Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East...
16 Oct 2017
LONDON - The UK arm of public relations firm Bell Pottinger entered administration on Tuesday after being 'heavily financially impacted' by the fallout from an alleged racially charged ad campaign in South Africa...
13 Sep 2017
Monday's reveal of the results of an independent review commissioned by Bell Pottinger into its work on the Gupta account was quickly overshadowed by the announcement that the PR industry regulator has handed down the harshest possible sanction to the firm...
Rebecca Davis 5 Sep 2017
In a unanimous decision by a British PR regulatory body, the controversial UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger has been struck a fatal blow...
Kyle Cowan 5 Sep 2017
As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...
David Limbert 1 Aug 2017
LONDON, UK: UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger has received at least one South African government tender, valued at more than R8m.
13 Jun 2017
This week marked the launch of The Plus Network, founded by WE Communications...
Jessica Tennant 12 May 2017
A new global agency network, Code Red, has been developed to offer security vendors looking to build a profile in the competitive security marketplace the opportunity to work with security PR specialists globally...
29 Jul 2015
LONDON: The IABC EMENA, the counterpart of the Africa region of the IABC, hosted their annual conference titled "Power to the People", addressing the key trends in communication...
Daniel Munslow 15 Apr 2015
LONDON, UK: Mother London has been appointed by the UN to develop a global communications campaign to improve sanitation for 2.5 billion people.
10 Apr 2014
LONDON, UK: The UK looks set to take home the title of most awarded country at the 2014 D&AD Awards, with 136 In Books and 43 Nominations*, totalling at 179 Awarded entries for the year. Across the Atlantic, the United States is in second place in the country rankings with 118 (82 In Book and 36 Nominations).
2 Apr 2014
LONDON, UK: Here comes the 2013 edition of the much sought-after annual from D&AD featuring the year's best creative work.
3 Dec 2013
LONDON, UK: LIA has announced that Ogilvy & Mather is the 2013 Network of the Year, being awarded a total of 126 awards, including one Grand LIA, 28 Gold Statues, 40 Silver Statues and 57 Bronze Statues. The network also secured 42 Finalists at LIA 2013.
19 Nov 2013
LONDON, UK: D&AD has released a Black Pencil Judging Film from the 2013 Awards, showing behind-the-scenes footage of the rigorous judging process employed by the awards. (Video)
7 Nov 2013
LONDON, UK: The London International Awards are closing soon - you have just five days left to enter!
11 Jul 2013
LONDON, UK: Taschen and D&AD are launching a new book that gives a special insight into the last 50 years of design and advertising, and offers a rich visual history of the society the creative industry helped to shape.
14 Jan 2013
LONDON, UK: D&AD is providing ambitious creative students with the ultimate platform to launch their careers in design or advertising. The annual D&AD Student Awards are now open for entry, offering a range of real briefs set by clients from some of the world's top brands.
12 Dec 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Eurobest, Europe's leading annual awards and Festival for creative communications, has announced an exceptional line-up of 94 industry professionals who will come together in Lisbon to judge the 25th awards.
7 Nov 2012
LONDON, UK: So what's new? Well to start, we're launching with the announcement of this year's judges. Yep, all 195 judges from 25 countries.
2 Nov 2012
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: Organisers of the European Festival of Creativity, Eurobest, have today announced the impressive line-up of distinguished jury presidents, who, along with Sir John Hegarty, will lead ten juries in the award's 25th year.
5 Oct 2012
LONDON, UK: The event's organisers have announced the agenda for WIRED 2012.
21 Sep 2012
LONDON, UK: Last night, 18 September 2012, D&AD staged a huge party and awards ceremony to celebrate its 50th birthday. At the event, the top ranked agencies, studios and people of the last 50 years of D&AD were recognised with a one-off Award. The 2012 Black Pencil and President's Awards were also announced. The event is a celebration of the most influential names of the last 50 years of commercial creativity.
19 Sep 2012
LONDON, UK: Next week, D&AD is issuing a series of announcements to mark the 50th Anniversary of one of the world's most coveted prizes for creative excellence.
12 Apr 2012
MADRID, SPAIN / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers no longer just cover sports - they compete with them... The footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has 42 million fans on Facebook. Nike puts out a sports magazine as good as any done by the traditional press. Fan sites are the go-to destination for millions who once turned to newspapers as the primary source for sports news.
4 Apr 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
LONDON, UK: The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) is accepting entries for the Golden World Awards 2012.
14 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: Acting on their social, environmental and ethical concerns has become second nature for the majority of Brits, but new research from Mintel finds when it comes to finance, cynicism prevails and most consumers feel green and ethical claims in finance are nothing but spin. Indeed, today, nearly two thirds (60%) of Brits believe green and ethical "talk" by finance companies is a PR stunt.
Mintel Oxygen Reports 10 Feb 2012