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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Episode 107: IMC Conference Johannesburg 2014

Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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State seeks to build closer ties with media
State seeks to build closer ties with media

President Jacob Zuma says government will establish a platform for members of the media and government to share ideas on a range of issues.

20 Oct 2014 08:28

Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop
Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop

The MediaShop has been awarded the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award for the Coke Rainbow campaign...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Oct 2014 10:41

Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014
Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014

The latest SAARF AMPS June 2014 research has been released. SAARF produces the bi-annual AMPS, providing data on media consumption, demographics, and products, brands and services...

16 Oct 2014 14:37

Combined AdFocus and The Annual Awards take place in November
Combined AdFocus and The Annual Awards take place in November

A new event, The Annual AdFocus Awards, will take place at RoomFive in Rivonia on 26 November. This event is the combination of the Financial Mail's AdFocus Award and the Jeremy Maggs' The Annual awards...

16 Oct 2014 10:46

[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday
[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday

The second instalment of New Media Mondays on (ahem) Monday, 13 October at Priest Post Production in Woodstock, was centred on antifragility, a newish concept coined by Nassim Taleb...

By Jessica Taylor 15 Oct 2014 14:30

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 109: The BlackBerry Experience with Nader Henein
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 109: The BlackBerry Experience with Nader Henein

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, tomorrow, 16 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Nader Henein from BlackBerry...

15 Oct 2014 10:26

Presentation on men and women's media habits
Presentation on men and women's media habits

Brand custodians and advertising experts are constantly asked and expected by clients to know exactly how consumers really engage with brands...

15 Oct 2014 09:53

African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits in November
African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits in November

At 'Power Reporting', African journalists can develop their skills from the expert knowledge of 40 speakers, across 60 sessions, be it on tracing money, mapping or data visualisation, telling better stories or learning more about media law...

15 Oct 2014 09:11

SABC head set to face committee
SABC head set to face committee

Today, the portfolio committee on communications holds a hearing into allegations that South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala misrepresented her qualifications to Parliament...

14 Oct 2014 09:40

One million South Africans know where to win - Justplay
One million South Africans know where to win

Are you part of the one million who know where to win? South African online competition platform, Justplay, is celebrating a wonderful one million registered users!..

Issued by Justplay 13 Oct 2014 09:41

APO offers online press conference, interactive webcast
APO offers online press conference, interactive webcast

APO (African Press Organization) has released two videos on its press conference services that could save PR agencies, corporates and international organisations up to 50% of their current costs on online press conference and interactive webcasts.

10 Oct 2014 17:16

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 108: Fred Robertson - Southern African Entrepreneur of the Year
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 108: Fred Robertson - Southern African Entrepreneur of the Year

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Fred Robertson, named Southern Africa's Entrepreneur of the Year...

10 Oct 2014 09:45

Anton Harber
Nakasa does not deserve to be shoved into any box

Nat Nakasa would have been bemused. He would be pleased to be brought back to home soil at last, almost 50 years after he died in New York.

By Anton Harber 10 Oct 2014 07:44

Llewellyn Kriel
Save us from the horror of read rage

Along with Dean Koontz, my favourite living author is Stephen King. Not only do these supreme masters scare the holy bejabbers out of me, but they're also Stradivariuses in the use of English.

By Llewellyn Kriel 9 Oct 2014 15:15

Juanita Vorster
Why one press release won't make you famous

Fame and fortune have been used in the same sentence for centuries. And when it comes right down to the bone, the publicity generation component of PR is all about creating fortune through fame...

By Juanita Vorster 8 Oct 2014 14:33

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, tomorrow, 9 October 2014, from 9am-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fred Robertson...

8 Oct 2014 10:45

Get your tickets for the first ever AMASA Awards with Roger Garlick Grand Prix - AMASA
Get your tickets for the first ever AMASA Awards with Roger Garlick Grand Prix

On 16 October, for the first time in its 40-year history, AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of South Africa) is hosting its own AMASA Awards ceremony...

Issued by AMASA 8 Oct 2014 09:54

Sunday Times, The Times subscribers get access to international content
Sunday Times, The Times subscribers get access to international content

When subscribers to the print editions of the Sunday Times and The Times newspapers activate their subscriptions to include delivery to a digital device, they can become part of the rewards programme...

7 Oct 2014 08:36

Tshabalala still in charge of SABC
Tshabalala still in charge of SABC

The Presidency on Monday said President Jacob Zuma has not received a letter from the National Assembly requesting him to suspend Ellen Tshabalala...

By More Matshediso 7 Oct 2014 08:29

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 107: IMC Conference and WWF Rhino Project
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 107: IMC Conference and WWF Rhino Project

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Christopher de Bod and Narayan Murthy, as well as Jo Shaw from WWF-SA...

3 Oct 2014 15:11

Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO - Kagiso Media
Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO

Kagiso Media Limited has announced the promotion of Omar Essack, the group's current executive director and CEO of broadcasting, to the position of Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer...

Issued by Kagiso Media 2 Oct 2014 11:43

Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering
Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering

Veteran TV and radio broadcaster Jeremy Maggs has joined Gauteng's commercial talk radio station POWER 98.7...

1 Oct 2014 10:02

Marion Scher
Adopt a journalist day/week/month/year...

Various professions are also honoured with special days - secretaries, teachers and of course mothers. Well-deserved I must add. BUT there is no National Journalist Day...

By Marion Scher 1 Oct 2014 07:38

APO Media Awards winners announced
APO Media Awards winners announced

The African Press Organisation has announced the winners of the 2014 APO Media Award (#APOMediaAward), which celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about Africa...

30 Sep 2014 14:30

Strategy needed for community media
Strategy needed for community media

Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa needs a strategy to iron out the challenges facing both community and commercial media...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Sep 2014 11:19

The ABF is all set for this year's Pub Quiz - Advertising Benevolent Fund
The ABF is all set for this year's Pub Quiz

The ABF Pub Quiz is all set for 30 September at Fillet Signature Cut in Douglasdale...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 26 Sep 2014 11:32

Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows
Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows

News editing is the art of deciding what is important and what is less important. Faced with a barrage of potential stories, events, people and issues to cover and huge competition for audience attention...

By Anton Harber 26 Sep 2014 07:19

Matthew Arnold
Five digital myths around performance media

Digital media has been around for over 20 years, but with the rapid pace at which platforms, technology and opportunities move, you will be hard pressed to find a marketer who knows everything about digital media...

By Matthew Arnold 25 Sep 2014 08:04

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 the most value for their marketing buck - provided their agencies take a client-centred approach...

By Craig Utermark 23 Sep 2014 15:00

South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey
South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey

Ask Afrika has ranked South Africa's iconic media across channels and the following were selected as favourites across the board in its Icon Brands Survey...

23 Sep 2014 10:25

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