Facebook adds safety tips to journalists' site

Facebook has issued new guidance for journalists on protecting themselves on the social media site.

Challenges ahead for new WEF and WAN-Ifra leaders

Ritu Kapur of India's TheQuint.com and Singapore Press Holdings' editor-in-chief Warren Fernandez are among new board members of the World Editors' Forum, to which David Callaway has been elected president.

Digital subs yield 28 per cent more globally, says WAN-Ifra

Trust is the new currency for publishers, according to the 2017 World Press Trends survey.

'We can't let up' - Callaway on 2017 Golden Pen award

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dündar says he comes from the biggest prison for journalists in the world.

Reiner Mittelbach, 'publishing innovation leader', dies at 59

Reiner Mittelbach, who was the first chief executive of the then newly-merged WAN-Ifra, has died aged 59.

Capital idea for 2018 INMA World Congress

INMA is heading for Washington next year, the first time in 28 years.

Where the world goes for news...

GXpress.net draws a global audience for its news service, delivered online, by email newsletter and in print.

Bigger-than-Mega conference as NMA teams for 2018

After announcing a partnership with WAN-Ifra for Digital Media North America, US-based News Media Alliance says it will also partner on Mega-Conference next year.

'Exquisite' short film subtle in promoting print

A printed newspaper plays a subtle role in a short film produced to support the rebranding of Chinese-language newspaper Lianhe Zaobao.

Singapore print ads challenge ANZ among PANPA finalists

Entries from Singapore and Fiji provide strong competition for ANZ publishers in this year's PANPA Advertising & Marketing Awards, finalists in which have been announced.

Why News needs reform to grasp Ten opportunity

As Ten Network went into voluntary liquidation today, speculation continued over a likely ownership outcome

Miller to drive 'efficiencies' at NewsMediaWorks

Peter Miller says he is "returning to his first love" as chief executive of Australia's NewsMediaWorks.

Singapore workshops to form 'fake news' initiatives

As journalists take on an ever-larger fact-checking role, the Straits Times and WAN-Ifra are working together on a conference about fighting fake news.

DIGITAL | BUSINESS

Geo apps shine at ppi's Hamburg Opendays

The focus was on digital revenue at ppi Media's Opendays event in Hamburg.

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Markets vary on localised OTT content, seminar hears

With the rapid advances in technology, people can tune into their favourite OTT platforms anytime and anywhere, but how do you meet demand for such content.

Now Adobe shows why you can't believe your ears (video)

More than three decades since it was founded, and almost that since the birth of its best-known child, Adobe continues to amaze.

SPH contribute to London 'deep dive' video day

Helping publishers turn video investments into a successful strategy is the subject of a 'deep dive video day" during WAN-Ifra's International Newsroom Summit in London this month.

HTML5 tool takes video editing outside

A new story production tool provides an easy way of editing video and distributing it to platforms including social media and media asset management systems.

Quality second? Online video with speed or love?

Going live online with a video news story in 180 seconds - and doing it 100 times a day - may sound ambitious, but a target for which Expressen TV in Sweden works hard.

Quickflix survives as Foxtel kills off Presto

All change in the streaming video business following Seven West's sale of its half share in Presto to partner Foxtel.

DIGITAL | SYSTEMS

Close integration at HT puts new ads in page in seconds

Indian giant the Hindustan Times has completed its switch to EidosMedia's Méthode, the system embraced by its Mint business paper for the last ten years.

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Newsmedia role as Alexa-with-a-screen 'shows you things'

The impending launch of an Alexa Echo device with a screen has the industry wondering whether this could be the next digital publishing opportunity.

Seizing the opportunity to engage all sorts of millennial

Bauer Media, the German company which owns the magazine, gave up on Cleo in its native Australia, but the Singapore edition of the young women's magazine is showing there's still a spring in its step.

Tapping into micropayments, ten cents at a time

Batemans Bay, the coastal haunt of many well-to-do Canberrans, has been picked by Fairfax Media to trial a new paywall technology.

Workshops tackle data and long-form journalism

Two masterclass sessions at Singapore Press Holdings discuss Big Data and long-form storytelling.

Audience engagement comes with The Works

Stats to support newsmedia companies' persuasive case to agencies and advertisers never looked so good as in the latest edition of The Works.

Roll up, roll up, print turns mobile on loud!

Yes, it's an amplifier, but have you ever thought of your newspaper as a ghetto blaster?

