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Amal Khalifa Idris Habbani, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Sudanese news outlet Al-Taghyeer.
2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards...

6 hours ago

Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality, delivered in the heart of downtown Johannesburg...

By Gil Sperling 3 days ago

Signarama - The way to grow a successful business
Signarama - The way to grow a successful business

As part of a global rebrand in 2013, Signarama changed their tagline from "Where the World goes for signs", to "The way to grow your business"...

Issued by Signarama 13 Jun 2018

Vizeum SA strengthens its leadership team!
Vizeum SA strengthens its leadership team!

Sthanda Manciya and Marvin Kgasoane have joined Vizeum as the new business unit heads for Vizeum South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 13 Jun 2018

Image credit: G. Crescoli via .
PSS announces Frewin, McCall and Mervis finalists

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2018 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards...

13 Jun 2018

Global inequalities and the digital future dissected by media
Global inequalities and the digital future dissected by media

This week around 2,000 guests from 100 countries will discuss various aspects of 'Global Inequalities' at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (GMF) in Bonn, Germany...

12 Jun 2018

South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra
South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital at Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa has been elected vice president of Wan-Ifra...

12 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax
#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax

Cosmopolitan South Africa has launched a petition to end tampon tax, calling all women to campaign against period poverty in South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: Sarah Browning-de Villiers joins Publicis Machine
#Newsmaker: Sarah Browning-de Villiers joins Publicis Machine

Sarah Browning-de Villiers, former deputy editor at Cosmopolitan SA and the gal behind its #TamponTaxMustFall campaign, recently joined Publicis Machine as chief content officer in the narrative content marketing team...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2018

Wayne Bishop, MD of PhD South Africa and Cannes Lions 2018 Media shortlist juror.
#CannesLions2018: "In SA, good creative is everywhere!" - Wayne Bishop

With less than a week to go before the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity begins, Wayne Bishop, MD of PhD, explains his role as Cannes Media Lions shortlist juror...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2018

RIP Anthony Bourdain
RIP Anthony Bourdain

CNN has confirmed the death of American chef, author, and television personality, Anthony Bourdain, who was 61 years of age...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jun 2018

Heineken at the forefront of innovation with two media firsts in sub-Saharan Africa
Heineken at the forefront of innovation with two media firsts in sub-Saharan Africa

Heineken, an international premium brand globally known for their innovative and disruptive approach to marketing and media, introduced two media innovation firsts in sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 8 Jun 2018

How data and content is powering marketing innovation in Africa
How data and content is powering marketing innovation in Africa

Data and content will be the two factors that continue to drive innovation for African brands across the continent...

By Cathy Ibal 8 Jun 2018

Ian Snelling, image courtesy of Gordon Muller.
RIP Ian Snelling

Beloved former media analyst Ian Snelling has passed away...

7 Jun 2018

Ioulia Bolchakova © –
#YouthMonth: Tips to avoid working overtime, enhance your creative flow

Young workers often struggle with work-life balance. You're looking to prove yourself as you're literally the new kid on the block at work, but that doesn't have to result in endless overtime - even in the creative industries...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2018

Nielsen conference outlines optimal media mix for maximum returns
Nielsen conference outlines optimal media mix for maximum returns

Brand spend on advertising and sponsorships last year totalled a hefty R45bn investment into the South African market, signalling it as most brands' biggest marketing investment...

Issued by Nielsen 6 Jun 2018

#StartupStory: Hip hip Hoorah
#StartupStory: Hip hip Hoorah

Hoorah is the latest independent digital media agency on the block, bringing together ex-founders of Saatchi Syngerize and Liquorice, Shaune Jordaan and Jay Thomson respectively, as well as Tasmin Kingma and Neil Pursey...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Jun 2018

#NewBiz: MultiChoice appoints The Media Shop
#NewBiz: MultiChoice appoints The Media Shop

MultiChoice has appointed The Media Shop as its new media agency, to manage its media buying, planning and strategy, as well as other media-related services...

5 Jun 2018

Chair (Effective Use of Partnerships and Sponsorships), Jerry Daykin, head of global digital media Partnerships, Diageo. Image supplied.
Entries open for Warc Media Awards 2018

Warc has announced that entries are now open for the Warc Media Awards 2018...

5 Jun 2018

Ads24 general manager Ané Honiball and INMA executive director and CEO Earl Wilkinson. Image supplied by Media24.
Ads24 amongst Inma Global Media Awards winners announced

Ads24 won the Inma Global Awards, "Best in Africa" for "Ads24 Presents Food for Thought" at an Award ceremony held on Monday, 4 June, before more than 400 participants attending the Inma World Congress of News Media...

5 Jun 2018

A new Wan-Ifra report examines why publisher ad alliances make sense
A new Wan-Ifra report examines why publisher ad alliances make sense

A new Wan-Ifra report examines how publishers around the world are now joining advertising alliances to grow revenues....

5 Jun 2018

Finalists announced for FCJ Excellence Awards 2017
Finalists announced for FCJ Excellence Awards 2017

The finalists for the 2017 FCJ Excellence Awards have been announced...

1 Jun 2018

Wikipedia Conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time
Wikipedia Conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time

A first-ever gathering in the sub-Saharan African region will be held in Cape Town, bringing together more than 700 people to discuss how to improve the diversity of knowledge represented on Wikipedia and Wikimedia sites...

1 Jun 2018

Finalists announced for Sikuvile Awards
Finalists announced for Sikuvile Awards

The finalists in 13 of the 17 categories in the Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 have been decided...

28 May 2018

Amasa Joburg calls for nominees for 2018/19 committee members
Amasa Joburg calls for nominees for 2018/19 committee members

Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to the media and advertising industry? Do you feel that you can make a positive impact by contributing to the current state and future of our industry?..

Issued by Amasa 28 May 2018

Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa
Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa

Condé Nast Independent Magazines, a subsidiary of Independent Media, has announced the appointment of Asanda Sizani as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour, effective 1 June 2018...

Issued by Independent Media 25 May 2018

Barbara Kaija, group editor-in-chief of New Vision Press and Publishing Company and Noura al Hourani, lead Arabic editor at Syria Direct.
Wan-Ifra reveals 2018 Laureates of Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2018 Laureates of the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award...

24 May 2018

Gleb TV © –
Social storytelling 101: Stop and sharpen your marketing axe

On Friday, 18 May 2018, Cape Town's marketing set descended on the Park Inn Radisson, for Meltwater's latest Biz Breakfast session with Treeshake's Dave Duarte on the art of social storytelling...

By Leigh Andrews 24 May 2018

DISCOP Markets.
More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg...

23 May 2018

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