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WAN-IFRA is launching a series of webinars to help accelerate, support and coordinate the global efforts of news publishers in the fight against Coronavirus.

In the context of its ongoing commitment to addressing the safety of journalists and the continuity of the critical mission of the press, WAN-IFRA is announcing a series of live web meetings and webinars to address some of the main challenges facing news media in the context of the current global Coronavirus outbreak.

Gannett earns 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual scorecard assessing LGBTQ workplace equality.

Gannett proudly announced that it received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Gannett joins the ranks of more than 680 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

International Newspaper Group (ING) 2020 Leadership Networking Summit at the London House Chicago

The only professional conference devoted exclusively to advancing the effectiveness, productivity and profitability of newspaper operations is launching its 2020 edition of the ING Leadership Networking Summit with a SAVE the DATE message to urge every newspaper operations executive in North America and Europe to start arranging now for their attendance.

Manoramaonline.com Awarded Best News Website of the Year.

The fourth edition of the WAN-IFRA's South Asian Digital Media Awards saw more than 80 entries from over 20 South Asian media 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.

WAN-IFRA announces biggest-ever 7 million Euro funding to support sector-leading Women in News programme.

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.

WAN-FRA joins Stars4Media, a new European programme for young media professionals

WAN-IFRA joins Stars4Media.eu, an exchange programme for young media professionals to boost media innovation and cross-border cooperation in Europe. A media-driven, pilot project co-funded by the European Union, Stars4Media will support 100 promising young news media professionals working together around collaborative innovative project-based initiatives.

Spain to host the World News Media Congress in 2020

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) invites the world's press to attend the 72nd World News Media Congress, the 27th World Editors Forum and the 4th Women in News Summit to be held in Zaragoza, Spain from 17 to 19 June 2020. The annual meeting of the world's press will be organised in partnership with Henneo, one of Spain's leading media and technology companies, which celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2020. The Congress will take place at the Congreso de Zaragoza.

WAN-IFRA announces first participants in Table Stakes Europe to support local journalism

WAN-IFRA announces the names of the participating publishers in its inaugural Table Stakes Europe programme to support local media in its digital transformation. Supported by the Google News Initiative, the coaching programme centers around a performance challenge and builds on the success of the same programme in the United States.

WAN-IFRA Print Innovation Awards 2019 Winners Announced.

The World Printers Forum, the print community of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), announces the winners of the Print Innovation Awards 2019. The prize for innovations of newspapers and magazines will be presented on the first exhibition day of the IFRA World Publishing Expo, 8 October 2019, in Berlin.

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