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Adspend shift in UAE
Adspend shift in UAE

DUBAI, UAE: Rising internet penetration sparks shift in advertising spend as MEA SMEs embrace the power of the web.

12 Aug 2014

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers
Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards
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

UNITED KINGDOM

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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
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

FRANCE

WAN-IFRA launches new programme for Middle East media development
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx winners announced
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Middle East Publishing Conference examines region's transformation
Middle East Publishing Conference examines region's transformation

DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) presented its 7th annual Middle East conference with a look at media transformation in the region and issued a call for proposals for innovative projects to support the independent press.

5 Mar 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

World's press condemns violence against Pakistani press
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup
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

TUNISIA

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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

CNN International launches pan-EMEA brand campaign
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Register now for Dubai Lynx 2012
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: New Mobile, PR categories for 2012
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

UNITED STATES

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

FRANCE

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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx entries up 52%
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ME conference opens with call to protect journalists
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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai International Print Award 2011 winners
Dubai International Print Award 2011 winners

DUBAI, UAE: Under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Chamber's Printing and Publishing Group (PPG), has announced the award winners of the fifth 'Dubai International Print Award 2011' during a gala dinner held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai.

8 Feb 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

First jury presidents announced for Dubai Lynx 2011
First jury presidents announced for Dubai Lynx 2011

DUBAI, UAE: The first three of four jury presidents for the Dubai International Advertising Festival, the leading creative advertising and communication awards for the Middle East and North Africa, have been announced.

22 Nov 2010

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx Festival 2011 dates, new venue
Dubai Lynx Festival 2011 dates, new venue

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival in 2011 will take place over two and a half days, 27- 29 March and the Dubai Lynx Awards, honouring North Africa and the Middle East's best work in advertising and creative communications, will be held on 30 March. Both events will take place for the first time at the Arabian coast resort, the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai.

12 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence
Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence

LONDON, UK: Media Tenor and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) recently announced the results of Peace & the Media, the first study into the accuracy of international TV news programmes with regards to violence, conflict and peace issues. The study reveals that while a majority of broadcasters present an accurate view of violence levels*, key UK and US broadcasters devote more than 50% of their time to topics of violence.

10 Nov 2010

UNITED STATES

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

MALAYSIA

WAN-IFRA presents Asia's best publications
WAN-IFRA presents Asia's best publications

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: WAN-IFRA, the world association of newspapers and news publishers, yesterday, 5 August 2010, presented the winners of the 9th Asia Media Awards at its annual gala dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

6 Aug 2010