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The trends in TV set design

Whether the requirement is for a traditional space or an ultra-modern one, TV set designs offer infinite scope for designing ingenuity - gone are the days when they looked like what they were: a TV studio...

Issued by Udumo Group 18 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: Making modern movies in 2018

While movies have been mainstream for more than a hundred years, diversity behind the lens has been more than a little lacking - hello 2018's top trending TV and cinema industry hashtags, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

Caxton and Independent Group fined for colluding on advertising prices

Newspaper publisher Caxton has been fined R5.8m and the Independent Group R2.2m for colluding on the prices they charged to advertisers, the Competition Commission said on Friday...

By Robert Laing 3 days ago

Discovery is looking for the next great African filmmaker

Discovery Channels is renewing its partnership with the Jozi Film Festival once again to find its next great African filmmaker...

17 hours ago

Why Black Panther is such a gamechanger

For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.

By Lerato Serumula 16 hours ago

H&M and Woolworths score top marks in customer centricity rankings

With economic conditions in South Africa likely to remain weak, the apparel retail industry growth forecast for 2018 is muted...

10 hours ago

Independent Media responds to Competition Commission's finding

Independent Media notes the findings of the Competition Commission that a number of media companies had colluded on offering discounts and payment terms to advertising agencies linked to Media Credit Co-ordinators (MCC)...

Issued by Independent Media 16 hours ago

Five ways to ensure your attendees have FOMO about your next event

It takes a lot of work to properly understand why people attend your event and engage with them in a way that makes them not want to miss your next event. Jessica MacRoberts shares five actions that make this easier...

By Jessica MacRoberts, Issued by Worx Group 15 hours ago

Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market

The not-so-hidden secret behind the buzz surrounding the Massiv Metro taxi radio station is finely tuned radio programming...

Issued by Massiv Media 15 hours ago

How well is SA's vitamins and supplements market?

Stimulated by an ageing global population and increased focus on health, wellness and preventative healthcare, there has been significant growth in the vitamins and dietary supplements market...

Issued by Insight Survey 16 hours ago

The next step in your marketing? You're probably already using it

Digital marketing services have exploded over the past decade. You may be embracing the change, attempting to evade it, or perhaps you're just exhausted by it, but the next tranche of advancements may bring some relief...

By Adam Howatson 12 hours ago

Automation industry calls for collaboration to make SA globally competitive

Key stakeholders in South Africa's automation industry have called for greater collaboration to drive industrial progress...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 15 hours ago

Grid Worldwide at the Design Indaba 2018

The world does not need another brand - it is for this reason that Grid Worldwide; South Africa's top ranked brand specialist agency continues to find value in attending the Design Indaba...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 15 hours ago

The integrated platform that's changing the way businesses work

Businesses need to obtain and manage customers, efficiently perform multiple processes and tasks, collaborate as a united team and analyse their company data. But there are few, if any, apps that truly offer an integrated and cost-effective solution to do just this...

Issued by Yreeka 16 hours ago

How Trump won America: A documentary

There's no question about it: the 2016 presidential race in the United States was one of the most fascinating and important events in the history of that country...

Issued by Showmax 14 hours ago

Tackling climate change in the month of love (and all year round)

This month, we're highlighting businesses showing their love for planet Earth through strategically-implemented shared value. It's time for businesses to take responsibility and make climate action a priority...

By Kim Wainer, Issued by Shift Social Development 11 hours ago

Good user experience and reach promotes massive growth in job applications

CareerJunction has experienced a massive 36% increase of applications per job ad year-on-year (2017-2018)...

Issued by CareerJunction 11 hours ago

Fort Review launches second edition, a video series

Last week marked the launch of Fort Review's second edition, this time in the form of a thought-provoking nine-part video series covering everything from black excellence to erotic capital...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Programmatic Guaranteed - Where are we heading?

In an ecosystem where domain spoofing, ad-fraud, bots, brand-unsafe content and fake inventory are pain points for advertisers, Programmatic Direct and more specifically Programmatic Guaranteed takes centre stage to breathe new life into the ecosystem...

By Megan Du Toit, Issued by 365 Digital 3 days ago

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Issued by Vicinity Media 14 Feb 2018

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Africa news

CPJ calls on Ethiopia to drop case against Zone 9 blogger

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Ethiopian authorities to drop an incitement charge against Zone 9 blogger Atnafu Berhane...

13 hours ago

Emerging technologies harnessed for economic development of Africa

An African Union high level panel on emerging technologies is to meet at #AIS2018 in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018...

15 hours ago

DSTV and GOtv fight for their lives in Nigeria

The Federal Government in Nigeria notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOtv that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year...

19 hours ago

Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

The European Commission said on Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter...

3 days ago

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 3 days ago

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

3 days ago

Native VML's new journey: Conducting the orchestra

As Native VML moves into a new era, the changes in the agency are not only organic; it is about a new business model that adds value and brings the customer into the brand's ecosystem. It is a new form of integration.

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Feb 2018

"Financial advertising is far from boring": Cullinan SA on their Midas Award wins

While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2018

Applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival See It Be It opens

See It Be It has opened for applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival with Spotify announced as the official partner.

13 Feb 2018

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