French President Emmanuel Macron announced plans on Wednesday for legislation to stop fake news spreading online in the run-up to elections, in a veiled reference to Moscow-backed RT and Sputnik...
4 Jan 2018
PARIS - Photographers have risen up in revolt at the way fashion labels and influencers are using their street style images without crediting them, highlighting discontent about the "work for free" culture in the multi-billion dollar industry.
2 Oct 2017
PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria...
27 Jun 2017
With Cannes Lions just a few days away I chatted to South African Kyle Findlay, director of data science at the Kantar Global Innovations Team about his silver essay win at Admap, which will be celebrated during the international festival of creativity.,,
Leigh Andrews 8 Jun 2017
CANNES, FRANCE: WPP, DailyMail and Snapchat today announced the establishment of Truffle Pig, a joint content marketing venture combining the best of global agency, newsroom and social media talent...
23 Jun 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: Google will on 29 April launch a 150 million euro programme to support innovative online journalism in partnership with eight European publications.
28 Apr 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: France's defence ministry has dismissed claims by self-proclaimed Islamic State cyber jihadists that they had posted classified army documents online when they hacked into a major television channel...
14 Apr 2015
STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Europe's top rights body took aim at France on Thursday for blocking websites accused of condoning terrorism...
20 Mar 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
PARIS, FRANCE: Russian President Vladimir Putin leads an AFP list of the most influential people of 2014, but Oscar Pistorius is also on the list...
15 Dec 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse has for the first time named a woman to head its global operations after News Director Philippe Massonnet announced he was stepping down.
24 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / World's press calls on Ethiopia to release Eskinder Nega; urges a stop to the rising global trend for imprisoning journalists.
9 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: The world's most innovative digital news media - from giants like the Guardian and Norway's VG to the smaller DOTYK, the first tablet-only weekly in the Czech Republic - were honoured on Tuesday (8 April) as winners of the European Digital Media Awards, the annual prizes from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
9 Apr 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year's Festival will incorporate a programme dedicated to showcasing, understanding and celebrating Brazilian creativity.
2 Apr 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the members of the juries in the new Product Design, Film, Media and Promo & Activation Lions categories.
19 Mar 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.
27 Jan 2014
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The Dutch news media association NDP Nieuswmedia has been designated the first "Centre of Youth Engagement Excellence" by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) for its innovative and strong programme that has been introducing young people to news for nearly 40 years.
22 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: Ex-Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham has guest-edited the Christmas edition of Paris Vogue magazine, the publication said on Friday.
2 Dec 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: French media and telecommunications group Vivendi said its third quarter net profit fell 23.7% to €376m but confirmed its annual targets.
18 Nov 2013
LYON, FRANCE: The Global Conversation will take place on Euronews. The first broadcast on Thursday 3 October at 1745 CET.
3 Oct 2013
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, claimed to be Europe's most watched news channel, has launched on DishWorld, a leading international TV service in the US.
30 Sep 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called for the release of Editor Rodney Sieh from prison in Liberia.
6 Sep 2013