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
KIEV, UKRAINE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have welcomed the decision of the Ukrainian Parliament to reject a bill to reintroduce criminal defamation, calling on President Viktor Yanukovych to ensure the country follows up with strong commitments to freedom of expression.
4 Oct 2012
KIEV, UKRAINE: Just in time for this year's World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum conferences in Kiev, Ukraine, the World Editors Forum has published the eighth edition of Trends in Newsrooms, which offers a summary and analysis of the year in news industry transformation.
6 Sep 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: 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
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
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
KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum, the global organisations for the world's press, will lead an international delegation to Ukraine next week to meet President Viktor Yanukovych and investigate growing concerns about freedom of expression in the country.
2 Apr 2012
KIEV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The speaker line-up for the 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum could hardly be more international, with speakers from North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America on the podium when the global summit meetings of the world's press is held in Kiev, Ukraine, next September. Among the speakers is Trevor Ncube, deputy executive chairman, Mail & Guardian, South Africa.
20 Mar 2012
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.
5 Mar 2012
LVIV, UKRAINE / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned a Ukrainian court decision that puts the future of the country's largest circulation daily, Express, into doubt.
13 Feb 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went online in November 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.
25 Jan 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
19 Aug 2011