Al Jazeera Media Network announces the launch of AJ+, a connected, global news community. With socially shareable content, AJ+ will highlight human struggles and achievements while providing context on the world's biggest stories.
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The Innovation and Research group at Al Jazeera Media Network has kicked off its first major community initiative with an online Innovation Challenge. This is an open competition aiming to surface new ideas about storytelling in mobile and web applications.
Frieze Films' Malo 8 directed Doc Shebeleza, the latest installment in Ogilvy's popular Feel Every Moment DSTV campaign. The spot features a mother watching her two daughters dancing adorably to Cassper Nyovest's hit music video on DSTV.
DDB's The Car-iest Car Ad for the new Honda Ballade is a parody that looks like a billion dollars.
Using an operatic narration, the spot sends up the traditional car commercial formula, from the moody car intro shot to the closing slow-motion beauty shot. There's even a panther.
Al Jazeera's new series Rebel Architecture uncovers the architects who are shunning the glamour of 'starchitecture' and using design to tackle the world's urban, environmental and social crises. The series premieres on 18 August 2014.
Miners Shot Down premieres on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 22h00CAT on Witness, Al Jazeera's flagship documentary strand. The multi-award-winning documentary will screen daily until 16 August 2014, the two-year anniversary of the Marikana massacre it investigates.