Stars4Media NEWS: 14 projects selected to explore innovation in European media

2022-09-23. After an intense summer that saw 48 projects by 90 media companies pitching their ideas to the Jury, Stars4Media NEWS is now proud to announce the 14 winning projects.

Schwäbisches Tagblatt reaches young and female audiences with a new crime podcast

2022–09–22. In the beginning of 2022, the newspaper based in Tübingen in southwest Germany launched its first audio product, a podcast called “Am Gericht” (“At the courthouse”). The show looks at issues related to crime and justice, and it has been particularly successful among women, young audiences, and current and future legal professionals in the region.

WAN-IFRA, GNI offer digital transformation workshops for publishers in Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh

2022-09-19. The Google News Initiative (GNI) and WAN-IFRA are offering a series of digital transformation workshops for news publishers in Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

WAN-IFRA strengthens its presence in Spain and Latin America

2022-09-19. WAN-IFRA announces the strengthening of its presence in Spain and Latin America. The announcement comes as the association is preparing to host more than 900 news media executives and editors at its annual World News Media Congress, which will be held in Zaragoza, Spain, from 28-30 September.

Print is back in business: Key message from Indian Printers Summit 2022

2022-09-16. After a string of online events and conferences, this year’s Indian Printers Summit brought together more than 215 media executives from around 50 organisations for the 30th edition of this WAN-IFRA event.

28 September is World News Day. Show your support, sign up today!

On 28 September newsrooms around the world will mark World News Day. It is a news industry campaign, driven by the World Editors Forum and Canadian Journalism Foundation, to highlight that #JournalismMatters. Here is how to get involved.

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How Stears reinvented election coverage in Nigeria with a new data product

2022-09-09. With its Elections Centre, a new data-driven site for election results, Stears was able to compete with the elections coverage of larger news outlets in Nigeria. The project allowed the small start-up to accelerate its growth, and Stears aims to build on this success with new plans for the 2023 elections.

“Added human effort” – the most important column in your content analysis spreadsheet

2022-09-08. The flood of content on the internet contains everything from listicles to in-depth features, and even publishers may not know what sort of articles they have in their own systems. Outlets have all sorts of tech dashboards and data at their disposal. Overtone has developed a technology that uses AI to distinguish “the added human effort that was put into that article” and can help publishers use their work better. Dmitry Shishkin spoke to the co-founders Philip Allin, Christopher Brennan and Reagan Nunnally. | Sponsored Content

WAN-IFRA denounces Egyptian authorities’ intimidation of Mada Masr journalists

2022-09-08. Three journalists and editor-in-chief/WAN-IFRA board member Lina Atallah were charged with slander, defamation, and publishing false news “intended to disturb the public peace and cause damage to the public interest.”

Sérgio Dávila: ‘Bolsonaro puts our model of journalism to the test’

2022-09-08. With the upcoming elections, the Brazilian journalist and leader of the great South American newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, faces a great challenge for the country and for his newspaper.