Journalism Organizations: Worldwide
The European Alliance of News Agencies was founded in 1956 and includes around 30 news agencies from throughout Europe, one per member country. The aim is to pool resources to create a common platform on key issues such as copyright, tariff policy, technology and access to sources of information.
The European Newspaper Publishers' Association, based in Brussels, is a non-profit group representing 3,000 daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers from 17 European member states.
The German journalists' federation (DJV), represents the interests of journalist's in policy and the workplace. The federation is politically independent and focuses on promoting the journalistic independence of its members.
The federation of the German magazine publishers (VDZ) was created 1929 and is split into 7 regional organizations. The VDZ has approximately 400 publishing houses as members, which publish more than 3,000 magazines. It represents the publisher's interests in relation to the policy, the public and other federations.
Founded in Paris in 1925 as the F�d�ration Internationale de la Presse P�riodique, The International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) is a trade association for magazine publishers; promoting the common editorial, cultural and economic interests of consumer and business-to-business publishers, both in print and electronic media. FIPP represents over 110,000 titles in over 70 countries with an estimated annual advertising expenditure in the region of US$70 billion.
Union representing over 3,400 British and Irish print, broadcast and online journalists. The NUJ is one of the biggest journalist unions in the world and publishes current issues relating to its work and related issues in its monthly magazine and on the NUJ website.
Association representing the interests of online publishers before the advertising community, the press, all governmental and European institutions and the public at large. OPA Europe is affiliated with the US-based Online Publishers Association (www.online-publishers.org). Like the U.S. counterpart, OPA Europe is committed to producing groundbreaking research into online advertising and media consumption with the goal of advancing the online publishing industry.
The Online News Association (ONA) was founded in 1999 and is open to journalists from around the world who produce news on the Internet and other digital platforms. ONA has more than 600 professional members whose principal livelihood involves gathering or producing news for digital presentation. The membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, photographers and others who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism.
The Periodical Publishers Association (PPA) is the organization for magazine publishers in the UK. The PPA's role is to promote and protect the interests of the magazine industry in general and member companies in particular. The association has almost 400 publishing companies as members, who together publish more than 2,200 consumer, business and professional magazines.
Industry body which aimed to drive standards across all sectors of online publishing and to raise the credibility and profile of the industry. The AOP helps online publishers drive revenue through a variety of means including online advertising, charging for content, sponsorships, services and new technologies. It also publishes surveys on major developments of the online industry.
The Union of the Periodical Press (UPP) is the association of periodical publications in Belgium. The organisation represents around 340 Dutch and French language publications with 1200 titles. The titles range form daily consumer, to yearly business to business publications.
Founded in 1948, the World Association of Newspapers groups 71 national newspaper associations, individual newspaper executives in 100 countries, 13 news agencies, and nine regional press organizations.