NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...
2 Feb 2015 07:08
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014 10:11
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, Toronto Star, announced yesterday plans for a tablet edition in the new year, following in the footsteps of another major local newspaper.
6 Nov 2014 11:42
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
OTTAWA, CANADA: Parents of a Canadian girl who killed herself after months of cyber-bullying following a rape were sickened on Wednesday, 18 September, that her image was used to advertise an online dating service.
20 Sep 2013 07:28
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, one of the leading international news channels in Europe, has concluded an agreement with GLWiZ, international WebTV provider, to connect with Persian-speaking (Farsi) communities all over the world.
18 Jun 2013 06:45
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012 08:23
TORONTO, CANADA: Canada's national daily, The Globe and Mail, on Monday began charging readers a $20 monthly subscription to access news on its website.
31 Oct 2012 13:53
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, The Toronto Star, announced yesterday that it plans to charge readers a monthly subscription to access its online edition, after its main competitors also put up so-called paywalls.
30 Oct 2012 08:24
MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian newspaper publishing group Postmedia will eliminate jobs and Sunday editions of three of its titles to save money, local media reported Monday, citing company documents.
30 May 2012 14:15
TORONTO, CANADA, RENTON, US: comScore, Inc and PMB Print Measurement Bureau have announced the release date of May 26 for their second fused database linking Canadians' online media habits with other media consumption data, along with product and brand usage, all in a single database.
30 May 2011 12:32
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.
24 Jan 2011 09:53
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35