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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Creative strategists - fact or fantasy?

In a business world that prizes "return on investment" just as much as "thinking outside the box," it makes perfect sense for companies to create a position for that illusive unicorn, the 'creative strategist'...

By Mari-Louise Kaplan 3 hours ago

Interpreting Millennials

How do we bridge the divide between the generations? By understanding how Millennials think...

By Nicci Botha 2 hours ago

New TVC in Savanna's 'Savanna's Got Apples. Have You?' campaign breaks

Distell's premium cider brand, Savanna, is airing the second television commercial in a campaign developed by FCB Cape Town to entrench the brand's new positioning: 'Savanna's got apples. Have you?'...

Issued by FCB Africa 29 minutes ago

New public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane changes channel to Gupta TV

New Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane reportedly instructed her staff during her first week in office to change the TV news feed from eNCA to ANN7...

1 hour ago

Facebook to allow more graphic news

Facebook said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network...

36 minutes ago

For sale: Braai Day outshines Heritage in South African Media

Why is Braai Day increasingly edging out Heritage Day in SA media, and what's behind the blazing commercial phenomenon that is causing upset with a large sector of consumers on social media?..

Issued by Ornico 57 minutes ago

FCB Joburg announces powerful new creative partnership

FCB Joburg has taken a strategic decision to further bolster its creative product by bringing the highly respected and awarded Ahmed Tilly into the agency to partner Executive Creative Director, Jonathan Deeb, in a joint chief creative officer leadership team...

Issued by FCB Africa 2 days ago

#Loeries2016: Loeries rankings with Ogilvy

The Loeries rankings are in, so I chatted to some of this year's top ranked creatives post-celebrations, including some of Ogilvy SA's dream team...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#TRENDING: Why the PR industry needs to hire journalists and editors

Louise Marsland has a message for public relations practitioners who need to take more responsibility to make it in this digital-led world...

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

Finding the sticky spaghetti

As consumers' patterns of consumption dictate, with content aggregated and apps serving up information to people that is useful and relevant to them, media brands will matter less and less...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

#BeyondRetail2016: Readying for retail saturation or a complete revolution?

E-commerce is set for more uptake, but traditional retailers need not worry about a loss of overall sales as a result. Here's how they can avoid extinction by keeping ahead of retail trends...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Five tips for running a good Facebook group

You may love or hate social media. It has its pros and cons and many will debate that people don't talk anymore. For me it is quite the opposite. I find that people connect and "talk" easier than ever...

By Analize Viljoen 2 days ago

Transformation at Ireland/Davenport

After over a decade at Ireland/Davenport, founding partner Philip Ireland is leaving the agency...

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 3 days ago

Updates on Pick n Pay Stores, Naspers and more - Win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox

Sharebox provides a short summary and update on this week's latest JSE-listed results...

Issued by Analytix BI 2 days ago

The (elusive) art of writing a brief

I started working at the age of eighteen - thrust into the fast pace of a large advertising agency in a very small town, at a time when knowing how to send a fax was listed as a skill on your CV...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 2 days ago

Research unpacks South African cellphone, internet penetration

Spark Media's latest Roots research gives marketers, advertisers and media agencies understanding of consumers' cellphone and internet penetration. The research indicates that the era of connectivity is growing...

3 days ago

BIC educational roadshow continues with its 'legacy of learning'

For the fifth consecutive year, BIC is currently visiting schools across Gauteng on its educational roadshow...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 2 days ago

IAS presents feedback on AdForum World Summit

Having attended the AdForum World Summit in the US, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) will be providing feedback at a Masterclass / Feedback Session aimed at marketers and agencies...

3 days ago

Multicultural marketing and activations - the African context

Since Africa is so diverse, it is truly imperative that marketers understand the cultural, linguistic and religious nuances of the various territories when integrating 'local' activities into marketing tactics and strategies...

By Vaughan Berry, Issued by Provantage Media Group 2 days ago

SAFREA's James Oatway wins 2016 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award

James Oatway, an independent South African photographer and SAFREA member, has been awarded the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award 2016 in the Mohamed Amin Photographic Award category...

Issued by SAFREA 2 days ago

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Africa news

TLN agency Nigeria expansion

Nigeria-based public relations agency TOPCOMM PR Concept and Events has been invited to join TLN agency collective as an associate member...

1 hour ago

Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 2 hours ago

MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria, as it submitted to Senate hearings in this regard...

3 hours ago

Creative strategists - fact or fantasy?

In a business world that prizes "return on investment" just as much as "thinking outside the box," it makes perfect sense for companies to create a position for that illusive unicorn, the 'creative strategist'...

By Mari-Louise Kaplan 3 hours ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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