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SOUTH AFRICA

#DesignIndaba2018: Telling stories about purpose-led design

To many 'Design Indaba' is simply founder Ravi Naidoo, but there's a huge team behind the scenes. Meet editor-in-chief Neo Maditla, looking to make the Design Indaba website as popular year-round as the annual Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Dec 2017

FRANCE

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...

17 Apr 2015

THE NETHERLANDS

Public trust in the web 'eroded', says global cyber commission

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: The public's trust in the Internet has been severely eroded by a cloak-and-dagger approach to collecting private data online leaving it open to abuse...

16 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

The Bees Awards announces nominations

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.

21 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

THE NETHERLANDS

Possible changes to the privacy law in the Netherlands

The Dutch government applies the ePrivacy directive set by the European Commission by the means of explicit consent for cookies. This explicit consent meant that before entering a website, users had to accept all cookies or else not get access to the website content, which led to a lot of complaints.

Issued by incuBeta 28 Feb 2013

THE NETHERLANDS

European Journalism Centre announces journalism grants

MAASTRICHT, THE NETHERLANDS: The European Journalism Centre (EJC) has announced that it has received financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance journalistic coverage of issues related to global development and the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals. Therefore, in 2013 the EJC will implement a grants programme supported by the Gates Foundation.

25 Jan 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Copyright and the world of online news

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: The way in which we keep up with the news has changed greatly over the past decade. How many of us still buy a daily newspaper? Many of us opt to get our news from a variety of online sources.

By Ilse du Plessis 16 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

UNITED KINGDOM

European women drive most engagement: Online retail, community websites

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.

6 Jul 2012

THE NETHERLANDS

Free handbook helps journalists use data to improve the news

MAASTRICHT, THE NETHERLANDS: The Data Journalism Handbook is a free, open-source book that aims to help journalists to use data to improve the news. It was launched on Saturday 28 April, at Italy's leading journalism event, the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, which attracts thousands of journalists from around the world for a week of talks and workshops.

14 May 2012

PORTUGAL

Eurobest entries up 11% to 4824

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertising Festival has announced that a total of 4824 entries have been submitted for this year's awards, up 11% compared to the 2010 Festival.

22 Nov 2011

THE NETHERLANDS

STIR, comScore, Intomart GfK partner in Internet audience measurement

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: comScore, Inc has announced that JIC STIR has signed the contract confirming Intomart GfK/comScore as the new online media measurement currency in the Netherlands. The contract runs from mid 2011 until 2014. Results based on the new research are expected in 2012.

21 Nov 2011

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