Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
For better or worse, technology has changed how we engage with media. And despite the 'print is dead' argument, clients of public relations firms still expect to get their column centimetres. So how is technology shaping the lives of media professionals?
By Jaco Pienaar 6 Mar 2014 06:30
A new collaborative agency, we are BOB, has launched to offer clients independent specialists that collaborate rather than compete against each other to deliver better business results than the conventional lead agency model.
6 Mar 2014 09:02
LONDON - British advertising regulators on Wednesday ordered Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to immediately withdraw a campaign offering "money back if he walks" about the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.
6 Mar 2014 14:38
Selfies are on the rise. And we're all guilty of taking a few of our own and exposing them to the social networking world.
By Daphney Mngomeni 6 Mar 2014 11:33
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
Most companies have heard about big data, and are vaguely aware of the benefits. Unfortunately, it remains a 'nice idea' but one whose benefits are not well understood.
By Gerald Naidoo 6 Mar 2014 07:10
Launched in South Africa on 5 March, local viewers now also get to see the international rebrand done by award-winning agency, Monarchy. With a strong new logo packing a solid punch of attitude and character, boldness is personified, passion reinvented and boundaries extended with a cinematic view on crime as never seen before.
Issued by Monarchy TV 6 Mar 2014 10:41
The 18th of January saw the end of the very successful 'Carling Black Label Rewards' campaign; the latest installment in what is now the Carling way - doing TTL campaigns like no one else and turning the industry on its head!
Issued by 34 6 Mar 2014 09:44
espAfrika, organiser of the annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival, has announced that all tickets have been sold out! For South Africa's first live multi-stage music festival and one that is known as "Africa's Grandest Gathering" this is yet another reason to celebrate as the CTIJF approaches its 15th anniversary.
Issued by espAfrika 6 Mar 2014 11:32
MTN Group has reported a 27.5% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R13.86 for the year to December.
By Thabiso Mochiko 6 Mar 2014 09:20
Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
At Interbrand it is believed that 'brand-led design' - where brand and design are approached together - does more than create effective design - it creates brand and business value.
Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 6 Mar 2014 10:05
StockFood, one of the world's leading food media agencies, is announcing a complete website re-launch for the South African market. The new website is designed to facilitate searches in all four product categories of StockFood: images, videos, features and recipes.
Issued by Greatstock 6 Mar 2014 11:52
Omesan Nair is a PhD student at UCT who is currently involved in the SABS Design Institute's 43 Challenge. Omesan is developing a cellphone app that enables health workers who do not have easy access to laboratories to take a photograph of body fluids and have it analysed via the app.
Issued by SABS Design Institute 6 Mar 2014 12:35
The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council has released a report indicating that the auto industry ecosystem should do more to leverage social media as a platform for driving business leads into sales pipelines.
6 Mar 2014 09:30
At the recent Jozi Film Festival, the Audience Choice Award went to iNumber Number, a South African thriller written and directed by Donovan Marsh. (video)
6 Mar 2014 10:19
Entries for the 2014 Prism Awards have closed with 36 consultancies, several corporates and NGOs competing for one of the most sought-after awards in public relations and communication industry.
6 Mar 2014 11:51
The Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA) are open for entries in nine categories. Closing date for entries is 30 May 2014. The awards will be made in Cape Town on Friday, 27 June.
6 Mar 2014 09:48
Toshiba uses simultaneous shipment (simship) to release 50,000 pages in 20 days for the Windows 8 launch, through its language and localisation partner Rubric.
6 Mar 2014 10:46
On Saturday, 15 March, the Good Hope FM Adventure Race promises to be a day packed full of fun and excitement that everyone can enjoy. Taking place in the Overberg, the race has become a very popular annual event; hosted by SA Forest Adventures it is one of the largest mixed adventure races in South Africa.
Issued by Good Hope FM 6 Mar 2014 12:34
If you're the kind of person who cares more about what kind of office you work in than set office hours or medical aid, it hardly makes sense for you to be looking for your next employer on a traditional jobs board or in a newspaper.
Issued by Creative Spark 3 Mar 2014 09:57
Global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei, has opened its first store in Africa, based at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.
6 Mar 2014 13:16
On 4 April 2014 Mobile World Magazine will be hosting the third West Africa Telecom Summit in Ghana at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
6 Mar 2014 11:21
This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.
6 Mar 2014 09:32
Mobile telecommunications company, MTN on Friday launched a customer service center at the South Sudan-Uganda border post in order to enhance business and improve communication activities in the region.
6 Mar 2014 09:04
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