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BELGIUM

World Press Photo award withdrawn over 'violation'

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Organisers of the prestigious World Press Photo awards have revoked a major prize after receiving "misleading information" regarding the entry, which portrayed gritty industrial Belgian town Charleroi...

5 Mar 2015

BELGIUM

EU to probe US film licensing to pay-TV firms

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The HAS EU launched a probe into licensing arrangements by the major US film studios which may prevent European pay-TV operators from showing their movies in more than one country.

15 Jan 2014

BELGIUM

Global content industry coalition embarks on rights management project

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Executives from news media, publishing, TV, film, music, IT and internet media businesses (see list below) have got together with existing standards and licensing organisations to work in coalition on a cross-media global project that will result in better and easier management of copyright in the online world.

26 Apr 2012

BELGIUM

EU regulators threaten the fundamentals of the internet ecosystem

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has expressed serious concerns about proposals published this week by the European Commission to overhaul EU Data Protection rules.

26 Jan 2012

PORTUGAL

Eurobest 2011 announces final juries: Craft and Integrated

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.

15 Nov 2011

GERMANY

GfK wins contracts for media research

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Having been awarded the contract for measuring TV audiences in Portugal, GfK has successfully concluded two further contracts in the area of media research. GfK Ukraine has extended its contract for measuring audience ratings and in Belgium, GfK Audimetrie has won another contract for measuring radio audiences. The GfK Group also acquired all outstanding shares of GfK Skopje at the beginning of March.

18 Apr 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

BELGIUM

EU clears News Corp.'s controversial BSkyB takeover

BRUSSELS: European regulators cleared on Tuesday (21 December 2010) the controversial US$12-billion takeover offer by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. for British pay-TV giant BSkyB.

23 Dec 2010

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

BELGIUM

EPC gets copyright management idea accepted

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.

5 Nov 2010

GERMANY

Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The remaining jury members have been named for Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's principal creative advertising and communications festivals honouring and celebrating European creative excellence across all major disciplines.

21 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010

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