Research Update: trust & the business bottom line

The impact of trust on the performance of news and the revenues of news media companies worldwide is undeniable, according to new research by Innovation Research Group partners Dr François Nel and Dr Coral Milburn-Curtis for World Press Trends 2018 published by WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. The IRG partners were…

IRG takes on the oldest, largest study into the news industry – WAN-IFRA’s World Press Trends

In February,  the IRG team took up the invitation from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)  to tackle one of the most thrilling - and challenging - tasks in news media research: World Press Trends. Published by WAN-IFRA since 1989, WPT is the leading source of newspaper data and trends globally.  The…

World News Publishers Outlook 2017 Previewed

While publishing the World News Publishers Outlook 2017 report is still some months off, industry insiders are already discussing the study’s interim results previewed recently at the 14th International Newsroom Summit in London. Executives from 68 countries on six continents responded to the 22-question survey of the decision-making strategies of newsmedia managers across editorial, commercial,…