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First Charlie Hebdo since attacks sold out in many parts of France

PARIS, FRANCE: The first issue of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to be published since a jihadist attack decimated its editorial staff last week has sold out within minutes...

15 Jan 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015

FRANCE

Rare first Shakespeare edition found in French library

LILLE, FRANCE: A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of an ancient port town in northern France...

26 Nov 2014

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

FRANCE

Anti-Amazon bill adopted in France

PARIS, FRANCE: French lawmakers adopted a bill that prevents Amazon and other online booksellers from offering free deliveries of discounted books, in a bid to support the country's small bookshops.

27 Jun 2014

FRANCE

Digital companies demand new Google anti-trust probe

PARIS, FRANCE: The Open Internet Project (OIP), which includes 400 companies in Europe's digital markets, lodged a complaint with the European Commission against what it alleges are new anti-competitive abuses by Google.

16 May 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.

27 Jan 2014

FRANCE

Posh for Paris Vogue

PARIS, FRANCE: Ex-Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham has guest-edited the Christmas edition of Paris Vogue magazine, the publication said on Friday.

2 Dec 2013

FRANCE

Herald Tribune gets new name for digital age

PARIS, FRANCE: A chapter in newspaper history drew to a close on Tuesday with the renaming of the 125-year-old International Herald Tribune, amid a time of unprecedented upheaval for print media.

15 Oct 2013

FRANCE

French lawmakers to move against Amazon

PARIS, FRANCE: French lawmakers are set to move against the likes of Amazon with a bill aimed at supporting small bookstores struggling in the face of giant online retailers, members of parliament said.

4 Oct 2013

FRANCE

User's Guide to the World Publishing Expo

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: With more than 300 exhibitors and 18,000 visitors expected in Berlin for the World Publishing Expo in October, the event lives up to its reputation as the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry. It can also seem overwhelming to newcomers and veterans alike.

22 Jul 2013

COLOMBIA

New Digital Media Latinoamérica: First speakers announced

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is bringing its renowned Digital Media conferences to Latin America, with the first ever Digital Media Latinoamérica conference to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 30 and 31 October 2013.

17 Jul 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions celebrates 60 years of game changing campaigns

CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.

30 May 2013

FRANCE

World Newspaper Congress: The future of the internet, future of journalism

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Steve Crocker, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, and Jeff Jarvis, a provocative voice about alternative business models for news in the connected age, have joined the programme for the World Newspaper Congress, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 5 June next.

24 May 2013

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