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Data-sharing project DRIVE aims to help publishers build digital revenue

2022-04-13. German press agency dpa and consultancy firm Schickler launched DRIVE, a collaborative project with a focus on digital subscriptions and joint experimentation to allow publishers to learn from each other.

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Sally Pirri: ‘Our print product is an important part of The Globe and Mail brand’

2022-04-13. We continue our series of interviews with leading industry experts with Sally Pirri, Vice President of Print Operations for The Globe and Mail in Canada. Here, she tells us about their current priorities, why they decided to outsource the printing of their newspapers and why the print version of The Globe and Mail remains vital to them.

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How ToI+ drives subscriptions through data-driven user analysis

2022-04-12. Times of India’s premium subscription product, ToI+, was launched in March 2021 to double down on the growing opportunity around reader revenue. The brand now has more than 120,000 paying users.

Perugia Declaration for Ukraine: Call for increased support of independent media and journalists in Ukraine

2022-04-09. The safety and security of all journalists to report freely are essential to ensure that the world understands the reality and facts of the ongoing war, including the humanitarian consequences. Members and partners of the Global Forum for Media Development, of which WAN-IFRA is part, have launched a declaration at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia in solidarity with media and journalists in Ukraine.

Heidenheimer Zeitung tackles newsroom reorganisation based on habits and concerns of local readers

2022-04-08. Over the last couple of years, the German newspaper has made significant progress in establishing a new digital-first, audience-focused workflow. This has led to a profound change in how it covers local news, and the creation of a new product – an evening news summary – that matches its readers’ interests and habits.

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Washington Post doubling the size of its Visual Forensics team

2022-04-07. The Washington Post’s award-winning Visual Forensics department has announced a major expansion and added six new roles on the Video, Design and Investigative desks to bolster news coverage using video storytelling.

An editor’s homage to real journalists, a dying breed

2022-04-06. Real Journalists are an ageing species under threat of extinction. We record their characteristics here so we can remember them one day, writes Branko Brkic, Editor-in-Chief of Daily Maverick, South Africa.

Oslobođenje: 30 years after war began in Europe, a story of hope for news publishers

2022-04-04. This weekend, Sarajevo daily Oslobođenje released a special edition to commemorate the siege of Sarajevo and the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, an armed conflict that lasted between 1992 and 1995. It highlights the role and value of independent journalism during conflict and when rebuilding a nation.

Oslobođenje special: The international media in besieged Sarajevo

2022-04-04. Many foreign correspondents who reported from Sarajevo during the siege view it as the most important story of their careers. Kenneth Morrison, Professor of History at De Montfort University in the UK, recalls what the experience was like, and talks about the changes that occurred in the practice of journalism. 

Oslobođenje special: Editor-in-Chief Kemal was the guiding star

2022-04-04. Journalist Tom Gjelten pays tribute to the work of Oslobođenje’s staff and then Editor-in-Chief Kemal Kurspahić during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, highlighting the role the newspaper played in maintaining the morale of those affected by the conflict.

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