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2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

25 Jun 2019

VIETNAM

Vietnam forces anti-graft news website offline

HANOI, VIETNAM: The website of an outspoken Vietnamese newspaper has had its licence revoked after publishing articles that 'abuse freedom and democratic rights', authorities said this week....

12 Feb 2015

VIETNAM

Vietnam jails second blogger in a fortnight

HANOI, VIETNAM: Vietnam has jailed a prominent blogger for 15 months on a charge of anti-state activity, the second such sentencing in a fortnight in a nation where perceived dissent is severely punished.

20 Mar 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

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.

19 Dec 2013

VIETNAM

Facebook trumps state media over death of Vietnam's Giap

HANOI, VIETNAM: As news emerged of the death of Vietnam's legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap, most journalists were forced to stay silent, leaving the landmark event to be revealed by the country's swelling ranks of Internet users.

7 Oct 2013

SINGAPORE

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013

VIETNAM

Vietnam arrests popular blogger

HANOI, VIETNAM: A prominent Vietnamese blogger has been arrested for posting articles critical of the communist government, reports said Monday, in the latest crackdown on dissent in the authoritarian country.

28 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

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

CAMBODIA

Media professionals programme launched in SE Asia

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA / NAYPYIDAW, MYANMAR / HANOI, VIETNAM: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has just launched a new Media Professionals Programme for South East Asia, a groundbreaking leadership initiative to help mid-level media managers advance their careers and contribute to the growth of strong media enterprises in their countries.

12 Oct 2012

JAPAN

Japan Internet users spend most time on blogs worldwide

TOKYO, JAPAN: comScore Japan KK, a wholly owned subsidiary of comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on blog usage in Japan from its comScore Media Metrix service.

25 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Global adspend up 8.8% in Q1 2011: Advertisers push TV spend

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.

11 Jul 2011

FRANCE

Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011

SOUTH KOREA

CMO Council and BPI Network to partner with Asia-Pacific business and technology report

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Furthering their regional reach and access, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network will team with the Asia-Pacific Business and Technology Report (APBTR) to gain new content channels and syndication sources in the world's fastest growing and most influential regional market with more than four billion consumers.

18 Oct 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

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.

16 Sep 2010

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