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#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Print & Publishing Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Print & Publishing Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

17 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom

The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...

3 Jun 2019

FRANCE

Charlie Hebdo coverage wins World Young Reader Prize

In its collective efforts to help young people understand the Charlie Hebdo attacks and its implications, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced that the French news media has been awarded the top award in the World Young Reader Prize 'Teaching Freedom' category.

21 Jul 2015

FRANCE

World's Press calls on China to release journalist Gao Yu

PARIS, FRANCE / FRANKFURT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called on the Chinese authorities to release 71-year-old Chinese journalist Gao Yu...

22 Apr 2015

FRANCE

Europe's rights body raps France for blocking jihad sites

STRASBOURG, FRANCE: Europe's top rights body took aim at France on Thursday for blocking websites accused of condoning terrorism...

20 Mar 2015

EGYPT

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015

FRANCE

Charlie Hebdo team struggles to heal after massacre

PARIS, FRANCE: More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial team, those who survived are slowly trying to return to a semblance of normality...

24 Feb 2015

FRANCE

'Drastic decline' in media freedom worldwide

PARIS, FRANCE: Media freedom suffered a "drastic decline" worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released Thursday.

13 Feb 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Have we left the media freedom debate too late?

If you thought the murder of French media workers had little impact on the South African media landscape, Right2Know suggests you think again - prepare to take action with your pens and laptops...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015

FRANCE

Charlie Hebdo sells 1.9 million copies

PARIS, FRANCE: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed...

19 Jan 2015

FRANCE

First Charlie Hebdo since attacks sold out in many parts of France

PARIS, FRANCE: The first issue of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to be published since a jihadist attack decimated its editorial staff last week has sold out within minutes...

15 Jan 2015

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