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Episode 172: “The First Kiss” with Y&R South Africa & Safely Home Western Cape.

Date: 5 May 2016
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Dear Truworths, this is what mothers really want

A controversial Mother's Day ad has moms defining 'motherhood' for the advertising industry and telling us what they really want...

By Louise Marsland 14 hours ago

[Behind the Loeries] with... Andrea Quaye

In addition to her role as marketing director of the South African Breweries (SAB), Andrea Quaye is a member of the Loeries committee. Here's what makes her tick...

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

Copyright judgment a 'landmark' for online publishing: Media 24

Media24 described Thursday's judgment, which dismissed six of Moneyweb's seven claims of copyright infringement, as a landmark ruling for online publishing...

By Ernest Mabuza 18 hours ago

Tapping TLC's 'emoji-nal' rebrand

What better way to target the youth market than in their own communication style? Here's how TLC Entertainment is doing just that with its latest brand campaign...

By Leigh Andrews 20 hours ago

[One Show 2016] Deepening SA's diversity drive

Diversity's a touchy subject for some, but in our industry we frequently hear it put as bluntly as this: "There just isn't enough black creative talent". Here's how the One Show is slowly but surely turning this situation on its head, and proving the talent is out there, if given a chance...

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

Long-form journalism lives - on mobile

If you thought long-form journalism would die from the shift to mobile news, think again. A Pew Research Center study released on Thursday found consumers spend more time on their phones with long-form news articles...

15 hours ago

Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre...

16 hours ago

Media for social change

Independent Media is not simply a news organisation, it's the centre of a media revolution...

By Dr Iqbal Survé, Issued by Independent Media 16 hours ago

Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015

Dean Blumberg's work for Student Flights with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB is the only South African film director's work to secure a spot in the the highly acclaimed The Gunn Report Annual 2015...

Issued by Bouffant 14 hours ago

New Opel ad for Mother's Day

Opel has launched a two-minute social video for Mother's Day, with the motto, "She gave you your life. Give her this day..."

12 hours ago

New app allows users to track US Presidential race

A CNN Politics app, built with CA Technologies API management and mobile analytics software, tracks the latest polling, delegate, voting and fundraising data behind the 2016 US Presidential race...

16 hours ago

Lima Bean's international growth gains momentum

Lima Bean continues its foray into the overseas market and has just completed its latest international project, with the relaunch of the Aurora Expeditions website, an Australian-based adventure travel company...

Issued by Lima Bean 14 hours ago

Refresh for ADC Young Guns, new format, more events

In a bold departure from the traditional awards show model, Art Directors Club has transformed the ADC Young Guns programme into a curated invitation competition...

13 hours ago

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announces 2016 finalists

The 2016 finalists for the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards have been announced. The award-winning entries will be announced at the New York Show on 19 May...

Issued by New York Festivals 15 hours ago

SA businesses unprepared for tech challenges

According to research done by EMC, most South African CIOs and business leaders believe they are not at all prepared for the technological shifts taking place in the economy...

18 hours ago

MyGaming welcomes nine new partners

MyGaming.co.za has shown excellent readership growth after appointing a new editorial team, and has announced its new advertising partners to drive the website forward...

By Vicky Sidler, Issued by MyBroadband 14 hours ago

New campaign to recruit members for gay and inclusive competitive rugby club

A new campaign to recruit members for gay and inclusive competitive rugby club, Jozi Cats, has been launched by Havas PR South Africa...

15 hours ago

Contact centres can aid social media complaints

Social media is no longer perceived as just a platform for advertising and marketing, but rather a channel through which consumers implore and receive customer service...

13 hours ago

State says it is forging ahead with digital TV migration

After several delays, the Department of Communications says SA is on track to complete the migration process from analogue to digital television by the end of next year...

By Bekezela Phakathi 11 hours ago

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Africa news

Dear Truworths, this is what mothers really want

A controversial Mother's Day ad has moms defining 'motherhood' for the advertising industry and telling us what they really want...

By Louise Marsland 14 hours ago

Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre...

16 hours ago

Kenya needs business reforms for SMEs

Reforms still needed to encourage entrepreneurship in Kenya....

19 hours ago

Ethiopia GE CEO Yohannes Tilahun leaving

General Electric Ethiopia CEO Yohannes Tilhun announces resignation...

19 hours ago

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International

YouTube plans Internet television service: report

SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube plans to launch a service that streams cable television channels to viewers over the Internet for the price of a subscription, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday...

16 hours ago

WhatsApp blockage ends in Brazil: Facebook

SAO PAULO: A Brazilian court on Tuesday agreed to end its blockage of the smartphone messaging service WhatsApp after suspending it for failing to surrender user data, the company said...

1 day ago

New ad campaign against palm oil

A new advertising campaign on the London Overground network is aiming to educate the British public about how everyone's daily routine is destroying the rainforest...

22 Apr 2016

ConnectPal, others offer new content monetisation strategies

With more than 3 billion global users, the internet has proven to be the most prevalent and relevant communication tool. The Internet has also changed the way consumers enjoy, share and demand content...

By Hicks Crawford 21 Apr 2016

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