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
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
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 08:24
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 10:50
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 11:15
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 08:53
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 15:13
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 11:51
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 07:31
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 13:08
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 11:21
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014 11:38
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 07:20
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 06:24
LYON, FRANCE: The Global Conversation will take place on Euronews. The first broadcast on Thursday 3 October at 1745 CET.
3 Oct 2013 12:21
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 10:40
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 07:00
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / LONDON, UK: World's press protests against destruction of Guardian newspaper hard drives and apparent decline in press freedom of UK.
28 Aug 2013 06:07
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: With more than 300 exhibitors and 18,000 visitors expected in Berlin for the World Publishing Expo in October, the event lives up to its reputation as the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry. It can also seem overwhelming to newcomers and veterans alike.
22 Jul 2013 11:32
CANNES, FRANCE: Bringing the 60th Cannes Lions Festival to a close, the Branded Content & Entertainment, Film, Film Craft, Titanium and Integrated Lions winners have been announced.
24 Jun 2013 13:08
CANNES, LIONS: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity honoured the winners of a further four categories at its Innovation, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions Awards Ceremony.
20 Jun 2013 12:33
CANNES, FRANCE: In the third of four awards ceremonies taking place at Cannes Lions this week, delegates have tonight gathered in their thousands to learn, view and honour the winners of the Cyber, Design, Press and Radio Lions.
20 Jun 2013 12:17
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
LYON, FRANCE: KLM, The global Dutch national airline company, has selected Euronews to provide its passengers with extensive, informative and entertaining international news content.
13 Jun 2013 15:02
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched a new initiative to ensure that users of news sites are protected from unauthorised collection of data.
10 Jun 2013 10:44
LYON, FRANCE / BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Euronews has launched its 24/7 Hungarian service on air and on all digital platforms. The new channel is distributed across the Euronews European satellite network and by Hungarian broadcasters.
31 May 2013 08:40
CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.
30 May 2013 10:37
CANNES, FRANCE: Every year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity organisers present The Media Person of the Year Award to a prominent personality who is an influential figure in the development of today's media landscape, ultimately playing an integral part in shaping the future of the industry.
23 May 2013 10:04
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Love it or hate it, there is no doubt the Huffington Post has become an international force in the media world. Arianna Huffington merits the cover interview in the latest issue of World News Publishing Focus, which also includes a preview of the upcoming World Newspaper Congress, World Editors Forum and World Advertising Forum in Bangkok.
21 May 2013 08:58
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Telegraaf Media Group took on the job of networking enablers on Wednesday with the first "Innovation Day" in Amsterdam, bringing together publishers and technology suppliers to exchange ideas and discuss new and emerging tools and systems for creative digital advertising.
16 May 2013 10:02