Daily Archive: May 19, 2010

May 19

Long negotiations for World Cup rights ‘may have hurt ad revenue’

Tweet The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has set up a joint venture with an American cable television channel operator to commission action and horror-based feature films for release in Asia and the rest of the world. The partnership with Hong Kong-based Tiger Gate Entertainment, which operates the suspense-horror channel Thrill and action-oriented Kix …

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May 19

IBC2010 Conference

Tweet Presented and attended by the most influential in the industry, the IBC Conference provides a platform for discussing and debating the developments that are changing the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. Whether in the field of new technologies, workflows or business models, the IBC conference brings together the individuals who are defining the …

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May 19

TDM-Macau hosts ABU Workshop on Modern Transmitter Technologies

Tweet An ABU regional workshop on Modern Transmitter Technologies was inaugurated by Manuel Goncalves, Vice-President and CEO of Teledifusao de Macau (TDM). In his opening address Dr Goncalves said Macau was ready for the digital future and was moving forward in its digital roadmap. He further said that despite the challenges TDM had successfully managed …

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May 19

2010 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism Call for Entries

Tweet The Kurt Schork Memorial Awards uniquely honour the contributions of freelance journalists covering foreign news and reporters from the developing world and countries in transition. Since 2005, IWPR has been honoured to partner with the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund to administer and organise the annual awards. A freelancer himself, Kurt Schork appreciated the obstacles …

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May 19

Freedom of Press

Tweet President Obama signed legislation on Monday intended to promote a free press around the world, a bipartisan measure inspired by the murder in Pakistan of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter, shortly after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The legislation, called the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, requires the State …

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