Lookout Local: Ken Doctor’s prescription for sustaining local media in the US

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of authoritarian regimes have been challenging newsrooms, Lookout Local aims to create a sustainable business model by focusing on its community and readers so that journalism can thrive.

Tips for news publishers on monetising video, audio

Digital video and audio consumption have grown exponentially. Ajay Chacko, co-founder and CEO of Arré; Lottie Laws, head of global video solutions at Twitter Australia; and Roby Alampay, founder and CEO of Puma Public Productions, recently discussed tips and best practices for monetising video and audio at Digital Media Asia 2020.

WAN-IFRA announces the winners of the 2020 World Digital Media Awards

2020-10-21. The winners of the 2020 World Digital Media Awards have once again demonstrated a clear blueprint for successful news publishing: Powerful storytelling combined with content that is vital to the lives of consumers is essential in building profitable relationships with audiences.

World’s Press raises concerns over new immigration rules limiting the stay of foreign journalists in the USA.

2020-10-20. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a proposed rule to fix the stay of non immigrants to improve national security. Specifically, the proposed rule seeks to remove the current framework that allows representatives of foreign Information media to remain in the United States for as long as they maintain compliance with the terms and conditions of their period required to complete their assignment, or employment.

What’s next for premium advertising?

Today’s advertising landscape is fraught with challenges: the death of third-party cookies, a depressed advertising market, advertising revenues going to platforms instead of publishers, just to name a few.

Publishers share tips on building a data-centric organisation

From audience engagement to advertising, more media companies are looking to adopt a data-driven culture. Data-savvy publishers shared how they are using data to understand their audience in this Digital Media Asia eSummit 2020 panel moderated by Sally Wu, Director, Business & Audience Insights (Research & Analytics), at BBC News Global Singapore.

Singapore Press Holdings sweeps Asian Digital Media Awards 2020 with five wins

2020-10-19. The results of this year’s Asian Digital Media Awards were announced in a virtual ceremony held during the online edition of WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Asia conference, and presented by veteran BBC, CNBC and Al-Jazeera news presenter, Teymoor Nabili, who is now CEO and Publisher of Tech for Impact Asia.

How to use audience data to drive digital revenues

Using audience metrics to boost business performance can be a complicated affair. These expert insights on developing an effective data strategy can help.

Tribute to Boris Fuchs

Boris Fuchs, our dear friend and former colleague at WAN-IFRA, passed away this past week at the age of 87. The impact of his contributions on our industry and WAN-IFRA cannot be overstated. More importantly, the same can be said of the impact that his open, friendly nature had on his colleagues, family and friends.

Five Prizes for Innovation Excellence Awarded to Young European Talent in News

2020-10-15. The Stars4Media consortium presented yesterday the projects developed under its European exchange and training initiative for young news media professionals launched last Spring. More than 100 young news media professionals coming from 42 news organisations in 17 countries participated in the one-year long programme. Twenty-one projects were presented yesterday during a conference held in Brussels at Europe’s Media Lab, Fondation EURACTIV. Five teams were awarded for the outstanding quality of their work.