• Updated
  • 0

“We plan to land on the moon in 2020, and be profitable solely with digital income,” says Gard Steiro, editor-in-chief and CEO of VG. “The easy way to achieve this is to lay off reporters, but we plan to have a newsroom of the same size in 2020 as we do today.”Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

By Glenn van ZutphenIt was a huge day Wednesday 7 Nov. at the Liangyi Museum in Hollywood Road as some 130 publishers, news editors, and journalists from North and Southeast Asia met for Facbook’s News Day program.Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

By Tom BennerAsia’s largest digital media conference is being held on Nov. 7, 8, and 9 in Hong Kong, organized by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, the global organization of the world’s press. Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

“Innovation is not an event. It's not a lab. It's not the perfect day once a year. It's something that's happening 365 throughout your organisation and it's a really hard process,” says Niddal Salah-Eldin, Director of Digital Innovation at WELT.Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

“Every link in the organisational chain needs to take ownership. We started measuring our Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at HT Media to fathom the time spent between releasing the last editorial page and starting print,” said Sharad Saxena, Executive Director of Operations, at India's HT …

  • Updated
  • 0

The New York Times’ digital subscriber base has experienced impressive growth in recent years. So how is the publisher harnessing its user data to improve conversion and retention? Where is data having the biggest impact? And how did the legacy organisation succeed in cultivating its data cu…

  • Updated
  • 0

Sinead Boucher is making Stuff happen at Fairfax New Zealand, a subsidiary of Australia’s Fairfax Media Limited. Fairfax New Zealand officially assumed the name of its highly popular news site on 1 February 2018.Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

It may be business as usual for those who seek to silence journalists, intimidate the media, or discredit our public information role, but recent weeks have seen an entirely new level of contempt for a profession desperately seeking assistance in the fight against global impunity.Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

Ana Cecília Bisso Nunes researches media innovation labs at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), in Brazil, and University of Beira Interior (UBI), in Portugal. Initial results show different types of media labs within the regions researched, as well as a diversit…

  • Updated
  • 0

Getting competing news organisations to collaborate in the reporting of a specific news event is quite an achievement. How does Pop-Up Newsroom founder Fergus Bell of Dig Deeper Media manage to do so, AND foster innovation in the process?Read more ...

  • Updated
  • 0

La Asociación Mundial de Periódicos y Editores de Noticias (WAN-IFRA) acaba de lanzar el World Press Trends 2018, un informe clave sobre las perspectivas y los números de la industria periodísticaRead more ...

  • 0

“I have been coming to events like this for years and everybody says 'India is the bright spot.' Well, I can tell you: Things are changing; the West has hit the Indian shores. Digital is starting to eat our breakfast, too,” says D.D. Purkayastha, Managing Director and CEO of the large media …

  • 0

The woeful gender gap in news organisations has been well documented recently, so you can only imagine how that picture looks for women in technology positions at news orgs. Take The New York Times: three years ago when the company had a vacancy for its CTO job, how many women were interview…

  • 0

“When a company is only doing a diversity initiative to combat a #MeToo movement, it will die.” That is from Dheerja Kaur, head of product for the millennial site, theSkimm. It is just one of many takeaways from a powerhouse Women in Tech session and panel that took place at IFRA World Publi…

  • 0

As publishers, "all of the important numbers that we look at are basically proxies for engagement,” said Michael Golden, WAN-IFRA President and former Vice Chairman of The New York Times, during the opening of WAN-IFRA's 48th World Publishing Expo and Digital Content Expo on Tuesday in Berli…