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FRANCE

France's Macron vows fake news law, eyeing Russia

French President Emmanuel Macron announced plans on Wednesday for legislation to stop fake news spreading online in the run-up to elections, in a veiled reference to Moscow-backed RT and Sputnik...

4 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Fashion world shaken by #NoFreePhotos row

PARIS - Photographers have risen up in revolt at the way fashion labels and influencers are using their street style images without crediting them, highlighting discontent about the "work for free" culture in the multi-billion dollar industry.

2 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria...

27 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

#CannesLions: Mapping the importance of multi-channel marketing

With Cannes Lions just a few days away I chatted to South African Kyle Findlay, director of data science at the Kantar Global Innovations Team about his silver essay win at Admap, which will be celebrated during the international festival of creativity.,,

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jun 2017

FRANCE

WPP, DailyMail and Snapchat partner to launch 'Truffle Pig'

CANNES, FRANCE: WPP, DailyMail and Snapchat today announced the establishment of Truffle Pig, a joint content marketing venture combining the best of global agency, newsroom and social media talent...

23 Jun 2015

FRANCE

Google teams up with European media to boost online journalism

PARIS, FRANCE: Google will on 29 April launch a 150 million euro programme to support innovative online journalism in partnership with eight European publications.

28 Apr 2015

FRANCE

France denies TV5Monde cyber jihadists leaked defence docs

PARIS, FRANCE: France's defence ministry has dismissed claims by self-proclaimed Islamic State cyber jihadists that they had posted classified army documents online when they hacked into a major television channel...

14 Apr 2015

FRANCE

Europe's rights body raps France for blocking jihad sites

STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Europe's top rights body took aim at France on Thursday for blocking websites accused of condoning terrorism...

20 Mar 2015

FRANCE

World News Publishing Focus examines media trends around the globe

PARIS, FRANCE / FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Will 2015 see native advertising become the breakthrough revenue model for online news media? Are print sales going to stabilise...?

13 Mar 2015

EGYPT

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Publicis Groupe Epic Communications

PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...

26 Feb 2015

FRANCE

Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre

PARIS, FRANCE: More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of normality...

24 Feb 2015

FRANCE

Sy Lau announced as Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year

Sy Lau, Senior Executive VP of Tencent, President of its Online Media Group, has been announced as the Media Person of the Year at the Cannes Lions 2015 Festival...

3 Feb 2015

FRANCE

Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies

PARIS, FRANCE: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed...

19 Jan 2015

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