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German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.

29 Jan 2014 09:01


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 08:19


World Publishing Expo opens with debate on future of news media

BERLIN, GERMANY: The World Publishing Expo opened in Berlin yesterday with a frank discussion on the future of news media by two industry leaders. (Video)

8 Oct 2013 09:48


New board members elected to WAN-IFRA

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from five countries were elected Sunday to the Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Berlin, Germany.

7 Oct 2013 10:34


Media World to Gather in Berlin Next Week

BERLIN, GERMANY: More than 8,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors are expected in Berlin next week for the three-day World Publishing Expo, the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry that will include some of the most influential names in the industry.

3 Oct 2013 07:08


World's Press condemns closure of Liberian news site, wants jailed editor released

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


Introducing Vodafone Red

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.

26 Aug 2013 07:38


User's Guide to the World Publishing Expo

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


World News Publishing Focus: Interview with Arianna Huffington

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


Axel Springer says net profit up in Q1

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German media giant Axel Springer said on Tuesday its first-quarter business was boosted by major growth in digital media, even if the cost of expansion in the area was a drag on earnings.

8 May 2013 12:13


Huffington Post to launch German edition

BERLIN, GERMANY: News website The Huffington Post will launch a German edition this year, the US-based company and its media partner Tomorrow Focus, part of the Burda publishing group, said on Monday.

3 May 2013 06:51


D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05


Reflecting media's change, Young Reader Prizes adds new categories

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: As a reflection of the changing nature of media, the 2013 WAN-IFRA Young Reader Prizes has added four new categories.

8 Apr 2013 11:31


Digital yes, but don't neglect print

HAMBURG, GERMANY: With so much media attention focused on digital, the print world is meeting in Hamburg, Germany, this week for a conference built on a simple fact: print revenues far outweigh digital revenues at newspaper companies, and finding ways to maximise them for as long as possible, while developing digital platforms, is essential for the future.

20 Mar 2013 09:47


Most dangerous countries for journalists: Syria and Somalia

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world's most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

1 Feb 2013 09:47


New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.

30 Jan 2013 10:39


Newsplex webinar today: The newsroom of the future

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: What will it take to make newsrooms economically viable? This is just one of the issues that will be discussed in a free, two-hour webinar on Wednesday, January 16, on the Newsroom of the Future.

16 Jan 2013 09:06


Copyright and the world of online news

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: The way in which we keep up with the news has changed greatly over the past decade. How many of us still buy a daily newspaper? Many of us opt to get our news from a variety of online sources.

By Ilse du Plessis 16 Jan 2013 06:29


Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

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


Three events in one for World Publishing Expo visitors

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Visitors to the WAN-IFRA World Publishing Expo, to be held in Frankfurt, Germany, next week, will enjoy free admission to two major events dealing with business communication and cloud computing that are being held in Frankfurt at the same time.

2 Nov 2012 10:58


WAN-IFRA launches new programme for Middle East media development

PARIS, FRANCE, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from Libya and Egypt are participating in a new training programme from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA): the Media Professionals Programme, an innovative initiative to equip media executives with the tools to advance their careers and contribute to the growth of strong local media enterprises.

23 Oct 2012 12:55


World's Press condemns mass trial of Turkish journalists

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / ANKARA, TURKEY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned the prosecution of 41 Turkish journalists on terrorism-related charges, calling their trial a move by the government to intimidate the press and silence criticism.

29 Sep 2012 11:24


Enno Müller to head AFP in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: Enno Müller is appointed managing director of AFP in Germany, with effect as of October 1; he will report to Florence Biedermann, regional director Europe-Africa.

19 Sep 2012 13:18


World Press Trends: Newspaper audience up, but digital revenues...

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: More people read newspapers than ever before, thanks to the many ways they now can be read, but publishers have not yet found ways to match that growth with revenues from digital platforms, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said Monday in its annual update of World Press Trends.

3 Sep 2012 14:05


New Board members elected to WAN-IFRA

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / KIEV, UKRAINE: Newspaper executives from four countries were elected Sunday to the Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Kiev, Ukraine.

3 Sep 2012 12:12


African media development turns notion of Africa on its head

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: "You can never have a conversation about Kenya these days without talking about the mobile revolution," begins a recent op-ed column written by Dickens Olewe of The Star in Kenya, reflecting one of the most promising media development success stories on the continent.

22 Aug 2012 09:11


Countdown to Content Conference Hamburg begins

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The digital entertainment content provider Mondia Media presents, in cooperation with BITKOM and Hamburg@work, the first Content Conference Hamburg. The new format is a one-day conference with great industry-renowned speakers, inspiring impulse presentations and lively panel discussions on an international expert level.

21 Aug 2012 11:04


World Editors Forum: Taking social media to next level

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: When it comes to using social media to improve crisis reporting, few have the experience of Al Jazeera, given its role in a volatile region - intense coverage of the Arab Spring, the Iranian elections, the Gaza conflict and more.

13 Aug 2012 12:19


Fresh organisational thinking required - and delivered

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.

26 Jul 2012 07:57


Pope to sue German magazine over 'Vatileaks' cover

BERLIN, GERMANY: A German magazine said on Tuesday that Pope Benedict XVI was preparing to sue it for publishing a cover satirising the "Vatileaks" leaked-documents scandal that has rocked the Vatican.

13 Jul 2012 07:43

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