Reasons why there have been few posts here. Plus, what the main reason for newspapers’ readership declines is not. Plus, today’s observations
WAN and FIPP disserve the newspaper industry by splitting from Ifra and scheduling their own new media conference immediately before the annual Beyond the Printed Word conference that all three organizations had developed.
Annelies van den Belt and I will chair the ‘Beyond the Printed Word’ being organized this autumn in Vienna by the World Association of Newspapers, the International Federation of the Periodical Press, and Ifra.
Why online news sites should devote a home page banner ad to World Press Freedom Day on May 3rd.
eMarketer cites and verifies my speech to the World Association of Newspapers’ Advertising Conference.
The text of my speech last week to the World Association of Newspapers’ Advertising Conference in Paris.
What’s happening at the World Association of Newspapers’ Advertising Conference in Paris.
The World Association of Newspaper’s attempts to charge the search engines for indexing their news content is merely newspaper publishers searching for legal ways to stop the railroad because the gravy train has left them behind.
Merger talks between two of the world’s largest newspaper associations have broke off. For the past months, the World Association of Newspapers and Ifra had been discussing merger, but this morning WAN announced that talks had ceased, at least for the foreseeable future. Neither WAN nor Ifra said why. “Both associations agreed to continue close cooperation and expressed the hope that circumstances would allow them to re-open discussions on a merger at a future date,” wrote WAN spokesman Larry Kilman. WAN, based in Paris, represents 72 national newspaper associations, plus 13 national news agencies, nine regional press organizations, individual newspaper […]
We’re big fans of Jim Chisholm who is the strategy advisor to the World Association of Newspapers and the director of its Shaping the Future of the Newspaper project. But only today did we discover online his presentation (1.5-megabyte PowerPoint download) to last year’s WAN Congress in Dublin. It’s an excellent overview of the challenges facing the newspaper industry (for both newsprint and online editions). So, too is his presentation (2.3-megabyte PowerPoint download) to the Newspaper Association of America’s Connections conference last year. In each, please note the data that he presents about the importance of mobile content (SMS, etc.) […]