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Regional content platform to cover Dubai Lynx globally
Regional content platform to cover Dubai Lynx globally

TV.AE, a regional online content platform launching on 1 March 2016, will broadcast one live seminar from the Inspiration Stage each day of the annual Dubai Lynx, being held from 6-9 March 2016...

26 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans
International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans

There will be 56 international jurors judging entries from across the MENA region at the 10th Dubai Lynx, including six South Africans...

14 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Alarab launches... sinks
Alarab launches... sinks

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Outspoken billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Sunday launched a pan-Arab satellite news channel aimed at challenging established networks in the region, but then...

3 Feb 2015

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Saudi billionaire prince to launch Arab news channel
Saudi billionaire prince to launch Arab news channel

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Saudi billionaire businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is to launch an Arab satellite news channel on February 1, vowing to "break the mould" in a crowded field...

19 Dec 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners
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

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 ARAB EMIRATES

Al-Jazeera leads Arab news channels
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

UNITED STATES

NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

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

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

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

Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced
Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, the leading awards for creative excellence in advertising and communications in the Middle East and North Africa, is pleased to announce the jury presidents ahead of the 2012 festival taking place 4-7 March 2012.

20 Dec 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Arab TV springs to life: Pay TV subscribers to top 10 million in 2012
Arab TV springs to life: Pay TV subscribers to top 10 million in 2012

LONDON, UK: Record numbers of households across the Middle East and Africa are signing up for pay TV, according to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media.

2 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

UNITED KINGDOM

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010
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

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

FRANCE

How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions
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

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

FRANCE

Banijay makes strides in Middle East with IF
Banijay makes strides in Middle East with IF

PARIS, FRANCE: Karoline Spodsberg, managing director of Banijay International, has announced the sale of entertainment format IF to pan-regional Middle East broadcaster MBC. MBC will air 20 x 60' original episodes of the show which exposes the morality of celebrities. The show was produced locally by In Media Plus.

10 Feb 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx juries announced
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

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

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