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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Fact-checking journalism gains momentum

WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.

14 Apr 2014 12:58


Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report wins PR News award

WASHINGTON, US: The PR News' CSR Awards, announced at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on 8 April 2014, selected Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report as the winner of the Annual Report category.

10 Apr 2014 08:57


Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows

WASHINGTON, US: Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an industry that is still reeling from technology changes, a study showed on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2014 12:56


Online news attracts star power and big money

WASHINGTON, US: The news media is generating some big news of its own, as a growing number of star US journalists move online, bringing followers and financial backers with them.

26 Mar 2014 08:39


Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers.

11 Mar 2014 06:26


Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014 10:13


NYF: Five more Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has appointed five prominent worldwide creative officers and executive creative directors to the 2014 Executive Jury.

14 Feb 2014 09:37


Facebook gets its own Paper 'route'

WASHINGTON, US: Facebook on Thursday unveiled its new app called "Paper," which serves as an online newspaper for viewing and sharing articles and other content from a smartphone.

4 Feb 2014 08:28


New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014 08:19


2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website.

17 Jan 2014 06:47


New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon

NEW YORK CITY, US: The closing date for entries into New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition is getting closer.

17 Jan 2014 06:17


Halftime in America

Chrysler convinces NBC to convert over 175 local ad breaks into a single two-minute national break during the Super Bowl XLVI. (Video)

14 Jan 2014 10:42


New York Times, Guardian call for Snowden clemency

WASHINGTON, USA: The New York Times and Guardian newspapers have called for clemency for US whistle-blower Edward Snowden for his revelations on US government spying.

3 Jan 2014 07:32


AllThingsD relaunches as Re/code

NEW YORK CITY, US: The technology news blog AllThingsD has relaunched under the name Re/code under a partnership with NBCUniversal, after splitting with News Corp's Wall Street Journal.

3 Jan 2014 07:05


News Corp buys 'social news' agency Storyful

NEW YORK CITY, US: Rupert Murdoch's publishing group News Corp has announced it had acquired the 'social news agency' Storyful, which seeks to merge journalism with social media.

27 Dec 2013 07:01


Omidyar-Greenwald news venture gets name, US$50m

WASHINGTON, US: The news project to be launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar with investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald got a name on Thursday along with its first tranche of funding, $50m.

23 Dec 2013 06:51


UN committee votes day to protect journalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.

28 Nov 2013 09:24


Forbes magazine publisher seeks buyer

NEW YORK CITY, US: Forbes Media, publisher of Forbes magazine, has hired investment bankers to explore a potential sale, the company's chief executive said on Friday.

18 Nov 2013 06:44


Scripps to end 96-year-old newswire, refocus

WASHINGTON, US: E.W. Scripps is ending its newswire launched in 1917 and will refocus on new media platforms, underscoring the troubles facing the newspaper industry.

14 Nov 2013 12:55


News Corp sees modest profit after breakup

NEW YORK CITY, US: News Corp, the publishing and newspaper segment of the recently split media empire of Rupert Murdoch, announced a modest profit Monday in its first post-breakup results.

12 Nov 2013 08:24


eBay founder backs project to 'empower' journalists

WASHINGTON, USA: The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar, said on Wednesday, 16 October, he will back a project with investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald which "elevates and supports" journalists and "allows them to pursue the truth."

17 Oct 2013 07:47


NYF International Advertising Awards 2014 calls for entries; launches new award

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals for the World's Best Advertising is now accepting entries for their 2014 competition and has launched a new award - 'Agency of the Year by Region'.

16 Oct 2013 07:35


Q&A: Rose Anderson, NYF executive director

In this in-depth Q&A with Rose Anderson, NYF Television & Film Awards executive director, she looks at (among other issues) what makes the Awards what they are, how they impact on the sectors they cover and why it reflects its 'one world' approach.

14 Oct 2013 11:56


All the LatAm 2013 winners

MIAMI, US: The Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2013 winners were announced on Friday evening at an awards ceremony with over 360 guests.

1 Oct 2013 08:35


Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA on data could mean prison

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Wednesday said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

13 Sep 2013 08:18


Facebook feeds news outlets the social network chatter

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook on Monday, 9 September, began feeding select news outlets real-time social network chatter about hot topics to weave into story coverage, wading deeper into Twitter territory.

10 Sep 2013 11:09


Hackers who hit US media are back: security firm

WASHINGTON, US: The hackers who penetrated the computer network of The New York Times last year have resurfaced with an attack on "an organisation involved in shaping economic policy," experts have warned.

19 Aug 2013 08:17


Midas Awards 2013 call for entries

NEW YORK, US: The 2013Midas Awards is now open for entries.

10 Jul 2013 11:04


Average Brazilian internet user receives 1,800 display ads per month

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released the latest insights on the display advertising market in Brazil based on data from its comScore Ad Metrix service.

25 Jun 2013 10:50


NSA demands user data from Microsoft, Facebook and others

WASHINGTON, USA: Internet giants Facebook and Microsoft say they received thousands of requests for data from US authorities last year but are prohibited from disclosing how many related to national security.

19 Jun 2013 07:08

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