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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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AUSTRALIA

ABC appoints Google executive as first female chief
ABC appoints Google executive as first female chief

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday named Google executive Michelle Guthrie as its new managing director, the first woman to hold the top post at the public broadcaster...

AUSTRALIA

How to find the first clients as a web design startup
How to find the first clients as a web design startup

Unfortunately, web design is not as profitable as it used to be for startups because of the fact that the competition is huge at the moment...

By Boris Dzhingarov

AUSTRALIA

WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition
WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition

J. Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Webling in Australia, an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney.

AUSTRALIA

Publicis snaps up Australia's Match Media
Publicis snaps up Australia's Match Media

PARIS, FRANCE: French advertising giant Publicis said on Wednesday it had bought Australia's leading independent media agency Match Media...

AUSTRALIA

Australia has local Woolworths ad pulled for trivialising WWI campaign
Australia has local Woolworths ad pulled for trivialising WWI campaign

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian supermarket chain Woolworths has pulled an advertising campaign after a backlash on social media...

AUSTRALIA

IS hacks Australian airport website
IS hacks Australian airport website

HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA: An Australian airport website was offline on Monday after being taken over by pro-Islamic State hackers who published messages supporting the jihadist group...

AUSTRALIA

Australia clamps down on web pirates in 'Dallas Buyers Club' ruling
Australia clamps down on web pirates in 'Dallas Buyers Club' ruling

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: An Australian court has ordered six Internet service providers to release details of customers who shared the Hollywood film "Dallas Buyers Club" online. It could set a precedent for crackdowns on online piracy...

AUSTRALIA

Prince Harry - not so 'selfie' assured
Prince Harry - not so 'selfie' assured

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: 'Selfies are bad', Prince Harry tells Aussie teen...

SOUTH AFRICA

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

AFRICA

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed
Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed

NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...

EGYPT

Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'
Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'

NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...

EGYPT

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

AFRICA

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail
Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

AUSTRALIA

Uber slammed for cashing in on hostage tragedy
Uber slammed for cashing in on hostage tragedy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Uber in damage control after being slammed on social media and elsewhere for Sydney siege price hike...

AUSTRALIA

Umpire chats to be aired in Australia-South Africa ODIs
Umpire chats to be aired in Australia-South Africa ODIs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Discussions between the on-field and television umpires will be aired during Australia's upcoming one-day series against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said Wednesday...

AUSTRALIA

Australian novelist wins top French literary award
Australian novelist wins top French literary award

PARIS, FRANCE: Australian writer Lily Brett on Tuesday won France's Prix Medicis literary award for best foreign book for Lola Bensky, a novel drawing on her experience both as a 1960s rock journalist and the daughter of Holocaust survivors.

AUSTRALIA

ANZ Bank's GAYTMS
ANZ Bank's GAYTMS

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: ANZ Bank has transformed its ATinto dazzling GAYT to spread its message of diversity and inclusion.

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

AUSTRALIA

Booker Prize winning novelist 'ashamed to be Australian'
Booker Prize winning novelist 'ashamed to be Australian'

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Booker Prize winning novelist Richard Flanagan said he was "ashamed to be Australian" during a scathing attack on the environmental policies of his home nation.

UNITED STATES

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings
Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

AUSTRALIA

Sex-line granny berates Australian PM over budget
Sex-line granny berates Australian PM over budget

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was involved in heated exchanges with radio callers over his tough budget, including a pensioner who works on a sex-phone line to pay the bills.

AUSTRALIA

UNICEF Australia, Qantas launch new campaign for children
UNICEF Australia, Qantas launch new campaign for children

AUSTRALIA: UNICEF Australia and Qantas have launched a new campaign, 'Save a Child with the Power of Five', which encourages passengers to donate as little as five cents to change the life of an underprivileged child.

AUSTRALIA

Oh f... sorry, oh dear... Aussie newspaper's front page from hell
Oh f... sorry, oh dear... Aussie newspaper's front page from hell

MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, PERTH, AUSTRALIA: An Australian newspaper has accidentally published what must rank as one of the most error-ridden front pages of all time.

AUSTRALIA

What can the Overseas Students Ombudsman do for international students?
What can the Overseas Students Ombudsman do for international students?

International students in Australia have the right to complain about problems that they have about their provider.

By Joel Mayer

UNITED STATES

Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?
Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers.

AUSTRALIA

Creating a media channel to fight Hepatitis C
Creating a media channel to fight Hepatitis C

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: NSW Health creates an interactive online party experience to give 18-24-year-olds a hard-hitting message about the risks of contracting Hep C.

SOUTH AFRICA

2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations
2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website.

SOUTH AFRICA

SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners
SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

CHINA

2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners
2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners

BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.

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