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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 23 Feb 2015
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Date: 13 Feb 2015
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New online home for CoreXalance - CoreXalance
New online home for CoreXalance

Last year CoreXalance embarked on the challenge of rebranding the entire company. This rebranding involved not only changing the logo, corporate identity and website but also changing their role...

Issued by CoreXalance 4 Mar 2015 13:20

Entries to SADC Media Awards and Water Awards competition close this month

Entries to the 2015 SADC Media Awards Competition and the Water Media Awards close on 31 March 2015...

4 Mar 2015 11:51

Open Debate on publishing vs content in Cape Town
Open Debate on publishing vs content in Cape Town

The second AMASA event will take place on 4 March 2015 in Cape Town and features Zani Botes and Daryn Smith in an open debate on content marketing...

3 Mar 2015 09:06

Chris Brewer
Making a tit of yourself in the media

There's been a lot of bleating recently about "freedom of the press". It picked up momentum at the State Of The Nation Address when the cell phone signals were jammed...

By Chris Brewer 2 Mar 2015 14:17

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral
Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015 07:35

Anton Harber
One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Ipsos launches Ipsos Connect for brand communication, advertising and media services - Ipsos
Ipsos launches Ipsos Connect for brand communication, advertising and media services

As the worlds of brand communications, advertising and media become increasingly complex, fragmented and digitalised, Ipsos has made the decision to help its clients better embrace this modern complexity...

Issued by Ipsos 27 Feb 2015 12:16

Publicis Groupe Epic Communications
Publicis Groupe Epic Communications

PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...

26 Feb 2015 13:15

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 26 February 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Koo Govender and Jaco Van Zyl...

25 Feb 2015 14:08

Bizcommunity congratulates RYSMI graduates
Bizcommunity congratulates RYSMI graduates

On Friday, 20 February 2015, industry guests were invited to view the fruits of the R&Y Springboard Marketing Institute (RYSMI)...

By Terry Levin 23 Feb 2015 08:59

2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entries
2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entries

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2015 SADC Media Awards Competition...

21 Feb 2015 14:11

Nominees selected for WGSA Muse Awards 2014/15
Nominees selected for WGSA Muse Awards 2014/15

The second annual Writers Guild of South Africa (WGSA) Muse Awards for 2014/5 has announced this year's nominees...

20 Feb 2015 14:19

Danette Breitenbach
[Bookmarks] The secret to digital success

Digital is a different animal to other mediums, with its own nuances and particularities. Just as some television commercials fail, so not all digital campaigns succeed, so I posed a question on the eve of the IAB Bookmark Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 Feb 2015 10:01

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study
When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015 11:45

Ed Herbst
Brand and newspaper sales... When the customer isn't king

'People should buy the newspapers they trust and part of that derives from a feeling of some certainty that you will find in your newspaper a reflection of the world as you see it...' - Peter Bruce

By Ed Herbst 17 Feb 2015 08:13

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 122: In studio with the World Wide Web Foundation
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 122: In studio with the World Wide Web Foundation

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Dillon Mann, Philipp Hartmann and Theunis Hanekom...

16 Feb 2015 08:28

Threat to gag Sunday Times over hidden Swiss billions
Threat to gag Sunday Times over hidden Swiss billions

Banking giant HSBC has threatened the Sunday Times for exposing the wealthy South Africans who stashed R23bn in secretive Swiss bank accounts, demanding all this data be 'destroyed'...

By Rob Rose and Tina Weavind 16 Feb 2015 06:26

Anton Harber
Investment in people keeps news groups afloat

At a Future of News seminar at the University of the Witwatersrand last week, Financial Times (FT) of London managing editor James Lamont told how they had turned that operation around...

By Anton Harber 13 Feb 2015 05:55

IntelliLAB launches Content Engine training course - IntelliLAB
IntelliLAB launches Content Engine training course

IntelliLAB is launching a training course aimed at moulding people into one-person production companies with the know-how to create content that will travel online - regardless of one's interests...

Issued by IntelliLAB 12 Feb 2015 20:31

Engaging with connected consumers - Part 2
Engaging with connected consumers - Part 2

It took 14 years to sell 40 million laptops, but only four years to sell 40 million tablets...

By Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2015 05:34

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 122: The show not to miss: World Wide Web Foundation
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 122: The show not to miss: World Wide Web Foundation

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 12 February 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Dillon Mann, Philipp Hartmann, Theunis Hanekom and Koo Govender...

11 Feb 2015 08:34

Marion Scher
The state of news

It doesn't take a genius to work out that the way people take in news has totally changed over the last number of years...

By Marion Scher 11 Feb 2015 05:49

SAPA's end: start of a new collaborative era
SAPA's end: start of a new collaborative era

The announcement that the South African Press Association (SAPA) will cease operations on 31 March has been met with widespread dismay...

9 Feb 2015 14:18

Sapa, 76, to close
Sapa, 76, to close

NEWSWATCH: Sapa, SA's only independent national wire service, is closing, reports Mail & Guardian...

6 Feb 2015 06:29

Craig Utermark
Getting the most out of programmatic media buying

Programmatic media marketing is one of the most effective and exciting means for clients to get value for their marketing buck - provided their agencies take a client-centred approach...

By Craig Utermark, Issued by Atmosphere Orange 5 Feb 2015 15:05

Eskom implements load-shedding
Eskom implements load-shedding

Eskom has implemented load-shedding as of 1000 this morning...

4 Feb 2015 10:31

Janine Lazarus
The script of the Western news media

Are African lives worth a whole lot less than the lives of people in other parts of the world? But more to the point, are African journalists doing a better job than their Western peers in covering the continent?...

By Janine Lazarus 4 Feb 2015 08:36

Creative Circle results for November/December 2014
Creative Circle results for November/December 2014

The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for November/December 2014 have been announced...

3 Feb 2015 08:55

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