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IAB Expands Its International Reach With New Dmexco Partnership

The Interactive Advertising Bureau has inked a deal with Dmexco, one of the world's largest digital media and technology conferences. As part of its role as Dmexco's official international partner, the IAB will send its execs to speak at the conference held in Cologne, Germany on Sept. Show More Summary

Adweek Announces Winners of the 2016 Brand Genius Awards

Adweek is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Brand Genius Awards. Now in their 27th year, the awards recognize the talented men and women behind the most inventive, ambitious and successful brand-building efforts across 10 categories. Show More Summary

Melania Trump Apology And Retraction From ‘The Inquisitr’

A story published within the last week at the Inquisitr had attributed to unfounded rumors and innuendo regarding model Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, and her life prior to her marriage. WhileShow More Summary

The transformation of Right to be Forgotten into Right to Forget the News

In the last couple of months European courts have taken particularly troubling decisions on grounds of right to be forgotten, resulting in unprecedented constraints to the news media. Less than two months after the Belgian paper Le Soir’s...Show More Summary

Shield laws and journalist's privilege: The basics every reporter should know

Compelled disclosure is in the air. A federal judge has ordered Glenn Beck to disclose the names of confidential sources he used in his reporting that a Saudi Arabian man was involved in the Boston Marathon bombing. The man sued Beck for defamation after he was cleared of any involvement. Journalist and filmmaker Mark Boal, who wrote and produced The...

Policy updates on holiday

Please note that our media policy news monitoring service will be on holiday until the end of August. We wish you all a relaxing break. Read more......

Ceasefire Brings Hope to Colombian Journalists

Colombia’s constitutional court is moving ahead with a national referendum on a peace deal with FARC rebels, one month after the two sides signed a landmark ceasefire agreement in Havana. The country hopes the ceasefire will end half...Show More Summary

South African Journalists' Jobs in Limbo over Broadcaster Protest Ban

Journalists, civil society groups and the ruling ANC party have gone head to head with South Africa’s public broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), since May, when the broadcaster announced that it would no longer air footage of the destruction of public property during protests. Show More Summary

How to re-engage the mobile-first generation

Mobile has become the number one digital platform, but it's not so much news that is being consumed. However, news organisations urgently need to invest in mobile, because it's the platform of choice for the next generation, according to Paula Poindexter, Journalism Professor at the University of Texas. Read more...

This Bottle Cap Could Save Billions of Gallons of Water

With California suffering its worst water shortage in perhaps 1,000 years, VCU Brandcenter students devised a novel plan to curtail waste from standard kitchen and bathroom taps and spread the word about conservation. "With 'Cap theShow More Summary

Infographic: These Athletes and Brands Created the Most Social Buzz During Rio

From comedian Leslie Jones live tweeting for NBC to swimmer (and now national embarrassment) Ryan Lochte using Snapchat to document his antics—though clearly not all of them—social media got fans closer to the action at the Olympics than ever before. Show More Summary

NBC Medals in Prime-Time Ratings, but Misses Out on Gold

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Usain Bolt and Simone Biles all struck gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. And while NBC's wall-to-wall coverage across 11 linear networks with 6,755 hours of programming was herculean, the prime-time...Show More Summary

From Microsoft to Self-Driving Cars, Invention Springs From Data

In June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn, one of the largest acquisitions in the history of tech, and it boils down to one thing: data. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said as much in a letter to employees. Nadella wants to marry LinkedIn with its flagship software, Office 365, and crucially its CRM product Dynamics. Show More Summary

Check Out the 26 Boldly Inventive Campaigns That Won This Year's Project Isaac Awards

In this era of constant change and innovation, to truly invent something is quite rare. But the drive to find new paths and opportunities across marketing, media and tech may be stronger than ever thanks to the indomitable spirit that...Show More Summary

The Inside Story of How McCann New York's 'Field Trip to Mars' Came Together

It was at around 2 o'clock in the morning that Josh Grossberg landed on Mars. The group creative director of McCann New York couldn't sleep one night back in 2014. Lying in bed, he found himself watching a TV show about the latest in space travel. Show More Summary

Al-Jazirah rolls out innovative solutions for print ads

Saudi Arabia's Al-Jazirah newspaper has started introducing a wide variety of innovative possibilities for their customers to customize their print ads. Among the possibilities are scented ads, large format and adverstickers. Read more...

Shaping the future of a regional publisher

Several years ago, Germany's Schwäbisch Media began an extensive transformation of the company. As it went through the process, the Ravensburg-based publishing house developed seven strategic key factors to handle the digital transformation of the local publishing business: Read more...

Blockchain technology to improve press freedom

Blockchain, the new technology that can store and transfer data at minimal cost, decentralized, and totally secure, is a hot topic. It has the potential to disrupt many industries, and it is now finding its way into journalism. Read more...

Mindshakes: Engaging journalism with a hint of activism

Whereas objectivity used to be journalism's widely accepted ultimate goal, more and more news organisations are embracing at least a degree of bias. Among them is the Dutch millennial platform Mindshakes, which aims to "shake thinks up a little." Read more...

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