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NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
I have seen this on numerous occasions during my career... companies decide that they can do a better job, and cheaper, than an agency.
By Rolf Akermann 4 Dec 2013 15:39
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 30 November 2013.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
The editor of the Informer community newspaper in the Eastern Cape did not appear in court on trespassing charges as he was scheduled to do yesterday.
4 Dec 2013 09:22
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by a task team to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
With the advent of the Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) that has been passed into law, it is essential for marketers and entrepreneurs alike to understand the impact that this Act will have on the way in which we conduct business.
By Nick Durrant 3 Dec 2013 07:00
Video footage of the presentations from the Loeries International Seminar of Creativity, which was held on Friday 20 September 2013 at Cape Town's City Hall, is now on the Loeries website. (Videos)
2 Dec 2013 08:33
Times Media has appointed Abdul Milazi as editor of Sunday World from 1 December 2013. He takes over from Marvin Meintjies who has been appointed to head up the Times Media London bureau.
28 Nov 2013 08:02
NEWSWATCH: e.tv has denied a claim that it would air a show on the housewives of Nkandla, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 28 Nov 2013 07:48
The storytelling concept has been adapted by marketers in various ways in an attempt to capture the attention of an audience with very short attention spans, too much information to process and very little time to do it in.
By Laura Chiweshe 5 Dec 2013 11:31
Many organisations in South Africa are still using legacy content management systems (CMSs) to run their digital properties, reasoning that the complexity and risk of migrating to a new platform outweighs the potential benefits.
By Richard Mullins 5 Dec 2013 10:42
RAMS Dec 2013 covers fieldwork done from the beginning of July to mid-October 2013.
5 Dec 2013 08:50
Nautic is fast becoming a leading global presence in the shipping industry. In order to align the brand with their plans for expansion, they required a marketing partner to deliver a blue ocean strategy followed by brand-led innovation and connected solutions.
Issued by Tag 8 4 Dec 2013 12:56
Most companies are creating original content to keep consumers engaged these days, whether it's a blog post, a social media update, an ebook, a presentation or a full-blown event.
By Athar Naser 4 Dec 2013 11:52
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
The annual APEX Awards, hosted by the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), have opened for 2014 entries.
4 Dec 2013 09:47
Publicis Groupe has announced the 100% acquisition of South African digital search marketing company, Synergize.
Issued by Saatchi & Saatchi 4 Dec 2013 09:45
Ettiene van den Berg has been appointed as the new interim CEO to manage the overhaul of South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF).
3 Dec 2013 09:11
Following a successful bid by Joburg Convention Bureau, the Gauteng Convention Bureau and the South African National Convention Bureau, the IPRA World Congress will be held in Johannesburg at the Sandton Convention Centre in September 2015.
3 Dec 2013 08:43
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed its concern at an alleged attempt to harass and intimidate a community newspaper editor.
3 Dec 2013 07:08
Two non-executive board members have joined the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), representing key players in the market - media planners and mobile - with the purpose of strengthening ties with these important stakeholders.
Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 2 Dec 2013 08:42
Continuing WPP's strategy of developing its services in fast-growing and important markets and sectors and strengthening its capabilities in digital media, it has purchased a majority stake in Cerebra.
30 Nov 2013 10:27
The Protection of Personal Information Bill is now an Act! It was signed on 19 November by President Zuma and published in the Government Gazette on 26 November 2013.
Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 29 Nov 2013 10:23
If a brand tells the story of a company's products or services then the "author" ought to have the story-telling skills of a best-selling writer.
By Claudio Milo 29 Nov 2013 08:45
It doesn't rain, it pours when it comes to awards for Boomtown. The team has walked away with a gold international EPICA award, and four Assegais for its World's First Stethoscope Radio Ad for Africa Health Placements.
Issued by Boomtown 28 Nov 2013 12:46
Added Value has released its analysis of the South African marketing industry. During July, August and September 2013, its management team engaged in conversation with some of South Africa's leading marketing directors.
28 Nov 2013 09:26
The first social media hub in South Africa has been developed with Zoomph in Washington DC to create dialogue across South Africa with the release of the autobiographical movie, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on 28 November 2013.
28 Nov 2013 08:42
'Pieces of the Puzzle: Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Part One: The Killing' has been released by Sunday Times Books.
28 Nov 2013 08:28
When a telecoms company wants to set up shop in SA, it needs to acquire specific licences from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), which handles all the regulation for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in the country.
27 Nov 2013 13:01
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