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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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Transform your English communication capabilities

The need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate...

Issued by Wits Language School 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Recognise the importance in reaching your goals

Jenny Glover, executive creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris has sat on the judging panel for some of the top award shows - Cannes Lions, One Show, Loeries and more...

By Beverley Klein 1 hour ago

#Loeries2016: Year of the chicken

I was privileged to judge the Communication Design category at Loeries 2016. I have to say that it was a most energising and inspiring two days...

By Bronwen Rautenbach 22 hours ago

PR in the boardroom - pipedream or reality?

As they exited the lift, the alarm and pitch in their voices made me think there was a medical emergency, or that a woman had gone into labour in the foyer of our hotel. "Our lives are over if we don't get this right. We're dead, dude," barks ad man one. "That's right," intercepts ad man two, "We're about to miss the print deadline." And so began my Loeries Creative Week at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban...

By Sarah Gooding-Kobus 19 hours ago

Inside TV & Film with Rose Anderson

New York Festivals spoke with executive director of the NYF Film & TV Awards, Rose Anderson, on the award-winning work given during the event, and her remarks on the new categories...

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Project or retainer for your PR? What to choose when

Unless you're a blue-chip who needs a professional PR on-call in case a crisis comes up, you may wonder whether you need a retainer or if a project will do. Both have their merits but should be chosen, like most things, with some know-how. Here are the pros and cons of both...

By Rebecca Cronje 19 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Digital doyenne Natasha Fourie

Currently heading up strategy at The SpaceStation and working across the IAB measurement and IAB research portfolios, Natasha Fourie was one of the 'digital marketer of the year' finalists at the 2016 IAB Bookmark Awards. She lets us in on her female career inspiration as well as the importance of creating alternative digital solutions for international needs...

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

New documentary features junior doctors' working conditions in SA

A new documentary, Doc-U-Mentally - last doctors standing' covers the gruelling pressures that more than 5,000 junior South African doctors face in their working conditions.

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A new socio-economic segmentation system for the South African media industry

There have been a number of industry comments in the past week about "SELs" as a "replacement" for LSMs...

Issued by TNS Global 23 minutes ago

#WomensMonth: Bottling African wisdom

At the SABC Commercial Enterprises' Women's Month event, held late last week, Ntombenhle Khathwane, owner and founder of Afrobotanics motivated the audience with her journey of perseverance to create a retail success story...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 minutes ago

SA's anti-piracy startup Custos raises $420k from TIA

Stellenbosch-based bitcoin bounty startup Custos Media Technologies has raised another round of funding, this time from South Africa's Technology Innovation Agency...

By Tom Jackson 40 minutes ago

Exhibition of Exhibitions from AAXO in October

An Exhibition of Exhibitions will be held at the Blue Wing Conference and Events Venue at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg on 19-20 October 2016...

34 minutes ago

Why optimise your audience?

Many of the media and audience targeting choices today are still manual. Learn why it is important to trust automated optimisation for evaluating audiences.

Issued by Exponential 1 hour ago

AMEC launches Measurement Month 2016

AMEC (the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication) is hosting "Measurement Month" during September 2016...

Issued by Ornico 54 minutes ago

The 18th annual Sunday Times Top Brands Awards

The results of the 18th Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards event last week, recognising those brands that had earned top consumer sentiment in South Africa over the past 12 months...

Issued by TNS Global 21 hours ago

Creating a strong nation brand

Colonialisation has meant that South Africa has no nation brand. A strong nation brand is one that can only be achieved through social cohesion, an ideal expressed in the Freedom Charter...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 hours ago

TshWi-Fi - personalising Tshwane's free Wi-Fi service

TshWi-Fi is the new name for the free Wi-Fi service offered by City of Tshwane, which is the one of the largest free public Wi-Fi networks in Africa...

22 hours ago

IABC Africa Conference 2016 unveils critical insights into the future of business communication

The annual IABC Africa Regional Conference is set to return to the Vineyard Hotel and Spa from 2-4 November, to address critical issues facing the future of business communication...

Issued by IABC Africa Region 22 hours ago

New website promotes animal welfare issues

A new website, Happy Tails, will go live on 1 September 2016...

22 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate

Meet Georgie Davidson, the CEO of and woman behind the world-renowned Fancourt Estate, a global landmark for business, leisure and golfing travel...

By Cari Van Wyk 16 hours ago

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Africa news

Africa could become "the new China"

Africa could become the new China, and may serve as a classic staging ground for new technologies, i.e., mobile communications and mobile payment platforms...

1 day ago

Zambia suspends Licenses of three broadcasters

Zambian regulators should immediately reinstate the broadcasting licenses of three media outlets it revoked, says CJP...

1 day ago

Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa

Samsung Electronics West Africa has commissioned the Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Calabar...

1 day ago

The value of data for media analysis

Data has become a critical element for the growth of the digital society. And while its importance transcends industries, it is especially in media analysis where it has enabled brands, agencies, and journalists to become more effective...

By Jaco Pienaar 1 day ago

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International

Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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