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Media literally under fire in Capital Gazette shooting

Newswatch: In a media shooting reminiscent of the Charlie Hebdo attack, five staff members of the Capital Gazette were killed and two injured when a man armed with a shotgun entered their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday afternoon...

29 Jun 2018

UNITED STATES

Folio: 2018 class of Top Women in Media. © .
Folio: announce 2018 class of Top Women in Media

Folio: has announced its 2018 class of Top Women in Media to represent the best and brightest up and comers, entrepreneurs, change-makers, corporate champions, and industry trailblazers in the media industry...

6 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

Apple buys digital magazine subscription service
Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

Apple announced on Monday it is buying digital magazine subscription service Texture, adding to the side of its business aimed at making money from online content or services...

14 Mar 2018

UNITED STATES

Meredith Corp to buy Time Inc. for $2.8bn
Meredith Corp to buy Time Inc. for $2.8bn

Time Inc. is selling for $2.8bn to media conglomerate Meredith Corporation, backed by the billionaire Koch brothers known for supporting conservative causes, in an unlikely ending to a saga over the future of CNN's parent company...

28 Nov 2017

UNITED STATES

Vice Media acquires majority stake in Garage magazine
Vice Media acquires majority stake in Garage magazine

SAN FRANCISCO: Vice Media on Tuesday announced that it has bought a controlling interest in Garage magazine, a twice-annual publication founded by the wife of a Russian billionaire.

6 Jul 2016

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UNITED STATES

Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?
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

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
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

SOUTH AFRICA

2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations
2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations

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

17 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon
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

UNITED STATES

US gay magazine names Pope Francis 'person of the year'
US gay magazine names Pope Francis 'person of the year'

WASHINGTON, US: Pope Francis, already Time Magazine's "person of the year," has been given the same honour by another publication, this one dedicated to the gay and lesbian community.

20 Dec 2013

UNITED STATES

UN committee votes day to protect journalists
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

UNITED STATES

Forbes magazine publisher seeks buyer
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

UNITED STATES

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

UNITED STATES

Q&A: Rose Anderson, NYF executive director
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

UNITED STATES

All the LatAm 2013 winners
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

UNITED STATES

Print news may soon be a 'luxury' says Bezos
Print news may soon be a 'luxury' says Bezos

NEW YORK CITY, USA: Amazon's chief executive and new Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday, 25 September, that print newspapers could one day become a luxury.

26 Sep 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2013 call for entries
Midas Awards 2013 call for entries

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

10 Jul 2013

UNITED STATES

World's press protests against seizure of AP's phone records
World's press protests against seizure of AP's phone records

WASHINGTON, US / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have protested to United States Attorney General Eric Holder against the seizure of thousands of Associated Press phone records, saying the action damages US news reporting and provides encouragement to repressive regimes around the world.

22 May 2013

UNITED STATES

New Yorker launches online anonymous tip system

NEW YORK, US: The New Yorker magazine has unveiled a new online system for anonymous whistleblower tips, based on technology developed by the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz and a former hacker.

17 May 2013

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