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Date: 30 Sep 2016
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AFRICA

African Media Agency launches US-Africa business distribution
African Media Agency launches US-Africa business distribution

The African Media Agency has expanded its communications media channel to distribute press releases to media in the United States...

22 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Univision wins bid to buy Gawker Media
Univision wins bid to buy Gawker Media

Univision has won the bidding for embattled Gawker Media, which recently filed for bankruptcy after being ordered to pay $140 million to Hulk Hogan for releasing his sex tape...

18 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

New social media tools empower citizen journalism
New social media tools empower citizen journalism

It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting. Smartphones, video and social media are empowering citizens to tell their stories like never before...

19 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Mobile news surges, newspapers fall further: US poll
Mobile news surges, newspapers fall further: US poll

WASHINGTON: Americans are increasingly turning to their mobile devices for news, with print newspapers losing more ground, a poll showed Thursday...

8 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers
Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers

WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes...

17 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Google News shines spotlight on local coverage
Google News shines spotlight on local coverage

SAN FRANCISCO: Google began Monday shining a spotlight on local reporting mixed in with the deluge of stories at its free online news aggregation website...

10 May 2016

UNITED STATES

CMI becomes media investment management hub for GroupH of WPP
CMI becomes media investment management hub for GroupH of WPP

Following its acquisition of Communications Media, one of the largest healthcare media agencies in the US, WPP has announced that Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Media will become part of CMI...

1 Apr 2016

UNITED STATES

Facebook expands 'Instant Articles' to Android
Facebook expands 'Instant Articles' to Android

WASHINGTON, USA: Facebook said on Wednesday it had signed up 350 global media partners for its "Instant Articles" service as it expanded the program to Android devices...

18 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Global Media Awards has new categories
Global Media Awards has new categories

The International News Media Association (INMA) has added new categories to its 2016 Global Media Awards to reflect the new categories unique to the media environment of today...

2 Nov 2015

UNITED STATES

Internet giants race to faster mobile news apps
Internet giants race to faster mobile news apps

NEW YORK, USA: US tech giants are turning to the news in their competition for mobile users, developing new, faster ways to deliver content, but the benefits for struggling media outlets remain unclear...

5 Oct 2015

UNITED STATES

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Media group launches global fact-check network

WASHINGTON, USA: Fact-checking has a new global network after the media studies Poynter Institute announced plans Monday for a new body to support efforts to root out false claims from the media...

22 Sep 2015

UNITED STATES

Fake 'Bloomberg' report spikes Twitter shares
Fake 'Bloomberg' report spikes Twitter shares

NEW YORK, USA: A fake news report purportedly from Bloomberg about a possible $31bn takeover of Twitter spurred a five percent surge in the social network's shares on Tuesday before it was denied.

15 Jul 2015

UNITED STATES

Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units
Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units

WASHINGTON, USA: US media giant Gannett said on Monday it completed its breakup which separates its newspaper division, including flagship USA Today, from broadcast and digital businesses.

30 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...

10 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Millennials favour Facebook for US political news: study
Millennials favour Facebook for US political news: study

WASHINGTON, US: When it comes to political news, Millennials are more likely to turn to Facebook than their television-watching Baby Boomer elders, a Pew Research Center study released on Monday suggests...

3 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards now global
AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards now global

The Kavli Foundation has opened the competition for the first time to journalists from around the world in each of the eight reporting categories...

28 May 2015

UNITED STATES

Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code
Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The San Francisco company behind technology news website Re/code announced on Tuesday that it is being bought by Vox Media...

27 May 2015

UNITED STATES

IWMF announces Courage in Journalism Award winners
IWMF announces Courage in Journalism Award winners

WASHINGTON DC, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced the 2015 Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Award winners

22 May 2015

IRAN

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...

21 Apr 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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