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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Uber and Pizza Hut cash in with Guerrilla IMC's location-targeted ATM Media

Out-of-home media specialists Guerrilla-IMC recently launched their ATM Media Division in partnership with South Africa's premier third-party ATM service providers...

Issued by Guerrilla IMC 19 Dec 2016

#BizTrends2017: Audiences have increased control on digital platforms interviewed Madré Roothman, digital strategist at Hellocomputer on digital trends for 2017...

By Madré Roothman 20 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Mobile trends for 2017

Mobile is the single most important device that connects consumers with each other, with brands, and products and services. Over the past few years it has demonstrated its power in both marketing and advertising, and as a source of consumer insight.

By Diane Gantz 22 hours ago

Effective Measure on the future of SA's digital advertising landscape

Greg Mason took on the reigns as regional lead for sub-Saharan Africa at Effective Measure on 3 January. With two weeks in the role under his belt, I checked in to find out his plans over the coming months as well as a few digital and programmatic trends to expect from 2017.

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Real time and real people, living real lives will count in 2017

Get real on social media and online media, says Deseré Orrill, co-Founder Ole! Media Group and managing director of HoneyKome...

By Deseré Orrill 22 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Three things will drive broadcast innovation

Broadcasters that embrace these three key opportunities have a great future, says Colin Cullis of Business Unusual on The Money Show...

By Colin Cullis 21 hours ago

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

17 hours ago

#SAFilmReel December 2016: Fran Luckin picks MTN 'Night Shift'

IDidTht's December SA Film Reel was judged by Fran Luckin, chief creative officer at Grey Africa Johannesburg. She awarded the Best of Reel to Upstairs Ludus and Howard Audio for MTN 'Night Shift'. Here's why...

19 hours ago

Young Gun Films make magic for new Opel Mokka X

Up-and-coming Cape Town film mavericks Young Gun Films recently got the chance to weave their cinematic magic on the launch of the new Opel Mokka X...

Issued by Young Gun Films 19 hours ago

Photographers can enter 2017 D&AD Next Awards now

Entries have opened for the third D&AD Next Awards, with the Next Photographer winner once again being sponsored by Getty Images and receiving a $5,000 prize grant amongst other opportunities...

21 hours ago

Internet radio titan Pandora to cut workforce

US internet radio network Pandora on Thursday announced plans to trim its workforce by seven percent as part of a push for profit this year in the competitive online music streaming market...

16 hours ago

Sony entertainment chief leaving to focus on Snapchat

The head of Sony's entertainment business announced on Friday that he is stepping down to devote energy to Snapchat as the startup behind the smartphone messaging app prepares to go public...

22 hours ago

MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury

Parliament's ad-hoc committee investigating issues at the SABC has vowed to take strong action against individuals who misled it during hearings that concluded last week...

By Bekezela Phakathi 15 hours ago

Book now for Cannes, discounts for under 30s

Booking for Cannes Lions 2017 has officially opened, with price reductions of up to 10% on a range of passes for under 30s announced. The event takes place 17-24 June 2017 in Cannes, France...

21 hours ago

Project Rise: Challenging the status quo

News24, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, has launched Project Rise - a new online platform dedicated to facilitating a nationwide debate on what South Africa should look like post-#FeesMustFall...

Issued by 17 hours ago

The Warc Innovation Awards' chair, Dana Anderson, comments on need for change

Dana Anderson, senior VP and chief marketing officer of Mondelez International, says innovation at the global snack foods giant encompasses everything from working methods to products and requires marketers to think ahead in a fearless manner...

21 hours ago

Smartphone, internet use at record high in US: survey

More than three-fourths of American adults now use a smartphone, helping to boost internet adoption to a record level, a survey showed on Thursday...

22 hours ago

Design thinking and empathy generation

Empathy generation is pivotal to the design thinking process, and an essential capacity to ensure successful execution across all phases of the design thinking framework.

By Robert Bloom and Katherine Train 3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Personalisation takes centre stage

In 2017, successful marketers will innovate to build better brand experiences and connected consumer journeys that are less intrusive, and they will focus on developing engaging content that resonates with consumers across channels and platforms. This will drive hyper personalised marketing planning, and channel neutrality, customised messaging and brand experience will be in the spotlight this year…

By Monique Claassen 3 days ago

Communications minister extends Aguma's acting CEO post

The SABC has clarified that acting CEO James Aguma will remain in charge of the broadcaster for another three months after Communications Minister Faith Muthambi extended the delegation of authority...

By Bekezela Phakathi 3 days ago

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Africa news

Retaining domestic stability will mean facing challenges for Africa in 2017

2017 will see policymakers across Africa facing the challenge of how to minimise instability without affecting the economy's ability to raise standards of living…

16 hours ago

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

17 hours ago

#BizTrends2017: Audiences have increased control on digital platforms interviewed Madré Roothman, digital strategist at Hellocomputer on digital trends for 2017...

By Madré Roothman 20 hours ago

Solar startup ARED empowers Rwandans with ‘business in a box'

Rwandan hardware-as-a-service company ARED is empowering local people with a ‘business in a box' solar kiosk platform that enables them to start their own businesses...

By Tom Jackson 21 hours ago

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German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said...

7 Nov 2016

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