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Kantar's Eric Salama discusses the way forward under new owner Bain Capital

Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

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Best Use of Data jury announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has announced the jury lineup for the Best Use of Data category for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

10 Jul 2019

GLOBAL

This year’s jury president is Fiona Rogers, chief operating officer of Magnum Photos. Image source: .
Epica Awards announces new website and ad campaign

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

GLOBAL

Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom
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

GLOBAL

New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world
New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world

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

CANADA

Adultery website flirts with British stock market
Adultery website flirts with British stock market

TORONTO, CANADA: A website devoted to adultery is out to woo investors with a public offering of stock in Britain...

17 Apr 2015

AFRICA

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed
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
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

CANADA

Toronto Star to launch tablet edition next year
Toronto Star to launch tablet edition next year

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, Toronto Star, announced yesterday plans for a tablet edition in the new year, following in the footsteps of another major local newspaper.

6 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

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

CANADA

How to boost conversion rates
How to boost conversion rates

TORONTO, CANADA: For years, our company focused on getting more and more traffic to our clients' websites. (Infographic)

By Lisa Hallgren 26 Aug 2014

CANADA

Naseem Javed
Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014

CANADA

Dead teen's photo used to advertise dating website
Dead teen's photo used to advertise dating website

OTTAWA, CANADA: Parents of a Canadian girl who killed herself after months of cyber-bullying following a rape were sickened on Wednesday, 18 September, that her image was used to advertise an online dating service.

20 Sep 2013

FRANCE

Euronews Persian now on GLWiZ
Euronews Persian now on GLWiZ

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews, one of the leading international news channels in Europe, has concluded an agreement with GLWiZ, international WebTV provider, to connect with Persian-speaking (Farsi) communities all over the world.

18 Jun 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
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

UNITED STATES

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

CANADA

The Globe and Mail charging for its internet news

TORONTO, CANADA: Canada's national daily, The Globe and Mail, on Monday began charging readers a $20 monthly subscription to access news on its website.

31 Oct 2012

CANADA

Canada's Toronto Star to charge for online news

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, The Toronto Star, announced yesterday that it plans to charge readers a monthly subscription to access its online edition, after its main competitors also put up so-called paywalls.

30 Oct 2012

CANADA

Canadian publisher to cut jobs, Sunday papers

MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian newspaper publishing group Postmedia will eliminate jobs and Sunday editions of three of its titles to save money, local media reported Monday, citing company documents.

30 May 2012

CANADA

comScore; PMB announce release date for second fused database in Canada
comScore; PMB announce release date for second fused database in Canada

TORONTO, CANADA, RENTON, US: comScore, Inc and PMB Print Measurement Bureau have announced the release date of May 26 for their second fused database linking Canadians' online media habits with other media consumption data, along with product and brand usage, all in a single database.

30 May 2011

UNITED STATES

Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon
Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.

24 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010