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#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

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...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families
Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

A new study conducted by Boomerang highlights the starring roles that animals play within families, on and off-screen...

20 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy...

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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BBC chair quits amid shake-up of British broadcaster

The head of the BBC's governing body has resigned after being asked by Prime Minister Theresa May to reapply for her job ahead of a major overhaul, the public broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday...

15 Sep 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

New event features at TV Connect 2016
New event features at TV Connect 2016

TV Connect, one of the world's leading events in connected entertainment has unveiled new event features to the upcoming TV Connect 2016, taking place from 26-28 April at ExCeL London...

15 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

LIA 2015 announces TV/Cinema/Online Film shortlist
LIA 2015 announces TV/Cinema/Online Film shortlist

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlist for the TV/Cinema/Online Film category. There are 83 entries shortlisted in the category and winners will be announced on 10 November...

15 Oct 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

John Mescall named as LIA TV/Cinema/Online Film Jury President
John Mescall named as LIA TV/Cinema/Online Film Jury President

John Mescall, who recently made the move to New York in the position of Global Executive Creative Director at McCann Worldgroup, will be the TV/Cinema/Online Film Jury President for the LIA Awards 2015...

21 Jul 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

2015 Music & Sound Jury President, Jury announced for LIA
2015 Music & Sound Jury President, Jury announced for LIA

The organisers of the 2015 London International Awards (LIA) have selected the judge and jury for the TV/Cinema/Online Film - Music & Sound category...

20 May 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Hit show Downton Abbey to end
Hit show Downton Abbey to end

LONDON, UK: The hit British show Downton Abbey is to end after six series...

30 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...
Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange
WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks launched a website on Friday to condemn the costs to Britain of policing the group's founder Julian Assange...

9 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

The history of television
The history of television

Since the time that moving pictures first came into our homes in 1928, television has held a special place in our hearts. We as a nation remember events and characters from our favourite programmes long after they are shown.

By James Timpson 21 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards
D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards

LONDON, UK: Entries for the 53rd D&AD Professional Awards have opened with a number of new sub-category additions in response to the evolving creative landscape.

18 Jul 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Media freedom requires commitment to truth
Media freedom requires commitment to truth

Freedom of expression has been placed at the top of the international media's agenda by events in Egypt and the UK during the past 10 days...

By Pallo Jordan 5 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Murdoch targets creation of pan-European pay TV company
Murdoch targets creation of pan-European pay TV company

LONDON, UK: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch launched an ambitious bid to create a pan-European television company to tackle fierce competition, rapid sector consolidation, and aggressive bidding wars for live football rights.

13 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

British online piracy deal close
British online piracy deal close

LONDON, UK: Entertainment industry bodies and Internet service providers in Britain are on the verge of striking a deal to combat piracy, authorities said.

12 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Rollin' with Halfords
Rollin' with Halfords

LONDON, UK / CAPE TOWN, SA: Halfords launches a summer offensive on the UK's road warriors: Keep On Rollin' campaign launch features new ads and a reinvigorated brand world. Mother has created a new campaign that attempts to unite the UK's transport factions - by highlighting their mutual love of the open road. And the campaign was shot in South Africa.

6 May 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014
Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 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

UNITED KINGDOM

Pearson buys language firm in Brazil
Pearson buys language firm in Brazil

LONDON, UK / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Grupo Multi, a leading adult English language training firm in Brazil.

4 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

It's time to get your D&AD annual
It's time to get your D&AD annual

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

UNITED KINGDOM

Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year
Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year

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

UNITED KINGDOM

Introducing Vodafone Red
Introducing Vodafone Red

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.

26 Aug 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

London International Awards - deadline looming
London International Awards - deadline looming

LONDON, UK: The London International Awards are closing soon - you have just five days left to enter!

11 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

M&M Global Awards entry deadline extended
M&M Global Awards entry deadline extended

LONDON, UK: The organisers have announced that "with many nominations already received and with great interest in this year's Awards, the entry deadline has been extended to the 10 June". That means there is still time to become a winner, get your entries in now!

27 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

London International Awards: Enter now
London International Awards: Enter now

LONDON, UK: The London International Awards has issued a call to enter the 2013 awards.

20 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Comment: Dish's bid for Sprint
Comment: Dish's bid for Sprint

LONDON, UK: Mike Roberts, Principal Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, comments on Dish's bid for Sprint

16 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

RTS crowns CNN International as News Channel of the Year
RTS crowns CNN International as News Channel of the Year

LONDON, UK: Last night at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards, CNN International was crowned News Channel of the Year, beating off competition from the BBC and Sky News

22 Feb 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD calls for entries for the 2013 Student Awards
D&AD calls for entries for the 2013 Student Awards

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

PORTUGAL

Jury line-up announced for 25th Eurobest
Jury line-up announced for 25th Eurobest

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

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