Amplify, a paid fellowship for content creators launched in 2016, has seen its first graduates qualify. Three teams of young storytellers from Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria presented their final projects to a judging panel, comprising Professor Bitange Ndemo, Pamela Sittoni of Nation Media Group, Patricia Obozuwa of GE Africa and Google Kenya's Charles Murito...
13 Apr 2017
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17 Mar 2015
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16 Mar 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
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
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
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
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
BERLIN, GERMANY: The Digital Innovators' Summit 2013 conference is coming and here are more details about the programme. Conference sessions include:
12 Jan 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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