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AUSTRALIA

Australia media join forces to fight record Rebel Wilson payout

Australia's major media organisations on Monday joined forces to back publisher Bauer's appeal against the nation's largest defamation payout awarded to Hollywood actor Rebel Wilson, arguing the size of the damages could stifle public-interest journalism...

27 Feb 2018

AFRICA

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed

NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...

2 Feb 2015

EGYPT

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014

AUSTRALIA

Oh f... sorry, oh dear... Aussie newspaper's front page from hell

MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, PERTH, AUSTRALIA: An Australian newspaper has accidentally published what must rank as one of the most error-ridden front pages of all time.

29 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers.

11 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Times website hacked then restored

NEW YORK CITY, USA: The popular New York Times website returned to service on Wednesday, 28 August, after hackers forced it down for nearly a day, with a group backing Syria's government claiming responsibility.

29 Aug 2013

AUSTRALIA

Murdoch re-launches Down Under as News Corp Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Limited, will relaunch under the News Corp brand as part of a global revamp, its CEO said on Wednesday.

27 Jun 2013

AUSTRALIA

Guardian launches online Australian edition

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Britain's Guardian newspaper yesterday launched a new online edition in Australia where print media is struggling, pledging an independent perspective and a multimedia approach.

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

AUSTRALIA

Australia's Fairfax newspapers go tabloid

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian broadsheet newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on Monday ditched their century-old format for tabloid in a major overhaul at ailing media giant Fairfax.

5 Mar 2013

UNITED STATES

10th Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2013 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the US's American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), New Zealand's Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), South Africa's SAFREA, Australia's Society of Editors NSW and the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa (MPASA).

10 Jan 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

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

AUSTRALIA

Australia's Fairfax commits to newspapers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Struggling Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday insisted it would print newspapers for as long as they were profitable, but admitted disappointment at its floundering share price.

25 Oct 2012

AUSTRALIA

Australia's Fairfax says editorial integrity key

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian media giant Fairfax Wednesday said editorial independence was at the core of the company, as mining magnate Gina Rinehart pushes for greater influence at the respected newspaper firm.

29 Jun 2012

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