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2019-08-19 Report highlights lack of editors, including multimedia editors, as the most pressing issue. Read more ...

2019-08-12 In a joint letter to President Jair Bolsonaro, Fernando de Yarza, President of WAN-IFRA, and Warren Fernandez, President of the World Editors Forum, expressed today their deep concern at recent actions targeting journalists and news media, specifically provisional measure 892 that amends the Brazilian Companies Act of 1976 and which seriously jeopardizes the ongoing ability of a free press to hold power to account in Brazil. Read more ...

2019-06-25 The winners of this year's WAN-IFRA North American Digital Media Awards were announced on the night of June 24 during a special ceremony at the end of the Digital Media North America Conference in New York City.  Read more ...

2019-06-05 WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers, is launching a European news transformation and coaching programme for regional and local news publishers, in partnership with the Google News Initiative. Publishers are invited to apply now. Read more ...

2019-06-04 During the 71st WAN-IFRA’s annual Congress in Glasgow, Scotland, Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo, President of Henneo in Spain, was elected President of WAN-IFRA, the World Association of News Publishers. WAN-IFRA also appointed a new President and a new Vice President of the World Editors Forum. Fourteen executives from leading news media companies were also elected to new terms on the Board of WAN-IFRA. Read more ...

2019-06-03 The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on 3rd June, 2019 on the occasion of the 71st World News Media Congress, 26th World Editors Forum and 3rd Women in News Summit, has called on the government of the United Kingdom to address a number of critical press freedom challenges that threaten UK media and risk undermining recent international efforts to prioritise media freedom. Read more ...

2019-06-03 The winners of this year’s World Digital Media Awards once again showed that engaging audiences with great storytelling and content that is insightful and deeply relevant to their lives can go a long way towards building a lasting relationship with them. Read more ...

2019-06-01 The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Read more ...

2019-05-15 WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects.  Read more ...

2019-05-07 The WAN-IFRA's Women in News Editorial Leadership Award recognises an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom - and under her leadership the contribution of her newspaper - to society. Two Editors from Lebanon and South Sudan receive the 2019 Award recognizing exceptional leadership in the newsroom. The 2019 Laureates will be honoured at the 71st WAN-IFRA World News Media Congress and World Editors’ Forum taking place in Glasgow, UK from 1-3 June. Read more ...

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