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007 takes up judging at Young Lions Health Award
007 takes up judging at Young Lions Health Award

CANNES, FRANCE: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and famed 007 Actor, Sir Roger Moore, will be joining the dedicated jury of respected industry leaders judging the Young Lions Health Award...

27 Mar 2015 08:49

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Netflix dramatises Marseille politics in French 'House of Cards'
Netflix dramatises Marseille politics in French 'House of Cards'

MARSEILLE, FRANCE: Where House of Cards portrays Washington DC as a diabolical den of wheeling and dealing, Netflix's new drama set in France, Marseille...

25 Mar 2015 09:33

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Top speakers, new content at Lions Health
Top speakers, new content at Lions Health

CANNES, FRANCE: Launching a new format, Lions Health will offer four streams of content focusing on 'Creative Inspiration', 'The Big Issues', 'Creative Tools & Innovation' and interactive 'Knowledge Huddles'...

24 Mar 2015 07:27

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Second LionHeart goes to former VP, Al Gore
Second LionHeart goes to former VP, Al Gore

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes LionHeart Award, introduced in 2014, will be awarded to former Vice President Al Gore at the Cannes Lions Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 27 June 2015...

23 Mar 2015 08:43

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Europe's rights body raps France for blocking jihad sites
Europe's rights body raps France for blocking jihad sites

STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Europe's top rights body took aim at France on Thursday for blocking websites accused of condoning terrorism...

20 Mar 2015 09:29

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World News Publishing Focus examines media trends around the globe
World News Publishing Focus examines media trends around the globe

PARIS, FRANCE / FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Will 2015 see native advertising become the breakthrough revenue model for online news media? Are print sales going to stabilise...?

13 Mar 2015 10:26

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Cubs back at Cannes
Cubs back at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: For the second year, the Young Lions PR Competition returns to Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Offering support and commitment, the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO)...

12 Mar 2015 10:48

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First South African on Cannes Creative Effectiveness panel
First South African on Cannes Creative Effectiveness panel

CANNES, FRANCE: Andy Rice is the first South African to join the Creative Effectiveness judging panel for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

12 Mar 2015 08:51

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Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015 09:17

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Inaugural 'Glass Lion: the Lion for Change' at Cannes
Inaugural 'Glass Lion: the Lion for Change' at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: To reward work that shatters gender stereotypes, Cannes Lions has inaugurated the Glass Lion: The Lion for Change...

4 Mar 2015 12:11

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Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral
Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015 07:35

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Cannes launches Creative Effectiveness Advisory Scheme
Cannes launches Creative Effectiveness Advisory Scheme

CANNES, FRANCE: Cannes Lions is to bolster creative effectiveness with hands-on help to entrants in this year's Creative Effectiveness Lions. In association with The Effectiveness Partnership, it has introduced the Creative Effectiveness Advisory Scheme...

27 Feb 2015 10:37

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Publicis Groupe Epic Communications
Publicis Groupe Epic Communications

PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...

26 Feb 2015 13:15

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SIM maker Gemalto confirms possible spy attacks
SIM maker Gemalto confirms possible spy attacks

PARIS, FRANCE: European SIM maker Gemalto said yesterday it had suffered hacking attacks that may have been conducted by US and British intelligence agencies...

26 Feb 2015 11:54

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Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre
Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre

PARIS, FRANCE: More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of normality...

24 Feb 2015 10:15

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Launch of Young Lions Health Award encourages creativity around health challenges
Launch of Young Lions Health Award encourages creativity around health challenges

CANNES, FRANCE: The Young Lions Health Award is a new competition for young creatives and marketers that aims to improve challenges facing global health systems in developing countries.

19 Feb 2015 11:04

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Infidelity ads pulled from French buses after complaints
Infidelity ads pulled from French buses after complaints

PARIS, FRANCE: A French website promoting extra-marital affairs complained of censorship on Wednesday after complaints led to its ads being pulled from buses in several cities near Paris...

19 Feb 2015 10:39

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Join the silver anniversary of New Directors' Showcase
Join the silver anniversary of New Directors' Showcase

CANNES, FRANCE: Entries are now open for Saatchi & Saatchi's 25-year anniversary of the New Directors' Showcase at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The deadline for all entries is Friday, 20 March 2015...

16 Feb 2015 09:46

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Cannes Lions Innovation Juries announced
Cannes Lions Innovation Juries announced

CANNES, FRANCE: Cannes Lions has announced the juries for the Lions Innovation, the new festival exploring data and technology as catalysts for creativity, during Cannes Lions...

16 Feb 2015 09:27

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'Drastic decline' in media freedom worldwide
'Drastic decline' in media freedom worldwide

PARIS, FRANCE: Media freedom suffered a "drastic decline" worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released Thursday.

13 Feb 2015 09:53

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Lions Pharma, Health global juries headed up by Rob Rogers, Andrew Spurgeon
Lions Pharma, Health global juries headed up by Rob Rogers, Andrew Spurgeon

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the global Festival celebrating creativity in healthcare, has announced the line-up of the 2015 juries. South African Andrew MacKenzie, ECD of Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency is one of the Health & Wellness Jury...

9 Feb 2015 09:19

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Dan Formosa to head up Product Design Lions Jury
Dan Formosa to head up Product Design Lions Jury

CANNES, FRANCE: Award-winning designer, Dan Formosa, has been named as president of the Product Design Lions jury. Formosa, a consultant in design, was a member of the team that designed IBM's first personal computer...

6 Feb 2015 11:22

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Sy Lau announced as Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year
Sy Lau announced as Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year

Sy Lau, Senior Executive VP of Tencent, President of its Online Media Group, has been announced as the Media Person of the Year at the Cannes Lions 2015 Festival...

3 Feb 2015 09:43

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France looking at taxing Netflix, Amazon to fund film and TV sector
France looking at taxing Netflix, Amazon to fund film and TV sector

PARIS, FRANCE: France is looking to decide this year on how it might tax US online giants Google, Amazon and Netflix to help fund its heavily subsidised film and television sector in response to changes brought on by internet video streaming...

3 Feb 2015 07:20

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Cannes Lions opens for entries
Cannes Lions opens for entries

CANNES, FRANCE: New categories form the highlight of this year's Cannes Lions festival, which opened for entries on 22 January 2015. Chief among them is the launch of a highly anticipated Creative Data Lion...

26 Jan 2015 11:13

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Have we left the media freedom debate too late?
Have we left the media freedom debate too late?

If you thought the murder of French media workers had little impact on the South African media landscape, Right2Know suggests you think again - prepare to take action with your pens and laptops...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 14:00

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Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies
Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies

PARIS, FRANCE: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed...

19 Jan 2015 11:48

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New packages for Cannes delegates
New packages for Cannes delegates

CANNES, FRANCE: Registration for the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has opened, adding access to the Lions Innovation Festival and Cannes Lions Beach for all Classic full-week Cannes Lions delegate pass holders...

16 Jan 2015 08:56

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First Charlie Hebdo since attacks sold out in many parts of France
First Charlie Hebdo since attacks sold out in many parts of France

PARIS, FRANCE: The first issue of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to be published since a jihadist attack decimated its editorial staff last week has sold out within minutes...

15 Jan 2015 12:05

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World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo
World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015 07:40

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