Cameroon is continuing its oppression of press freedom by charging three Cameroonian journalists with criminal defamation...
18 Oct 2017
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday named Google executive Michelle Guthrie as its new managing director, the first woman to hold the top post at the public broadcaster...
22 Dec 2015
NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...
2 Feb 2015
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014
CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...
29 Dec 2014
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Discussions between the on-field and television umpires will be aired during Australia's upcoming one-day series against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said Wednesday...
14 Nov 2014
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA / NEW YORK, US: Global award winners will be announced at events in New York and Sydney. A South African entry has been shortlisted.
29 Oct 2013
SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.
19 Sep 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Limited, will relaunch under the News Corp brand as part of a global revamp, its CEO said on Wednesday.
27 Jun 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: It appears media assets could be the key to a thrust by empowerment heavyweight Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) into Australia.
25 Mar 2013
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian broadsheet newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on Monday ditched their century-old format for tabloid in a major overhaul at ailing media giant Fairfax.
5 Mar 2013
CLEVELAND, US: The 2013 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the US's American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), New Zealand's Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), South Africa's SAFREA, Australia's Society of Editors NSW and the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa (MPASA).
10 Jan 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
MediaCom has unveiled five new wins for its Australian offices, adding nearly AUD$55m to its total billings, in the last three months. The agency has been appointed to work on consumer health and personal care company PharmaCare Laboratories, SEEK, an online employment brand, The Iconic, an online retailer, and retailer Chemist Warehouse.
13 Nov 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Struggling Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday insisted it would print newspapers for as long as they were profitable, but admitted disappointment at its floundering share price.
25 Oct 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Reckitt Benckiser wanted to push its Lemsip and Strepsils products for the winter season in Australia. Cold and flu medicine is not necessarily the most exciting of topics so the challenge for Holler Sydney was to inject some fun into the subject to drive sales for Lemsip and Strepsils in Australia.
7 Aug 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday said editorial independence was at the core of the company, as mining magnate Gina Rinehart pushes for greater influence at the respected newspaper firm.
29 Jun 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The world's richest woman was warned yesterday not to compromise troubled Fairfax Media's independence as speculation mounted that News Limited would follow its rival and announce huge job cuts.
20 Jun 2012
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The world's richest woman Gina Rinehart has increased her stake in Australian media group Fairfax, the company said Monday, as she lashed out at the chairman after being denied a board seat.
29 May 2012
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012
CLEVELAND, US: The 2012 Tabbies call for entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all B2B magazine editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. Tabbies' partners include South Africa's SAFREA, and MPASA. [video]
26 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: The awards party taking place in SA? Well, it could happen... The 2011 YoungGun of the Year organisers have announced that in 2011 the YoungGuns Award Party will be staged on the winner's home turf...
11 Nov 2011
SINGAPORE: A total of 3647 entries from 17 countries will be competing at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, which kicks off this forthcoming Sunday in Singapore, an overall increase of 19% versus last year, with growth in most categories.
14 Sep 2011
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on the online video market in Australia from its comScore Video Metrix service.
13 Jul 2011
SYDNEY: Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd is set to make readers of national broadsheet The Australian pay to read premium content online, a report said Monday.
6 Jun 2011
MUMBAI, INDIA: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of Internet traffic to cricket websites during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The report found that the tournament caused a surge in visitation to cricket sites in India as fans went online for the latest results and match updates.
29 Mar 2011
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Highlights of the latest Roy Morgan Research readership survey in Australia reveal that ACP magazines are continuing their good performance.
2 Mar 2011