British journalist Phil Chetwynd has become the first foreign national to be appointed global news director of Agence France-Presse.
Pakistani freelance reporter Asad Hashim (33) has been named as the winner of AFP's 2018 Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native country.
More daily newspaper businesses were sold in the US last year than at any time since 2000.
Nine is to have another crack at selling the former Fairfax events business, with its former chief digital officer Alex Parsons back to manage the sale, and Martin Jolly leaving Nine, potentially to bid for it.
President of Spain's Henneo Group Fernando de Yarza has been elected a vice president of WAN-Ifra.
The Nine acquisition of - sorry, merger with - Fairfax Media gets better (for shareholders) the more management look at it.
Entries for next year's New Zealand Voyager Media Awards are about to open, with a date set for the gala dinner.
Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association's premier industry event, the America East News Media and Technology Summit has a new look, "a new feel and a new energy" for 2019.
The World Editors Forum recruited Ingeborg Volan and Dmitry Shishkin to its board during a meeting in Oslo.
NewsMediaWorks returns to a familiar venue for next year's Inform conference.
A coalition of international organisations campaigning for the adoption of a new UN Convention dedicated to the protection of media professionals is being backed by WAN-Ifra.
Australian metro and national newspapers have led an improvement in ad revenue, according to new News Media Index figures.
India's peak publishing bodies have chosen their heads with Malayala Manorama executive editor Jayant Mammen Mathew elected president of the Indian Newspaper Society, and publisher and former editor-in-chief of The Hindu N. Ravi elected chairman of the Press Trust of India.
Journalism students from 11 Australian universities are cooperating on a new platform to showcase public interest journalism and storytelling.
Fairfax Media and NZME have confirmed they will not appeal the New Zealand Court of Appeal's decision upholding the New Zealand Commerce Commission decision blocking the proposed merger of NZ subsidiary Stuff and NZME.
Applications are being sought for next year's INMA Scholarship at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.
How do you feel about dominant news publisher News Corp Australia making more of its profits from betting? Well get over it, they already do.
Around 400 delegates are expected for WAN-Ifra's anniversary 25th India Conference, which opens in Hyderabad tomorrow.
Some 1147 users of journalists' union the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance's website are reported to have used its app to air views about the proposed merger of Fairfax Media into Nine Entertainment.
The only way to save quality journalism from Google's meddling may be to break it up, News Corp Australia says in an ACCC submission.
If you haven't already booked for Sydney's Inform Summit and gala awards dinner, today's the day to do so.
Women in publishing tech are being invited to redress a gender inbalance at the upcoming Ifra World Publishing Expo/DCX.
Simon Davies is joining Australia's NewsMediaWorks, succeeding Charlie Murdoch as marketing director.
An exotic line-up for this year's ADMA conference in Sydney includes a robot and a former prime minister of Estonia.
Combining Fairfax's top mastheads with Nine's TV channels will give them the reach to challenge News Corp and also digital competitors, Roy Morgan chief executive Michele Levine says.
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