Survival of the fittest: how Rappler Communities is leading journalism’s charge against AI and Big Tech

2024-07-12. ‘There is no future for digital news unless we build our own tech’ – Maria Ressa, Rappler’s visionary CEO and co-founder, revives our EDITOR TO EDITOR series with a call for collective action.

How JP/Politikens leveraged early AI expertise to build centralised news products

2024-07-12. JP/Politikens, one of the largest media groups in Denmark, began experimenting with AI in late 2019, well ahead of the current boom. The brand established a project around its AI efforts at the time at Ekstra Bladet, one of its three national legacy news brands.

Collaboration, networking, key to surviving journalism’s existential threat

2024-07-12. While there is complete agreement on who, what, why and how newsrooms are being challenged, the only consensus on the path forward is a resounding call for a united front.

AI Summit 2024: Indian publishers cautious but making headway

2024-07-12. WAN-IFRA kicked off its new leg of Artificial Intelligence Forums with the India edition on July 8 and 9. The two-day event was held in Bengaluru and hosted about 100 news media executives. 

Aftonbladet serves up innovation with AI Buffet

2024-07-11. Aftonbladet, one of the largest news organisations in the Nordics and a flagship brand of Schibsted, reaches around 4 million of Sweden’s 10 million population daily. The newsroom has been experimenting with AI for several years now, particularly in the segmentation and personalisation of its front page.

Condé Nast’s strategic approach to digital growth

2024-07-10. Social media platforms have posed many challenges for news publishers, but Sarah Marshall, VP of Audience Strategy at Condé Nast UK, believes there are opportunities that can be leveraged through a robust audience development strategy.

The art of evolving an iconic media group – Q&A with Prisa CEO Carlos Núñez

2024-07-09. It would be difficult to accuse Carlos Núñez of not having a 360-degree perspective over the Prisa Media group. In this exclusive interview, the president and CEO of the Spanish-based publisher, also of the iconic brand El País, shares his in-depth views on the strategic imperatives facing this vast organisation.

Engagement and revenue diversification: Role of Minibrands at the FT

2024-07-09. Kritasha Gupta, Head of Business Development, Financial Times, UK, joined our recent Congress in Copenhagen to share insights from the company’s minibrands and a few lessons on newsrooms finding their feet in the B2B diversification space.

How thinking about jazz, milk and high quality red wine have informed Zetland’s success

2024-07-05. WAN-IFRA’s Congress featured 166 speakers. Only one – Tav Klitgaard, CEO of Denmark’s Zetland – brought a musical instrument on stage and played it to kick off his presentation.

User-centric innovation drives subscriptions at Newslaundry

2024-07-04. Newslaundry, an independent and entirely digital newsroom, was one of the earliest players in India to test subscriptions. By placing user needs at the heart of product development, the team crafted a user-centric app that has become instrumental in driving its subscription success.