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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Organisers of World Media Awards seek entries from across the Middle East and Africa
Organisers of World Media Awards seek entries from across the Middle East and Africa

The World Media Awards are open for entries and the organisers are seeking entries from across the Middle East and Africa. The closing date for entries is Thursday 16 February 2017...

1 day ago

INMA World Congress of News Media in New York in May 2017
INMA World Congress of News Media in New York in May 2017

From 21-23 May 2017, the International News Media Association (INMA) will host its 87th Annual World Congress of News Media in New York, bringing together 400+ executives from the top news media companies...

2 days ago

Firing of The Citizen's editor sparks concern in Sanef
Firing of The Citizen's editor sparks concern in Sanef

The announcement that the editor of The Citizen, Steven Motale, was dismissed without a hearing greatly concerns the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef)...

3 days ago

John Brown Media scoops three more international awards
John Brown Media scoops three more international awards

Barely a week after winning three coveted awards at the Pearl Awards in New York, John Brown Media has won an additional three awards for their work with Pick n Pay at the International Content Marketing Association Awards in London...

Issued by John Brown 28 Nov 2016

Independent Media reporter rewarded for stellar efforts
Independent Media reporter rewarded for stellar efforts

Independent Media's Lungani Zama this week walked away with two prestigious awards in South African sports journalism when he won the "Columnist Of The Year" and "Sports Feature Writer Of The Year" categories at the SAB Sports Media Awards...

Issued by Independent Media 25 Nov 2016

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is just a glorified PR officer, SABC tells court
Hlaudi Motsoeneng is just a glorified PR officer, SABC tells court

The SABC on Thursday downplayed Hlaudi Motsoeneng's influence at the public broadcaster, saying his position as group executive of corporate affairs was equivalent to that of a "glorified public relations officer"...

By Bekezela Phakathi 25 Nov 2016

Indy is once again a proud media partner of the 18th CTIJF 2017
Indy is once again a proud media partner of the 18th CTIJF 2017

Independent Media, as media partner of this year's Cape Town International Jazz Festival, will be delivering 360-degree coverage of this mainstay event on its print titles and digital platforms...

Issued by Independent Media 24 Nov 2016

Free speech row as UK school bars Breitbart editor
Free speech row as UK school bars Breitbart editor

An editor for the right-wing US news website Breitbart has been banned from giving a talk at his former school in Britain on Tuesday, sparking a social media storm over free speech...

23 Nov 2016

International call to protect women journalists
International call to protect women journalists

Journalists are on the frontline when it comes to protecting freedoms in society - and women journalists are often the most vulnerable and exposed...

22 Nov 2016

HuffPost South Africa launches
HuffPost South Africa launches

HuffPost South Africa, the first sub-Saharan African edition for the company, has launched today in partnership with The Huffington Post and Media24.

21 Nov 2016

ABC Notice No 10 of 2016
ABC Notice No 10 of 2016

Quarter 3 2016 list of ABC new members, suspension, discontinued titles as well as the check audits reports and more...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 18 Nov 2016

SABC journalists succeed at Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards
SABC journalists succeed at Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards

At the Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards, held in Cape Town early this month, SABC journalists performed excellently, picking up TV Feature award, SABC Radio News, Radio Feature, Sports and TV News...

18 Nov 2016

AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list
AfricaCom Awards 2016 winners list

The winners of this year's AfricaCom Awards were announced yesterday evening at the LookOut in Cape Town...

17 Nov 2016

ABC elects a new president and vice president
ABC elects a new president and vice president

Andre van Tonder and Paul Peters have been elected as president and vice president of the ABC respectively...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 17 Nov 2016

Defiant one-member board of SABC faces inquiry by MPs
Defiant one-member board of SABC faces inquiry by MPs

Parliament is forging ahead with its plan to hold an inquiry into the crisis at the SABC including investigating the board's ability to discharge its fiduciary duties, despite it now only having one nonexecutive director...

