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Winners of the WAN-IFRA's Asian Media Awards 2019 announced in Singapore.

The winners of the WAN-IFRA's Asian Media Awards were announced on May 8, during the Publish Asia/Newsroom Summit Asia 2019 conferences in Singapore. WAN-IFRA's Media Awards provide news publishers with regular showcases in the region. This year, South China Morning Post makes clean sweep of Newspaper Infographics category; Singapore media companies take top three spots for Best News Photo.

WAN-IFRA joins forces with United for News' coalition to combat the lack of gender diversity in news reporting.

Globally, only 24% of people heard, seen or read about in newspaper, television, and radio news are women and only 19% of experts sourced in news stories are women (according to the Global Media Monitoring Project, 2015 report). These alarming rates have changed very little in two decades. Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, United for News, a global multi-stakeholder coalition of media, private industry, and NGOs, is announcing pilot programmes in Canada, Iraq and Ukraine to address this unacceptable deficit.

WAN-IFRA Joins Call for UN Convention on the Protection of Media Professionals.

WAN-IFRA joins forces with a coalition of international organisations to campaign for the adoption of a new UN Convention dedicated to the protection of media professionals. The consortium includes representatives of journalists, media workers, broadcasters, and newspapers from around the world.

DCX Start-up Park: Reinventing Publishing and Content Management

The DCX Digital Content Expo Start-up Park will present the next generation of publishing providers in an exhibition area with its own stage
Even more space and lectures: 24 young companies will show their products on exhibition stands, in 48 pitches and presentations as well as at speed dating

US newspapers in peril

As of May 2018, the newspaper segment of the larger U.S. print industry has doubled in probability of bankruptcy risk since the Great Depression. Of the American brands performing well, The New York Times Company is among the best with a strong FRISK® score of "8." Performing the worst is The McClatchy Company out of Sacramento, California with a FRISK® score of "1." This means that there is a 9.99-50% probability of their bankruptcy in the upcoming 12 months.

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