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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners

DUBAI, UAE: The much-anticipated winners of the 8th Dubai Lynx Awards were revealed last night and celebrated at the region's biggest awards ceremony, which was attended by over 1,800 guests.

13 Mar 2014 05:36

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Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014 10:13

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for entries across 15 categories ahead of the 2014 edition of the Festival and Awards, taking place from 9-12 March.

5 Dec 2013 12:55

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Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards

DUBAI, UAE: The new website showcasing what's in store at the upcoming Dubai Lynx 2014 Festival and Awards has now launched.

30 Sep 2013 10:48

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Al-Jazeera leads Arab news channels

DOHA, UAE: Al-Jazeera is the Middle East and North Africa's most-watched Arabic-language television channel, according to an independent survey, the Qatar-based broadcaster said earlier this week.

24 May 2013 10:13

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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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Batelco is Advertiser of the Year

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year award is presented to advertisers in the MENA region who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agency or agencies. This year the organisers of the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity have presented the award to Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company).

5 Mar 2013 09:40

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Unmissable 3-day content programme at Dubai Lynx 2013

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Festival of Creativity, reputed to be MENA's principal awards for creative communications and the industry's premier annual platform for learning, inspiration and networking, will in just two weeks, bring together an outstanding and world-class line-up of international and regional speakers to address MENA's creative community.

28 Feb 2013 09:53

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Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The annual Dubai Lynx Awards, currently in their seventh year of setting the benchmark for creative excellence in communications in the MENA region, are now accepting entries.

7 Jan 2013 11:23

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2013 Dubai Lynx delegate registration open

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for delegate registrations. Taking place from 10-13 March 2012 at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, the festival will offer three days of content with a lineup of seminars given by both global and regional industry leaders.

23 Nov 2012 10:45

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

WAN-IFRA launches new programme for Middle East media development

PARIS, FRANCE, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from Libya and Egypt are participating in a new training programme from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA): the Media Professionals Programme, an innovative initiative to equip media executives with the tools to advance their careers and contribute to the growth of strong local media enterprises.

23 Oct 2012 12:55

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Dubai Lynx Confirms presidents for Design, Media juries

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity will be held at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai from 10-13 March 2013. Heading up two of the seven juries will be Sylvia Vitale Rotta, CEO of Team Créatif, presiding over the Design jury, and Iain Jacob, president of Dynamic Markets, Starcom MediaVest Group, who will head up the Media jury.

19 Oct 2012 10:07

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

TECOM Investments holds board meeting

DUBAI, UAE: TECOM Investments, the newly instituted Dubai Film and TV Commission, established under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, held its inaugural board meeting on Thursday, 19 July.

24 Jul 2012 10:55

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Dubai Lynx winners announced

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony took place last night attracting a record number of guests. A crowd of over 1500 were present to find out and celebrate this year's winners of the much sought after Lynx trophies.

8 Mar 2012 11:46

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Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

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 08:33

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World's press condemns violence against Pakistani press

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.

5 Mar 2012 07:52

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Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, one of the leading festival and awards events for creative excellence in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the members of the juries responsible for judging and awarding entries into the sixth Dubai Lynx Awards.

26 Jan 2012 11:58

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Journalists protest over top jobs

Several hundred Tunisian journalists demonstrated in Tunis on Monday, 9 January 2011, to protest at the appointment of media bosses by the government, which they regard as a return to bad practices of the past.

10 Jan 2012 13:02

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Effective Measure invests in Arab media hub

DUBAI, UAE: Effective Measure, a leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, today announced that it is investing in MENA's thriving digital media industry with the addition of four new members to the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Business Development team and a dedicated training space in Dubai.

5 Dec 2011 07:55

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CNN International launches pan-EMEA brand campaign

ABU DHABI, UAE / JOHANNESBURG, SA: CNN International is launching a pan-EMEA advertising campaign designed to underline its claim to be the world's leading international news channel. The campaign seeks to build the profiles of its individual anchors, cementing their relationships with existing viewers and growing the channel's core audience.

30 Nov 2011 11:52

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Register now for Dubai Lynx 2012

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, a leading event and awards for creative advertising and communications in the Middle East and Africa, is now open for delegate registrations at www.dubailynx.com/registration. The 2012 festival will be held once again at the Arabian coast resort, the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, and aims to offer a platform for learning, inspiration, networking and celebration.

29 Nov 2011 08:33

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Dubai Lynx: New Mobile, PR categories for 2012

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival will see two new categories added to the 2012 Awards line-up, PR and Mobile. The festival, which has recently launched its 2012 website with a new look and additional content, will take place from 4-7 March at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.

31 Oct 2011 09:19

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Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.

11 Jul 2011 12:07

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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

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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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx entries up 52%

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2068 entries from 21 countries, an overall increase of 52% versus last year. Entries have been submitted in 12 categories, including the newly launched Design category.

25 Mar 2011 05:54

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How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The unparalleled recent events in the Middle East have offered newspapers an opportunity to make use of their youth pages and supplements to explain a complex situation. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have gathered some examples from around the world.

9 Mar 2011 06:02

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Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy

DUBAI, UAE: For the third year, the Dubai International Advertising Festival is joining forces with Leo Burnett to form a dedicated Academy for 20 students from across the Middle East and North Africa, offering a unique intensive three-day educational programme during the regional annual advertising and communications festival that will take place next month.

23 Feb 2011 12:01

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ME conference opens with call to protect journalists

DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) opened its annual Middle East Conference this week by calling on authorities to protect journalists covering the ongoing demonstrations in the region and to allow the press to fulfil its role in providing free and credible news.

10 Feb 2011 11:15

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Dubai Lynx juries announced

DUBAI, UAE: The 4th Dubai International Advertising Festival, a leading festival and awards for creative advertising and communications in the Middle East and Africa, has announced the 2011 juries. South Africans on the juries are Bridget Johnson, Ogilvy Johannesburg and Richard Hart, Disturbance Design, Durban.

1 Feb 2011 10:08

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