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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Entries still open for WAN-IFRA World Young Reader Prize
Entries still open for WAN-IFRA World Young Reader Prize

Entries for this year's WAN-IFRA World Young Reader Prize are still open until 21 June 2016...

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Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet...

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 2 days ago

International News Media Association announces 40 Global Media Awards winners
International News Media Association announces 40 Global Media Awards winners

The International News Media Association (INMA) announced its Global Media Awards winners in London on 24 May 2016, which included three South African winners...

1 day ago

Right2Know
Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

3 days ago

First AMEC Awards shortlist for Africa
First AMEC Awards shortlist for Africa

Ornico's campaign analysis of the inaugural CEO SleepOut in 2015 has been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious AMEC Awards recognising excellence in communications measurement and evaluation...

Issued by Ornico 24 May 2016

Excellent entries to Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards
Excellent entries to Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards

The 2016 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards has received nearly 500 entries from over 200 journalists at 29 publications across South Africa, which have been assessed in a two-day judging process...

24 May 2016

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Africa is poised for a digital revolution

Africa's CEOs look to innovation and technology to boost growth in a challenging global economic environment...

23 May 2016

Independent Media grows market share and titles show stable performance in latest ABCs
Independent Media grows market share and titles show stable performance in latest ABCs

Independent Media grew its share of the South African daily newspaper market by 3,2% and the weekend newspaper market by 1,6% compared to the same period last year...

Issued by Independent Media 23 May 2016

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5 African freelancing startups to watch

Tech startups are looking to make freelance work an efficient and lucrative reality for Africa's work-seekers...

By Gabriella Mulligan 20 May 2016

BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots
BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots

BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations...

By Tom Jackson 20 May 2016

Media freedom cannot be divorced from transformation
Media freedom cannot be divorced from transformation

There is no genuine freedom for the media as long as control is concentrated in the hands of a small privileged elite, says Vukani Mde and Karima Brown...

By Vukani Mde and Karima Brown, Issued by Independent Media 20 May 2016

Media monitoring: Much more than hashtags, words and clips
Media monitoring: Much more than hashtags, words and clips

The media is evolving and the demand for immediate insight and intelligent analysis of past and present media to benchmark and predict the future is at the heart of ROi Africa's offering...

Issued by ROi Africa 19 May 2016

Euronews gets new brand identity
Euronews gets new brand identity

International news channel, Euronews, has a new brand identity to highlight and celebrate the channel's clear point of difference...

19 May 2016

Thuli Madonsela to speak on empowerment, government and business
Thuli Madonsela to speak on empowerment, government and business

The Public Protector, Adv. Madonsela, one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, will share some of her experiences of bridging the gap between business, government and civil society at the Top Women Conference...

Issued by Topco Media 19 May 2016

RSG takes home 10 ATKV Awards
RSG takes home 10 ATKV Awards

The annual ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging) media awards were presented at an event at Vodaworld in Midrand. RSG shined in the radio category, boasting with 10 Media Veertjies wins...

Issued by RSG 19 May 2016

At Indy, I'm a storyteller with a licence to disrupt
At Indy, I'm a storyteller with a licence to disrupt

It's great being afforded the leeway to play, and try new things, says Cape Argus deputy news editor Lance Witten...

By Lance Witten, Issued by Independent Media 19 May 2016

Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASA
Virgin Active's 'Get off your ass' ads not offensive - ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that the use of 'ass' in Virgin Active's television commercials is not offensive and the group may continue to use the word in its advertising...

By Gaelyn Scott 18 May 2016

We have no choice but to transform
We have no choice but to transform

Isolezwe's success has helped Independent Media transform through adding a new and powerful voice, says editor Mazwi Xaba...

By Mazwi Xaba, Issued by Independent Media 18 May 2016

Transformation isn't about race, it's about excellence
Transformation isn't about race, it's about excellence

As the first white editor of The Star in 13 years, Kevin Ritchie wasn't sure he was right for the job - but he soon learnt otherwise...

By Kevin Ritchie, Issued by Independent Media 17 May 2016

#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin Media
#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin Media

AdJoin Media has appointed Amanda Louw as head of publisher relations. Louw was formerly at AdClick Africa working with agencies, publishers, ad networks and ad-serving technologies...

By Beverley Klein 16 May 2016

3S Media appoints Alastair Currie as editor of IMIESA and managing editor of Infrastructure brands
3S Media appoints Alastair Currie as editor of IMIESA and managing editor of Infrastructure brands

Alastair Currie joins 3S Media as the editor of IMIESA magazine and the managing editor of the company's Infrastructure brands, which include Water & Sanitation Africa, ReSource and the Infrastructure News website, newsletters and social media platforms...

Issued by 3S Media 16 May 2016

Rollercoaster ride into a new media landscape
Rollercoaster ride into a new media landscape

Under Sekunjalo's ownership, Independent Media has evolved rapidly, says Sandy Naudé, Independent Media's group executive for direct advertising and community newspapers...

By Sandy Naudé, Issued by Independent Media 16 May 2016

Selling media in a multichannel world
Selling media in a multichannel world

Today, media sales representatives have to remain competitive in today's multichannel environment, which entails understanding selling skills and technology and having the ability to access and absorb relevant data...

13 May 2016

Elle Style Report Winner for 2016 is Themba Mbuyisa
Elle Style Report Winner for 2016 is Themba Mbuyisa

The Elle Style Report Winner for 2016 is Themba Mbuyisa, following an intensive judging session of the eight finalists. His prize includes a Canon camera, valued at R30,995...

12 May 2016

Celebrating African business communities in May
Celebrating African business communities in May

Bizcommunity is celebrating Africa Day, 25 May, with a special Africa focus all month and the appointment of a senior editor to produce daily Africa media and marketing news...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 11 May 2016

Spark Media's Digital Sales Academy produces outstanding students
Spark Media's Digital Sales Academy produces outstanding students

Spark Media, a division of Caxton CTP limited, introduced its first-ever digital sales academy in September 2015 with seven interns, after a vigorous interview and selection process...

Issued by SPARK Media 11 May 2016

Ringier Africa, One Africa Media in classifieds JV
Ringier Africa, One Africa Media in classifieds JV

Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) was officially launched today, 10 May 2016, creating a powerful new classifieds media brand in Africa...

10 May 2016

The power of video content explained by YouTube creator Grant Hinds
The power of video content explained by YouTube creator Grant Hinds

YouTube creator Grant Hinds shares valuable insight into online video creation and how well-suited collaborations can produce better return on investment for brands...

By Angie White 10 May 2016

Independent vindicated as Dasnois settles over Mandela coverage
Independent vindicated as Dasnois settles over Mandela coverage

Independent Media and former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois have reached a settlement in the Labour Court case in which she was suing the company over her December 2013 removal from the post...

Issued by Independent Media 10 May 2016

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