Emerging markets is the now and the future. 70% of the world's internet population is in emerging markets and the adspend is starting to move to these markets.
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Nov 2013 12:05
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
NEWSWATCH: There's good and bad news out of Angola: Mail & Guardian reports that an Angolan journalist has won a top award recognising his fight against graft and human rights abuses, and speaking of the latter... a 17-year-old has been imprisoned for allegedly insulting the country's president.
By Rod Baker 8 Nov 2013 06:53
Reporters Without Borders says that it is relieved that website editor Ali Anouzla have been provisionally released after more than five weeks in detention and calls for the withdrawal of all the charges against him.
29 Oct 2013 08:48
The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.
28 Oct 2013 07:41
Journalists are invited to submit stories that highlight and explain development and humanitarian issues for the 2013 Somali Media Awards.
24 Oct 2013 11:31
Last week on Biz Takeouts, we discussed a new product from Amorphous New Media (@AmorphousMedia) called Elastic Media Africa (EMA), as well as insights on the retail trading environment with StoreVue's director Gerard Eksteen. [twitterfall]
21 Oct 2013 11:17
As Friday's aircraft to Brazil rolled down the runway at OR Tambo International Airport with most of South Africa's investigative reporters on board, I wondered what would happen to our journalism if it went down...
By Anton Harber 21 Oct 2013 09:31
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
Memeburn reports that Twitter now let's you receive direct messages (DMs) from people you aren't following; and, in what seems to be an effort to combat spam, the micro blogging site's users can no longer include links in DMs, reports ReadWrite.
17 Oct 2013 10:14
Following the recent closure of print magazine publisher, Black Eagle Media, Africa Geographic Holdings has announced that its print magazine will take a break as from December 2013 until April 2014.
11 Nov 2013 08:02
The refreshed CNBCAfrica.com is an amalgamation of CNBC Africa's website and the group's digital publishing arm, ABNDigial.com.
6 Nov 2013 14:47
IFEX, the global network defending and promoting free expression, has launched its 2013 International Day to End Impunity campaign.
4 Nov 2013 09:27
Mashable reports that there is now a new algorithm, developed by Xiangju Qin and Pádraig Cunningham at University College Dublin in Ireland, that assesses the quality of Wikipedia articles
1 Nov 2013 11:49
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