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The SABC, Ayisafani, the EFF and section 10(1)(d) of the Broadcasting Act

The Act says the SABC's news and public affairs programmes must 'meet the highest standards of journalism'. In reality, however... (Videos)

By Ed Herbst 23 Apr 2014 08:10

Intelligence will hamper your progress

Here are a couple of examples of strategy by design, or a strategy that emerges - both devoid of copious amounts of market "intelligence"

By Sid Peimer 23 Apr 2014 06:45

SABC shows ANC colours in run-up to elections

One would expect a public broadcaster to bend over backwards to show its neutrality at a time such as this. Well, not the SABC...

By Anton Harber 22 Apr 2014 08:10

Closing the divide between social and media

Social community management and paid media campaign management are often treated as two separate entities.

By Matthew Arnold 22 Apr 2014 14:07

Designed to celebrate 20 years of freedom

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of freedom in South Africa, SABMiller asked Berge Farrell Design to create packaging that would make all Hansa Big Dreamers proud.

Issued by Berge Farrell 23 Apr 2014 12:16

New weekend line-up connecting Cape Town

Weekends on Good Hope FM have seen some exciting changes with new shows and faces taking to the airwaves.

Issued by Good Hope FM 23 Apr 2014 12:33

Popular Mechanics joins the beer revolution

Popular Mechanics leads its readers in a new direction this month with the publication of a hands-on article about home brewing, explaining how an apparently simple concoction of water, grain, hops and yeast is transformed - with a little help from Nature - into something rather special.

Issued by Popular Mechanics 23 Apr 2014 12:59

Chris Borain appointed Head of New Business at New Media Publishing

Chris Borain has been appointed Head of New Business at leading multi-platform content marketing agency, New Media Publishing.

Issued by New Media 23 Apr 2014 11:06

Address by MEC Dikeledi Magadzi at the Media Literacy and Culture Summit

Limpopo Education MEC Dikeledi Magadzi thanked the MDDA and the community media for playing a critical role in education in her address at the Media Literacy and Culture Summit on 11 April.

Issued by MDDA 23 Apr 2014 10:36

President Zuma and 165,000 church members attend UCKG's Good Friday service

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God's annual Good Friday service was attended by thousands of members who travelled from regions throughout Gauteng and from other provinces to join one another at the Ellis Park precinct for an uplifting service of prayer and preaching.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 23 Apr 2014 10:43

Africa needs high quality solutions

Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.

23 Apr 2014 09:37

IAB SA Bookmark Awards moved to February 2015

The Bookmarks Awards are to be relaunched as the IAB Summit & Bookmarks Awards and will be held in February 2015. Its winners will be entered into the annual international IAB Mixx awards in New York in September 2015.

23 Apr 2014 08:41

Generations actress adds her voice to school challenge

Generations star, Slindile Nodangala aka Ruby Dikobe in the most watched SA soapie in South Africa, has added her voice to Trinco Tea's 'Walk a Mile in My Shoes' campaign.

23 Apr 2014 10:30

TNS's innovation hub finds new ways to add real value to the research game

The innovation hub at TNS South Africa is constantly working on finding new avenues for collecting and analysing data in ways that add real value to the company's clients. The creation of a dedicated team, headed up by Director of Innovation, Ansie Lombaard, means that players on this team can move faster to develop new ideas, while managing risk more effectively in order to future-proof the business.

Issued by TNS South Africa 23 Apr 2014 11:41

Reviewing Facebook's capitalisation strategy

Facebook's persistent appetite for acquisitions was clearly not sated by the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in February, with the company spending a further $2 billion on virtual reality company Oculus late in March 2014.

23 Apr 2014 10:13

Book now for Acceleration Digital Ignition Symposium

The third Digital Ignition Symposium, hosted by Acceleration, will be held at Le Franschhoek Hotel in Franschhoek on 3-4 June 2014 to help marketers maximise their ROI from their growing spend on technology.

23 Apr 2014 09:22

Exciting appointment for Mandela International Film Festival

The honorary global ambassador of the 2015 Mandela International Film Festival is Dr Maya Angelou - playwright, producer, director, best-selling author, civil rights activist, educator and historian.

23 Apr 2014 09:36

The Wedding Expo Cake Challenge winners

Cakes by Pat walked away with all the awards in the professional category of The Wedding Expo Cake Challenge, sponsored by Philips and Yuppiechef, including Best Overall Cake, Best Decorated Cake and Best Tasting Cake, as well as being voted visitors' favourite.

Issued by The Wedding Group 23 Apr 2014 11:40

New AMASA committee ready for ALP applications

The newly appointed AMASA board, committee and chair of the Johannesburg Chapter have announced that they are ready for applications for the ten places available on the AMASA Learnership Programme for careers in the media and advertising world.

23 Apr 2014 10:56

New look for Neustar exhibition by Tungsten

Tungsten again, having built in Buenos Aires, designed and built the new look Neustar exhibition in Raffles Centre, Singapore.

Issued by Tungsten 23 Apr 2014 11:16

Ford Mustang to be honoured at the Rand Easter Show

The Ford Mustang, which celebrates its 50th birthday this week, will be honoured at the Classic World of Motoring in Hall 5 at the 2014 Rand Easter Show which opened at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, last weekend.

Issued by The 2014 Rand Show 23 Apr 2014 10:04

Samsung, Mxit partnership keeps users always on

Samsung has partnered with local mobile social network Mxit to take to market its 'always-on' content strategy and drive awareness around its Wifi, BBM, Idols and retail initiatives.

22 Apr 2014 14:39

Windhoek campaign successful at KKNK festival

Earlier this month, Windhoek was one of the premier sponsors at the 20th annual Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK).

22 Apr 2014 14:32

Loerie tips workshop

In a bid to enhance the quality and quantity of submissions to the PR category of the Loeries, the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) will host a 2-hour information session in Cape Town at Vega School of Brand Leadership today, Wednesday 23 April 2014 at 6pm.

22 Apr 2014 15:01

Support WDC 2014 project Clari Design through Thundafund

A World Design Capital 2014 project, Clari Design, needs public support through Thundafund.com to raise R12,000 in order for the World Design Capital 2014 to match the funding with R10,000.

22 Apr 2014 14:53

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 87: How mobile technology can boost sales for retailers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 24 April from 9am-10am as we chat to Pete Case from GLOO and Duncan Wares from Hg80. [twitterfall]

23 Apr 2014 10:28

Africa needs high quality solutions

Since its acquisition of iWayAfrica and Africa Online, pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks has focused on the development of its terrestrial and satellite network products and solutions.

23 Apr 2014 09:37

Campaign launched to fight hate speech in African media

Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.

By Eugene Kwibuka 23 Apr 2014 07:38

Loeries Africa Roadshow ends off in Ghana

The Loeries Africa Roadshow reached its final destination in Accra, Ghana last week after stopping in Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Nairobi along the way.

22 Apr 2014 13:31

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What can the Overseas Students Ombudsman do for international students?

International students in Australia have the right to complain about problems that they have about their provider.

By Joel Mayer 23 Apr 2014 12:32

French economist's book on inequality tops Amazon list

WASHINGTON, USA: French Economist Thomas Piketty's book on income inequality rose to the top of online retailer Amazon's best sellers.

23 Apr 2014 08:11

UK tabloid's Coulson admits paying policeman

LONDON - Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson admitted in court on Tuesday (22 April) to approving a payment to a royal policeman for information, despite warnings it could land him in jail.

23 Apr 2014 07:53

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