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All the winners of the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017.
Sikuvile Awards 2017: Recognising the soldiers of the truth

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year 2017, City Press' Sipho Masondo, says he received death threats as well as bribes when he was working on the story that earned him the Award...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

The night's big winners - Journalist of the year, Sipho Masondo of City Press; SA story of the Year, Suzanne Venter of Rapport; Upcoming/Rising Star of the Year, Botshilo Maake of City Press; and Lifetime achiever, Juby Mayet.
All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 winners!

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 winners have been announced, with Investigative Journalism category winner, Suzanne Venter from Rapport winning the SA Story of the Year for Life Esidimeni...

3 days ago

John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards
John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards

Following a highly successful 2016 awards season, John Brown Media South Africa has announced nominations for no fewer than eight international content marketing awards...

Issued by John Brown 18 Oct 2017

Last year's Journalist of the Year, Siphe Macanda of the Daily Dispatch.
Sikuvile Awards set to honour top journalists

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards will take place today, the 40-year anniversary of the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza...

18 Oct 2017

Ads24 scoops award for its successful Food for Thought campaign
Ads24 scoops award for its successful Food for Thought campaign

Ads24 has scooped yet another accolade in what has been an award-full year, this time at the 2017 Amasa Awards, a gala dinner held at The Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg...

Issued by Ads24 17 Oct 2017

SABC board finally appointed
SABC board finally appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the Board of the SABC...

17 Oct 2017

Video dominates news consumption in Africa
Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East...

16 Oct 2017

Mindshare SA wins big at AMASA Awards 2017
Mindshare SA wins big at AMASA Awards 2017

Mindshare SA took home two Gold Awards at the annual AMASA Awards 2017, despite some seriously stiff competition...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 16 Oct 2017

AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event
AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

By registering for a free AfricaCom visitor ticket online, visitors can gain access to more than 450 exhibitors, masterclasses, plus an innovation hall packed with visionary insights on future tech trends...

16 Oct 2017

Mia Malan, multiple Sikuvile Journalism Awards, receiving her Features Writing category award in 2016.
Features category of Sikuvile Journalism Awards draws large number of entries

The Features category of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards not only draws a large number of entries - this year there were 52 entries - but generally also attracts a high quality...

16 Oct 2017

Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives
Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives

The three acting executives at the SABC will remain in their posts until the vacancies are filled permanently...

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Oct 2017

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media
'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

TOKYO, Japan: The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm...

13 Oct 2017

Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report
Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report

YouKnow Digital in partnership with consumer insights platform Crimson Hexagon launched the South African Consumer Trends Report today, 12 October...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2017

Lola Ogunyemi
Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted...

12 Oct 2017

Programmatic media buying has changed digital marketing... for good
Programmatic media buying has changed digital marketing... for good

In South Africa, generally the level of knowledge of what programmatic media buying is, is low. The problem with this, is that programmatic isn't going away...

Issued by Sprout 12 Oct 2017

Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion
Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion

Members of the IAB and local publishers recently fleshed out issues facing the publishing industry during a round table discussion, hosted by Marc du Plessis, head of the Publisher Council for IAB SA...

12 Oct 2017

News24 Edge app wins global media award
News24 Edge app wins global media award

At Tuesday's WAN-IFRA's World Digital Media Awards in Berlin, the News24 Edge app was named as the World Award Winner in the category, Best News Mobile Services...

Issued by 24.com 12 Oct 2017

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa
Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...

12 Oct 2017

Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo. Image:
SABC may have new board this week, says Dlodlo

It has been suggested that President Jacob Zuma wants to gain control of the SABC by delaying the announcement of a new board...

By Bekezela Phakathi 11 Oct 2017

Red Cherry Interactive named third-best media sales consultancy at the MOST Awards 2017
Red Cherry Interactive named third-best media sales consultancy at the MOST Awards 2017

It was a very proud moment for the Red Cherry sales team at the MOST Awards this year...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 11 Oct 2017

New newspapers enter to win Frewin, McCall, and Joel Mervis awards
New newspapers enter to win Frewin, McCall, and Joel Mervis awards

Despite the ongoing tough environment for newspapers, the entries received for the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards were of a high quality and for the first time, new newspapers entered...

11 Oct 2017

Initiative Media wins the Burger King media account
Initiative Media wins the Burger King media account

Initiative Media has announced that it has won the Burger King media account, effective September 2017...

Issued by Initiative Media 11 Oct 2017

‘White like me' advert grounds Dove
‘White like me' advert grounds Dove

Body wash advertisement is a complete wash-out, but brand specialist says apologetic company is likely to survive unscathed amid calls to boycott the product...

By Jeremy Maggs 10 Oct 2017

Why mass market scores best in brand communication
Why mass market scores best in brand communication

Ads24's mass market brands, Soccer Laduma, Die Son, Daily Sun and Kick Off, have an excellent track record when it comes to successfully marketing to the kasi audience, effectively helping brands to reach this sought after market...

Issued by Ads24 10 Oct 2017

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Amasa celebration delivers mandate

The biggest Amasa Awards event to date will take place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, when 380 media and industry professionals will descend on The Hilton in Sandton, Gauteng...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Oct 2017

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Business Day wins Press Council appeal about Trillian article

On Friday, Business Day won an appeal against a ruling by the Press Council for a story published on April 26 about financial advisory firm Trillian...

9 Oct 2017

Contact is the winner of the Best Corporate Publication award.
SA Publication Forum's competition honours top corporate publications

Contact, staff newspaper of the City of Cape Town, was awarded Best Corporate Publication at an award ceremony held in Johannesburg last week.

6 Oct 2017

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Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news

WASHINGTON - Facebook said Thursday it was testing a new button to allow users to get more context about a news source, in the latest move by the leading social network to curb misinformation...

6 Oct 2017

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JZ passes on SABC candidates

President Jacob Zuma missed the deadline for appointing an SABC chief operating officer because none of the candidates "met expectations", Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said...

By Nico Gous 6 Oct 2017

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