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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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Responsible Drinking Media Awards continue in 2016
Responsible Drinking Media Awards continue in 2016

The annual Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs), one of brandhouse Beverages long-standing initiatives in the drive to combat alcohol abuse, will be continued this year by Diageo...

1 day ago

Local Media Excellence Awards honour top journalists
Local Media Excellence Awards honour top journalists

The annual Local Media Excellence Awards for 2015, held at Leriba Hotel and Spa in Centurion, were presented under the auspices of the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ)...

18 hours ago

Wanted: Talented young creative minds from KZN
Wanted: Talented young creative minds from KZN

Now in its ninth year, the Loeries Creative Future Scholarship seeks to push South Africa forward by bolstering its creative economy through investing in creative skills development...

Issued by Loeries 3 days ago

Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards
Ornico wins Africa's first AMEC Awards

Ornico's campaign analysis of the inaugural The CEO SleepOut in 2015 has been awarded two Gold Awards at the prestigious AMEC Awards, held in London on 16 June...

Issued by Ornico 3 days ago

SABC can breathe again
SABC can breathe again

The Independent Communications Authority of SA has given the SABC a two-day reprieve to respond to allegations of censorship levelled against it by a lobby group Media Monitoring Africa...

21 Jun 2016

#CGFsummit: Reasons to believe in Africa
#CGFsummit: Reasons to believe in Africa

There are many reasons to invest in Africa and even more reasons to believe in Africa, international delegates were told at the Consumer Goods Forum global summit in Cape Town...

By Louise Marsland 17 Jun 2016

Building trust in journalism - WEF urges editors to adopt new principles
Building trust in journalism - WEF urges editors to adopt new principles

At the World News Media Congress in Cartagena, Colombia, the Board of the World Editors Forum (WEF) approved five principles to help rebuild trust in professional journalism...

17 Jun 2016

Skryf Net writing competition
Skryf Net writing competition

Entries for the 2016 Skryf Net writing competition are now being accepted until the deadline of 30 August 2016...

14 Jun 2016

Rob Rose is Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year
Rob Rose is Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year

The 2015 Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, held in Johannesburg on 9 June 2016, announced Financial Mail editor, Rob Rose as the 2015 Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year...

13 Jun 2016

AMASA Joburg announces new committee for 2016/17
AMASA Joburg announces new committee for 2016/17

At the AMASA Joburg AGM, held on 8 June, the voting process was completed and the new committee announced for 2016/17 which will guide AMASA over the next year...

Issued by AMASA 10 Jun 2016

Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards
Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism...

10 Jun 2016

Independent TV audience measurement for Africa
Independent TV audience measurement for Africa

Kantar Media and partners will begin a pilot television audience measurement trial in Nigeria in a few months...

By Louise Marsland 9 Jun 2016

Entries open for 2016 AdFocus Awards
Entries open for 2016 AdFocus Awards

The 2016 AdFocus Awards, which will take place on 23 November, will close for entries at noon on Monday 29 August 2016...

9 Jun 2016

#Trending: Are we living in an alien's computer game?
#Trending: Are we living in an alien's computer game?

Elon Musk believes we could be living in a giant computer simulation. Really. And the interwebs just overheated...

By Louise Marsland 6 Jun 2016

Fair pay for media freelancers - Safrea chair takes up fight
Fair pay for media freelancers - Safrea chair takes up fight

Laura Rawden, the new chairperson of the Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea) has pledged to spearhead a campaign to ensure freelancers earn fair rates of pay...

6 Jun 2016

Massive advertising opportunities for Africa's increasingly media-savvy audiences
Massive advertising opportunities for Africa's increasingly media-savvy audiences

The second Nielsen's Africa Prospects Indicators (APi) report has released key findings on sub-Saharan Africa's media consumption habits...

Issued by Nielsen 3 Jun 2016

Hollis in a hard hat.
[Behind the Loeries] with... Virginia Hollis

In addition to her role as MD at Magnetic Connection, Virginia Hollis is a member of the Loeries board, amongst others...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Jun 2016

ANN7 staff could lose over boos
ANN7 staff could lose over boos

Thirty employees at the Gupta-owned ANN7 could lose their jobs after they booed ANC Youth League President Collen Maine...

3 Jun 2016

Print and Digital Media South Africa Award finalists named
Print and Digital Media South Africa Award finalists named

Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) has announced the ten finalists in this year's Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards from the 28 newspapers that entered the competitions...

3 Jun 2016

City Press editor-in-chief, Ferial Haffajee, to step down
City Press editor-in-chief, Ferial Haffajee, to step down

Media24 has announced that Ferial Haffajee, editor-in-chief of City Press, will be stepping down at the end of July, having been at the newspaper since 2009...

2 Jun 2016

First Pan-African OOH measurement product
First Pan-African OOH measurement product

GeoPoll, Kantar Media, and Cuende announce first Pan-African Out of Home measurement product...

2 Jun 2016

Most Awards open for entries
Most Awards open for entries

The Most Awards, which recognises individuals in the Media Owner and Media Agency Rising Stars and Legends categories each year, are open for entries...

2 Jun 2016

PR practitioners' workshop in Cape Town
PR practitioners' workshop in Cape Town

PR-Net founder Brian Berkman presents a workshop on developing editorial angles on Thursday 23 June 2016 from noon until 2pm at Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Sea Point, Cape Town...

1 Jun 2016

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How to survive in media sales

The role of the media sales professional is changing rapidly...

31 May 2016

eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal
eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal

Media company eMedia Holdings was in talks to renew its contract with DStv for its 24-hour news channel, which had been on the payTV platform for more than seven years...

By Thabiso Mochiko 31 May 2016

SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses
SABC's social media policy on political comment no different from other media houses

The SABC has said its ban on staff from making political comments or posting pictures of themselves wearing party regalia on social media is merely a reiteration of its existing policy on social media conduct...

By Pericles Anetos 31 May 2016

Finalists announced for Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards 2016
Finalists announced for Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards 2016

Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) has announced the finalists in the 2016 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards, an annual recognition of excellence in South African journalism...

30 May 2016

AMASA Joburg calls for nominees for 2016/17 committee
AMASA Joburg calls for nominees for 2016/17 committee

Could you make an impact on the media and advertising industry? Do you feel that you can productively and positively contribute to the current state and future of our exciting industry?...

Issued by AMASA 30 May 2016

African female optic: Why stock still doesn't know women
African female optic: Why stock still doesn't know women

Working in the stock image industry means dealing with the most ground-breaking photographic work from African photographers across the continent...

By Yumna Patel 30 May 2016

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