN-IFRA joins the Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership

2021-01-04. The Washington Post Press Freedom Partnership, a public service initiative from The Post to promote press freedom worldwide, today announced the addition of WAN-IFRA to its growing coalition of partners.

How Asian publishers are transforming their newsrooms and driving digital revenue

2020-12-23. From employing cutting-edge methods to derive and understand audience data to setting precise North Star goals to catalyse organisational transformation, five Asian news publishers share key lessons from WAN-IFRA’s inaugural Newsroom and Business Transformation Asia programme.

WAN-IFRA round-up of a rugged yet vibrant and full year

2020-12-22. With no surprise, the past year has been quite busy for the World Association of News Publishers and its members. In sharing their experience over the last few months, we’ve seen great examples of resilience, determination and creativity among news professionals and media technology entrepreneurs in trying to meet the situation eye to eye.

How a digital campaign drove community engagement for a Bangladesh daily

2020-12-18. The Daily Star, the largest English daily in Bangladesh, launched a campaign called “Bondhutte Bondi” (Locked by Friendship) to increase its audiences’ engagement during the lockdown period.

Dainik Bhaskar’s message for Indians: Mask is the only vaccine for now

2020-12-18. As the world grapples with the coronavirus, several states in India are witnessing a second/third wave of the pandemic. State governments have realised that wide-scale lockdowns are not a viable option anymore because of the crumbling global economy. How does one then prioritise safety and economic recovery amidst the pandemic? 

Science and journalism: building alliances for future health crises

2020-12-17. Due to the havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the scientific community faces a few common questions from around the world: What’s next? Will another pandemic strike? And if so, how bad would it be?

Editors share their 2021 outlook

2020-12-16. A World Editors Outlook Survey, conducted in the last quarter of 2020, points to further newsroom cutbacks – and some rethinking about what to cover editorially and how to cover it.

How product managers are rejuvenating journalism

2020-12-10.Singapore Press Holdings’ Chief Product Officer Gaurav Sachdeva explains how news publishers can leverage on product managers to spur newsroom transformation and better meet audiences’ needs.

New WAN-IFRA research on sexual harassment in the media workplace in Southeast Asia

2020-12-10. WAN-IFRA Women in News and City, University of London, are entering the second phase of a major research study into sexual harassment in the media workplace. The research will look at the extent of the challenge in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

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