WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Media. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites as well as more than 3000 news publishing companies in 120 countries. WAN-IFRA’s mission is to defend and promote press freedom worldwide the newspaper industry worldwide, promote quality journalism and editorial integrity. WAN-IFRA offers its members a broad spectrum of specialised events, publications and research reports. It is also the worldwide platform for ideas, information and experience.