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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Community radio - game-changers

Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape

By Dumisani Moyo 23 hours ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 1 day ago

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...

By Hendrik Bussiek 1 day ago

What makes great advertising?

Millward Brown South Africa's Best Liked Ads list celebrates great advertising, but also shows marketers what works today...

By Louise Marsland 29 Apr 2016

The state of media freedom in Africa

Over 40 journalists and media experts assess the state of media freedom and expression, access to information and media pluralism and diversity in sub-Saharan Africa...

26 Apr 2016

Ad heavyweights' verbal war on discrimination gets ugly

NEWSWATCH: Harsh accusations of industry sexism and hypocrisy are keeping the global ad industry on their toes, with voyeurism and mudslinging at an all-time high...

30 Mar 2016

[Secrets of success] Good old-fashioned values and service deliver winning formula

At last years' Financial Mail Annual Ad Focus Awards, HDI Youth Marketeers were awarded the Partnership Award for their work with Pick n Pay...

By Ann Nurock 10 Mar 2016

One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co...

29 Apr 2016

Gannett bids for Tribune Publishing newspaper rival

WASHINGTON - Gannett on Monday announced a bid for Tribune Publishing for $815 million, in a deal that would consolidate the owner of USA Today with the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune...

26 Apr 2016

The JCDecaux Sub-Saharan Africa HR structure is rationalised for growth!

JCDecaux in sub-Saharan Africa has rationalised and streamlined its structure to optimise the integration of the JCDecaux Group's international procedures, and accommodate the new growth strategies across the continent...

Issued by JCDecaux 20 Apr 2016

Adclick Africa is growing

Adclick Africa, one of the leading diversified media companies in Africa, has announced the addition of five skilled and experienced personnel...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 15 Apr 2016

Rebranding Rietfontein: A fresh new arrival

The familiar Namibian juice brand, Rietfontein, recently briefed Weathermen & Co to create a new look for their line of fruit juices...

Issued by Weathermen & Co 7 Apr 2016

African tech hubs looking for sustainable models - Google

Tech hubs in Africa are increasingly looking for diversified and sustainable models, echoing similar efforts by hubs in the US and Europe, according to Google...

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Mar 2016

Mobile technology key to closing Africa's digital divide

The Internet has undeniably become the lifeblood of our society...

By Brendan McAravey 2 Mar 2016

Africa's first music download service launches in Senegal

Africa's first home-grown platform for legal music downloads launched in Senegal on Wednesday with a mission to promote African artists, pay them properly, and fight internet piracy.

26 Feb 2016

Virtual reality is next as smartphone sales slow

Phone makers, trying to renew consumer appetite, are turning to virtual reality headsets that can be paired with their devices to view videos and play games...

26 Feb 2016

Young Southern African leaders required for Young African Leaders Initiative

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a programme established by Barack Obama in 2010, is seeking young southern Africans, aged 18-35, to join its Regional Leadership Centre Southern Africa (RLCSA) programme...

25 Feb 2016

MTN pays USD250m in Nigeria fine dispute

Telecoms giant MTN said on Wednesday it had paid $250 million to the Nigerian government in a dispute over a $3.9-billion fine imposed last year for failing to disconnect unregistered users...

25 Feb 2016

MENA creativity shines on regional stage at Dubai Lynx

Arabic Day, at the Dubai Lynx, progresses to a full three-day programme from 6-8 March 2016 on the new Regional Stage, following its successful debut in 2015...

25 Feb 2016

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