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New newspapers enter to win Frewin, McCall, and Joel Mervis awards

Despite the ongoing tough environment for newspapers, the entries received for the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards were of a high quality and for the first time, new newspapers entered...

11 Oct 2017

Why mass market scores best in brand communication

Ads24's mass market brands, Soccer Laduma, Die Son, Daily Sun and Kick Off, have an excellent track record when it comes to successfully marketing to the kasi audience, effectively helping brands to reach this sought after market...

Issued by Ads24 10 Oct 2017

Business Day wins Press Council appeal about Trillian article

On Friday, Business Day won an appeal against a ruling by the Press Council for a story published on April 26 about financial advisory firm Trillian...

9 Oct 2017

SA Publication Forum's competition honours top corporate publications

Contact, staff newspaper of the City of Cape Town, was awarded Best Corporate Publication at an award ceremony held in Johannesburg last week.

6 Oct 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three

In the final chapter of this three-part series on media monitoring, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury shares insight into some of the biggest campaigns she's witnessed as well as some of the trends emerging in PR...

By Angie White 4 Oct 2017

Sikuvile Awards receive quality entries despite challenges

This year's Sikuvile Awards saw 328 entries from 31 publishers and 145 journalists, which was an increase in the number of entries from publishers...

3 Oct 2017

Retaining, attracting newspaper advertisers

Newspapers must find inventive ways to retain and attract advertisers and community newspapers may have the answer, as they have not followed the declining print trend...

27 Sep 2017

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two

In part two of this three-part series based on the media monitoring industry, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury explains the algorithms she uses, live sentiment tracking and big content...

By Angie White 21 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity...

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

Breaking through creative boundaries and newspaper columns

In advertising, the way to reach the consumer with the greatest impact is to use creativity to break through the clutter or to be disruptive...

Issued by Ads24 14 Sep 2017

Join the top team with Ads24's mass market - Daily Sun, Die Son and Soccer Laduma

Ads24's kicked off a dynamic series of activations in Johannesburg last week aimed at showcasing the many opportunities provided by key players in the mass-market arena - Daily Sun, Die Son and Soccer Laduma...

Issued by Ads24 13 Sep 2017

What on-site freelancers bring to the party

Freelancers might not be part of the family, but like well-paid mercenaries they'll keep their heads down to deliver work of the highest standard to ensure they're called back to freelance another (half) day...

By JS Smit 7 Sep 2017

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ICO to increase audience value

The audience is most important to an influencer; yet often it is difficult for them to develop loyal and engaging audiences and prove their audience's value. Launching its own universal cryptocurrency payment structure specifically for influencers, the IndaHash Coin, hopes to overcome this and offer simplified, seamless deposits on an innovative and secure platform, while granting digital tastemakers access to a leading-edge form of payment.

By Danette Breitenbach 12 hours ago

Local industry leaders invited to sit on international film festival's jury

Ciclope, a leading international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, has invited four prominent figures in the South African film industry to sit on the jury of its upcoming awards show, which takes place on the 26 - 27 October in Berlin, Germany.

14 hours ago

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

TOKYO, Japan: The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm.

3 days ago

2017 World Press Trends report released

The World Press Trends 2017 report, published by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) on the occasion of Ifra/DCX Expo in Berlin, analyses the data collected from Wan-Ifra's annual survey of more than 70 countries, in addition to the insights and data from its global data partners.

3 days ago

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.

12 Oct 2017

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