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Sprout Performance Partners share key insights from DoubleClick programmatic masterclass

Sprout Performance Partners recently attended the DoubleClick Programmatic Masterclass in London, accompanied by Google representatives...

13 hours ago

The 2017 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from 23-26 March
The 2017 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from 23-26 March

Following the success of the sold-out workshop in 2016, AMASA Jhb has announced that bookings are now open for the 2017 AMASA Workshop...

Issued by AMASA 14 hours ago

WAN-IFRA offers management training to women journalists in South East Asia
WAN-IFRA offers management training to women journalists in South East Asia

WAN-IFRA Women in News lead trainer, Paula Fray, presented newsroom management training to 45 women senior journalists and editors from across South East Asia...

17 hours ago

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017...

Issued by African Excellence Awards 1 day ago

Emma Winchurch-Beale is 2017 President of the World Media Group
Emma Winchurch-Beale is 2017 President of the World Media Group

Emma Winchurch-Beale, international sales director at The Washington Post, has been appointed as the 2017 President of the World Media Group. She takes over the year-long position from Rupert Turnbull, VP EMEA, Time Inc...

17 Feb 2017

The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!
The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!

Double Cross, a 360-degree short film created by Global Access, explores a fictitious moment during World War II, where the viewer can see and engage with two storylines at the same time...

By Carla Harris, Issued by Global Access 17 Feb 2017

New BEE ownership needn't be so scary
New BEE ownership needn't be so scary

The marketing and media industry is under immense scrutiny as in the past it has been criticised for having very slow transformation. The new B-BBEE codes are here and many businesses will have to find a black shareholder if they wish to maintain their BEE status and benefits...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 16 Feb 2017

BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages
BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages

Today, BusinessLIVE launches its digital subscription packages, BL Premium and BL Premium Plus, providing access to its premium online content. Readers can now access premium, exclusive news and content from Business Day, Financial Mail, Sunday Times Business Times, and Rand Daily Mail, and international news from the Wall Street Journal and FT.com, as well as Morningstar data.

15 Feb 2017

AFP photojournalists win at 2017 World Press Photo Awards
AFP photojournalists win at 2017 World Press Photo Awards

The 2017 World Press Photo jury has awarded prizes to three AFP photojournalists, Ameer Alhalbi, Abd Doumany and Noel Celis.

15 Feb 2017

Women empowerment tops agenda at pre-SONA lunch
Women empowerment tops agenda at pre-SONA lunch

Women in leadership dominated the discourse at the Sekunjalo Investment Holdings annual pre-State of the Nation address lunch, attended by cabinet ministers, captains of industry, civil society and industry bodies...

Issued by Independent Media 14 Feb 2017

Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey on 19 December 2016.
Picture: Burhan Ozbilici,
Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

THE HAGUE - Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award...

14 Feb 2017

Meltwater secures $60m debt funding with Silicon Valley Bank, Vector Capital
Meltwater secures $60m debt funding with Silicon Valley Bank, Vector Capital

Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence solutions, has announced that it has closed a $60m debt funding round with Silicon Valley Bank, and Vector Capital in order to ramp up strategic acquisitions...

Issued by Meltwater 13 Feb 2017

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Reach students as they start the new academic year

As students head off to university and college across South Africa, brands need to make sure that they tailor messages that are suited to them...

By Khethi Ngwenya 13 Feb 2017

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Turner International invests in Bigballs Media

Turner International's new Digital Ventures & Innovation Group has taken an equity investment in Bigballs Media (BBM), parent company of one of the world's fastest-growing digital video platforms for football content, Copa90...

13 Feb 2017

MediaCom South Africa promotes Ashish Williams to CEO
MediaCom South Africa promotes Ashish Williams to CEO

Ashish Williams has been named as the new CEO for MediaCom South Africa, replacing Julian Neuburger who is retiring...

Issued by MediaCom 10 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine
#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine

140 BBDO launched the third issue of its zine, I Get Paid for This at First Thursdays on 2 February to an overwhelming response...

10 Feb 2017

Media in court over identity ban
Media in court over identity ban

Media houses have described the blanket ban sought by children's rights lobby groups, on the identification of child victims of crime, as extraordinary, with far-reaching consequences...

By Sipho Mabena 10 Feb 2017

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ABC: Members up but print down

The ABC 4th Quarter 2016 results, released via webinar for the first time, show that the total number of products and titles reported on for the ABC 4th quarter 2016 has increased to 982 from 854 in 2015...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Feb 2017

ABC releases Q4 2016 circulation data
ABC releases Q4 2016 circulation data

The ABC has released Q4 2016 circulation data, for the first time via webinar...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 9 Feb 2017

Sekunjalo launches R500m impact fund
Sekunjalo launches R500m impact fund

The Sekunjalo Investment Group is launching a R500m impact fund to boost entrepreneurship, shore up renewable energy initiatives and support women-owned businesses...

Issued by Independent Media 9 Feb 2017

Jozi's Ornico City launches with art auction to benefit education
Jozi's Ornico City launches with art auction to benefit education

To celebrate its move from Sandton into Johannesburg's heartland, marketing research firm Ornico will be cutting the ribbon on its new inner city premises on Thursday, 23 February...

Issued by Ornico 9 Feb 2017

The New York Times and Spotify new subscription service will cost users $5 a week in the US ()
NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"...

9 Feb 2017

What to expect from Mediatech
What to expect from Mediatech

Mediatech Africa will again highlight the latest products and trends shaping the creative pulse of the media and entertainment technology industries at its biennial show from 19-21 July 2017 at Ticketpro Dome...

9 Feb 2017

Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?
Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics...

Issued by African Market Research Association 8 Feb 2017

Media representatives watch proceedings in Parliament. Picture:
Journalists may have to cover speech from restricted square

Journalists face increased restrictions of access and movement during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address...

By Khulekani Magubane 8 Feb 2017

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Traditional media breathes a sigh of relief as social media goes rogue

Last week it emerged that certain operatives purportedly acting on behalf of a certain political party, set up a 'black ops' unit to propagate fake news about their opponents...

By Tess Sulaman 8 Feb 2017

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Marketers will be required to implement stringent measures to effectively manage media costs

A major cause for concern is brewing in the South African media, advertising and communication industry. A trend that was recently blown wide open in the United States by the American Association of Advertisers (ANA) is also taking place on our shores on a seemingly widespread scale...

By Johanna McDowell 8 Feb 2017

Bad news for Hlaudi, SABC
Bad news for Hlaudi, SABC

The Cape Town High Court has dismissed the SABC's application for leave to appeal its order that Hlaudi Motsoeneng may not occupy any position at the public broadcaster...

By Genevieve Quintal and Bekezela Phakathi 8 Feb 2017

French election coverage to fight fake news
French election coverage to fight fake news

AFP is joining First Draft Network and Facebook in initiatives to fight fake news, as France gears for the first round of the presidential elections on 23 April 2017...

8 Feb 2017

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