The African Leadership magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi emerging as the African Political Leader of the Year 2019; and African of the Year 2019, awarded to Dr Akinwumi Adesina...
The number of journalists imprisoned globally for their work in 2019 remains near record highs. China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists...
Jennifer Thomas, an award-winning, veteran American broadcast journalist, was invited by the United States Embassy (South Africa) to address the Cape Town Press Club on media coverage of elections in the age of fake news late last month...
Juanita Pienaar 14 Nov 2018
Doppelgangers are instant viral internet fodder, but even more so when the person in question looks like Regina George from Mean Girls.
Andy Walker 1 Oct 2018
Newswatch: In a media shooting reminiscent of the Charlie Hebdo attack, five staff members of the Capital Gazette were killed and two injured when a man armed with a shotgun entered their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday afternoon...
29 Jun 2018
Folio: has announced its 2018 class of Top Women in Media to represent the best and brightest up and comers, entrepreneurs, change-makers, corporate champions, and industry trailblazers in the media industry...
6 Apr 2018
Apple announced on Monday it is buying digital magazine subscription service Texture, adding to the side of its business aimed at making money from online content or services...
14 Mar 2018
Time Inc. is selling for $2.8bn to media conglomerate Meredith Corporation, backed by the billionaire Koch brothers known for supporting conservative causes, in an unlikely ending to a saga over the future of CNN's parent company...
28 Nov 2017
SAN FRANCISCO: Vice Media on Tuesday announced that it has bought a controlling interest in Garage magazine, a twice-annual publication founded by the wife of a Russian billionaire.
6 Jul 2016
FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...
10 Jun 2015
TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...
21 Apr 2015
WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
17 Feb 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media...
25 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.
24 Jul 2014
As the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) celebrates its 25th year honouring courageous women journalists around the world, it has announced the recipients of its 2014 Courage in Journalism Award.
16 May 2014
NEW YORK, US / BANGUI, CAR: The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist in the Central African Republic, stating those responsible "shall be held accountable". (Video)
15 May 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards honouring the World's Best Advertising announced the 2014 Shortlist for a number of competitions.
25 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.
14 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON, US: Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an industry that is still reeling from technology changes, a study showed on Wednesday.
27 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON, US: The news media is generating some big news of its own, as a growing number of star US journalists move online, bringing followers and financial backers with them.
26 Mar 2014
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
NEW YORK CITY, US: The closing date for entries into New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition is getting closer.
17 Jan 2014
WASHINGTON, US: Pope Francis, already Time Magazine's "person of the year," has been given the same honour by another publication, this one dedicated to the gay and lesbian community.
20 Dec 2013
NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.
28 Nov 2013
NEW YORK CITY, US: Forbes Media, publisher of Forbes magazine, has hired investment bankers to explore a potential sale, the company's chief executive said on Friday.
18 Nov 2013
NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals for the World's Best Advertising is now accepting entries for their 2014 competition and has launched a new award - 'Agency of the Year by Region'.
16 Oct 2013
In this in-depth Q&A with Rose Anderson, NYF Television & Film Awards executive director, she looks at (among other issues) what makes the Awards what they are, how they impact on the sectors they cover and why it reflects its 'one world' approach.
14 Oct 2013
MIAMI, US: The Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2013 winners were announced on Friday evening at an awards ceremony with over 360 guests.
1 Oct 2013
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Amazon's chief executive and new Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday, 25 September, that print newspapers could one day become a luxury.
26 Sep 2013