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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Ian Drummond
Why media partners are as important as ever in the era of content marketing

With the rise of "owned" channels, such as social media accounts and corporate websites, more and more brands are looking to distribute content directly to consumers as a major component of their marketing strategies...

By Ian Drummond 16 Apr 2015 14:25

Innovation, smart commerce, humanisation, trend tapping and simplicity - Tag 8
Innovation, smart commerce, humanisation, trend tapping and simplicity

In an endless mission to create market opportunities and deliver connected solutions, Tag 8 Media has gathered insights on what they believe will stand out in 2015...

Issued by Tag 8 16 Apr 2015 10:38

Now MTN to hit users
Now MTN to hit users

NEWSWATCH: MTN has joined Vodacom and Cell C in hiking its prices, and the SABC might be a bit leaky... from the top, but has said 'Sorry' to the EFF...

16 Apr 2015 06:20

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'. So where do they go...?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Andy Gilder, Bridget von Holdt and Darlene Menzies...

14 Apr 2015 09:27

Join the debate - Is press freedom under threat in South Africa?
Join the debate - Is press freedom under threat in South Africa?

At the third AMASA event in Cape Town on 15 April 2015, Songezo Zibi, Editor of Business Day, will be discussing whether the press and the freedom to expression and information are under fire in South Africa...

14 Apr 2015 08:52

New Mediamark CEO appointed - Kagiso Media
New Mediamark CEO appointed

Kagiso Media has announced the appointment of Talib Sadik as the new CEO of Mediamark, a specialist media solutions company, owned by both Kagiso Media and Lagardère Active Radio International...

Issued by Kagiso Media 13 Apr 2015 10:38

Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim
Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim

Pressure is mounting on the SABC to suspend its head of news, Jimi Matthews, following allegations that he assaulted a staff member...

13 Apr 2015 07:09

Creative Business Exchange joins Decorex Cape Town
Creative Business Exchange joins Decorex Cape Town

The second instalment of the Creative Business Exchange workshops, dedicated to building a successful creative design brand, will take place on 24 April 2015, alongside Decorex Cape Town...

9 Apr 2015 08:27

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 126: The PRISM Awards, SMEasy software and more...
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 126: The PRISM Awards, SMEasy software and more...

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 9 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Darlene Menzies, Andy Gilder, Bridget von Holdt and Yossi Hasson...

8 Apr 2015 13:10

News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverage - 24.com
News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverage

News24 Nigeria broke all records last week with its coverage of the Nigerian election. The site clocked over 55-million page views in four-days; with 38-million page views on news articles and live updates...

Issued by 24.com 8 Apr 2015 12:46

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists
Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015 09:35

Sikuvile Awards entries impress judges
Sikuvile Awards entries impress judges

The judges of the 2015 Standard Bank Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) were impressed by both the quantity and the quality of this year's entries...

7 Apr 2015 08:44

Latest from the research front
Latest from the research front

The latest release of the All Media and Products Survey (AMPS), released today by the South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF), shows overall stability of the media...

By Chris Brewer 2 Apr 2015 12:02

April Fools' 2015: the best stories from the date we hate
April Fools' 2015: the best stories from the date we hate

Although media houses (we'll turn a blushing cheek here) love to publish hoaxes for the sake of good fun and spikes in traffic on April Fool's Day...

By Andy Walker 2 Apr 2015 09:29

Have your say and join AMASA today! - AMASA
Have your say and join AMASA today!

AMASA Joburg is calling for nominations of industry members who embody the AMASA values and have the capacity and tenacity to make a difference by serving on the 2015/16 committee...

Issued by AMASA 1 Apr 2015 11:24

Chris Moerdyk
SA media group buys Irish and Australian newspapers

Sekunjalo Media, owners of South Africa's Independent News and Media, has purchased a majority shareholding in its former holding company, Independent News and Media in Ireland...

By Chris Moerdyk 1 Apr 2015 07:36

Taco Kuiper Award winners announced
Taco Kuiper Award winners announced

Sipho Masondo and Paddy Harper, of City Press, have won the ninth Taco Kuiper Award for outstanding investigative journalism by South African media and R200,000 in prize money...

31 Mar 2015 13:21

Media - why audit? - Blue Moon Corporate Communications
Media - why audit?

In the year 2500, when whoever we've become discovers us - fossilised in the information and communication technology landscape we inhabit now - they'll open our heads and find swollen brains...

Issued by Blue Moon Corporate Communications 31 Mar 2015 10:53

'Lokal' newswire launches with Ole! Media Group
'Lokal' newswire launches with Ole! Media Group

Another newswire service has launched in South Africa. SA-Lokal News Network will be run by the Association of Independent Publishers in collaboration with The Ole! Media Group (OMG)...

31 Mar 2015 08:01

Trevor Noah takes over 'The Daily Show'
Trevor Noah takes over 'The Daily Show'

NEWSWATCH: Top SA stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is taking over as host of 'The Daily Show', reports Mail & Guardian... (Video)

31 Mar 2015 06:40

SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?
SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?

NEWSWATCH: SABC News is reported to be doing away with bulletins in Afrikaans and other vernacular languages, reports Thinus Ferreira, in Channel24...

30 Mar 2015 10:13

SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'
SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'

NEWSWATCH: BD Live reports that one of the SABC directors axed this week says the action is 'unlawful, motivated by malice and constitutes a purge'...

27 Mar 2015 09:20

Finalists in 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards
Finalists in 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards

The finalists for the 2015 Discovery Health Journalism Awards have been announced, following the review by the independent judging panel...

27 Mar 2015 08:58

Charlie Wannell
2014's mad media mix

Looking back on 2014, it's clear that we are living in an era of converged media where the consumer has a voice, content lives on dozens of scattered platforms, and traditional media is having to move at a lightning pace...

By Charlie Wannell 27 Mar 2015 08:18

R.O.I. Media continues commitment to digital with rebranding
R.O.I. Media continues commitment to digital with rebranding

R.O.I. Media has officially rebranded to R.O.I. Digital, affirming its evolution into a full-service digital agency...

Issued by R.O.I. Media 24 Mar 2015 10:07

Caxton Awards salutes successful staff of 2014
Caxton Awards salutes successful staff of 2014

The 2014 Caxton Awards, which took place late last week, have selected the top newspapers, editors and staff from last year, following an intensive judging period...

24 Mar 2015 08:04

Red Cherry Media: Your media and marketing one-stop shop! - Red Cherry Media
Red Cherry Media: Your media and marketing one-stop shop!

Red Cherry Media is a one-stop supplier to agencies and clients for TV, radio and digital campaigns as well as stand-alone activations. Focussing on production and media, they specialise in interactivity...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 23 Mar 2015 10:27

Durban writer praises Rushdie, attacked
Durban writer praises Rushdie, attacked

NEWSWATCH: Durban writer Zainub Priya Dala believes she was assaulted for expressing admiration for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Mar 2015 07:58

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