Here is the daily wrap-up from Hyderabad, India, on the third day of the 62nd World Newspaper Congress, 16th World Editors Forum, and Info Services Expo 2009.
At The Conference
At The Conference
At The Conference: Pioneers of personalized newspapers
Oliwia Serdeczny, director for international partnerships, presented Niiu, an individualized newspaper that readers can personalize using articles from more than 20 local, national and international newspapers.
At the Conference: Project Manager of Norway's largest newspaper
Vidar Meisingseth is Project Manager of Verdens Gang, better known as VG, Norway's largest daily newspaper. This is Meisingseth's fourth journalistic conference, but his first one in India. "We're just here as exhibitors," he says.
Amazed at India's "fast-growing expansion," Meisingseth hopes to gain some innovative ideas that he can carry back to enhance VG's operations.
At the Conference: Amalia Cabusao of Mindanao Times
Amalia Cabusao is the editor-in-chief of Mindanao Times in the Phillippines. In this audio interview, conducted while she was attending the annual Young Reader Roundtable on Monday, Cabusao tells us what she is expecting from the conference and speaks about the recent murder of journalists in her country.
At the Conference : Traditional print is preferred in NaiDunia
Jaideep Karnik, resident editor of The NaiDunia Media PVT. LTD., finds that there's good and bad in both print and non-print media. Alongside his newspaper, he also manages an e-paper, but says his loyal readers prefer their newspapers tangible.
"Since the literacy rates have gone up in India, the newspaper sales have been increasing," says Karnik.
At The Conference: Registration Begins
The registration for the WAN-IFRA 2009 World Newspaper Congress - World Editors Forum began at noon Monday.
To ease registration traffic, conference badges were sent to the hotels of participants if their hotel was known, Poland native, Anna Kwawczyk, information director, said.
Participants register at the actual conference if their hotel was unknown, she said.
At the Conference: Participants Register for WAN - WEF Conference
Stephen Nilan, Vice President of Marketing for Digital Technology International Ltd., registered for the WAN-WEF Conference this afternoon. Registration began at noon today with the upcoming roundtables beginning at 2 pm. Nilan is registered as a exposant on the WAN Congress side.