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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Episode 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action

Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Episode 114: Green PR and employee training strategies

Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Ellen... Pay back the money
Ellen... Pay back the money

SABC must reject Tshabalala's R1m claim for legal fees says DA's Davis...

22 Dec 2014 08:05

The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...
The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...

Whatever our field, there are campaigns, adverts, articles that we love to remember, and others we would rather forget. But no one will let us... (videos)

By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2014 07:00

Looking back on 2014
Looking back on 2014

Following the passing of Nelson Mandela, the local news cycle started the year on a sombre note. Despite this, there have been many fascinating trends and issues taking place that have shaped the South African media landscape...

By Jaco Pienaar 17 Dec 2014 14:00

Chris Moerdyk's incredibly accurate predictions for 2015

I predict that there is absolutely, positively, no question whatsoever that 2015 will be followed immediately by 2016. This will continue for precisely 12 months. With my tongue firmly in cheek, here's my take on 2015...

12 Dec 2014 06:41

Porn downer for StarSat
Porn downer for StarSat

NEWSWATCH: StarSat has lost its bid to appeal the revocation of its licence to air porn, reports Times Live...

11 Dec 2014 07:53

Degrees of stupidity
Degrees of stupidity

NEWSWATCH: Times Live reports on SA's list of fakes... those who claimed to have qualifications that in fact they did not...

11 Dec 2014 07:40

Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image
Photographer wants R20m from GCIS for unlawful distribution of Madiba image

NEWSWATCH: Photographer Shaun Harris is seeking R20m in compensation from the GCIS for the unauthorised use of a Nelson Mandela photo he took in 1999...

10 Dec 2014 08:39

Unisa adamant: NO degree to SABC's Tshabalala
Unisa adamant: NO degree to SABC's Tshabalala

UNISA released a statement on Friday, 5 December 2014, confirming SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala did not earn a degree from the institution...

8 Dec 2014 10:46

Icasa adrift, FNB un-Steved
Icasa adrift, FNB un-Steved

NEWSWATCH: Icasa is leaderless and clueless claims an outgoing councillor, reports Mail & Guardian, and FNB has to can its 'Steve' campaign, reports TechCentral.

8 Dec 2014 09:54

AddSuite adds Mason Media - Olé! Media Group
AddSuite adds Mason Media

Local digital advertising solutions company AddSuite has expanded its offering again, with the acquisition of Mason Media, a boutique premium advertising sales house located in Cape Town...

Issued by Olé! Media Group 8 Dec 2014 09:11

Tshabalala: Committee is being 'unfair'
Tshabalala: Committee is being 'unfair'

NEWSWATCH: SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala says she's not been treated fairly, reports Times Live. She could approach the court regarding the call to have her suspended, and the DA has laid a charge of perjury against her, reports BD Live...

5 Dec 2014 06:24

Trish Taylor appointed CEO of Urban Brew Studios - Kagiso Media
Trish Taylor appointed CEO of Urban Brew Studios

Trish Taylor, currently General Manager of East Coast Radio, a Kagiso Media company, has been appointed CEO of Urban Brew Studios, effective 26 January 2015...

Issued by Kagiso Media 4 Dec 2014 10:54

New identity for Media24 complements new building
New identity for Media24 complements new building

The new visual identity for Media24 will make its mark on the company's Cape Town foreshore head office building, which is undergoing a major revamp as Naspers celebrates its centenary...

4 Dec 2014 09:51

A key(point) ruling
A key(point) ruling

NEWSWATCH: The Minister of Police has been ordered to hand over the list of national key points to R2K and other parties, reports Mail & Guardian...

4 Dec 2014 07:42

The 13% liar
The 13% liar

SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala scored a pathetic 13% in a labour relations course, was barred from re-registering for a diploma course at Unisa... and lied under oath in Parliament...

4 Dec 2014 07:03

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: Secure online festive season shopping with PayGate

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 4 December 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brendon Williamson from PayGate...

3 Dec 2014 12:49

Toby Shapshak on innovation in Africa
Toby Shapshak on innovation in Africa

Loving what you do is easier said than done and is outside of today's reality of the need to make a living...

By Iza Grek 2 Dec 2014 15:08

Tim James wins Du Toitskloof Wine Writer Competition again
Tim James wins Du Toitskloof Wine Writer Competition again

Tim James, South African wine writer and associate editor of the Platter Wine Guide repeated his 2013 achievement by winning the 2014 Du Toitskloof South African Wine Writer...

2 Dec 2014 09:39

Mindshare wins the Adfocus Media Agency of the Year Award - Mindshare South Africa
Mindshare wins the Adfocus Media Agency of the Year Award

The Financial Mail AdFocus Awards have been an institution since 1990, recognising the best of South African communications. This year Mindshare was proud to win the Media Agency of the Year award...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 1 Dec 2014 14:04

RAB closing
RAB closing

The South African Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB SA) has announced that it will be closing effective from December 2014...

1 Dec 2014 11:15

Online censorship looming?
Online censorship looming?

NEWSWATCH: 'The Film and Publications Board has selectively released a contentious draft policy for original content distributed online in South Africa', reports Mail & Guardian...

1 Dec 2014 08:43

In-depth research on information consumption
In-depth research on information consumption

We know that different platforms appeal to different consumers at different times, irrespective of LSMs or any other classification criteria, but knowing what accounts for the differences that exist is crucial to any marketer...

28 Nov 2014 14:55

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action and Kilowatt AV
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 115: Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action and Kilowatt AV

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Misha Teasdale and Lauren O'Donnell from Greenpop, and Kilowatt AV CEO, Dillon Jearey...

27 Nov 2014 15:05

Tony Weaver leaves Cape Times
Tony Weaver leaves Cape Times

NEWSWATCH: Grubstreet's Gill Moodie reports Tony Weaver and the Cape Times have parted ways, and The Citizen reports Hofmeyr critic, the comedian and ventriloquist Conrad Koch, is in court today...

27 Nov 2014 08:56

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: GreenPOP Zambia Festival of Action
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 115: GreenPOP Zambia Festival of Action

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 27 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Misha Teasdale, Lauren O'Donnell and Dillon Jearey...

26 Nov 2014 12:36

Ornico launches The Media Report 2014 - Ornico
Ornico launches The Media Report 2014

Ornico has launched its second annual edition of The Media Report - an electronic magazine aimed at helping brands, marketers, media companies and ad agencies better understand the forces that shape the sub-Saharan media sector...

Issued by Ornico 26 Nov 2014 12:22

MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014 now open - MDDA
MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards entries for 2014 now open

Entries for the MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards for the year 2014 are now open. Entry forms are available online and the deadline for submission of entries is 30 January 2015...

Issued by MDDA 26 Nov 2014 09:50

Entries open for MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards - MDDA
Entries open for MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards

Two new categories have been introduced into the print section of the MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards, which closes for entries on 30 January.

Issued by MDDA 25 Nov 2014 12:23

Rolf Akermann
Our industry needs a "Hellopeter"

Do you remember the days when there were plenty of functions where clients, agencies, freelancers, production houses and the media got together and picked up on all the "skinner"?...

By Rolf Akermann 25 Nov 2014 10:27

Now ANN7's Asanda Magaqa 'leaves'
Now ANN7's Asanda Magaqa 'leaves'

NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian reports ANN7's Asanda Magaqa was 'escorted' off the premises yesterday, and also reports that R2K's lawyer says the police minister's argument regarding naming of national key points is 'indefensible'...

25 Nov 2014 06:44

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