Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape
The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...
Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?
All too often, declarations remain simply pieces of paper filed away and forgotten. But the impact of the Windhoek Declaration is still being felt today...
'We had big dreams': a look back at the birth of the Windhoek Declaration...
The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...
Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kevin Bloom recommends some books that will help Trevor Noah prepare for his The Daily Show gig...
7 Apr 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Washington DC. The inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award is freelance photographer Heidi Levine...
27 Mar 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Twitter are now being targeted by Islamic militants for suspending certain accounts...
3 Mar 2015
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
WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
17 Feb 2015
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
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
LAS VEGAS, US: NAB Show press registration is now open...
2 Dec 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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