By Bekezela Phakathi 17 Nov 2016

lkeskinen © –
#INMAAfrica: Keep calm and adapt (or die)

The second day of the INMA global media summit Africa had a strong focus on transformation and reorganisation, with moderator Peter Ndoro announcing that we need to make plans now to ensure we make it through to the other side of the current digital disruption unscathed...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Nov 2016

Somchai Jongmeesuk © –
#INMAAfrica: How mobile fits into the publishing puzzle

"We're a print publication, we don't need mobile." While this may be true for now, current trends indicate that you can't afford to keep your head in the sand about the changing publishing model a moment longer, particularly in Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2016

IAB SA to join Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa as core member
IAB SA to join Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa as core member

The IAB SA resolved at its AGM on 26 October to apply for core membership of the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa...

Issued by IAB South Africa 15 Nov 2016

Terry Volkwyn to leave Primedia Broadcasting in 2017
Terry Volkwyn to leave Primedia Broadcasting in 2017

Roger Jardine, Primedia Group CEO, has announced that Terry Volkwyn, CEO of Primedia Broadcasting, will be leaving the company on 30 June 2017...

15 Nov 2016

David Ritchie named Vodacom Journalist of the Year 2016
David Ritchie named Vodacom Journalist of the Year 2016

Congratulations to Cape Argus resident lensman, David Ritchie, who was named Vodacom Journalist of the Year at the national Vodacom Journalism Awards held in Midrand, Johannesburg, on Friday, 11 November...

Issued by Independent Media 15 Nov 2016

Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps
Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Internet freedom declined for a sixth consecutive year in 2016 as governments around the world cracked down on social media and messaging applications used to express dissent, a watchdog group said on Monday...

15 Nov 2016

Inara Prusakova © –
#INMAAfrica: Smart phones + social networks = social phones + smart networks?

Winning digital strategies for news publishers in the age of platforms were a hot topic at the first day of the INMA Media Summit Africa 2016. Here's what you need to keep in mind about the power of social platforms and mobile devices' effect on your publishing strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2016

Lorelyn Medina © –
#INMAAfrica: Digital doesn't trump print... yet.

Speakers at the first day of the INMA Global Media Summit Africa were that rare mix of funny, knowledgeable and approachable. Here are some of my favourite moments from the day, all highlighting the fact that we need not panic and become 'jack-of-all-trades' publishers...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2016

Zuckerberg sure fake news on Facebook didn't sway election
Zuckerberg sure fake news on Facebook didn't sway election

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump...

14 Nov 2016

World Media Awards back in 2017
World Media Awards back in 2017

Following its successful launch in 2016, the World Media Awards for international content-driven advertising returns in 2017 and the organisers wish to extend entries from the Middle East and Africa...

11 Nov 2016

AMASA year-end party - On The Right Track
AMASA year-end party - On The Right Track

Come to the AMASA Party and get your energy back; we all deserve this party, coz we're On The Right Track!..

Issued by AMASA 10 Nov 2016

ABC Quarter 3 2016 multi-platform data release
ABC Quarter 3 2016 multi-platform data release

Compared with Quarter 2, daily and weekend newspapers declined by 3.1% and 3.2% respectively, while weekly newspapers increased by 3%. Consumer magazines have declined by 4%...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 10 Nov 2016

Launch of Liberty Journalism Awards
Launch of Liberty Journalism Awards

Liberty aims to recognise and award quality journalism across seven categories, including business, economics, finance, policy, politics and sustainability, through the newly launched Liberty Journalism Awards...

9 Nov 2016

How the media played a role in Donald Trump's presidential victory
How the media played a role in Donald Trump's presidential victory

United States president elect, Donald Trump has always been viewed as an unlikely candidate as a result of his persona, which was laid out for the whole world to see on social media...

By Thabiso Dlamini 9 Nov 2016

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