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Media literally under fire in Capital Gazette shooting

Newswatch: In a media shooting reminiscent of the Charlie Hebdo attack, five staff members of the Capital Gazette were killed and two injured when a man armed with a shotgun entered their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday afternoon...

29 Jun 2018

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#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes
#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes

Ann Nurock interviews James Hunt, vice president of CNN Create, who talks to her about why CNN is increasing its presence at Cannes, elaborates on what type of clients CNN produces content for and what the importance of Africa is to CNN...

By Ann Nurock 21 Jun 2018

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Wan-Ifra's International Color Quality Club 2018-2020 winners
Wan-Ifra's International Color Quality Club 2018-2020 winners

The winners of the International Color Quality Club 2018-2020 contest (ICQC) has been announced...

21 Jun 2018

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RIP Anthony Bourdain
RIP Anthony Bourdain

CNN has confirmed the death of American chef, author, and television personality, Anthony Bourdain, who was 61 years of age...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jun 2018

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A new Wan-Ifra report examines why publisher ad alliances make sense
A new Wan-Ifra report examines why publisher ad alliances make sense

A new Wan-Ifra report examines how publishers around the world are now joining advertising alliances to grow revenues....

5 Jun 2018

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Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced
Winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018 announced

The Festival of Media has announced the winners of the Festival of Media Global Awards 2018...

15 May 2018

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Marketing leaders say level of media spend will be linked to reporting accuracy
Marketing leaders say level of media spend will be linked to reporting accuracy

CMO Council Member Study reveals many will boost spend in online video advertising and voice willingness to pay premiums for guaranteed views and deep customer insights...

26 Apr 2018

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Guardian Media Group and D&AD creates global festival of creativity

Guardian Media Group and D&AD have partnered to establish a new global festival...

26 Apr 2018

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Winners of the 2018 World Press Photo Awards announced
Winners of the 2018 World Press Photo Awards announced

Ronaldo Schemidt, has been announced as the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year 2018...

18 Apr 2018

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Lucy Aitken, case study editor, Warc.
Warc's 2018 Media Strategy Report highlights key insights and trends in media

Warc's 2018 Media Strategy Report has just been released, highlighting key trends in media strategy with lessons drawn from the winners of the global Warc Media Awards...

12 Apr 2018

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The Journalism Trust Initiative to combat disinformation is launched
The Journalism Trust Initiative to combat disinformation is launched

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), and its partners Agence France Presse (AFP), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Global Editors Network (GEN) have just launched an innovative media self-regulatory initiative designed to combat disinformation online - called the Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI)...

4 Apr 2018

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Are you serious? Fooling around on April Fool's Day 2018
Are you serious? Fooling around on April Fool's Day 2018

The rise of fake news means today's social media bunch are more sceptical than ever before, but how many people actually fall for April Fool's headlines...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Apr 2018

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Latest Warc report focus on threats to the digital advertising ecosystem

Warc has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report focussing on threats to the digital advertising ecosystem...

29 Mar 2018

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News media is being redefined by the connected consumer
News media is being redefined by the connected consumer

How the "connected individual" is impacting news media is the focus of a new report released by the International News Media Association (Inma)...

28 Mar 2018

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South Africa ranked at #23 in 2018 Gunn Media 100 report

South Africa was ranked 23rd in the 2018 Gunn Media 100's "world's top 10 countries for media excellence"...

27 Mar 2018

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Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal
Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in nine major British and US newspapers on Sunday to apologise for a huge data privacy scandal...

26 Mar 2018

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'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations
'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations

The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced on Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities...

16 Mar 2018

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Singapore launches public hearings on 'fake news'
Singapore launches public hearings on 'fake news'

Singapore on Wednesday launched public hearings on possible legislation to combat "fake news" which critics said could be used to curtail free speech...

15 Mar 2018

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The finalists for Inma Global Media Awards announced

Finalists in the Inma Global Media Awards were announced today, spotlighting excellence in audience, revenue, and brand development by news media companies...

9 Mar 2018

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Inma report: The emerging value of content
Inma report: The emerging value of content

According to a new Inma report, news media companies are discovering the emerging value of content to create data-infused reader-based business models that are impacting corporate cultures and audience relationships...

7 Feb 2018

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21st Time of the Writer International Festival taking place in March

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, will host the 21st Time of the Writer International Festival from 12 to 17 March 2018...

5 Feb 2018

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Grand Prix winner, Channel 4's coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics through the 'Media that can!' campaign.
Warc announce Effective Channel Integration winners

Warc has announced the winners of the Effective Channel Integration category of its Media Awards 2017, a global competition recognising comms planning which has made a positive impact on business results...

10 Jan 2018

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David Tiltman, head of content at Warc.
Digital transparency, key challenge for brands in 2018 - Warc Toolkit

Digital transparency will be a key challenge for brands in the year ahead concludes Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, in its 2018 Toolkit...

9 Jan 2018

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Themes for Inma World Congress of News Media announced

Themes for the Inma World Congress of News Media, taking place from 3-5 June 2018 in Washington, have been announced...

5 Jan 2018

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OSF reflects on 15 global celebrated news stories in 2017

Drawn from a selection of 15 global and regional journalism awards, a report curated by the Open Society Foundations Program's (OSF) Independent Journalism Programme provides an inspiring selection of storytelling, investigative techniques, collaborative enterprises and fearless reporting against all odds...

25 Dec 2017

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Fewer journalists die in line of duty

This year, 81 journalists lost their lives around the globe " a drop from 120 last year, the International Press Institute said...

21 Dec 2017

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Journalist, Mratt Kyaw Thu wins 2017 AFP Kate Webb Prize

Reporter Mratt Kyaw Thu has won the 2017 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of ethnic strife in his native Myanmar...

20 Dec 2017

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Jodie Stranger, CEO UK group and president: global clients EMEA at Starcom, Publicis Media.
World Media Awards are open for entries

The World Media Awards 2018 (WMAs) have opened for entries, offering eight categories that will celebrate the best in cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising...

8 Nov 2017

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CNN to lead Pangaea Alliance

Pangaea is transitioning to a new lead partner and introducing tech and data capabilities to offer advertisers more opportunities to connect programmatically with a premium audience of over 200m monthly users...

6 Nov 2017

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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

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