Posts Tagged ‘international’

International Women’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day Join NCAA Tournament as Facebook Hot Topics for March

April 11, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Not surprisingly, March Madness was a Hot Topic on Facebook in March, and the 2016-17 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament was joined by International Women's Day and St. Patrick's Day. The same topics performed strongly on Instagram last month and, for younger males, they were joined by entertainment and gaming topics including Wolverine,...

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There Were More Than 400 Million Facebook Interactions for International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Some 160 million Facebook users were responsible for more than 400 million posts, likes and comments related to International Women's Day Wednesday. The social network said in an email to Social Pro Daily that 64 percent of its International Women's Day activity came from women, with 36 percent coming from men, and the countries with...

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This Agency Dropped an App on International Women’s Day That Detects When Men Interrupt Women

March 8, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

BETC Sao Paulo has created an app that counts the number of times a woman is interrupted by a man (or anyone really). Woman Interrupted launched today in celebration of International Women's Day and is available for download on Apple's app store. The agency created the app after coming across a 2014 George Washington University...

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Keds and Refinery29 Are Hosting a Pop-Up Market for International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

If you're in New York and head down to 90 Orchard Street today, you'll see a street mural that shows five women and reads, "Be Bold for Change," which is an international theme for Women's History Month. The artwork is just one part of a multi-prong partnership between Keds and Refinery29 to celebrate International Women's...

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A Bookstore Is Brilliantly Visualizing Gender Imbalance by Flipping Around All Male-Written Novels

March 8, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Even if you're a frequent bookstore peruser, this sight be a surprise. Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, Ohio, is cleverly "illustrating the gender gap in fiction" by reversing all novels from male writers so that each book's identity is hidden. The move comes just in time for International Women's Day on Wednesday (though, as part...

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How Some Publishers and Platforms Are Participating in ‘A Day Without A Woman’

March 7, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Many popular publishers and platforms will be supporting their female employees on March 8, International Women's Day. Organizers of the Women's March, which took place the day after President Trump's inauguration, also helped put together a plan for people to find ways to participate in a women's strike. A Day Without A Woman was designed...

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Advertising Leaders Say Britain’s Exit From the EU Is Disappointing but Manageable

June 24, 2016  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

CANNES, France—As the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union sent aftershocks through global markets today, the ad industry's top leaders were all in the same place to hear the news. Like thousands of their colleagues, the heads of advertising's largest holding companies are all in Cannes this week for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Two of the industry's most influential corporations quickly released statements about the "Brexit" decision, with the recurring theme being one of disappointment mixed with optimism after the polarizing decision by British voters. The final result was 52 percent in favor of leaving the EU and 48 percent against, with young voters overwhelmingly casting their ballots to remain a member of the 28-state group. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced at a press conference this morning that he will be stepping down because "the country requires fresh leadership" after the vote.

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A Million Euro Coins Will Feature a Missing Child’s Face Thanks to a Nonprofit and Its Agency

May 27, 2016  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

On May 3, 1996, 2-year-old Liam Vanden Branden wandered out the door of his grandmother's house in Mechelen, Belgium. The blond-haired, blue-eyed boy was wearing a gray pullover, green jeans and ecru shoes with the Tom & Jerry cartoon characters on them. This is the last information known about Vanden Branden, because that rainy Friday was also the day he disappeared. He hasn't been seen since. But starting this week, millions of Europeans will see Liam—or, at least, an image of him.

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Why Telemundo’s Boss Is Keeping His Sights Set on the Other Football

May 16, 2016  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Specs Current gig Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCU Telemundo Enterprises Previous gig President, Univision Networks Age 42 Twitter @cesarconde_ Adweek: You have a big portfolio as chairman of the NBCU International Group and Telemundo Enterprises. Where is your impact felt most? Cesar Conde: It's an incredibly fast-growing market, and we have probably the most compelling suite of products, regardless of language, that help our clients tap into this high-growth market. Historically, there's been a tremendous amount of focus on the U.S. But over the last few years we've started to build our business outside of the United States. You moved to NBCU almost three years ago, after 10 years at Univision. What's the biggest difference culturally between the two companies? What I have really enjoyed about being a part of Comcast NBCU is that we have a real mentality of running our businesses as owners, not renters. We really believe in making the investments in our businesses that will deliver long-term results

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Hong Kong Festival Youth Prize Won by ‘Life’

April 3, 2016  |  Variety  |  No Comments

First time director, Zhang Hanyi’s “Life After Life” won the Firebird youth award,at the Hong Kong International Film Festival.

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