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EFJ/IFJ opposes Ukrainian government raids on a prominent Ukrainian news website

BRUSSELS, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EFJ/IFJ has strongly condemned accusations by a Ukrainian MP that the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) was guilty of implementing “Russian media projects” and supporting anti-Ukrainian media. The astonishing claims came after the union opposed … Read the full press release

Ströer to acquire one of Germany’s largest dialog marketing specialists

Further expansion of the Group’s new growth segment COLOGNE, 04-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Yesterday (01.08.2017) Ströer signed the purchase agreement to acquire the Ranger Group, one of Germany’s largest dialog marketing specialists. The main shareholder Waterland and co-investors are thus selling … Read the full press release

BPM, Sámi Blood and Western announced finalists for the 2017 Lux Film Prize

BRUSSELS, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The three films competing for the 2017 Lux Film Prize were announced on 25 July in Rome during the Giornate degli Autori (Venice Days) by Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament BPM (Beats per minute) … Read the full press release

LMU study: benefits and risks associated with monitoring tools on social media

MUNICH, 25-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The controversial Snap Map app enables Snapchat users to track their friends. This is the latest in a series of monitoring tools to be built on social media platforms. A new LMU study assesses the benefits … Read the full press release

The global betting and gaming brand 12BET becomes Official Partner of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

Infront brings the global betting and gaming company on board for the prestigious badminton highlight of the year ZUG, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and 12BET have agreed a partnership that will see the global betting and … Read the full press release

The new marathon league Asian Premier Marathons (APM) has officially been launched in Beijing

Beijing, China, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asian Premier Marathons (APM), a new marathon league jointly established by Infront China and the Beijing, Beirut and Seoul Marathons, under the leadership of Asian Athletic Association (AAA), has officially been launched in Beijing today. … Read the full press release

Blind Children Find New Hope Through Music in Wuhan, China

Beijing, China, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wuhan School for The Blind is the only school of its kind in Hubei province, central China. Not only does it cater to pupils who face enormous challenges because of their disabilities, but it … Read the full press release

Pearson to sell 22% stake in Penguin Random House Venture to Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA

LONDON, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to our January announcement, Pearson PLC (“Pearson”) today announces an agreement to sell a 22% stake in the Penguin Random House Venture (“PRH”) to our partner Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA (“Bertelsmann”) and recapitalise the … Read the full press release

Vivendi acquired the 59.2% stake in Havas held by the Bolloré Group

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Films from the Berlinale Competition, Panorama, Forum and Generation sections at the Radio Eins Open-Air Cinema in Friedrichshain

BERLIN, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From July 20 to 23, 2017, film fans will have another opportunity to see audience favourites and winning films from the Berlinale Competition, Panorama, Forum and Generation sections: under the stars and before their German cinema … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann acquires another 22 percent of shares in Penguin Random House from co-owner Pearson

Group acquires another 22 percent of shares from co-shareholder Pearson Strategic three-quarters majority of the world’s largest publishing house Pearson remains co-owner of Penguin Random House with 25-percent stake Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: “The book business is part of Bertelsmann’s … Read the full press release

UKTV: street-based gameshow Don’t Say It, Bring It hosted by comedian Jason Byrne on Dave

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKTV’s leading entertainment channel Dave has today announced a street-based gameshow Don’t Say It, Bring It hosted by comedian Jason Byrne. The gameshow challenges people to bring back the answer, but not to say it, in return for Jason’s cash prizes. … Read the full press release

EBU and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) sign for Tour de France media rights through 2023

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBU and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement for the media rights to the 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 Tour de France. Besides the Tour de … Read the full press release

Journalists accreditation starts now for the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) Cars in Frankfurt am Main

67th IAA Cars in Frankfurt am Main: journalists can register now BERLIN, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accreditation starts now for journalists to the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) Cars, which will be held in Frankfurt am Main from September 14 to … Read the full press release