DIGITAL | IN BRIEF

Nikzad rejoins Huberman at Telstra's Ooyala

Video platform Ooyala - a subsidiary of Australian telco Telstra - has appointed Mike Nikzad as its chief operating officer.

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Geo apps shine at ppi's Hamburg Opendays

The focus was on digital revenue at ppi Media's Opendays event in Hamburg.

Ten principles as Australia seeks lead on data safeguards

A "no-harm rule" safeguarding consumers whose personal information is collected, used or disclosed is one of ten principles in a proposed Data Governance Australia code of conduct.

NMA launches benchmarking tool for members

America's News Media Alliance has teamed with Mather Economics to launch a new digital metrics platform for its members.

OwnLocal buys publishers' coupon product Wanderful

Wanderful, the 'digital coupon' company formed by a dozen US publishers, has been sold to OwnLocal.

NMA 'concerned' over Chrome ad-blocker plans

America's News Media Alliance has expressed its concern over Google's plans for an ad blocker in its Chrome browser.

Moves into AI are urgent, says Stone in INMA report

A new INMA report by Martha Stone tackled the issues of how news media companies are using artificial intelligence.

PRINT | IN BRIEF

Three-year programme builds redundancy for BH print site

A complex multi-stage project is equipping BH Media's Tulsa World in Oklahoma for a role as a contract printing hub.

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Modular system smooths Colorliner upgrade process

Goss International has developed a modular controls and drives upgrade for its Colorliner double-width presses.

Control upgrades expand commercial capability

Some 12 of Harland Simon's new press control desks will go into projects for Gannett Publishing Services in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Flexible Uniset to print coldset and heatset

GWS and its South African agent manroland web will partner on the installation of a unique semicommercial Uniset 75.

'Affordable' desk presents a complete upgrade solution

Harland Simon is in production with an affordable new press control desk.

Newsprinters collaboration spawns new ideas and technology

Plans to use QI control technology to provide condition monitoring of its presses are the latest outcome of UK-based Newsprinters' ongoing relationship with the developer.

German daily commits to future with Geoman design

German book and newspaper publisher Vorländer is making "a clear statement" with an order for a new press to print their daily Siegener Zeitung.

PRINT | WORKFLOW

Automation boosted with new JavaScript module

OneVision says it has struck the "perfect balance" between flexibility and automation with an upgrade of its workflow management software.

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manroland India takes digital print solutions on the road

Newspaper publishers joined book printers for roadshow events organised by manroland India in Mumbai and Bengaluru.

New finishing system for 96-page digital papers

Tecnau has introduced a new digital print finishing system for newspaper and book production.

Kodak opts to keep Prosper, develop hybrid press options

Kodak says 17 companies - including major press makers - are working with it to integrate the Ultrastream inkjet technology of the Prosper business it will now retain.

'Exciting era' dawns with personalised print

A revolution is underway in the small French town of Avesnes-sur-Helpe as publisher Sogemedia hits its stride.

New lower-priced inkjet web makes Lucerne debut

HP has made its boldest bid yet for the entry-level inkjet web market with a new T200 series press launched at InnovationDays in Lucerne.

Split allows Xerox to retire debt and expand

Almost a year after it was announced, digital printer maker Xerox has completed the split of its business into two, creating a new business process outsourcing company called Conduent.

PRINT | MAILROOM

Help at hand with new smart palletiser

A neighbouring newspaper publisher in the Swedish lakeside city of Jönköping is improving productivity with Schur's new compact palletiser.

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LED turns old Octoman into a 'viral' video star

Views of a video showing production on an LED-UV-equipped commercial web have surprised Baldwin company AMS Spectral UV.

High-volume group WKS goes for more big-book capacity

Big heatset products are becoming a way of life for WKS unit Kraft-Schlötels, which is supplementing a second 160-page press with a world-first 120-pager.

Third 80-page Lithoman for IVE's new Sydney site

manroland has provided more details of the 80-page Lithoman heatset press which will go into IVE Group's new print site in Sydney's Seven Hills.

Goss relocates Polestar press for YM Chantry

A 64-page Goss Sunday press has been commissioned at YM Chantry in the UK, giving the group new short-grain capability.

KBA sells used C518 heatset press to Russian customer

KBA will supply and relocate a used 40-page Compacta press for a customer in St Petersburg, Russia.

Book printer goes web with used Sunday press

Goss service partner Dovak Industrial Services will team with GWS to commission a used Sunday 2000 press in Algeria.

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