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Online readers provide holiday ideas for  Getaway's January issue
Online readers provide holiday ideas for Getaway's January issue

The editorial team of Getaway has allowed its consumers to determine the contents of the January 2013 issue, which has a comprehensive guide to almost 200 holiday ideas for 2013 provided by the readers.

14 Dec 2012 07:12

New online business, environment magazine
New online business, environment magazine

Nandi Mgwadlamba, owner of Sleeves-Up Communications, has launched a new online business and environment magazine, Rooted Wealth, which has been emailed to 6,000 readers. It plans to increase this figure to a million readers by 2017.

14 Dec 2012 06:55

Sunlight sponsors children's home party
Sunlight sponsors children's home party

Sponsored by Sunlight, Childline celebrated its annual Christmas party with fun and games for the children, with lunch and time out for the volunteer moms on Saturday, 8 December 2012.

14 Dec 2012 06:26

Geo-targeted mobile media platform reaches 20 million

Primedia Unlimited subsidiary, TLC Unlimited, has announced the launch of a new mobile geo-targeting advertising platform that enables advertisers to convey strategic and geographically focused SMS via an advanced database system that targets specific audiences based on cross-demographics such as location, age, gender and income.

14 Dec 2012 06:21

Smiles for Christmas for 100 children
Smiles for Christmas for 100 children

This year, 100 South African kids born with cleft palate and cleft lips will receive the gift of a smile for Christmas when Operation Smile, a non-profit organisation that helps children and young adults with correctable facial deformities, will perform 100 life-changing operations.

14 Dec 2012 06:12

SABC: To serve the public, or the state?
SABC: To serve the public, or the state?

NEWSWATCH: An editorial in Times Live poses the question as to whether the SABC is a public or state broadcaster, while Khadija Patel, writing in the Daily Maverick reckons the ANC needs to do some serious work on its media relations. Finally, after about five years of waiting, the final regulations on digital terrestrial television migration will be published today, reports Mail & Guardian.

By Rod Baker 14 Dec 2012 06:01

Harry Herber
I'm not sure where it will end, but I know where it starts

It seems like just yesterday that the most overused word in the media planner's vocabulary suddenly appeared: convergence. I remember thinking how cool it was, and wondering how come the penny took so long to drop. Convergence was inevitable. Technology was flying and a single gadget that truly ran your life was surely on the cards somewhere in the not too distant future. Well, it has arrived.

By Harry Herber 14 Dec 2012 05:29

Orders from 'on high' allegedly zap Zapiro SABC interview
Orders from 'on high' allegedly zap Zapiro SABC interview

NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, quoting the Times, an SABC interview featuring the cartoonist Zapiro was canned at the last minute.

By Rod Baker 13 Dec 2012 13:26

Learners lobby for free Wikipedia access
Learners lobby for free Wikipedia access

A group of Grade 11 learners at Sinenjongo High School, Joe Slovo Park in Cape Town is leading the charge for free cellphone access to Wikipedia in South Africa. The learners have sent a letter to the four mobile network operators, Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and 8ta, urging them to give their customers free mobile access to Wikipedia.

13 Dec 2012 12:36

MACHINE on a steady acquisition drive

MACHINE, an award-winning integrated below-the-line agency, recently acquired the digital accounts for Appletiser, Citroen and Tiger Brand Beverages, as well as the full through-the-line accounts for ADDIS and Habitat for Humanity.

Issued by Publicis Machine 13 Dec 2012 12:03

Brave clients get what they deserve - Mann Made Media
Brave clients get what they deserve

The great thing about a brave client is that they can scare you with their demands. I mean the clients that are driven by the commercial imperative to inform and inspire. The clients that want something that is both strategically smart and creatively unique. These are the clients that make my job so much harder, and my work that much better.

By Nick Warren, Issued by Mann Made Media 13 Dec 2012 11:53

Draftfcb Cape Town unites two African originals - FCB South Africa
Draftfcb Cape Town unites two African originals

Two African originals - Amarula Cream and Alek Wek - have been united by Draftfcb Cape Town in a beautifully shot and elegantly edited television ad breaking ahead of the summer festive season.

Issued by FCB South Africa 13 Dec 2012 11:34

Festive farewells to 2012 - CoreXalance
Festive farewells to 2012

Another year has come and gone, and what a wild ride it was. We, at CoreXalance would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude and thanks for your support during 2012.

Issued by CoreXalance 13 Dec 2012 10:51

A year in review for Cindy Lee and Brian Critchfield, Fresh Eye Film Productions

Fresh Eye Film Productions has had a great year with interesting and challenging projects. Great creative work has come their way with the reel expanding, showing Cindy's capabilities and strengths.

Issued by Fresh Eye Films 13 Dec 2012 10:41

Content 2013 conference extends early bird special

Content 2013 will take place on 25 and 26 February 2013 at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town. The new early bird closing date is 14 January.

Issued by MANGO-OMC 13 Dec 2012 10:11

Liqui-fruit officially sponsors 800km mountain bike race in 2013
Liqui-fruit officially sponsors 800km mountain bike race in 2013

Liqui-Fruit will be the official juice sponsor of the 2013 Absa Cape Epic from 17-24 March 2013 in the Western Cape and has simultaneously announced its title sponsorship of the Liqui-Fruit Cape Times Vineyard races, which take place on the final day of the Absa Cape Epic at Lourensford Wine Estate.

