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#Loeries2017: Jury president jabber with Markus Maczey

I chatted to the four recently revealed international jury presidents for the Loeries. Next up is Bavarian-born creative director, Markus Maczey

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

GERMANY

Facebook pledges to combat racism on German platform

BERLIN - Facebook pledged on Monday to combat racist hate speech on its German-language network amid an upsurge in xenophobic comments online as Germany faces an unprecedented influx of refugees

15 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Durban FilmMart Awards 2017 ends on a high note

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) ended on a high note with an awards ceremony at the Tsogo Maharani Hotel in Durban on Monday, 17 July 2017

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GERMANY

German media groups furious after 32 reporters barred from G20

BERLIN - German media groups protested Wednesday after government authorities at last week's G20 summit suddenly withdrew the accreditations of 32 journalists on unspecified security grounds

13 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Focus on Germany at Durban International Film Festival

This year's Durban International Film Festival (Diff) is set to captivate audiences with a German focus, which features ten gripping films by some of Germany's finest directors

29 Jun 2017

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Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Applications for 20th Red Bull Music Academy are officially open and will be held in Berlin from 8 September to 12 October 2018

22 Jun 2017

GERMANY

Axel Springer continues to reap rewards from going digital

German media group Axel Springer said its digital publishing investments were continuing to pay off, driving up revenue and profits in the first quarter and putting it on target to meet its forecasts for the full year

11 May 2017

GLOBAL

Wan-Ifra's European Digital Media Awards' winners ready for global competition

The nine winners of this year's Wan-Ifra's European Digital Media Awards will now go forward into the annual World Digital Media Awards

2 May 2017

GLOBAL

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the 1.0-billion-euro barrier and upping its forecasts for the year

26 Apr 2017

GERMANY

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann has presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016

29 Mar 2017

GERMANY

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year

17 Jan 2017

GERMANY

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery

29 Nov 2016

GERMANY

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms

25 Jul 2016

GERMANY

WPP subsidiary acquires Conrad Caine in Germany

Possible Worldwide, the glocal digital agency of WPP, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in digital agency, Conrad Caine, a full service digital agency headquartered in Munich, Germany

25 Jan 2016

GERMANY

Huawei wants to be world leader in smartphones in 'three or four years'

FRANCFORT: Chinese electronics giant Huawei hopes to overtake US rival Apple and Korea's Samsung to become the world's leading maker of smartphones in "three or four years"

7 Jan 2016

GERMANY

German media seek police protection after anti-Islam protest assault

BERLIN, GERMANY: German media on Tuesday demanded police protection after journalists came under attack by anti-Islam protesters, saying those responsible for such assaults must be brought to justice

7 Oct 2015

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA announces World Digital Media Awards

The 2015 winners of the WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards, which recognise publishers that have created ground breaking digital products that engage readers while increasing online business

7 Oct 2015

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA releases World Press Trends report

The World Press Trends 2015 report, the definitive guide to the global newspaper industry published by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), was released Monday 5 October

6 Oct 2015

GERMANY

WAN-IFRA calls for strengthening of core values of independent news media

At the opening of the three-day World Publishing Expo in Hamburg, organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the organisation called for strengthening the core values of independent news media

6 Oct 2015

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