On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...
4 Feb 2016
KIEV, UKRAINE: One of Ukraine's biggest TV networks faced the threat on Friday of being taken off air for filling its highly-rated New Year's Eve show with Russian pop songs beamed live from Moscow...
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.
KIEV, UKRAINE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have welcomed the decision of the Ukrainian Parliament to reject a bill to reintroduce criminal defamation, calling on President Viktor Yanukovych to ensure the country follows up with strong commitments to freedom of expression.
KIEV, UKRAINE: Just in time for this year's World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum conferences in Kiev, Ukraine, the World Editors Forum has published the eighth edition of Trends in Newsrooms, which offers a summary and analysis of the year in news industry transformation.
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / KIEV, UKRAINE: Newspaper executives from four countries were elected Sunday to the Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Kiev, Ukraine.
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.
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / KIEV, UKRAINE: For Gregory Hywood, CEO of Australia's Fairfax Media, producing quality journalism is more valuable than ever in the Internet era. However, the realities of this new era are forever changing the media landscape, with Fairfax's recently announced restructuring as a prime example.
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.
KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum, the global organisations for the world's press, will lead an international delegation to Ukraine next week to meet President Viktor Yanukovych and investigate growing concerns about freedom of expression in the country.
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DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has called on Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to end violence and intimidation against media professionals and take strong measures to end impunity in Pakistan, the world's most dangerous country for journalists.
LVIV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned a Ukrainian court decision that puts the future of the country's largest circulation daily, Express, into doubt.
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.
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
NEW YORK, US: media control GfK International, a leader in international media and entertainment tracking servicing the global entertainment industry, has announced the release of its 2010 Year End Home Video Retail Sales Report.
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.
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.