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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering
Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering

Veteran TV and radio broadcaster Jeremy Maggs has joined Gauteng's commercial talk radio station POWER 98.7...

1 Oct 2014 10:02

APO Media Awards winners announced
APO Media Awards winners announced

The African Press Organisation has announced the winners of the 2014 APO Media Award (#APOMediaAward), which celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about Africa...

30 Sep 2014 14:30

Strategy needed for community media
Strategy needed for community media

Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa needs a strategy to iron out the challenges facing both community and commercial media...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Sep 2014 11:19

The ABF is all set for this year's Pub Quiz - Advertising Benevolent Fund
The ABF is all set for this year's Pub Quiz

The ABF Pub Quiz is all set for 30 September at Fillet Signature Cut in Douglasdale...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 26 Sep 2014 11:32

Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows
Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows

News editing is the art of deciding what is important and what is less important. Faced with a barrage of potential stories, events, people and issues to cover and huge competition for audience attention...

By Anton Harber 26 Sep 2014 07:19

Matthew Arnold
Five digital myths around performance media

Digital media has been around for over 20 years, but with the rapid pace at which platforms, technology and opportunities move, you will be hard pressed to find a marketer who knows everything about digital media...

By Matthew Arnold 25 Sep 2014 08:04

Craig Utermark
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Programmatic media marketing is one of the most effective and exciting means for clients to get the most value for their marketing buck - provided their agencies take a client-centred approach...

By Craig Utermark 23 Sep 2014 15:00

South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey
South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey

Ask Afrika has ranked South Africa's iconic media across channels and the following were selected as favourites across the board in its Icon Brands Survey...

23 Sep 2014 10:25

Tenthavenue and TNS partner to launch mFluence, the 360° global path-to-purchase planning tool - TNS South Africa
Tenthavenue and TNS partner to launch mFluence, the 360° global path-to-purchase planning tool

Tenthavenue and TNS have launched mFluence, a cloud-based planning tool that gives unparalleled insight into how to engage with consumers based on their behaviour across different channels...

Issued by TNS South Africa 22 Sep 2014 13:57

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke about online retail with Spree and Gert-Johan Coetzee, an entrepreneurial business focus with Trutrepreneur and the Loerie Awards with Liquorice...

19 Sep 2014 15:52

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2014 06:30

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South

SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South, and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation.

18 Sep 2014 14:47

Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filled
Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filled

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she will request the Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) to speed up the appointment of strategic positions within the agency...

17 Sep 2014 12:37

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Louna Lohann and Lauren Fleiser...

17 Sep 2014 11:48

Marion Scher
What is the media's role in South Africa today?

Am I going to give you a quick answer? No. You see it depends on who you ask. If you ask the ANC they would simply tell you the role of the media is not to question...

By Marion Scher 17 Sep 2014 06:32

Thamsanqa Malinga
C'mon now, what breaking news is this?

The "Breaking News" puller seems to be the one thing most online and social media reporters have taken to in the scrimmage for the highly sought after reader...

By Thamsanqa Malinga 16 Sep 2014 09:45

Panel announced for Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards
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The judging panel for the 2014 Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards has been selected. They are Ina Paarman, Dorah Sithole, Luke Dale-Roberts, Anna Montali, Madeleine de Villiers and Martinette Stretch...

15 Sep 2014 14:36

Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism
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Women dominated the top five positions in the 14th Profile Awards for science and technology journalism, announced at Wits University on Thursday 11 September 2014...

15 Sep 2014 11:26

Louise Marsland
The meme that took a bite out of Apple

Have you heard the one about 'scarf guy'? Or were you too busy posting some of the 1,400 tweets per hour at the start of the #OscarTrial judgment, Thursday? One of the biggest talking points this past week was the 'Apple scarf guy'...

By Louise Marsland 15 Sep 2014 08:40

Chris Moerdyk
Massive shifts in marketing landscape good for business

There is absolutely no doubt that the era of the marketer has arrived in the corporate world. That is, for marketers who are prepared to shift massive paradigms...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Sep 2014 05:33

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Vikesh Roopchand, Chairman of the DMASA about the Assegai Awards... [twitterfall]

12 Sep 2014 11:53

Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy
Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy

Steve Limbrick's 12 paintings of iconic, comic sheep were auctioned at the MOST Awards ceremony last week in support of the VWV Group's Phakama Women's Academy.

12 Sep 2014 08:00

Making the MOST of education in the media industry
Making the MOST of education in the media industry

One of the pertinent issues in the media industry is the quality of media education. To address this Wag the Dog Publishers included two questions in its sixth annual MOST Awards survey...

11 Sep 2014 13:32

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Vikesh Roopchand about the 2014 DMASA Assegai Awards...

10 Sep 2014 09:12

Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report
Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report

What is telling is that the compilation of the report itself has been hampered by secrecy... information that would help inform a public debate on various issues, remains secret.

10 Sep 2014 08:42

The value of sport goes beyond the pitch - Olé! Media Group
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Sport may begin on the pitch, the tennis court, or in the pool, but as Mfundo Feke and Siyasanga Cekiso, (TEAMtalk media's first Sports Academy recruits), will attest, there is a vast array of career prospects awaiting young South Africans in sports media...

Issued by Olé! Media Group 9 Sep 2014 10:54

Grant Shippey
When traditional marketing models miss the mark

When you are putting together a media plan for your new campaign, do you use a 'spray and pray' approach, or do you spend time making educated and informed decisions?

By Grant Shippey 8 Sep 2014 14:27

We Havas a French revolution
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French advertising group Havas is to open a media agency in SA. Havas already has advertising and digital operations here, as well as a sports and entertainment unit...

By David Furlonger 8 Sep 2014 07:13

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios... [twitterfall]

5 Sep 2014 13:20

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