In today's competitive multiple media environment punctuated by a challenging economy, newsmedia companies worldwide need top-notch business intelligence, advocacy and strategy consulting, not just exhibitions and events. The World Newsmedia Network is the next generation media association, combining its wealth of newsmedia experience and vast knowledge network to offer media companies around the world actionable research, consulting and events tailored to their distinct business requirements.
The World Newsmedia Network is a not-for-profit, multiple media association devoted to advocacy on the media industry's key issues, and actionable strategies for revenue making in challenging economic and competitive landscapes around the world. WNMN produces events, research and negotiates on behalf of media owners on issues of revenue partnerships, content access, free press and equitable pricing.
The WNMN is headed by Martha Stone, former director of the Shaping the Future of the Newspaper project at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
She and her colleagues, director of business analysis and development, Erina Lin, and director of editorial strategy and development, Leah Mensching, created six major strategic research reports for the world's newspapers from 2005 to 2010. Ms. Mensching project managed the popular SFNBlog.com, and is now producing the NewsBizBlog.org with her team. Ms. Lin project managed the sought-after World Digital Media Trends report, and will manage the World Newsmedia Digital Revenue & Usage Trends yearbook with her team.
Ms. Stone was also the founding training director of Ifra's Newsplex, newsrooms of the future, in the United States and Germany, from 2001 to 2005, and a digital media consultant for Innovation Media Consulting, Kelsey Group, and AIM Group from 1995 onward.
The World Newsmedia Research Group, a subset of WNMN, is a global, not-for-profit research association. WNRG's mission is provide media owners with actionable, strategic research for their businesses in TV/video, radio/audio, newspaper, magazine, mobile, Internet, e-reader and any other future channel. WNRG produces two significant annual research projects: The World Newsmedia Innovation Study and the World Newsmedia Digital Revenue & Usage Trends yearbook.
The association is also a well-respected media consultancy. Our experts have assisted multiple media companies on every continent in the past 15 years on issues such as strategy for Internet and mobile, management, training and development, audience development, new product development, editorial and advertising workflow, cost-cutting, newsroom and advertising department integration, technology purchase strategy for content managment systems and much more.