Death, exhaustion and suspicion: AFP journalists on the horrors of Gaza

2024-02-12. Every day since October 7, AFP’s team of journalists in Gaza have been risking their lives to cover a war that has shaken the world. They have all had to flee their homes, working without respite in the shadow of death in a territory they are not allowed to leave.

‘There’s no such thing as a deadline’ – investigative veteran David Walmsley on fostering emerging talent in the newsroom

2024-02-09. The Globe and Mail’s Editor in Chief has many stories to tell, none more compelling than his 30-year investigation into the final flight of Zulu Delta 576 – and how it continues to impact his career, and newsroom, today.

Documented: redefining community service journalism for the mobile age

2024-02-09. Award-winning non-profit news site Documented has taken audience engagement to the next level, and is now covering three New York immigrant communities via social media with news, investigations and resource guides. It’s just journalism, they say…

WEXFO: The Global Free Speech Recession – and How to Fight It?

2024-02-08. High-profile speakers have joined the programme of the World Expression Forum (WEXFO) in Lillehammer, a city renowned for its links to literature and writers at risk

How Germany’s SV Zeitungsdruck is documenting its carbon footprint

2024-02-08. Christoph Migotsch, Sustainability Manager and Head of Maintenance and Procurement at SV Zeitungsdruck GmbH, shares how the company documented all its direct and indirect emissions for corporate carbon footprint calculations.

Data initiative helps Taiwan’s United Daily News Group boost engagement

2024-02-06. Taiwan’s United Daily News Group is using data to drive traffic and engagement with their readers by providing UDN’s journalists with the information they need to meet user expectations.

Extended Deadline for Digital Media Awards Americas 2024 Entries.

2024-02-06. The Digital Media Awards Americas are returning in 2024, with North, Central and South American projects competing for top honors. The awards will continue to recognize and reward small media outlets and larger media groups, providing an equal opportunity for all participants to compete.

2023 en perspectiva y lo que queda por delante

2024-02-05. El trabajo de WAN-IFRA se guía por la convicción de que la libertad de prensa está firmemente arraigada en negocios de noticias sostenibles y económicamente independientes. Agradecemos a nuestros miembros y socios su apoyo y lo que logramos juntos en 2023, un año histórico para WAN-IFRA. La celebración de nuestro 75 aniversario se destaca como un momento clave, a medida que crece el número de editoriales globales con las que nos asociamos.

The role of tech in FUNKE Media Group’s ongoing transformation

2024-02-05. “Digitalisation is a technology-driven development. When technology is part of the problem/challenge, it can also be part of the solution. And that is, what we have been good at in the past and our mission is to be good at it in the future to adapt to “new” market mechanisms and technologies faster than others.” That is from Heimo Krum, head of transformation for FUNKE Technology in Germany. | Sponsored Content

World’s press condemns threats and legal harassment of cartoonist Carlín and La República in Peru

2024-02-02. WAN-IFRA has denounced efforts by government and police in Peru to undermine freedom of expression after the publication of a cartoon drawing attention to recent public scandals.