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Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
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Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

Date: 10 Jul 2014
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SABC plan is antithesis of open journalism

On a recent visit here, The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger spoke of the concept of "open journalism"...

By Anton Harber 25 Jul 2014 06:25

Egypt court says "devil guided" jailed Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court that jailed three Al Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country...

23 Jul 2014 07:26

'Remove Motsoeneng: He's bad news' - Davis

Gavin Davis MP, DA Shadow Minister of Communications has called on the Communications Minister Faith Muthabi to remove the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng from office as he's bad news for the SABC and bad news for SA.

16 Jul 2014 14:19

Madonsela's findings call for proactive response

In a world where common sense is not so common anymore, our public protector's statements always make sense.

By Kazeka Kuse 16 Jul 2014 09:25

Independent fires suspended editor

Former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois has been dismissed by Independent News & Media SA (INMSA) on the grounds that she let her personal feelings against her employer guide her editorial decisions.

10 Jul 2014 08:57

Motsoeneng is a liar and a conman: EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters has issued a statement on the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng permanently in his position as the SABC's COO. They're not happy.

10 Jul 2014 08:00

Media freedom requires commitment to truth

Freedom of expression has been placed at the top of the international media's agenda by events in Egypt and the UK during the past 10 days...

By Pallo Jordan 5 Jul 2014 11:53

SANEF condemns Motsoeneng's proposal

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has condemned the proposal by SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng that journalists have a licence to practice.

4 Jul 2014 09:42

Quality journalism - alive, dead, or dying?

I was once asked by a media organisation to run six-month journalism courses, after which I was informed the 'graduates' would be able to call themselves journalists...

By Marion Scher 26 Jun 2014 06:36

Best Survéd chilled

'My advice to Iqbal Survé: Chill. Just chill.' - Gill Moodie, Grubstreet, 27//2013

By Ed Herbst 24 Jun 2014 11:57

Gordimer hammers secrecy bill

When Nadine Gordimer gets worried, there is probably cause to worry. The Nobel laureate has been an acutely sensitive barometer of South Africa's moral and intellectual pressures for seven decades.

23 Jun 2014 11:26

Freedom of media under threat even in top democracies

Significant threats to media freedom are coming from unexpected places, the World Editors' Forum heard in Turin, Italy, last week...

By Anton Harber 20 Jun 2014 11:17

R2K picket blocked: Goes to court

The Right2Know Campaign lodged an urgent court appeal yesterday after the Tshwane Metro and SAPS blocked it from picketing outside the Seriti Arms Procurement Commission.

12 Jun 2014 05:15

Awards put spotlight on values in the media

Journalism awards provide one of the few occasions when underpaid and undervalued journalists can get positive recognition...

By Anton Harber 5 Jun 2014 07:31

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