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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Broadcaster lifts ban on DA adverts

The SABC has cleverly averted a potentially embarrassing verdict over the decision to ban several DA election adverts by agreeing to flight them, pending an indefinite postponement.

17 Apr 2014 11:40

Max Gebhardt wins Citi Journalistic Excellence Award

The 2013 Citi Journalistic Excellence Awards, open to all financial business and freelance journalists from across South Africa, has been won by Max Gebhardt, a former senior associate editor at Business Day.

17 Apr 2014 08:11

DA: 1 SABC: 0

NEWSWATCH: The DA wins 'Ayisafani' TV advert battle, Hlaudi Motsoeneng et al have been told to back off by senior journalists, and the corporation's political bias will backfire. (Video)

17 Apr 2014 07:29

SABC DA ad ban: The battle continues

NEWSWATCH: The SABC's banning of a DA advert infringes freedom of expressions says the DA, reports Times Live, and the SABC has defended its ban, reports iafrica.com. The hearing was adjourned last night and resumes today at 6pm, reports news24.com.

16 Apr 2014 10:32

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 17 April from 9am-10am as we chat to DK Badenhorst from Y&R Cape Town and directors of MaxAxion, Daniel Courtenay and Nicolle Harding. [twitterfall]

16 Apr 2014 09:53

Cricket coverage canned

NEW DELHI, INDIA: AFP has issued a coverage advisory for the Indian Premier League after the BCCI failed to lift restrictions on picture agencies.

16 Apr 2014 09:36

New product features from Mxit

Mxit is rolling out a marketing campaign, fronted by recently appointed brand ambassador and local 'King of Dance Music', Zakes Bantwini, for its new releases of Chat Cards (only available for Android and iOS devices), a newsfeed and a new interface design for iOS.

15 Apr 2014 11:25

Cutting communications costs

Consumers and business owners all over the world, but especially here in South Africa, have already been made aware that switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for their telecommunications needs can slash their phone bills significantly - in some instances by as much as 40%.

14 Apr 2014 11:44

Times Media Group acquires 49% stake in Radio Africa

Times Media Group of South Africa has bought a 49% stake in Radio Africa Limited. TMG acquired the minority stake in Radio Africa for $18.62m (Sh1.58 billion).

14 Apr 2014 10:37

R2K, SOS take on SABC over phone monitoring

The Right2Know Campaign and SOS: Support Public Broadcasting, are taking on the SABC following reports that editorial staffers' phones are being monitored.

14 Apr 2014 09:43

SABC's DA ad ban backfires

NEWSWATCH: Guardian Liberty Voice reports that after the SABC banned a Democratic Alliance ad, the same ad has gone viral. (Videos)

14 Apr 2014 08:58

SA radio's 'Oscar' winners announced

Proof of the extent to which the MTN Radio Awards has grown in stature in just five short years was the more than 1,000 industry stalwarts and young guns in attendance at this year's award's ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

By Luise Allemann 14 Apr 2014 07:11

Radio Awards: How radio gives a voice to the voiceless

South Africa's Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim was that rarest of things - a politician with a personality - last night (Saturday) as he opened the fifth Annual MTN Radio Awards.

By Luise Allemann 14 Apr 2014 06:46

Independent Communications Amended Act signed into law

President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No.2 of 2014), the Presidency said on Friday, 11 April 2014.

14 Apr 2014 06:32

Record entries for 2013 MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards

Sanlam and the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) have received a record 750 entries for the 2013 MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards since the joint awards were established four years ago.

Issued by MDDA 11 Apr 2014 11:29

SAARF AMPS December 2013 Topline results

SAARF AMPS Dec 13 is the picture of stability, with few significant changes coming through in the data.

11 Apr 2014 10:47

The cruel reality: Not all are equal in eyes of the media

Are we all equal in the media? That's the question to ask as we mark 20 years since the Rwandan genocide.

By Anton Harber 11 Apr 2014 10:05

Eavesdropping at the SABC

NEWSWATCH: According to a Mail & Guardian report, SABC staff have been informed that their phones are being monitored by the NIA (National Intelligence Agency).

11 Apr 2014 07:45

The future media models

Future media models are all about reading - grasping the attention of the bored consumer - and being innovative with digital. But, it is predicted that 80 to 90% of publishers will still fail to innovate.

By Louise Marsland 11 Apr 2014 07:15

New Ricoh campaign uses light-hearted political humour

The new OOH campaign from Ricoh SA uses light-hearted political humour as it encourages South Africans to 'Imagine. Change' and it uses a cartoon of Helen Zille and Julius Malema embracing to make the point.

10 Apr 2014 15:15

Access South Africa's and Africa's Infrastructure future

Infrastructure media specialist, 3S Media, has created Africa Infrastructure Supplier in line with South African and African growth trends, unlocking its extensive communities in the South African and African infrastructure markets developed over more than 40 years.

Issued by 3S Media 10 Apr 2014 10:08

Readers return for premium content in specialist magazines

Bespoke desk research, conducted by marketing guru Martin Neethling into global trends for RamsayMedia, indicates that quality content, curated by knowledgeable professionals, will win the day.

10 Apr 2014 08:33

Gareth Cliff to start new show, including WeChat streaming

Gareth Cliff is set to make a return to broadcasting, but he won't be on radio, or TV for that matter. Instead, it appears that Cliff, who recently left terrestrial radio station 5FM after 10 years, will make his return on WeChat.

10 Apr 2014 07:12

Broadcasting déjà vu in Cape Town

Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer has apologised for the lack of service in Khayelitsha. But did the SABC carry the report?

By Ed Herbst 8 Apr 2014 06:34

Legal media blog launched

Published author, partner and media law expert at Webber Wentzel, Dario Milo, has launched a blog to express his views on developments in media and information law.

7 Apr 2014 07:48

BBC.com hosts an intimate round table discussion

On 26 March, BBC.com hosted a roundtable discussion at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg. One of the BBC's most acclaimed broadcasters and anchors, Zeinab Badawi, guided the panel of esteemed speakers through a discussion on South Africa's membership of BRICS.

Issued by Habari Media 4 Apr 2014 10:38

Join Election Observers Tour of South Africa

Meropa is offering an Election Observers Tour of South Africa to local and international participants who would like an unofficial observers' tour with four experienced South African political commentators.

4 Apr 2014 07:52

Investigative journalism deserves to be honoured

Once a year, I sit down to read the best of the previous year's investigative journalism. Judging the Taco Kuiper Award is a highlight of my calendar.

By Anton Harber 4 Apr 2014 05:48

Independent to cut staff?

Independent News & Media SA chair Iqbal Survé has told staff that the company's latest financial statements "make for sober" reading and retrenchments could not be ruled out.

3 Apr 2014 07:05

Using analysis to enhance media monitoring

Imagine a world where media monitoring costs nothing. Sure, this might sound far-fetched, but is monitoring not simply providing the raw data required to conduct analysis that gives insight on a company?

By Jaco Pienaar 3 Apr 2014 06:24

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