13 Dec 2012 10:09

Panel discussion: "Photography as a media format"

On 6 December 2012, the Media Development & Diversity Agency (MDDA) and the Market Photo Workshop (MPW) co-hosted a panel discussion themed "Photography as a Media Format" as part of celebrating the graduates of the 2012 MPW Photojournalism and Documentary Photography (PDP) program.

Issued by MDDA 13 Dec 2012 09:50

Face of JetSet watches 2012 to be selected on Saturday
Face of JetSet watches 2012 to be selected on Saturday

On Saturday 15 December 2012 at a gala dinner, the top 13 finalists will take to the stage at Villa Toscana at Montecasino to compete for the title of the Face of JetSet Watches 2012 and her share of the R2.2 million prize package.

13 Dec 2012 09:47

Llewellyn Kriel
What Joburg should learn from Vodacom

So, the City of Joburg plans to spend - some might say, squander - as much as R10m on an image enhancement campaign. Some "image consultants" have quoted the city as much R55m for the job - which is probably more a telling indicator of just how bad its brand is than a real cost measurement.

By Llewellyn Kriel 13 Dec 2012 08:50

WAPA: Lite-Licensing could improve wireless spectrum efficiency
WAPA: Lite-Licensing could improve wireless spectrum efficiency

The Wireless Access Providers' Association (WAPA) feels that the introduction of Lite-Licensing, which is currently being trialled and employed by progressive institutions internationally, as an alternative wireless spectrum management approach, could benefit South Africa.

13 Dec 2012 08:39

SABC... jingle (alarm) bells
SABC... jingle (alarm) bells

NEWSWATCH: The tighter controls over talk shows introduced at the SABC this week have the alarm bells ringing, reports BDlive, and proof of how bad news travels is the fact that news that local SA news channel eNCA had to apologise for using an old clip dealing with comments on Nelson Mandela, has been picked up the Times of India. Mail & Guardian reports countries - the US and China to name but two - are at odds over laws governing the internet, and IOL reports on how a UK study finds that playing violent video games can make people more aggressive.

By Rod Baker 13 Dec 2012 08:28

Manufacturing sector up 2,5% in October
Manufacturing sector up 2,5% in October

Manufacturing production in SA bounced back in October‚ increasing by 2.5% year-on-year (y/y) after a revised 1.7% (1.1%) year-on-year decrease in September‚ data released by Statistics SA on Tuesday (11 December) showed

13 Dec 2012 07:42

Mamelodi schools score in first recycling competition
Mamelodi schools score in first recycling competition

Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI), supported by the PET Recycling Company (PETCO), inaugurated a School Recycling competition in 2012, which has 120 primary schools in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal regions collect 67 tons of waste for recycling in the 4-month campaign.

12 Dec 2012 13:30

Picture Tree gives South Africa the power to... - Picture Tree
Picture Tree gives South Africa the power to...

Picture Tree director, JH Beetge, recently completed the latest TV and cinema commercial for Cell C and the "The Power to..." campaign. This brand manifesto has flighted in cinemas and will do so on television soon.

Issued by Picture Tree 12 Dec 2012 13:05

Mortimer Harvey concludes groundbreaking BBBEE deal - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey concludes groundbreaking BBBEE deal

The Community Individual Development Trust (CIDT), pioneers of the free university education movement in South Africa, has acquired a 26% shareholding in Mortimer Harvey. The agency will also have a key role in the CIDT's Maharishi Institute with the establishment of the Mortimer Harvey Design Incubator as an integral part of the Institute's curriculum.

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 12 Dec 2012 12:35

Census 2011: A take on youth - HDI Youth Marketeers
Census 2011: A take on youth

The Census 2011 results were made available on Tuesday, 30 October 2012, and, as predicted, have already enjoyed their fair share of controversy.

Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 12 Dec 2012 12:17

UCKG's Women in Action continues to spread +ve messages around HIV/Aids - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
UCKG's Women in Action continues to spread +ve messages around HIV/Aids

A life-long investment in the health of both HIV positive and negative patients is the key to managing the disease and living a full life irrespective of one's status. This is the message confirmed by doctors and health caregivers who met with international hematology and hemotherapy specialist, Dr Albertina Vieira, who was in South Africa for World Aids Day 2012.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 12 Dec 2012 10:51

Jet Financial Services and Hollard provide Jet Club members with an easy-to-follow insurance guide - The Publishing Partnership
Jet Financial Services and Hollard provide Jet Club members with an easy-to-follow insurance guide

Edcon Discount Division's flagship clothing retail chain, Jet Stores, offers Jet Club members more than just fashion advice. Jet's complimentary financial services information booklet, being distributed to Jet Club members at the end of November, aims to provide customers with fiscal know-how too.

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 12 Dec 2012 10:21

It's The Mangaung Style - OFM Radio
It's The Mangaung Style

In preparation for the ANC elective conference in Mangaung this December, The Breakfast Club on OFM wrote The Mangaung Style as a replacement to Gangnam Style.

Issued by OFM Radio 12 Dec 2012 10:06

War in Zululand: Newspapers in advertising battle
War in Zululand: Newspapers in advertising battle

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has sanctioned Zululand Fever, a title owned by Natal Witness Printing and Publishing Company, a Media 24 operation. The complaint was laid by rival publication, the Zululand Observer.

By Glenda Nevill 12 Dec 2012 09:44

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