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[PRESSWIRE] Stockholm, Sweden - 05.09.14 -- Earlier this year, MTGx launched MediaFactory, a partnership initiative aiming to give startups and early stage companies the opportunity to grow and expand their ideas and businesses through the environment of a global media house.

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[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 31.07.14 -- The unrivalled collection of newspapers held by the British Library have been trawled by journalist and author Rona Levin for a book which brings together some of the strangest human-interest stories written in newspapers.  Levin's eclectic selection spans two centuries of writing, finding stories that gripped the nation up to 285 years ago.

[PRESSWIRE] LOS ANGELES - 14.07.14 - j2 Cloud Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), a leading provider of business cloud and digital media services, today announced that the company’s in-house creative team has again won multiple Telly Awards at this year’s 35th annual awards ceremony. j2 took home three Telly Awards for its video work supporting j2’s eFax® and eVoice® brands.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 19.06.14 -- With the publication of the Commission’s white paper on Copyright due out in July, CEO members of the European Publishers Council (EPC) on 18th June presented to Commissioner Michel Barnier their “Copyright Vision” including specific recommendations that are designed to help realise the full potential of the media and publishing ecosystem to the benefit of creators and every internet user.

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[PRESSWIRE] Stockholm, Sweden - 17.06.14 -- MTGx is launching MediaFactory today, a partnership program aiming to give start-ups the opportunity to grow and expand their ideas and businesses through the beneficial environment of a global media house.

[PRESSWIRE] BRIGHTON, United Kingdom - 16.06.14 - Spice Factory UK is pleased to announce the director of The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds, Gabriele Muccino has signed up to direct the latest blockbuster hit by Spice Factory.

[PRESSWIRE] PHILADELPHIA - 12.06.14 - Comcast today announced that Xfinity TV customers can now access all of Nielsen’s top 100 cable and broadcast shows via Xfinity On Demand. As video on demand usage becomes an increasingly large portion of time-shifted viewing, Comcast has added even more current season content to its platform. Of the top 100 shows, which include hits like Bates Motel, The Blacklist, The Following, Modern Family and Scandal, 64 are available across all devices via the Xfinity TV Go app and website.

[PRESSWIRE] LEUDELANGE, Sweden- 05.06.14 --Millicom (NASDAQ:MICC) (STO:MIC), the international telecommunications and media company, announced today that it has launched satellite pay-TV services in two more countries, Costa Rica and Honduras, in the past week. These follow the first two services in Bolivia and El Salvador, which began operations in April and May this year.

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[PRESSWIRE] Stockholm, Sweden - 09.05.14 -- Erik Pettersson and Mascoll Silverstolpe beat the previous world record of 87 straight hours by continuously watching the action TV series 24.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 07.05.14 -- The Mayfair Magazine Arabic Edition, the leading luxury lifestyle publication for Arabic residents in the UK, announces its 2014 schedule alongside a new distribution strategy in the United Arab Emirates.