GREECE

Greek court orders state broadcaster reopened, PM offers reshuffle

ATHENS, GREECE: A Greek court on Monday suspended the government's shock decision to shut down state broadcaster ERT and ordered it reopened until a new national media body can be set up.

18 Jun 2013

GREECE

Greece closes public broadcaster ERT

ATHENS, GREECE: Greece's government on Tuesday announced the immediate closure of public television and radio broadcaster ERT in a move that reportedly affects about 2,700 jobs.

12 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

11 Jul 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

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

UNITED STATES

ADC announces 30 and -30 global winners

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the leading organizations for integrated media and reputedly the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the 50 young creatives from 14 countries to claim the prestigious ADC Young Guns 8 title.

16 Sep 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