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5 Mar 2015
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: President Enrique Pena Nieto enacted a law that aims to open up Mexico's telecommunications industry to competition.
15 Jul 2014
RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.
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VILLA TALEA DE CASTRO, MEXICO: Ignored by telecom firms, a remote Mexican mountain village now runs its own mobile phone network to communicate with the outside world.
28 Aug 2013
MEXICO: On Tuesday, 7 May 2013, The International Press Institute and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) welcomed the passage of seminal legislation in Mexico designed to combat the almost complete impunity in cases of crimes committed against the country's journalists.
9 May 2013
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: Mexican government measures to ensure greater safety of journalists, along with strategies adopted by media and journalists to continue reporting from highly dangerous parts of the country were examined last week by a delegation from the International Press Institute (IPI) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
18 Feb 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the International Press Institute (IPI) have demanded that Mexican federal and state authorities immediately investigate the murder of a freelance journalist in the central Mexican state of Puebla.
19 Nov 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: Mexico's press is rapidly losing its freedom and the government must take urgent action to guarantee the safety of journalists and media professionals, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said today in a new report.
7 Sep 2012
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSHADT, GERMANY / MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: In personal letters to the three Mexican presidential candidates, the International Press Institute (IPI), the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), and the World Editors Forum have called on the candidates to explain the measures they would take to end violence against journalists and to bring their attackers to justice.
20 Jun 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / VIENNA, AUSTRIA / MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: The International Press Institute (IPI) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have called on Mexican authorities to immediately investigate last Friday's mysterious disappearance of a Mexican crime journalist and her two-year-old son.
13 Jun 2012
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: World Press Freedom Day was marred by the deaths of three photojournalists in the Mexican state of Vera Cruz, providing a sobering reminder of the extreme dangers faced by the media in a country that systematically fails to enforce the rule of law to protect its press.
7 May 2012
NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
19 Apr 2012
DARMSTADT, GERMANY/PARIS, FRANCE: 3 May 2012 marks World Press Freedom Day, an opportunity to celebrate the gains and highlight the work still to be achieved in securing freedom of expression for the world's press. Material on show will include work by South Africa's Zapiro.
13 Apr 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
15 Mar 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: MediaCom has named Fernando Emilio Silva as its new chief executive for Latin America. Fernando, who was previously chairman of Vivaki for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, will join the company 1 March 2012.
30 Jan 2012
BRASILIA, BRAZIL / BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: comScore, Inc recently released its latest report on connected device usage in Latin America from comScore Device Essentials.
10 Jan 2012
WOKINGHAM, UK: Christie, a leader in digital cinema projection technologies, has announced that it has shipped and installed more than 26 000 digital cinema projectors worldwide, led by the firm's DCI-compliant Christie Solaria Series 2K and 4K projectors, from the Christie CP2220 and Christie CP2230 to the CP4220 and CP4230.
8 Dec 2011
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Despite overall growth of 5.7% for the advertising industry in Q2 2011, adspend fell in nearly half the world's key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continued to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen's quarterly Global AdView Pulse report released recently.
20 Oct 2011
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), together with the World Editors Forum, have called for an immediate investigation into the murder of Mexican editor María Elizabeth Macías, and have called on President Felipe Calderón to do his utmost to end the culture of impunity that surrounds violence against journalists in the country.
3 Oct 2011
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: comScore, Inc has announced the availability of AdEffx Campaign Essentials in Latin America. Campaign Essentials is comScore's campaign audience validation tool, which is used by digital marketers, agencies and publishers alike to verify the accuracy of audiences targeted in digital campaigns.
25 Aug 2011
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: British consumers are facing the double whammy of still feeling the effects of recession even as rising costs fuel inflationary worries. They are not alone in the world, though, according to GfK Roper Consulting's 2011 Mood of the World Report, which is based on a global survey of more than 32 000 consumers ages 15 and older in 25 countries.
25 Aug 2011