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D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

MEXICO

Safety of journalists draws international mission to Mexico
Safety of journalists draws international mission to Mexico

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 06:32

MEXICO

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

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 08:23

MEXICO

WAN-IFRA, IPI call for investigation into Mexican journalist's murder
WAN-IFRA, IPI call for investigation into Mexican journalist's murder

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 09:52

MEXICO

Violence destroying press freedom in Mexico: A WAN-IFRA report
Violence destroying press freedom in Mexico: A WAN-IFRA report

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 12:04

MEXICO

Mexican presidential candidates urged to address violence against journalists
Mexican presidential candidates urged to address violence against journalists

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 07:12

MEXICO

Mexican journalist and two-year-old son missing
Mexican journalist and two-year-old son missing

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 05:08

MEXICO

Murder of journalists in Mexico outrages world's press
Murder of journalists in Mexico outrages world's press

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 12:32

MEXICO

Global call to commemorate World Press Freedom Day
Global call to commemorate World Press Freedom Day

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 09:38

MEXICO

MediaCom: Fernando Emilio Silva to lead LatAm growth
MediaCom: Fernando Emilio Silva to lead LatAm growth

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 10:39

MEXICO

WAN-IFRA, WEF condemn murder of Mexican editor
WAN-IFRA, WEF condemn murder of Mexican editor

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 10:18

MEXICO

Killing of journalists in Mexico raises international concern
Killing of journalists in Mexico raises international concern

PARIS, FRANCE, AND DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have called for a thorough investigation into the slaying of Mexican journalist Miguel Ángel López and his family.

29 Jun 2011 12:08

MEXICO

Record year for Cannes Lions entries
Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011 07:19

MEXICO

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010
Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011 10:35

MEXICO

Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon
Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.

24 Jan 2011 09:53

MEXICO

Winners of Festival of Media Latam Award 2010 announced!
Winners of Festival of Media Latam Award 2010 announced!

MIAMI, US: The inaugural Festival of Media LatAm 2010 in Miami is said to have been a resounding success, attended by over 500 delegates from the Latin American and global media and marketing community. The winners of the Festival of Media LatAm Awards were announced at the close of the Festival.

29 Oct 2010 12:49

MEXICO

Festival of Media Latam Awards 2010 shortlist announced!
Festival of Media Latam Awards 2010 shortlist announced!

MIAMI, US: Latam's jury of advertisers, media specialists and advertising experts has deliberated over work from 44 agencies across 11 countries in Latin America - covering entries from 77 brands in total. A shortlist of 45 entries has been announced.

22 Oct 2010 08:58

MEXICO

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
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 10:35

MEXICO

Biz Stone, Vicente Fox confirmed as keynote speakers at LatAm 2010
Biz Stone, Vicente Fox confirmed as keynote speakers at LatAm 2010

MIAMI, US: Biz Stone, co-founder of social media phenomenon Twitter, and Vicente Fox, president of Mexico 2000 - 2006, are the first two keynote speakers confirmed for the inaugural Festival of Media LatAm, October 24-26th 2010 in Miami.

15 Sep 2010 09:23

MEXICO

Festival of Media LatAm: Enter NOW!
Festival of Media LatAm: Enter NOW!

MIAMI, US: The first Festival of Media LatAm will celebrate the creativity and innovative thinking that is at the heart of media communications across the LatAm region with an inaugural Award - The Festival of Media LatAm Campaign of the Year Award 2010. And it's time to enter.

8 Sep 2010 07:21

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