Shailesh Gupta of Jagran Group nominated for WAN board
The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) has nominated Shailesh Gupta, director, Jagran Prakashan Ltd, and Midday as nominee to the board of World Association of Newspapers (WAN), Paris. WAN is formed by a global network of 18,000 publications from around 120 countries. Over the past 70 years, the association has always been committed to fostering international business cooperation among publishers, sharing best practices in both business and technology, and engage with public authorities and institutions to promote press freedom.
Founded in 1939, INS is the central organisation of news media firms in India. It promotes and safeguard the business interests of its member publications and takes suitable steps in respect of business being affected by the action of legislatures, governments, courts, municipal and local bodies and associations or organisations, commercial or formed for any other purpose. It also makes rules and regulations and bye-laws to govern the conduct of its members in accordance with the decisions of the society.