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Now SABC bosses face axe
Now SABC bosses face axe

The parliamentary committee investigating the SABC board's fitness to hold office is recommending tough penalties for those who allowed unauthorised spending at the public broadcaster...

1 day ago

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What makes content marketing return ongoing results?

Content marketing is defined as a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience...

By Chemory Gunko 2 days ago

Alliance Media partners with the TEARS Foundation to highlight the violent crisis we face in SA
Alliance Media partners with the TEARS Foundation to highlight the violent crisis we face in SA

Alliance Media is proud to support the TEARS Foundation by offering media space to increase the awareness of the TEARS Foundation's causes...

Issued by Alliance Media 2 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Programmatic buying as a powerful tool
#BizTrends2017: Programmatic buying as a powerful tool

Media houses will be working hard to add value to their advertising inventory, says Paula Raubenheimer, head of programmatic at SouthernX@The SpaceStation…

By Paula Raubenheimer 2 days ago

TMI Media wins Kraft Heinz
TMI Media wins Kraft Heinz

TMI Media has started 2017 with a bang. The newly formed agency has been awarded the prestigious media portfolio for Kraft Heinz Company South Africa...

Issued by TMI 3 days ago

Hello, Twenty Seventeen!
Hello, Twenty Seventeen!

2017 is here and Tag 8 has hit the ground running. Take a look at some trends they'll be following this year and see some of their latest work...

Issued by Tag 8 3 days ago

MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury
MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury

Parliament's ad-hoc committee investigating issues at the SABC has vowed to take strong action against individuals who misled it during hearings that concluded last week...

By Bekezela Phakathi 16 Jan 2017

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device...

16 Jan 2017

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#BizTrends2017: Real time and real people, living real lives will count in 2017

Get real on social media and online media, says Deseré Orrill, co-Founder Ole! Media Group and managing director of HoneyKome...

By Deseré Orrill 16 Jan 2017

Communications minister extends Aguma's acting CEO post
Communications minister extends Aguma's acting CEO post

The SABC has clarified that acting CEO James Aguma will remain in charge of the broadcaster for another three months after Communications Minister Faith Muthambi extended the delegation of authority...

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Jan 2017

SAFREA supports CPJ and jailed journalists worldwide
SAFREA supports CPJ and jailed journalists worldwide

SAFREA supports the dedicated work and commitment shown by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in publishing their 2016 prison census, which documents the 259 journalists currently jailed worldwide...

Issued by SAFREA 13 Jan 2017

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What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy...

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

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New Facebook project aims to fight the spread of 'fake news'

Facebook announced Wednesday the creation of a Journalism Project aimed at fostering "a healthy news ecosystem" and curbing the spread of fake news...

12 Jan 2017

Parliament to map out SABC interim board
Parliament to map out SABC interim board

Parliament will this month begin discussing names of potential members of the SABC's interim board following the resignation of all the independent board members late last year...

11 Jan 2017

Driving Oomph! Media Group into 2017 with new executive appointment
Driving Oomph! Media Group into 2017 with new executive appointment

Oomph! has welcomed Justin Howard to their ranks in the capacity of Director: Strategy. Justin was admitted to the Charted Marketers Board CM (SA & USA) and holds numerous business, legal and marketing qualifications...

Issued by Oomph! Africa 11 Jan 2017

Apple removes New York Times app from China store
Apple removes New York Times app from China store

Apple has removed the New York Times from its China app store, the tech giant said, after authorities told the company the app breached regulations...

6 Jan 2017

AFP Board approves revitalisation, business development plan for 2017-2021
AFP Board approves revitalisation, business development plan for 2017-2021

The Board of directors of AFP, a global news agency, has just met to adopt the budget and approve the revitalisation and business development plan for 2017-2021...

22 Dec 2016

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Whistle-blower's input bolsters fraud case against the SABC, says Outa

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) said new whistle-blower "evidence" that emerged on Tuesday bolsters its "fraud, racketeering, corruption and abuse of power" case against the SABC...

22 Dec 2016

ABC 2016 year-end round up
ABC 2016 year-end round up

In my view ABC has done great work in 2016, embarking in a new direction, to not only to report on print but digital audiences as well...

By Andre van Tonder, Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 21 Dec 2016

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SABC's comedy of errors in Havana

What was supposed to be a scoop for the troubled SABC turned into a Caribbean holiday for a large group of its journalists and technicians when coverage of Fidel Castro's death went pear-shaped...

By THABO MOKONE and SIBONGAKONKE SHOBA 19 Dec 2016

World Press Trends Report 2016 - more people reading news media
World Press Trends Report 2016 - more people reading news media

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has released its World Press Trends 2016 report, which indicates more people are reading news media content than ever before...

15 Dec 2016

Muthambi tells MPs she objected to Hlaudi getting top SABC job
Muthambi tells MPs she objected to Hlaudi getting top SABC job

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she recently objected to an SABC board recommendation to appoint Hlaudi Motsoeneng as permanent chief operating officer as it would have been in contempt of court...

By Bekezela Phakathi 15 Dec 2016

Tiso Blackstar sells stake in Kagiso Tiso to pay debt
Tiso Blackstar sells stake in Kagiso Tiso to pay debt

Investment and media group Tiso Blackstar has disposed of its 22.9% stake in Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH) to Kagiso Capital for R1.5bn, as part of its strategy to exit noncore assets and focus on media businesses...

By Thabiso Mochiko 14 Dec 2016

Independent Media responds to summons
Independent Media responds to summons

Independent Media has filed a notice of intention to defend the summons issued against it by a group of journalists last month...

Issued by Independent Media 13 Dec 2016

123RF
Five tips to break through a noisy media landscape

Most media owners agree that selling advertising is tougher than ever in an industry that has become cluttered and fragmented...

By Charlie Wannell 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Will Vassilopoulos wins Rory Peck award for coverage of migrant crisis in Greece
Will Vassilopoulos wins Rory Peck award for coverage of migrant crisis in Greece

Will Vassilopoulos, AFP stringer since 2011, has won the annual Rory Peck award, which recognises the work of the best freelance video journalists, for his coverage of the migrant crisis in Greece...

9 Dec 2016

Muthambi 'crashed SABC board meetings'
Muthambi 'crashed SABC board meetings'

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi interfered in the deliberations of the SABC board and in the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the corporation's COO soon after entering the cabinet...

9 Dec 2016

Joint research on size of film, media industry in Cape Town
Joint research on size of film, media industry in Cape Town

Research is to be conducted to determine the size and structure of the film and media industry in in Cape Town and the Western Cape...

8 Dec 2016

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