WAN-IFRA, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore, India, Spain, France and Sweden, is the global organisation of the world's newspapers and news publishers.

It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries.

Warc.com's Forecasts & Data section includes WAN-IFRA's annual publication, World Press Trends – the primary source of information on the global newspaper industry.

WAN-IFRA was created by the merger of the World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, the research and service organisation for the news publishing industry.

Founded in 1948, the World Association of Newspapers groups 78 national newspaper associations, individual newspaper executives in 122 nations, 10 news agencies, and 10 regional press organisations.

It is a non-profit, non-government organisation. In all, the Association represents more than 18,000 publications on the five continents.

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