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2020-03-10 WAN-IFRA shares global concerns over the spread and impact on public health of coronavirus. We have devised our own plans for keeping employees, members, and partners safe and protecting the most fragile populations affected by the virus. Read more ...

2020-03-02 Today, the United for News coalition launches Reflect Reality, a digital manual to help newsrooms include more authoritative female and diverse voices in their stories. Led by Internews in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, United for News’ Reflect Reality incorporates proven strategies and lessons learned from two dozen organizations around the world working to address this disparity. Read more ...

2020-02-20 WAN-IFRA Women In News (WIN) is announcing the launch of nominations for the 2020 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award. The award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. One outstanding editor from sub-Saharan Africa and one from the Arab Region will be named Laureates in 2020. Read more ...

2020-02-18 Together with the World Printers Forum board, WAN-IFRA is pleased to announce the launch of the World Printers Summit 2020. Read more ...

2020-01-29 The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas have announced a partnership for the fourth edition of WAN-IFRA’s North American Digital Media Awards. Read more ...

2019-12-27 The fourth edition of the WAN-IFRA's South Asian Digital Media Awards saw more than 80 entries from over 20 companies, which were evaluated by an international jury comprising of high ranked professionals from the media industry. Manoramaonline.com wins Best News Website of the Year Award. BBC News, The Wire, NDTV Hop, Arre, Sangbad Pratidin, Prothom Alo, and The Hindu are among winners of the Awards 2019.  Read more ...

2019-12-16 WAN-IFRA renews its support to the Print and Production Community with the hiring of Ingi Rafn Ólafsson, who has been appointed the new Director of WAN-IFRA’s World Printers Forum. He succeeds Manfred Werfel, who retired earlier this year. Read more ...

2019-12-12 The press is facing "new threats". Threats that we did not know about ten years ago, Franck Riester stressed at the Supervisory Board of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers, on Thursday, December 12 in Paris. While widespread mistrust of the media and information is one of these threats', the Minister of Culture also referred to the ''upheaval'' of economic models linked to ''the digital revolution''. As such, Franck RIESTER reaffirmed that the European States must work together to find a common response to online platforms and aggregators. Read more ...

2019-12-12 The World Editors Forum (WEF), the leading network for editors from news organisations, appointed seven new members to its advisory board at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. Read more ...

2019-12-11 The 4-year grant from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, will enable WAN-IFRA's Women in News programme to expand to new markets, launch global research initiatives, and build internal capacity to operate the programme throughout the Arab Region and Sub-Saharan Africa. The grant is the largest received to date by WAN-IFRA in support of its media freedom work. It marks the continuation of a nearly decade-long partnership with Sida. Read more ...

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