Wan-Ifra has announced the 2020 winners of its World Digital Media Awards...
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) recently released the 30th World Press Trends report...
Freelance journalist, Asad Hashim has won the 2018 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native Pakistan...
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Pakistan's parliament to reject a proposed cyber crime bill that they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy...
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
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.
HONG KONG S.A.R.
HONG KONG, CHINA: Iran-based Behrouz won two prizes in the photojournalism feature category for his images of street children and heroin addicts in the strife-torn southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
DARMSTADT, GERMANY/PARIS, FRANCE: 3 May 2012 marks World Press Freedom Day, an opportunity to celebrate the gains and highlight the work still to be achieved in securing freedom of expression for the world's press. Material on show will include work by South Africa's Zapiro.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has called on Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to end violence and intimidation against media professionals and take strong measures to end impunity in Pakistan, the world's most dangerous country for journalists.
NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.