Infront China to help Suzhou become well-known sports city

Suzhou, China, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront China and Suzhou Municipal Sports Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a strategic partnership. Infront China will help the local government to make Suzhou a first-class sports base by increasing its international … Read the full press release

30 million targetable TV viewers in UK and Ireland now available to advertisers through Sky and Virgin Media partnership

Partnership to give access to more than 30 million targeted TV viewers in the UK and Ireland More impactful targeted TV ad campaigns, underpinned by intelligent data Transparent, brand safe environments and trusted measurement for advertisers HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Loughborough University on General Election 2017: the two main political parties dominated campaign media coverage

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The media offered ‘presidential’ coverage of the 2017 General Election, focussing their attention on May and Corbyn, analysis by Loughborough University has found. In contrast to the 2015 election, where minor parties commanded significantly higher … Read the full press release

OSCE Holds Interactive Training Seminar for Practicing Journalists and Journalism Students

VIENNA, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The OSCE Office in Tajikistan’s Rule of Law and Media units held an interactive training seminar for 18 journalism professionals and aspiring professionals in the Varzob region outside of Dushanbe, on 8 and 9 June … Read the full press release

RTL Nederland Appoints New CEO

LUXEMBOURG/HILVERSUM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017. Sven Sauvé, currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RTL Nederland, will succeed Bert … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured Gorenje as a new Official Sponsor for the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020

Comprehensive sponsorship agreement signed with Infront for the next two editions of the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020 ZUG, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, as exclusive media and marketing partner for EHF … Read the full press release

MTG wins exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European 2020 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has won the exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA … Read the full press release

MTG to share IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship exclusive Swedish media rights with SVT

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and SVT today announced an agreement to share the exclusive Swedish media rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship between 2018 and 2023 – meaning the tournament will return to MTG’s TV3 and … Read the full press release

New Apps to Download Facebook posts and Twitter tweets

MaximumSoft Corp. released new apps iSaveFbook and iSaveTweets to download Facebook posts and Twitter tweets. These free apps are run on iOS and Android devices. LONDON, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MaximumSoft Corp. released new apps – iSaveFbook and iSaveTweets. They … Read the full press release

Anas Ghazi has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer WPP’s Data Alliance

Anas Ghazi appointed to new role in WPP data horizontality team NEW YORK, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP’s Data Alliance, a unit that supports the Group’s data business by enhancing access to data and forging internal and external partnerships, today … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … Read the full press release

Kudelski’s Conax to present its benchmark on-site and cloud-based Conax Contego content protection platform at CommunicAsia 2017

Demonstrating low-risk entry to advanced services: Award winning Conax GO Live complete live-TV streaming platform – record time-to-market and new compelling user features Featuring Conax Contego-as-a-Service flexible cloud-based content protection; unique back-end offers card- or cardless broadcast security, simplified IPTV … Read the full press release

Austria’s number one tennis player Dominic Thiem presented as new brand ambassador of UniCredit Bank Austria

The shooting star of the tennis world and top 10 ATP player perfectly embodies next generation banking at UniCredit Bank Austria Austria’s number one tennis player with international mass appeal is a long-standing loyal customer and has been relying on … Read the full press release

The Kudelski Group to acquire Digital Video Norge AS (DVnor)

The provider of media asset management (MAM) services will be worling closely with Conax DVnor will maintain brand and sales distribution channels; continued focus on serving core customer base for existing services Conax and DVnor will jointly work to create … Read the full press release

MEDLAB Series expands its presence into Europe

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Barcelona Congress Centre in Spain Barcelona, Spain, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia … Read the full press release

US Innovation Studio Deeplocal Gets Acquired By WPP

LONDON, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP Digital, the digital investment arm of WPP, announces that it has acquired Deeplocal, Inc., (“Deeplocal”) an innovation studio focused on product invention, design, and engineering for clients’ marketing campaigns in the US. Deeplocal’s gross revenues … Read the full press release