Alana Foster is a journalist at IBC365 covering the global broadcasting, media and entertainment industry. She reports for the IBC Daily and Insight Magazine and is passionate about the production, craft and technological advances in the media and entertainment industry. With a Bachelor of Communication: Media and Culture and a Masters of Arts: Journalism from the University of South Australia, she has worked across the IBC conference and exhibition and has prior experience in online, print and radio in Australia.
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Broadcasters and platform operators are employing artificial intelligence to engage audiences, grow revenues and deliver personalised content guides.
IBC has announced new industry leaders will join the speaker line-up to explore opportunities and challenges around a consumer-first era in media.
“Inherent inefficiencies” in production workflows “threaten to limit our future ability to innovate,” MovieLabs boss warns.
US media company Viacom has partnered with Japanese software provider Access to bring TV entertainment including MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the car for its German audiences.
Philadelphia and Volkswagen’s latest adverts have been pulled from TV after contravening new UK regulation on gender stereotyping.
Leading US entertainment companies CBS and Viacom are set to merge after three years of discussions with the new firm valued at $30 billion.
The joint streaming service by France Télévisions, M6 and TF1 has been confirmed to launch in 2020 after French regulators green lit the project.
The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) is set to formulate content censorship legislation on digital media outlets including streaming services and social media platforms.
TV5Monde Plus has been developed to boost the digital and international visibility of French-language content with the Government of Canada investing $14.6 million.
Advocate group for women working in broadcasting has announced its shortlist for the inaugural Rise Awards to be presented during the IBC Show in September.