African film studio and international TV network, ROK, has been acquired by leading French audiovisual group, CANAL+...
Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all, as recent attendances at AFCON showed...
CPJ's annual International Press Freedom Awards and benefit dinner will honour courageous journalists from around the world...
Warc has announced the jury lineup for the Best Use of Data category for the Warc Media Awards 2019...
10 Jul 2019
The Epica Awards has announced a new advertising campaign from Hecho Studios Amsterdam and revealed its brand new website, designed by Lithuanian studio and former Epica winners Godspeed Branding...
24 Jun 2019
The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...
3 Jun 2019
Wan-Ifra has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects...
15 May 2019
Freelance journalist, Asad Hashim has won the 2018 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native Pakistan...
14 Jan 2019
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Pakistan's parliament to reject a proposed cyber crime bill that they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy...
21 Apr 2015
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
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
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
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
HONG KONG S.A.R.
HONG KONG, CHINA: Iran-based Behrouz won two prizes in the photojournalism feature category for his images of street children and heroin addicts in the strife-torn southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
24 Apr 2012
DARMSTADT, GERMANY/PARIS, FRANCE: 3 May 2012 marks World Press Freedom Day, an opportunity to celebrate the gains and highlight the work still to be achieved in securing freedom of expression for the world's press. Material on show will include work by South Africa's Zapiro.
13 Apr 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
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