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Landmark #RacismStopsWithMe campaign launched in South Africa - Independent Media
Landmark #RacismStopsWithMe campaign launched in South Africa

Independent Media has announced the roll-out of a landmark anti-racism campaign that is one of the company's biggest and most ambitious projects it has ever undertaken...

Issued by Independent Media

New York Festivals announces the final round of 2016 Executive Jury
New York Festivals announces the final round of 2016 Executive Jury

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the final round of prominent worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors appointed to the 2016 New York Festivals Executive Jury...

Issued by New York Festivals

eMedia Investments makes key appointments - e.tv
eMedia Investments makes key appointments

In line with its strategies for the future, eMedia Investments has made the changes to meet future opportunities and challenges of the media group...

Issued by e.tv

Tips for effective newsjacking in social media marketing
Tips for effective newsjacking in social media marketing

With the proliferation of social media sites, social media marketing practices and social media management tools have become an integrated part of everyday life...

By AIMEÉ SERRÃO

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'
Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

©Helder Almeida via 123RF
Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...

Plot twist: Zuma to #PayBackTheMoney
Plot twist: Zuma to #PayBackTheMoney

After more than six years since the Nkandla scandal began and South African tax payers asked Zuma to pay back the money, the president has finally decided to do so and Twitter has lit up with comments...

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the trends and opportunities affecting you in 2016.

Neville Otuki (right) accepting his award last year
Entry deadline for Sanlam Financial Journalism Awards looms

Journalists have just less than one month remaining to submit their entries to the 2015 Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. Entries will close at midnight on 29 February...

SANEF meeting to discuss industry resignations, intimidation
SANEF meeting to discuss industry resignations, intimidation

At the first council meeting of Sanef, being held on Saturday 13 February 2016 at the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town, members will discuss the media industry amid its high profile resignations...

Provantage Media Group acquires Green Advertising - Provantage Media Group
Provantage Media Group acquires Green Advertising

Provantage Media Group, has acquired a controlling share in specialist media owner, Green Advertising. Green Advertising has media rights at the top 170 golf courses in South Africa...

Issued by Provantage Media Group

Gareth Cliff wins mammoth lawsuit against M-Net
Gareth Cliff wins mammoth lawsuit against M-Net

Axed Idols judge Gareth Cliff won a mammoth lawsuit against M-Net on Friday, hours before the first auditions for the show were due to start...

AMASA proud to announce their client for upcoming AMASA Workshop - AMASA
AMASA proud to announce their client for upcoming AMASA Workshop

Nedbank will be providing the client brief at the 2016 AMASA Workshop, taking place at Riverstone Lodge from 18-21 February...

Issued by AMASA

Entries for Discovery Health Journalism Awards close on 12 February
Entries for Discovery Health Journalism Awards close on 12 February

Health journalists are reminded that entries for the Discovery Health Journalism Awards 2016 close on 12 February 2016 and no extension will be considered...

© Costasz – 123RF.com
Real value in media

In 2016, value is more important than ever. Clients are feeling the pressure of economic conditions and need to show ROI on their business decisions...

By Quinton Jones

[21 Icons Season 3] Kopano Matlwa Mabaso
[21 Icons Season 3] Kopano Matlwa Mabaso

Matlwa Mabaso has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season 3 as a voice for the new generation of South Africans dealing with issues such as race, poverty and gender and coming to grips with their sense of identity...

Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016
Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016

As we settle into the new year, communication specialists traditionally take the time to evaluate the biggest trends that affected the profession in 2015...

Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA) - Sabinet
Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA)

Sabinet is collaborating with African News Agency (ANA), the new owners of the SAPA archive, to ensure continued provision of the SAPA archive and in addition, an updated news service from ANA upon subscription...

Issued by Sabinet

© Katarina Gondova – 123RF.com
Safrea remains opposed to unpaid internships in any form

After a spate of national unpaid internship offers, and the resulting debate on social media in South Africa, the Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea), clarifies its stance on the matter...

The Women in News editors and senior journalists from Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. Rwandan Women in News journalists will join the programme soon.
Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

© Bowie15 – 123RF.com
Power of the Primedia podcast

There's no doubt this is the year of the podcast. It's been dubbed one of the top trends for 2016. With its forward-thinking, 'do it all' attitude, little wonder that Primedia has hopped on the bandwagon...

By Leigh Andrews

Mindshare South Africa appoints CEO - Mindshare South Africa
Mindshare South Africa appoints CEO

Mindshare South Africa, the global media agency network that is part of WPP, has appointed Thabang Ramogase as its CEO...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa

Gareth Cliff
Gareth Cliff and R25m: The price of freedom of speech?

NEWSWATCH: MyBroadband reports that Gareth Cliff is now suing M-Net for R25m - and his job back, of course...

Media reminded to enter SADC Media Awards
Media reminded to enter SADC Media Awards

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on Monday reiterated its call to members of the media to submit their entries for the 2016 SADC Media Awards Competition...

Annual Local Media Excellence Awards continue despite loss of sponsorship
Annual Local Media Excellence Awards continue despite loss of sponsorship

The Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) has announced that Sanlam has decided to terminate its participation in the annual local media awards...

Unpacking 2016 media trends - The Redzone
Unpacking 2016 media trends

With steady advances and innovation in media, marketers have countless opportunities to connect with consumers if they heed the trends that will influence the industry in the year ahead...

By Lynette Dicey, Issued by The Redzone

High Five 2016 - Tag 8
High Five 2016

In the fast-paced world of media we live in, instead of imagining what's next, we have looked at five trends that 2015 brought to life, and that 2016 will improve on...

Issued by Tag 8

Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa 2015 year-end newsletter - Audit Bureau of Circulations
Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa 2015 year-end newsletter

The depressed economy, continued increases in print production costs coupled to an ever more competitive media landscape, all took their toll on publisher profitability. That said, some titles continue to show solid growth...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations

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