France 24 launches “instant articles” in three languages on Facebook

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 in AIB News Feed

  France 24’s community of some 13.5 million Facebook subscribers will now be able to access “instant articles” in English, in French, and also – world premiere – in Arabic.   Thus, France 24 offers its growing Facebook audience a new browsing experience in three languages as well as fast, easy access to the news.   These new formats can be accessed on Facebook applications for iOS and Android. They are designed and optimized for consuming news on the move. As “instant articles” are actually hosted directly on Facebook, text and video content loads ten times faster.   In...

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MediaGuru Wins APAC Stevie Award For Innovative Services In Audiovisual Digitization

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 in AIB members, AIB News Feed

Global Media Services Company Recognized With A Bronze Award New Delhi, Delhi (April 25, 2016)—MediaGuru, a leading provider of digitization and media asset management services announced today that the company received a bronze Stevie® award for its Innovative Services in Audiovisual Digitization in the category “Excellence in Innovation in Technology Industries.” This recognition comes on the heels of MediaGuru’s recent recognition for outstanding contribution in digitization by SCTE. The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are the only business awards program to recognize achievement in innovation in 22 nations of the Asia-Pacific region. More than 600 nominations from organizations across the Asia-Pacific...

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RFE/RL wins Webby People’s Voice Award

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 in AIB members, News from Members

  Watch This Disabled Boy’s World Change In Two Minutes a feature video produced by RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service has won the prestigious Webby People’s Voice Award. The feature tells the story of a disabled teenager who relies on his friends to push him in his wheelchair everyday along the rugged path to school, and his elation when a local NGO surprises him with a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle he can operate himself to make the journey. Produced by Bishkek-based correspondent Ulanbek Egizbaev and repackaged by RFE/RL’s Current Time digital team for social media, it was viewed more than a million times globally in Russian,...

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RT wins the Webby-People’s Voice award for social media in news

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 in AIB News Feed

RT took home the  People’s Voice Award Webby – the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet – in an open online vote. Webby Awards online voters chose RT social media platforms over those of the BBC News, ABC News, NBC Nightly News and the New York Times. RT won in the Social / News & Information category for its overall social media presence, as represented by a series of digital projects including platforms on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Soundcloud and Coub, as well as the RT Play Facebook portal, which offers a selection of infotainment videos with infographics...

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France 24 extends its distribution in the Netherlands

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 in AIB News Feed

France 24 has extended its distribution across the Netherlands by concluding two agreements with cable operators Ziggo and DELTA. Thanks to a new agreement with Ziggo, France 24 French version is now available via the new application “TV Française”. The application is available for all subscribers equipped with the operator’s Horizon Box, which represents some 800.000 households of the total Ziggo park of 4 million and “TV Française” is intended to become available to all Horizon Go subscribers at a later date. On DELTA, France 24 French language channel was launched on March 23rd as part of the optional...

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