How The Sunday Times is winning new audiences

2022-10-04. The UK publisher is reaching new reader groups thanks to an optimised online publishing schedule, more prominently displayed explainers that serve heavy news consumers, and new approach to content aimed at millennials.

Daily Maverick turns to song to mobilise climate action with 20Twenties: Eve of Destruction

22-10-04. A groundbreaking new project from the South African news organisation, which dominated WAN-IFRA’s 2022 global digital awards, is born of frustration from climate change journalism failing to trigger action. Editor Branko Brkic wanted a short, sharp and shareable message that would not be forgotten.

Grow your audiences – WAN-IFRA and Google News Initiative launch new round of Tables Stakes Europe

2022-09-30. WAN-IFRA is launching the fourth edition of Table Stakes Europe in partnership with the Google News Initiative. This performance-driven programme, focused on change management, is a collaboration with Table Stakes architect Doug Smith. The programme will once again welcome twenty-four European news enterprises participating in 2023.

Winners of the 2022 Digital Media Awards Worldwide announced

2029-09-29. WAN-IFRA has announced today the winners of the 2022 Digital Media Awards Worldwide during a ceremony at the annual World News Media Congress in Zaragoza, Spain. Five global winners were recognised in six different categories for their exceptional demonstration in digital strategies to meet the changes in how people consume news and information today.

World Press Trends preview: Publishers brace for a period marked by uncertainty

2022-09-29. With inflation rising, possible recessions looming and the ongoing war in the Ukraine, the short-term business sentiment in the news publishing industry has taken a downturn, according to the first results of WAN-IFRA’s global industry survey. That said, publishers have managed to adapt and innovate during the pandemic and those efforts will pay off in 2022 with markedly increased total revenue – critically, developing new revenue streams.

Editors from Lebanon, The Philippines and Zimbabwe receive the 2022 WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

2022-09-29. Faith Zaba, editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, has been named 2022 Laureate for Africa; Diana Moukalled, co-founder of Daraj Media in Lebanon, has been named 2022 Laureate for the Arab Region; and Regina “Ging” Reyes, Senior Vice President and Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Division of ABS-CBN Corporation in the Philippines, has been named 2022 Laureate for Southeast Asia.

Golden Pen of Freedom Awarded to Gazeta Wyborcza and the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation

2022-09-28. The 2022 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Gazeta Wyborcza and the Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation in Poland.

Golden Pen of Freedom award ceremony – speech by World Editors Forum president Warren Fernandez

2022-09-28. “In times like these, it is all the more crucial that we meet, promote open exchanges, forge bonds, foster understanding, and celebrate credible journalism.  Each of these is vital to our future, our societies, and our democracies.”

2022 Golden Pen of Freedom acceptance speech – Piotr Stasiński, Gazeta Wyborcza

2022-09-28. “Gazeta Wyborcza is deeply honoured by WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum’s recognition and appreciation. I’m speaking with great satisfaction on behalf of our entire team and Adam Michnik, our Editor-in-Chief since 1989.”

Gazeta Wyborcza Foundation embodies media outlet’s commitment to press freedom

“It’s important for our readers as well as media outlets in other countries that we continue to be a symbol of hope… that even if you’re under attack, it’s possible to survive and grow stronger. We just need solidarity.”