Reshaping your news organization and its journalism

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World Editors Forum

The WAN-IFRA will organize the 70th World News Media Congress and 25th World Editors Forum in Estoril, Cascais, Portugal, from 6 to 8 June 2018. One of the topics discussed will be on newsrooms will shape up in the coming year.

Four speakers will talk on the subject of how you should reshape your organisation and its journalism to get the best from new forms, formats and platforms. The speakers will give their view on the people, skills, tools and philosophies needed to serve an increasingly image, video and audio driven world.

One of the speakers, Alexis Lloyd’s work focuses on exploring the newly available possibilities of emerging technologies. She designs and builds compelling user experiences that demonstrate innovative ways of engaging with information and with the world around us, currently as the chief design officer at Axios and prior to that as the creative director of The New York Times R&D Lab.

Alexandra Borchardt is director of Strategic Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Borchardt holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Tulane University, New Orleans (1994), and in 2013 completed a Programme for Management Development at IESE Business School, Barcelona.

Jessica Stahl is the director of audio at The Washington Post, where she oversees a team developing popular podcasts like ‘Can He Do That?’ and ‘Constitutional,’ and experimenting in audio storytelling with programs like ‘Letters From War’ and ‘Retropolis.’

The fourth speakers, Carlos Guyot is a journalist, designer and founder of Next Idea Lab. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Argentina’s La Nación, a role he relinquished in 2017.

In 2024, we are looking at full recovery and growth-led investment in Indian printing

Indian Printer and Publisher founded in 1979 is the oldest B2B trade publication in the multi-platform and multi-channel IPPGroup. It created the category of privately owned B2B print magazines in the country. And by its diversification in packaging, (Packaging South Asia), food processing and packaging (IndiFoodBev) and health and medical supply chain and packaging (HealthTekPak), and its community activities in training, research, and conferences (Ipp Services, Training and Research) the organization continues to create platforms that demonstrate the need for quality information, data, technology insights and events.

India is a large and tough terrain and while its book publishing and commercial printing industry have recovered and are increasingly embracing digital print, the Indian newspaper industry continues to recover its credibility and circulation. The signage industry is also recovering and new technologies and audiences such as digital 3D additive printing, digital textiles, and industrial printing are coming onto our pages. Diversification is a fact of life for our readers and like them, we will also have to adapt with agility to keep up with their business and technical information needs.

India is one of the fastest growing economies in nominal and real terms – in a region poised for the highest change in year to year expenditure in printing equipment and consumables. Our 2024 media kit is ready, and it is the right time to take stock – to emphasize your visibility and relevance to your customers and turn potential markets into conversations.

– Naresh Khanna

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