2022-06-29. The third edition of WAN-IFRA’s Indian Media Leaders eSummit (IMLeS) is being held virtually from 28 to 30 June, with more than 250 news media executives from more than 40 organisations in attendance.
2022-06-29. Business regulator affirms decision to revoke Rappler’s certificates of incorporation in case relating to allegations of a violation of foreign ownership restrictions in the Philippines.
2022-06-27. Repost is a new independent digital newspaper in Russian, launched last week and supported via a non-profit foundation by Amedia in Norway and Bonnier News in Sweden.
2022-06-27. The fully-funded programme offered by the World Editors Forum’s Asia Chapter, with support from the Temasek Foundation, seeks out and helps to develop a new generation of newsroom leaders.
The Media Freedom Committee in Uganda is providing grants to fund reporting projects focusing on solutions that address the press freedom challenges in Uganda.
While innovative ideas tend to be tech-focused, the fundamental issue for many African media organisations is not just about technology, it’s also about how the news itself is reported and presented – and especially, how the continent is portrayed, and the narratives around it.
2022-06-20. The Spanish publisher has created new dashboards that give insights about the performance of its online content and help inform its newsroom’s editorial planning. The company has also conducted a website and app redesign, which has produced higher reader engagement while also reducing churn.
2022-06-19. Eleven new members, including eight women executives, were elected to serve on WAN-IFRA’s Supervisory Board of Directors at its General Assembly of Members on 17 June 2022.
2022-06-17. In March and April this year, the South China Morning Post sold around HK$2 million (about US$255,000) worth of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) featuring images from its historical archives.