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“The fear of the unknown is no longer there” – Publishers discuss post-pandemic recovery

2022-07-11. After the upheaval caused by the Covid-19 health crisis, large parts of the South Asian news industry have started to see an upturn. A recent conversation among publishing executives explored the long-term impacts of the pandemic, including a quicker adoption of new technologies and an accelerated shift from an advertising-driven business model to paid content.

Cyber libel conviction upheld against Rappler and Maria Ressa

Golden Pen of Freedom laureate and Nobel peace prize winner Maria Ressa has lost her appeal against a cyber libel conviction that also targeted former Rappler researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr.

Facing criticism for his response to 12 journalist murders, Mexican president lashes out at WAN-IFRA

2022-07-06. Mexican president dismisses concerns over recent spate of journalist murders and denounces WAN-IFRA president Fernando de Yarza’s remarks calling for an end to impunity.

The importance of the newsroom: Indian news companies in a post-pandemic world

2022-07-07. A renewed appreciation for the physical newsroom, a stronger focus on data, and experimentation with new formats and content. These are some of the changes the Covid-19 pandemic has brought to news organisations in India.

Web3 applications for news media: call for expression of interest

2022-07-06. As part of its Global Alliance for Media Innovation, WAN-IFRA is partnering on a new pilot project to assess how Web3 can be used to help build ongoing trust and develop new sources of revenue for news publishers and content producers.

WAN-IFRA announces 2022 European Digital Media Awards winners

2022-07-04. The winners of the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Awards 2022 were announced on Monday, 4 July – These awards celebrate European news publishers whose initiatives boast a high standard of innovation and knowledge of the needs of their audiences.

AFP launches digital investigation skills training for all journalists

2022-07-01. AFP has developed a new training platform to share essential training in digital skills with reporters, building on the experience of its award-winning digital investigations team. Sophie Nicholson, deputy editor-in-chief for digital verification, shares the details about the project.

¡Felicidades a los Ganadores y Finalistas de los Premios Digital LATAM 2022 de WAN-IFRA!

2022-07-06. WAN-IFRA se enorgullece en presentar a los finalistas y ganadores de la octava edición de los Premios Digital Media LATAM. Este año, los miembros del jurado internacional analizaron a detalle alrededor de 120 proyectos de 62 empresas de medios diferentes provenientes de 13 países de América Latina para elegir a un ganador en cada categoría. Agradecemos la destacada participación del jurado.  

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How Schibsted’s PodMe podcast platform has brought in 170,000 paying subscribers

2022-06-30. When it was announced that Schibsted-owned PodMe had bought a few of Norway’s highest profile podcasts and was going to put them behind a paywall, some thought the company was making a big mistake.

World News Day 2022: Join the global campaign to show journalism’s value

2022-06-29. A concerted effort to show the worth of fact-based journalism will take place on 28 September when more than 500 newsrooms worldwide get behind the 2022 World News Day campaign. Sign up now to take part.