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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Episode 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

Date: 1 Sep 2014
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Thamsanqa Malinga
C'mon now, what breaking news is this?

The "Breaking News" puller seems to be the one thing most online and social media reporters have taken to in the scrimmage for the highly sought after reader...

By Thamsanqa Malinga 16 Sep 2014 09:45

Panel announced for Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards
Panel announced for Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards

The judging panel for the 2014 Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards has been selected. They are Ina Paarman, Dorah Sithole, Luke Dale-Roberts, Anna Montali, Madeleine de Villiers and Martinette Stretch...

15 Sep 2014 14:36

Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism
Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism

Women dominated the top five positions in the 14th Profile Awards for science and technology journalism, announced at Wits University on Thursday 11 September 2014...

15 Sep 2014 11:26

Louise Marsland
The meme that took a bite out of Apple

Have you heard the one about 'scarf guy'? Or were you too busy posting some of the 1,400 tweets per hour at the start of the #OscarTrial judgment, Thursday? One of the biggest talking points this past week was the 'Apple scarf guy'...

By Louise Marsland 15 Sep 2014 08:40

Chris Moerdyk
Massive shifts in marketing landscape good for business

There is absolutely no doubt that the era of the marketer has arrived in the corporate world. That is, for marketers who are prepared to shift massive paradigms...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Sep 2014 05:33

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Vikesh Roopchand, Chairman of the DMASA about the Assegai Awards... [twitterfall]

12 Sep 2014 11:53

Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy
Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy

Steve Limbrick's 12 paintings of iconic, comic sheep were auctioned at the MOST Awards ceremony last week in support of the VWV Group's Phakama Women's Academy.

12 Sep 2014 08:00

Making the MOST of education in the media industry
Making the MOST of education in the media industry

One of the pertinent issues in the media industry is the quality of media education. To address this Wag the Dog Publishers included two questions in its sixth annual MOST Awards survey...

11 Sep 2014 13:32

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Vikesh Roopchand about the 2014 DMASA Assegai Awards...

10 Sep 2014 09:12

Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report
Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report

What is telling is that the compilation of the report itself has been hampered by secrecy... information that would help inform a public debate on various issues, remains secret.

10 Sep 2014 08:42

The value of sport goes beyond the pitch - Olé! Media Group
The value of sport goes beyond the pitch

Sport may begin on the pitch, the tennis court, or in the pool, but as Mfundo Feke and Siyasanga Cekiso, (TEAMtalk media's first Sports Academy recruits), will attest, there is a vast array of career prospects awaiting young South Africans in sports media...

Issued by Olé! Media Group 9 Sep 2014 10:54

Grant Shippey
When traditional marketing models miss the mark

When you are putting together a media plan for your new campaign, do you use a 'spray and pray' approach, or do you spend time making educated and informed decisions?

By Grant Shippey 8 Sep 2014 14:27

We Havas a French revolution
We Havas a French revolution

French advertising group Havas is to open a media agency in SA. Havas already has advertising and digital operations here, as well as a sports and entertainment unit...

By David Furlonger 8 Sep 2014 07:13

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios... [twitterfall]

5 Sep 2014 13:20

Danette Breitenbach
MOST winners: Vizeum Cape Town and Times Media Group

Vizeum Cape Town was Best Media Agency of the Year and Times Media the Best Media Owner of the Year at the 6th MOST Awards which took place last night in Johannesburg.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2014 09:41

Release of AMF Media Research Charter
Release of AMF Media Research Charter

The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) has proposed an approach and road map to secure independent, quality and unbiased media data...

4 Sep 2014 10:42

AFP to terminate its SAPA content
AFP to terminate its SAPA content

Global news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has announced that its English news content will no longer be available via SAPA (South African Press Association) in the new year.

4 Sep 2014 08:05

Chris Moerdyk
A justifiable sense of déjà vu for SA's mass media

Anyone who worked in South African media from the 1960s until 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, could be forgiven for feeling an ugly, disturbing sense of déjà vu today.

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2014 14:28

Tips on government collections: How to get your money faster - CoreXalance
Tips on government collections: How to get your money faster

The monthly CoreXalance networking function, for the media, was held on Wednesday, 27 August. To supplement the discussion held, CoreXalance has put a list of tips together that could assist in collecting money from government departments...

Issued by CoreXalance 3 Sep 2014 11:00

Will broadcasting history repeat itself?
Will broadcasting history repeat itself?

Thinking of the Snuki Zikalala example: If Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds President Jacob Zuma, can he, given his apparently sincere convictions about media and broadcast freedom, retain Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC?

By Ed Herbst 3 Sep 2014 09:13

Jana Marais is the new editor of Finweek
Jana Marais is the new editor of Finweek

Media24 Weekly Magazines has announced senior business journalist Jana Marais has been appointed editor of Finweek magazine, effective from 1 October 2014.

3 Sep 2014 08:38

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Vera Robertson from Everlytic and Janine de Waal from Ukusela Ekapa... [twitterfall]

1 Sep 2014 13:08

ABF gets much needed sponsorship from OMG - Advertising Benevolent Fund
ABF gets much needed sponsorship from OMG

The ABF is currently in its third year of hosting the annual Cape Town golf day. As sponsorships are critical to the success to these events, the ABF would like to acknowledge Omnicom Media Group...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 1 Sep 2014 09:01

FAST COMPANY SA appoints contributing editors
FAST COMPANY SA appoints contributing editors

Seasoned industry editor and journalist Louise Marsland and consulting brand manager Anneleigh Jacobsen, have been appointed Contributing Editors to FAST COMPANY SOUTH AFRICA, which launches in October in South Africa.

29 Aug 2014 07:44

Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped
Cape Argus to relaunch, revamped

The Cape Argus to relaunch in bigger, more user-friendly format along with the launch of its mobile news app.

29 Aug 2014 07:26

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

Spikes Asia ready for up-and-coming talent
Spikes Asia ready for up-and-coming talent

Spikes Asia once again offers young professionals and students the opportunity to make their mark within the industry...

27 Aug 2014 15:13

[NewsMaker] Josephine Buys
[NewsMaker] Josephine Buys

An involved and committed digital industry is a strong industry, according to Josephine Buys, the first country manager of the IAB South Africa.

By Louise Marsland 27 Aug 2014 11:27

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