Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular...
By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018
LONDON, UK: Virgin boss Richard Branson on Monday said he would resume offering the right-wing tabloid the Daily Mail on his trains after a decision not to stock them sparked accusations of censorship last week...
17 Jan 2018
Britain's Guardian newspaper has adopted a new tabloid format and a re-designed masthead with simple black lettering from Monday as part of a drive to cut costs...
16 Jan 2018
Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017
Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies...
28 Apr 2017
Shares in UK publisher Pearson plunged up to 28 percent on Wednesday after it issued a profit warning and said it would sell holdings in Penguin Random House, a joint venture with German media company Bertelsmann...
19 Jan 2017
Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London...
14 Sep 2016
LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson on Thursday said it had agreed to sell its salmon-pink flagship business newspaper the Financial Times to Japanese digital media group Nikkei.
24 Jul 2015
LONDON, UK: The Gunn Report, the global index for creative excellence in advertising, has published its 2014 Book and Showreel, a round-up and showcase of the world's best advertising performance...
18 Mar 2015
LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...
19 Jan 2015
LONDON, UK: A book launched in London on Wednesday claims to have fresh evidence that Jesus married and had children with Mary Magdalene, but it drew derision from some quarters...
14 Nov 2014
LONDON, UK: The 51st edition celebrates global diversity of D&AD with data visualisations of 196 nations. Users are invited to create personalised visualisations through the digital microsite.
5 Dec 2013
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: The publisher of Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper said on Thursday that it is being investigated for alleged phone-hacking by former staff.
13 Sep 2013
LONDON UK: Harry Potter author JK Rowling on Wednesday (31 July) accepted a "substantial" donation to charity from the law firm which leaked the fact she had written a crime novel under a pseudonym.
2 Aug 2013
LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann have completed a deal to create a publishing firm, Penguin Random House, the parent groups announced on Monday (1 July).
2 Jul 2013
LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, has announced that it will close its adult training unit, in the first announcement made under new group chief executive John Fallon.
16 Jan 2013
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: The way in which we keep up with the news has changed greatly over the past decade. How many of us still buy a daily newspaper? Many of us opt to get our news from a variety of online sources.
Ilse du Plessis 16 Jan 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
UK: By merging their respective book publishing interests held in Random House and Penguin Books, Bertelsmann and Pearson will create the world's first global consumer publishing company. It will lead - by a long way - in terms of size, geographic diversity and its range of authors and titles.
Marjorie Scardino 16 Nov 2012
LONDON: British novelist Hilary Mantel on Tuesday, 16 October 2012, made literary history by becoming the first woman and the first British author to become a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction.
17 Oct 2012
LONDON, UK: Ex-News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson heard yesterday they will go on trial for phone-hacking in September 2013, leaving the scandal hanging over premier David Cameron for another year. A British judge set the date for the first trial in the scandal, which led to the closure of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's tabloid in July 2011, after several defendants appeared at London's famed Old Bailey court.
27 Sep 2012
LONDON, UK: Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Australian-born tycoon Rupert, urged the media to concentrate on morals as well as profit during a speech to television executives in Scotland on Thursday.
27 Aug 2012
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.
26 Jul 2012
LONDON, UK: As the magazine industry forges into the digital age, are you successfully innovating in some aspect of your business, from mobile and tablets to video, e-commerce, social media, mobile, paywalls, covers and more (see the list below)?
26 Jun 2012
LONDON, UK: ARTICLE 19 welcomes the unusual event of two reports concentrating on the same issue being presented at the twentieth session of the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday 19 June 2012.
21 Jun 2012
LONDON, UK: Former British prime minister Tony Blair told a press ethics inquiry Monday that he got too close to Rupert Murdoch's media empire, in evidence disrupted by a protester calling him a "war criminal".
29 May 2012
LONDON, UK: As newspaper publishers launch digital initiatives and experiment with various business models, they should not underestimate the power of their brands, the importance of creating value from their customers, and they should make the audience's user experience top priority. Those were some of the key takeaways for the nearly 300 media executives from 50 countries who attended Digital Media Europe 2012 in London last week.
23 Apr 2012
LONDON, UK: If you need to know everything there is to know about the global magazine media market, then FIPP reckons you will need to know that the new edition of FIPP World Magazine Trends 2011/12 is now available!
19 Mar 2012
LONDON, UK: From scratch and sniff to 'sapplets and the magazine as a handbag, FIPP's new Innovations in Magazine Media World Report has it covered... In its section on magazines making a buzz, among other publications around the world it looks at South Africa's Hip2B².
13 Mar 2012