As more women rise to senior levels within their organisations, a growing number are in charge of what their companies buy from other companies.
7 Mar 2014 15:42
Join Janine Lazarus when she debates with Media@SAfm host Ashraf Garda this Sunday, 9 March, at 9.05am (104-107FM) in what is sure to be a robust discussion on the power of the media and on whether absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 7 Mar 2014 11:38
The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.
7 Mar 2014 10:13
The eighth in the trendtalk series will be held at the Plascon Auditorium in Cape Town, from 3.30-5pm on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 08:28
LONDON - British advertising regulators on Wednesday ordered Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to immediately withdraw a campaign offering "money back if he walks" about the murder trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.
6 Mar 2014 14:38
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
The Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA) are open for entries in nine categories. Closing date for entries is 30 May 2014. The awards will be made in Cape Town on Friday, 27 June.
6 Mar 2014 09:48
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
For better or worse, technology has changed how we engage with media. And despite the 'print is dead' argument, clients of public relations firms still expect to get their column centimetres. So how is technology shaping the lives of media professionals?
By Jaco Pienaar 6 Mar 2014 06:30
Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 6 March from 9am-10am as we chat to Michael Carney of Harley Davidson Africa, Natasha Pendleton from The Entertainer and Rich Simmonds about his new book. [twitterfall]
5 Mar 2014 10:10
The launch event for 'Practical Guide to Media Law' took place yesterday, 4 March 2014 at Webber Wentzel Attorneys, authors of the new publication.
5 Mar 2014 09:26
Translating product information into information that can be understood and, perchance liked, is up to the copywriter - however, there are many fingers clutching at their pens, which may result in what the adage warns of cooks and the broth.
By Claudio Milo 5 Mar 2014 06:30
President Jacob Zuma addressed the audience at the launch of Independent Newspapers and Media SA under new ownership in Cape Town on Thursday, 27 March.
Issued by MDDA 4 Mar 2014 11:56
Entry into the 17th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard is now open to business and arts partnerships covering the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013.
Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 4 Mar 2014 11:01
Journalists and traditional media organisations can no longer claim to own media communication mediums. We are no longer gatekeepers who filter what messages can reach whom, and when.
By Zimaseka Njomi 4 Mar 2014 09:35
As the world's media gathered today outside and inside the High Court in Pretoria, there are many questions in the public's mind. Is this fair? Is this not voyeurism of the highest order? Will it influence the outcome? Is it necessary?
By Marion Scher 3 Mar 2014 14:56
At AMASA's February forum, tech guru and radio personality Aki Anastasiou shared the latest insights and trends in technology and gadgets. As a follow up discussion, AMASA asks 'What's next?'
Issued by AMASA 3 Mar 2014 11:07
Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, currently underway, is a landmark case for the media. A groundbreaking court ruling makes it the first time in South African history a criminal trial will be broadcast live on TV, instantly streamed via audio apps, and live-tweeted to the world.
By Shamin Chibba 3 Mar 2014 08:55
President Jacob Zuma says amendments to the Employment Equity Act and the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act should pave the way for transformation in the print media in the country.
28 Feb 2014 11:00
In an industry faced with increasing competition, an explosion of media options, a shortage of skills and clients demanding more for their buck; how do media agencies stay afloat?
By Andrea Mitchell 28 Feb 2014 10:38
From Google Glass to the growth of the marijuana industry; telepathic and wearable technology; and Africa's rising consumer - 2014 is turning out to be one of those potentially defining years in communication, consumer behaviour and technology for our continent.
28 Feb 2014 07:00
This week's decision by Judge Dunstan Mlambo to allow the broadcasting of the Oscar Pistorius trial was itself broadcast live - and provided a vivid demonstration of the value of letting cameras into courts.
By Anton Harber 28 Feb 2014 06:12
Offering a media monitoring (or clipping) service should be easy. How difficult can it really be to provide clients with content relevant to them or featuring their brand and working out a value for that?
By Jaco Pienaar 27 Feb 2014 14:31
Commenting on Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo's decision to allow media houses to broadcast portions of the Oscar Pistorius trial live, SANEF believes Mlambo demonstrably tried to balance the right to freedom of expression, which undergirds the important principle of open justice, with Pistorius' right to have a fair trial
27 Feb 2014 10:52
Analysts want more clarity from Naspers on the reasons for the departure of CEO Koos Bekker on April 1 amid rumours the company is set to be restructured.
27 Feb 2014 08:43
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, which opens on 3 March 2014, will be covered 24/7 on the Carte Blanche Channel on DStv Channel 199, with in-depth analysis and informed commentary from key personalities.
27 Feb 2014 08:02
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a large expenditure plan that will be anchored around the National Development Plan (NDP).
27 Feb 2014 07:53
Judging from conversations on social media and radio talk shows, there is no doubt in my mind that advertising in South Africa is not regarded by the majority of our citizens as having any real value to society.
By Chris Moerdyk 27 Feb 2014 04:58
Brought to you by Topco Media and Impumelelo publication, the 13th Annual Oliver Empowerment Awards, one of South Africa's most prestigious business awards ceremonies, will take place on 25 April at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
Issued by Topco Media 26 Feb 2014 11:25
The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) would like to congratulate and welcome the important announcement made by the State Owned Entities Communicators Association (SOECA) and the State Owned Enterprises Procurement Forum (SOEPF) who both pledged their support for community and small commercial media as defined by the MDDA Act.
Issued by MDDA 26 Feb 2014 10:43
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