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When kiosks such as Blendle first came out on the scene, there were cries that they would be "the saviour of journalism," but since then things haven’t gone as great. To understand why kiosks are struggling to keep European publishers on board, Mary-Katharine Phillips of Twipe takes a deep d…

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Last week, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), hosted their second Digital Media North America conference in New York, bringing together publishers from across the country and around the world to discuss digital subscription models and what can be done to help…

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Last week, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), hosted their second Digital Media North America conference in New York, bringing together publishers from across the country and around the world to discuss digital subscription models and what can be done to help…

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Last week, WAN-IFRA hosted its second Digital Media North America conference in New York, bringing together publishers from across the continent and around the world to discuss digital subscription models and what can be done to help return revenue to the news media industry online.Read more ...

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For journalists, newsrooms have always been somewhat of a sanctuary. The bustling, deadline environment; voices raised across the cubicles or hushed in corner groupings of gossip or story deliberation. The busier the newsroom the greater the sense of calm and belonging journalists feel there…

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WhatsApp, which is becoming increasingly popular for sharing and discussing news, is one of the main channels for the spread of misinformation in India. Since the service is encrypted and groups are limited to 256 people, it’s nearly impossible to tell where misinformation has originated and…

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Between 2012 and 2017, the Spanish news publisher El País recorded 68 percent growth (EBITDA). Those five years marked a period of sweeping change throughout the organisation, from a new newsroom to expanded global operations as well as a significant increase in video.Read more ...

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A minimum of four people were shot at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, Annapolis police said, according to USA Today. Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman told Fox News that multiple people were killed in the incident, at 888 Bestgate Road, the site of the paper.

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“Audio is really exciting, and I think it is a technology and a medium that is here to stay and that will only create more opportunities in the next couple of years,” Jessica Stahl, the Washington Post’s Director of Audio, told delegates at the World News Media Congress in Portugal. “But it …

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In 2015, the Guardian had lost around 100 million pounds for the year, and despite having a huge readership, its future was looking bleak. Today, the company is rapidly approaching break-even, has broader reach than ever and has increased its endowment to more than 1 billion pounds, up from …

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WAN-IFRA's 70th Annual World News Media Congress concluded last week in Portugal. More than 900 news media professionals attended the three-day event. Here, WAN-IFRA President Michael Golden shares a number of highlights from Congress.Read more ...

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The World News Media Congress has always served as a great opportunity for the industry to collectively look in the mirror, to reflect on where we are, where we’ve been and where we need to go. When it comes to gender diversity, the events of last week in Portugal convince me that while we h…

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Seven media organizations representing a total of 20,000-plus media publishers and professionals in more than 120 countries around the world are jointly protesting Facebook’s new advertising policy, which labels quality news as political advocacy and includes such content in its archive of p…

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At last week’s World News Media Congress in Portugal, two unacceptable incidents of sexism took place on stage during the gala dinner, highlighting what women in media, and indeed society, have to deal with all too often. The Board of the World Editors Forum responded. Here is the Board's st…

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“We are obsessed with margins,” Andiara Petterle, SVP of Product Development and Operations for RBS, says of the company's determination to pursue only those revenue streams that bring good profit margins.Read more ...

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By Alexis AwThe tribe gathered on April 25 to hear the region’s chiefs speak.In his opening address at Publish Asia 2018 to 250 members of the global newspaper and news publishing community from 28 countries, WAN-IFRA APAC Committee Chairman Patrick Daniel noticed that the mood was more upbe…

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The daily newspaper best known for its ‘salmon pink’ newsprint wants the world to know it is unique in other ways too. The Financial Times is feeling pleased with itself, writes guest poster Colin Morrison – but the paper's quest for long-term success has just begun, he says.Read more ...

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Just as we were putting the finishing touches on our report about Publisher Ad Alliances, which has just been published, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked in on Friday, 25 May. And the uncertainty of just what impact it might have on all players involved reared its ug…

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Mobile devices have opened up plenty of new ways to present information, but embracing this type of storytelling can be challenging for the large number of newsrooms that continue to structure workflows around the printed newspaper, says Dr Mario García, CEO and founder of global media consu…

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Constructive journalism, a concept for solution-oriented news reporting as opposed to merely describing problems, seems to be gaining ground – but misconceptions remain. "It's not positive journalism, it's not happy news, it's not nice news," says veteran journalist Ulrik Haagerup, founder a…

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The tenth edition of "Growing Between the Lines" kicks off to an even greater start than usual with two panels hosting the greatest names in global news publishing.Read more ...

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Newsletters are making a comeback, offering publishers the opportunity to build a direct relationship with their audiences. Amina Boubia, Program Specialist for the Program on Independent Journalism, shares some examples from the organisations that are doing it right.Read more ...

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM), one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of publications, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of sub…

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Looking back on Claude Bellanger's legacy, WAN-IFRA CEO Vincent Peyrègne explores how the founder's motivations are still the driving force behind WAN-IFRA's efforts to champion sustainable model for news in the digital age, freedom of expression and the rights of journalists around the worl…

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From Watergate to the Panama Papers, investigative journalism that relies on confidential sources and whistleblowers has proven essential to the maintenance of democracies and open societies internationally, writes journalist and researcher Julie Posetti.Read more ...

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US President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey don’t agree on much anymore. One of the more alarming sentiments they did share near the end of Comey’s chaotic tenure last year was an exchange in which Trump suggested that journalists might talk about their sources “if they spe…