SA National Editors' Forum (SANEF) has issued a statement in which it accuses senior government representatives of misleading the public on how the media has covered Madiba's recent hospitalisation. The complete statement is as follows:
15 Dec 2012 18:55
A mammoth national campaign run in 20 stores across the country during the months of November and December afforded The Sound Media Group with an opportunity to heat things up, together with client Volcano Advertising and Tabasco.
Issued by Blk Ops 15 Dec 2012 13:55
Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, the Deputy Minister of the Department of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities presented the 'National Disability Champion Award' to Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) at a gala function in Mpumalanga in recognition of its commitment to the disability sector.
15 Dec 2012 09:04
To raise awareness of the key safety risks faced by visitors and locals in Cape Town, the Vision project will incorporate real footage captured on some of the 300 closed-circuit television cameras located around the city, re-purposed into comic-style booklets.
15 Dec 2012 07:05
Trudon has announced the launch of its new platform, HereNow, which lets users review and rate local lifestyle venues and service providers.
Issued by Trudon 14 Dec 2012 12:28
Wetpaint Advertising staged a lavish fashion show-themed event, as the pièce de résistance to the culmination of an integrated brand awareness campaign, marking the launch of Rebecca Fashion International hairpiece products onto the South African market.
Issued by Wetpaint Advertising 14 Dec 2012 12:27
Conduit extends heartfelt seasons greetings to all of their esteemed clients. It has been another year of incredible growth for the company and they thank their agency friends and their bold brands for the patronage and affording them the opportunity of bringing ambitious projects to life.
Issued by Conduit Studios 14 Dec 2012 12:09
Sponsored by leading international investment group, Old Mutual, the inaugural tothePOINT Small Business Marketing Seminar took place on 10 December in what was described by one of the delegates as a "highly informative, inspiring and challenging day of discussion".
Issued by Living Your Brand 14 Dec 2012 11:47
Boston City Campus & Business College has launched a new commerce degree. Called BCom Management Marketing, the degree is expected to become a sought-after qualification by employers and entrepreneurs alike.
Issued by Boston College 14 Dec 2012 11:16
The South African National Research Foundation (NRF) recently signed on Havas Worldwide Johannesburg for a project to encourage South Africans to contemplate a brighter future based on knowledge creation and innovation, as well whilst stimulating investment.
Issued by Havas Worldwide Johannesburg 14 Dec 2012 10:58
Come and join HDi Youth Marketeers this December as they tour the South African coastline with their Moshi Monster Summer tour.
Issued by HDI Youth Marketeers 14 Dec 2012 10:56
The ever-effervescent Vivienne Bezuidenhout, who's been working at Blue Moon as a Creative for nearly three years, shares her thoughts about the creative process, work synergy and more in this interview - including what she won't be giving up in 2013...
Issued by Blue Moon 14 Dec 2012 10:28
The Cape Town Central Improvement District (CCID) has launched an SMS donation service as part of its Give Responsibly campaign in an effort to help break the cycle of homelessness on the city's streets.
Issued by World Wide Creative 14 Dec 2012 09:41
The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in partnership with Bush Radio hosted the 12th Media Kidocracy Konference (MKK) 2012 attended by 96 young South Africans between 10-14 December at Nekkies Resort and Conference Center in Worcester in the Western Cape.
Issued by MDDA 14 Dec 2012 09:17
A new infographic youth competition and launch of first global SMS campaign by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report calls on governments to help the 200 million 15 - 24-year-olds who never completed primary school and lack the skills to find decent work.
14 Dec 2012 07:42
Consumers who wish for a customer service revival for Christmas might like to go one better and lead the resurgence themselves.
By Aki Kalliatakis 14 Dec 2012 07:34
An 11-member delegation from the State Council of Information Office (SCIO) in China met on Wednesday with the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) to discuss communication practices.
14 Dec 2012 07:24
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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 MACHINE 13 Dec 2012 12:03
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
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
Working in conjunction with The Game Ranger's Association of Africa (GRAA), Currin't Events managed The Rhino Conservation Awards which were established to recognise those people who dedicate themselves in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa.
Issued by Currin't Events 13 Dec 2012 11:09
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