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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


SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52


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


Publishing start-ups crowd world's biggest book fair

BERLIN, GERMANY: A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair, opening in Germany on Wednesday.

7 Oct 2013 11:41


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


New Digital Media Latinoamérica: First speakers announced

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is bringing its renowned Digital Media conferences to Latin America, with the first ever Digital Media Latinoamérica conference to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 30 and 31 October 2013.

17 Jul 2013 10:52


World Newspaper Congress: The future of the internet, future of journalism

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Steve Crocker, one of the founding fathers of the Internet, and Jeff Jarvis, a provocative voice about alternative business models for news in the connected age, have joined the programme for the World Newspaper Congress, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 5 June next.

24 May 2013 12:37


The Bees Awards announces nominations

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.

21 May 2013 09:07


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


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


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


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


Digital innovator's Summit 2013

BERLIN, GERMANY: The Digital Innovators' Summit 2013 conference is coming and here are more details about the programme. Conference sessions include:

12 Jan 2013 09:12


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


Eurobest honours Volkswagen with Advertiser Of The Year 2012

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertiser of the Year award is presented to advertisers born out of Europe who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agencies.

23 Oct 2012 13:03


Top electronics fair embraces 'grey' gizmos

BERLIN, GERMANY: High-tech gadgets to make the lives of senior citizens simpler, safer and more fun are in the spotlight at the world's top showcase for consumer electronics and home appliances.

3 Sep 2012 12:07


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


Greek newspaper launched in tough times

ATHENS, GREECE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / KIEV, UKRAINE: Launching a daily, paid-for general interest newspaper in the midst of a nation's economic meltdown is not for the faint hearted. Publisher John Filippakis is proving his mettle after doing just that with the up-and-coming Dimokratia in Greece.

2 Aug 2012 14:00


Fairfax CEO on maintaining editorial credibility while increasing efficiency

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / KIEV, UKRAINE: For Gregory Hywood, CEO of Australia's Fairfax Media, producing quality journalism is more valuable than ever in the Internet era. However, the realities of this new era are forever changing the media landscape, with Fairfax's recently announced restructuring as a prime example.

12 Jul 2012 07:43


Smart newspapers win at attracting youth

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: I-Next of India has been designated the 2012 World Young Reader Newspaper of the Year in the annual Young Reader Prize competition from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which awarded 21 prizes to newspapers and a printing plant that have found innovative ways to attract young people to the news.

18 Jun 2012 13:45


World Newspaper Congress: Toronto Star demonstrates growth

KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Listen to the market and understand the audience, giving them what they want and what they need. That's the approach of the Toronto Star, which will share its strategy for profit and growth at the 64th World Newspaper Congress, 19th World Editors Forum and Info Services Expo 2012, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September.

7 Jun 2012 11:18


World Publishing Expo (IFRA Expo) makes a move

PARIS, FRANCE AND DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), is moving its World Publishing Expo from Madrid to Frankfurt in October 2012 in response to exhibitors' requests for a more central European location for their customers.

4 Jun 2012 12:06


NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02


International Newsroom Summit: Embracing change

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, HAMBURG, GERMANY: As the total rethink of traditional newsroom roles, workflows and business models continues without end, an openness to all things new appears to be necessary for success. South Africa is represented in the speakers' line-up by Peter Atkinson, group editorial consultant, Avusa Media.

18 Apr 2012 10:53


Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

30 Mar 2012 07:54


Newsroom Summit: How to deal with rapid, constant transformation

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, HAMBURG, GERMANY: New jobs in the newsroom that nobody has ever heard of before, staff that resists change, and the constant challenge of producing quality journalism with less resources. These are just some of the issues facing today's editor-in-chief in an era of rapid change. Among the speakers is Peter Atkinson, group editorial consultant, Avusa Media, SA.

26 Mar 2012 11:24

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