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BREAKING: Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Last night, Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme...

2 days ago

GLOBAL

Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas...

By Jay Smith 2 days ago

GLOBAL

87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report...

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

GLOBAL

New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2017 finalists from entries submitted from 57 countries...

19 Apr 2017

UNITED STATES

Failed Pepsi, Nivea ads show industry's diversity problem

NEW YORK - Recent high-profile advertising missteps by Pepsi and skin-care company Nivea underscored anew Madison Avenue's awkward relationship with racial diversity at a time when the United States is becoming less white...

10 Apr 2017

UNITED STATES

YouTube channels must win audiences before winning ads

SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube on Thursday stopped placing ads on channels with fewer than 10,000 views in a move aimed at preventing people from making money off offensive or pirated videos...

10 Apr 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the mobile category have been revealed for One Show 2017...

10 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Mic Mann on SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Mann Made Media is the in-kind sponsor of the PR, content and event production for the upcoming 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge for the second consecutive year. Here, owner and local amassador Mic Mann shares more about the event and the Silicon Valley-like culture such an opportunity presents to Africa's innovators...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Apr 2017

UNITED STATES

Pepsi drops ad accused of mocking 'Black Lives' protests

NEW YORK - Pepsi said on Wednesday it was dropping an ad featuring the supermodel Kendall Jenner that appeared to use the "Black Lives Matter" protests to promote the soda brand...

6 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

eBay founder pledges US$100m for global journalism

WASHINGTON - eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's philanthropic foundation pledged Wednesday to donate $100 million over three years to support "independent media and investigative journalism" worldwide, while tackling "misinformation and hate speech"...

6 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How to adopt a digital innovation mindset

Companies that understand that fast-paced innovation is the key to long-term growth can take on even the largest enterprises who are slow to adapt to the fast-moving digital reality...

By Werner Vogels 5 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2017: Steve Persico's judging pick of the day

“They're extremely sour candies and the posters were extremely simple, beautiful shots, portraits of people with the candy in their mouths with their faces extremely puckered. It's beautiful craft.” That's how Steve Persico, GCD at Leo Burnett Toronto and One Show print and outdoor juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

5 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2017: Gaston Bigio's judging pick of the day

“It's a lovely story about a girl and a boy, and at the end of the film you are absolutely shocked that you missed the boy entering the school with a gun because you were distracted by their love story.” That's how Gaston Bigio, CCO at David and One Show film juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for him to watch...

4 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2017: Nadja Lossgott's judging pick of the day

“It's just a giant pram and adults get to test drive the pram that they're buying for their child”. That's the entry that was a delight for Nadja Lossgott to watch. She is creative partner at AMV BBDO in London and One Show Print & Outdoor juror...

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter makes room for more characters in tweets

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Twitter on Thursday began rolling out changes to let people pack more into tweets, subtracting from the character count names of those being replied to in posts...

31 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#ADC2017: Nellie Kim's judging pick of the day

Figuring out the most commonly Googled phrases online then renaming the products you sell as responses to those SEO searches is a clever move. That's how Nellie Kim, partner, VP and creative director at LG2 Toronto and ADC digital juror, introduced the entry that was a delight for her to watch...

31 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Posh on a budget: Victoria Beckham teams up with Target

NEW YORK - The Victoria Beckham clothing range for Target is flying off the shelves, the latest high-fashion, high-street collaboration seeking to widen market appeal - even if not everyone is impressed...

11 Apr 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: UX/UI finalists revealed!

Finalists in the UX/UI category have been revealed for One Show 2017...

10 Apr 2017

UNITED STATES

US newspapers cut more than half their jobs since 2001

More than half of the jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms, government figures showed...

4 Apr 2017

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