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WIZONE, WAN-IFRA's new marketplace launched today

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced today the launch of WIZONE, a groundbreaking online marketplace poised to lift connections between suppliers, service providers and news publishers on a global scale. Today's official launch occurred at the Indian Printers Summit 2023 in Kochi, marking a transformative leap forward for the industry.

WAN-IFRA joins RSF and other international news organisations to frame an "AI Charter in Media".

The accelerating development of Artificial Intelligence in the news media poses incredible opportunities but also threats to the integrity of information. In response to this unprecedented challenge, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and international partners, including WAN-IFRA, are launching a committee, chaired by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, to draw up a charter to advise regulatory initiatives in this area.

WAN-IFRA honours the world’s top digital media projects

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 29 June 2023. During the same meeting, Fernando de Yarza was re-elected President of WAN-IFRA. Meeting during the 74th World News Media Congress in Taipei, the Board of the World Association of News Publishers issued five press freedom resolutions highlighting issues of major concern.

Copenhagen to host WAN-IFRA's World News Media Congress in 2024

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced that the 75th World News Media Congress will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 27 to 29 May 2024, in partnership with Danske Medier, the Association of the Danish Media.
The congress, which draws together media leaders, journalists and editors from around the world, will take place at the Tivoli Congress Center.

Astro AWANI, Tatler and SPH Media emerge as the biggest winners of the Digital Media Awards Asia 2022

The WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Awards Asia recognise news media organisations that are leaders in the adoption of digital media and mobile strategies in response to how people consume news and information. One hundred and forty-five entries were submitted in this year’s competition.

Grow your audiences - WAN-IFRA launches new round of Tables Stakes Europe

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.

WAN-IFRA strengthens its presence in Spain and Latin America

WAN-IFRA announces the strengthening of its presence in Spain and Latin America. The announcement comes as the association is preparing to host more than 900 news media executives and editors at its annual World News Media Congress, which will be held in Zaragoza, Spain, from 28-30 September.

Eight news organisations will participate in the new WAN-IFRA business innovation programme in Latin America

News organisations from Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay will be part of the first "Newsroom & Business Transformation Program" in Latin America. After the successful launches in Asia and the Middle East last year, WAN-IFRA is expanding the programme to the Latin American region, with the support of the Facebook Journalism Project.

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