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2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

25 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Fabian Frese, CCO at Germany’s Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president.
#Loeries2018: "How will technology impact this year's ideas?" - Fabian Frese

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Germany's Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2018

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014

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

FRANCE

Most dangerous countries for journalists: Syria and Somalia
Most dangerous countries for journalists: Syria and Somalia

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world's most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

1 Feb 2013

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.

30 Jan 2013

FRANCE

World's Press condemns mass trial of Turkish journalists
World's Press condemns mass trial of Turkish journalists

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / ANKARA, TURKEY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned the prosecution of 41 Turkish journalists on terrorism-related charges, calling their trial a move by the government to intimidate the press and silence criticism.

29 Sep 2012

FRANCE

Press freedom: An own goal for Ukraine
Press freedom: An own goal for Ukraine

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: As the European Football Championships drew to a close yesterday, with the spotlight on Ukraine, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Article 19, Freedom House, Open Society Foundations (OSF), and the Ukraine Association of Press Publishers today release their joint report on the country's press freedom situation.

2 Jul 2012

FRANCE

Make a free press 'The Headline for Democratic Transition'
Make a free press 'The Headline for Democratic Transition'

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: "A free press is an essential cornerstone of any country based on democracy." So says Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman, in her exclusive interview with the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to mark 3 May, World Press Freedom Day.

3 May 2012

GERMANY

Interview with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate offered for World Press Freedom Day
Interview with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate offered for World Press Freedom Day

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has just added an interview with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman to the package of editorial and advertising materials it is offering to media worldwide to commemorate World Press Freedom Day on 3 May. Contributors from South Africa are George Bizos and Zapiro.

26 Apr 2012

GERMANY

Global call to commemorate World Press Freedom Day
Global call to commemorate World Press Freedom Day

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

TUNISIA

Journalists protest over top jobs

Several hundred Tunisian journalists demonstrated in Tunis on Monday, 9 January 2011, to protest at the appointment of media bosses by the government, which they regard as a return to bad practices of the past.

10 Jan 2012

PORTUGAL

Eurobest entries up 11% to 4824
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

PORTUGAL

Eurobest 2011 announces final juries: Craft and Integrated
Eurobest 2011 announces final juries: Craft and Integrated

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.

15 Nov 2011

AUSTRIA

Press ethics: M&G's Chris Roper to speak at World Editors Forum
Press ethics: M&G's Chris Roper to speak at World Editors Forum

VIENNA, AUSTRIA: William Lewis, a leader of News Corporation's efforts to deal with the News of the World phone hacking scandal, has joined the programme of the upcoming World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum, to be held in Vienna, Austria, 12-15 October 2011. The speakers' lineup will include South African Chris Roper, Mail & Guardian Online editor.

15 Sep 2011

FRANCE

Killing of journalists in Mexico raises international concern
Killing of journalists in Mexico raises international concern

PARIS, FRANCE, AND DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have called for a thorough investigation into the slaying of Mexican journalist Miguel Ángel López and his family.

29 Jun 2011

FRANCE

World's Press condemns murder of Indian journalist
World's Press condemns murder of Indian journalist

PARIS, FRANCE, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Following the killing of a high profile reporter in Mumbai, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have called on Indian authorities to provide better protection for journalists investigating organised crime.

28 Jun 2011

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA report looks at developing financially viable media in emerging markets
WAN-IFRA report looks at developing financially viable media in emerging markets

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Political pressures remain a major challenge for many newspapers in developing countries, but economic pressures and turbulent business conditions are emerging as equally disturbing threats to business development and editorial independence, according to a new report from WAN-IFRA.

9 Jun 2011

FRANCE

How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions
How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The unparalleled recent events in the Middle East have offered newspapers an opportunity to make use of their youth pages and supplements to explain a complex situation. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have gathered some examples from around the world.

9 Mar 2011

YEMEN

International Partnership denounces attacks on press freedom in Yemen
International Partnership denounces attacks on press freedom in Yemen

PARIS, FRANCE/DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Against a backdrop of historic political change for the region that has brought the country to the brink of its own revolution, The International Partnership for Yemen has released findings from its joint mission that expose the critical situation facing the media.

23 Feb 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

GERMANY

Focus on innovation at 10th Newsroom Summit
Focus on innovation at 10th Newsroom Summit

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Current challenges and new opportunities for news publisher and media companies are on the agenda for the 10th International Newsroom Summit, to be held in Zurich on 9-10 June 2010.

25 Jan 2011

FRANCE

WAN-IFRA adds training sessions to sports news conference
WAN-IFRA adds training sessions to sports news conference

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has added two training sessions to its conference on "Making Sports News the Mainspring of Growth", to be held in Paris in the first week of February.

24 Jan 2011

FRANCE

Infographics, games help draw fans to sports media
Infographics, games help draw fans to sports media

PARIS, FRANCE; DARMSTADT, GERMANY: With sports news available 24-hours a day on a wide variety of media platforms, the competition for loyal audiences has never been greater. Using good infographics and introducing interactive games are two ways to attract sports fans, and the upcoming international conference on managing sports news, to be held in Paris on 3 and 4 February next, aims to provide the best examples of both.

14 Jan 2011

GERMANY

Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb
Eurobest launches Student Academy in partnership with Draftfcb

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The organisers of Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's largest creative advertising and communications festivals and premier awards honouring and celebrating European creative excellence, has announced the launch of The Eurobest Academy, in partnership with Draftfcb.

30 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence
Global study: Leading broadcasters present balanced view of international violence

LONDON, UK: Media Tenor and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) recently announced the results of Peace & the Media, the first study into the accuracy of international TV news programmes with regards to violence, conflict and peace issues. The study reveals that while a majority of broadcasters present an accurate view of violence levels*, key UK and US broadcasters devote more than 50% of their time to topics of violence.

10 Nov 2010

GERMANY

Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries
Eurobest 2010: Design, Craft, Media, PR & Integrated juries

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The remaining jury members have been named for Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's principal creative advertising and communications festivals honouring and celebrating European creative excellence across all major disciplines.

21 Oct 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

Latest global trends on consumer media preferences and behaviours
Latest global trends on consumer media preferences and behaviours

JOHANNESBURG, SA: As digitisation radically transforms the way people around the world interact with media content, and as media consumption trends and behaviour continue to evolve, Deloitte has released new research that highlights a number of compelling global trends that can help TMT companies develop effective business strategies and achieve long-term business growth.

7 Oct 2010

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

GERMANY

First Eurobest jury presidents announced
First Eurobest jury presidents announced

HAMBURG, GERMANY: The first three of eight jury presidents have been announced for Eurobest, Europe's premier creative advertising and communications awards. Now in its 23rd year, the Eurobest Awards form part of the Eurobest Festival, which takes place at the Handelskammer in Hamburg on 7-8 December 2010.

27 Aug 2010

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