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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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UNITED STATES

A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US
A lesson for Trevor... How to offend in the US

Kevin Bloom recommends some books that will help Trevor Noah prepare for his The Daily Show gig...

7 Apr 2015 11:51

UNITED STATES

First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award
First winner of Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

WASHINGTON DC, US: Washington DC. The inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is freelance photographer Heidi Levine...

27 Mar 2015 15:01

UNITED STATES

ISIS threatens Twitter founder
ISIS threatens Twitter founder

WASHINGTON DC, US: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Twitter are now being targeted by Islamic militants for suspending certain accounts...

3 Mar 2015 11:15

UNITED STATES

Call for nominations for 2015 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards
Call for nominations for 2015 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

WASHINGTON, US: The Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards, which honours women journalists who set themselves apart by their extraordinary bravery, is open online for nominations until 15 March 2015...

24 Feb 2015 10:47

UNITED STATES

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study
When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015 11:45

UNITED STATES

World News Media Congress expecting delegates from 80 countries
World News Media Congress expecting delegates from 80 countries

WASHINGTON DC, US: The World News Media Congress, along with the World Editors Forum and the World Advertising Forum, is expected to draw more than 1,000 publishers, CEOs, managing directors, chief editors and other senior newspaper and news media executives from 80 countries around the world...

29 Jan 2015 08:50

UNITED STATES

Vox Media raises capital for global expansion
Vox Media raises capital for global expansion

WASHINGTON DC, US: Vox Media, publisher of online news sites including The Verge and SB Nation, said on Monday it raised fresh capital, giving it a reported $380m value and fueling expansion plans...

3 Dec 2014 12:38

UNITED STATES

NAB Show press registration opens
NAB Show press registration opens

LAS VEGAS, US: NAB Show press registration is now open...

2 Dec 2014 07:10

UNITED STATES

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media...

25 Nov 2014 07:50

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

UNITED STATES

NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital
NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital

NEW YORK, US: The New York Times Co says it has narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.

3 Nov 2014 07:52

UNITED STATES

Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America
Two Emmy awards for BBC World News America

NEW YORK: At the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, held in New York on 30 September 2014, the BBC World News won two Emmy Awards.

2 Oct 2014 09:29

UNITED STATES

NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs
NY Times to cut 100 journalists' jobs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval and trim its costs.

2 Oct 2014 08:31

UNITED STATES

Google's battle with Murdoch continues
Google's battle with Murdoch continues

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google fired back at media mogul Rupert Murdoch, disputing a News Corp. complaint in Europe that the Internet company has veered from the path of doing no evil.

29 Sep 2014 09:57

UNITED STATES

Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services
Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services

WASHINGTON, USA: The internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

17 Sep 2014 08:46

CANADA

How to boost conversion rates
How to boost conversion rates

TORONTO, CANADA: For years, our company focused on getting more and more traffic to our clients' websites. (Infographic)

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Aug 2014 11:29

UNITED STATES

James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube
James Foley's beheading removed from Twitter, YouTube

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter has removed from its service all photos and videos of the beheading of a US journalist that had been posted online by jihadists.

21 Aug 2014 08:02

UNITED STATES

Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies
Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.

11 Aug 2014 10:11

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking
Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014 10:12

UNITED STATES

IMA Interactive Media Awards: Deadline looming
IMA Interactive Media Awards: Deadline looming

NEW YORK CITY: The IMA Interactive Media Awards deadline is looming - in fact, it's today, Monday, 30 June.

25 Jun 2014 08:32

UNITED STATES

Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour
Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour

WASHINGTON, US: Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said on Monday her firing "hurts" but showed no rancour as she pledged to keep her tattoo representing the newspaper.

20 May 2014 11:07

UNITED STATES

NYF 2014 International Radio Program Awards: World's Best Radio Programs finalists
NYF 2014 International Radio Program Awards: World's Best Radio Programs finalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: RTÉ Ireland takes the lead, followed by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and TBI Media United Kingdom.

19 May 2014 11:26

UNITED STATES

African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards
African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

As the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) celebrates its 25th year honouring courageous women journalists around the world, it has announced the recipients of its 2014 Courage in Journalism Award.

16 May 2014 09:13

UNITED STATES

UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR
UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR

NEW YORK, US / BANGUI, CAR: The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist in the Central African Republic, stating those responsible "shall be held accountable". (Video)

15 May 2014 06:52

UNITED STATES

Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'
Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook launched FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.

29 Apr 2014 09:07

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards honouring the World's Best Advertising announced the 2014 Shortlist for a number of competitions.

25 Apr 2014 10:50

UNITED STATES

Fact-checking journalism gains momentum
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

UNITED STATES

Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report wins PR News award
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

UNITED STATES

Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows
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

UNITED STATES

Online news attracts star power and big money
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

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