NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.
20 Dec 2013 06:52
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
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
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012 10:29
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.
26 Jul 2012 07:57
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012 12:38
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 08:02
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.
22 Mar 2012 08:37
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 10:40
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012 12:23
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 12:14
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went online in November 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.
25 Jan 2012 10:02
VIENNA, AUSTRIA: France Telecom and its partner Mid Europa are selling their Austrian mobile unit Orange to Hong Kong-based Hutchison in a €1bn (US$1.3bn) deal, a press report said Saturday.
17 Jan 2012 11:29
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing 376.6 million unique visitors went online in October 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.
12 Dec 2011 11:15
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The overall market for technical consumer goods in Western Europe recorded a sales volume of €44.4bn in the third quarter of 2011. This is a decrease of 4.1% compared to last year's figures. The individual countries are developing very differently. These are the findings of GfK TEMAX Western Europe.
2 Dec 2011 12:50
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The fifth Intercontinental Advertising CUP will be held 26 -27 January 2012, in Istanbul, Turkey. The winners from first Asia-Pacific advertising festival ADFEST, Ibero American advertising festival FIAP, Art Directors Club of Europe ADC*E and New European Golden Drum will - as best of the best from four continents - compete for 39 beautiful steel cup trophies.
25 Nov 2011 10:25
VIENNA, Austria: Several journalists were attacked and injured during the military crackdown on anti-military protestors in Egyptian cities this weekend, according to news reports.
22 Nov 2011 08:54
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.
17 Nov 2011 09:46
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 09:36
VIENNA: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has invited the world's press to attend the 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2-5 September 2012.
17 Oct 2011 11:09
VIENNA: WEF newspaper executives from four countries were elected Saturday, 15 October 2011, to the board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's AGM in Vienna, Austria. Chief editors from three countries were elected to the World Editors Forum Board.
17 Oct 2011 11:02
VIENNA: Media employees worldwide continue to face physical violence and persecution of all kinds, whether from public officials, criminals or terrorists. Assaults are daily - and often deadly - for those who challenge governments, report on conflict or investigate corruption and crime, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said Wednesday, 12 October 2011, in its annual review of press freedom worldwide.
13 Oct 2011 09:51
VIENNA: WAN-IFRA yesterday, Tuesday, 11 October 2011, published the "Research Collection 2011 - Shaping the Future of the Newspaper", a smorgasbord of research reports and report summaries designed to acquaint the industry with the various facets of WAN-IFRA's research activities in 2011.
12 Oct 2011 09:38
VIENNA: Ten media companies have won 2011 XMA Cross Media Awards, the annual prize from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that focused this year on paid-for content apps for smartphones and tablets.
11 Oct 2011 09:31
VIENNA: The trade exhibition for the newspaper publishing industry opened in Vienna on Monday, 10 October 2011 and provided an illustration of how the news industry is rapidly evolving. IFRA Expo 2011 drew 306 exhibitors from 30 countries including printing press manufacturers, editorial and advertising system providers and other suppliers to the newspaper industry.
10 Oct 2011 11:23
Some people say that newspapers of the future won't be general interest publications but niche products appealing to select audiences. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will examine this question with a study tour of European publishers who have found a lucrative market for niche products right now.
5 Oct 2011 10:45
VIENNA, AUSTRIA: William Lewis, a leader of News Corporation's efforts to deal with the News of the World phone hacking scandal, has joined the programme of the upcoming World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum, to be held in Vienna, Austria, 12-15 October 2011. The speakers' lineup will include South African Chris Roper, Mail & Guardian Online editor.
15 Sep 2011 09:24
VIENNA, AUSTRIA: T-Mobile's brand positioning, 'Life is for sharing' is expressed through the entire brand's communications, even its business customers, either explicitly or in sentiment.
6 Sep 2011 12:42
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: mobile communications market has been experiencing a global upswing. Smartphones, in particular, are appealing to even more consumers. This year, it is anticipated that around 400 million smartphones will be sold around the world.
6 Sep 2011 10:40
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The overall market for Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) in Western Europe recorded a sales volume of €41.8 billion* in the second quarter of 2011. This is a decrease of 5.1% compared to last year's figures.
5 Sep 2011 12:23
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