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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Date: 7 Aug 2014
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Media24 / Paarl Media: transaction collapsed
Media24 / Paarl Media: transaction collapsed

Lambert Retief, Non-executive Chairman at Paarl Media, has issued the following statement...

22 Aug 2014 12:53

South African Internet Map launched
South African Internet Map launched

The South African Internet Map, launched this month, provides an overview of the largest websites in South Africa, based on statistics from Effective Measure.

22 Aug 2014 12:21

Join AMASA and its adept panel to address 'All Things Awards' - AMASA
Join AMASA and its adept panel to address 'All Things Awards'

Have you been staring vacantly at your media or advertising campaign overview wondering how to take your results and construct an award-winning entry?

Issued by AMASA 22 Aug 2014 10:04

Netwerk24 to offer best in Afrikaans journalism
Netwerk24 to offer best in Afrikaans journalism

Netwerk24, an amalgamation of news from Beeld, Die Burger, Volksblad and Rapport, is Media24's national Afrikaans news website, offering readers the best of Afrikaans journalism...

22 Aug 2014 07:06

Anton Harber
SA must put pressure on Swaziland to open society

I think SA should recall its ambassador to Swaziland and threaten to close our borders with the country. I am not joking...

By Anton Harber 22 Aug 2014 06:21

Only 10 days left to enter the 2014 AMASA Awards - AMASA
Only 10 days left to enter the 2014 AMASA Awards

AMASA is reminding the industry to finalise their best campaign entries and submit them via the online system prior to the closing date on 31 August...

Issued by AMASA 21 Aug 2014 11:47

Hlaudi has Faith
Hlaudi has Faith

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has sung the SABC's COO's praises, reports Times Live, and the 'Generations' saga has got people hot under the collar, reports Mail & Guardian...

21 Aug 2014 10:25

Harry Herber
Are we on the same planet?

I compare what I believe is incomparable: the United States with South Africa. I have just returned from the United States. Doom and gloom? Not so much. When you've...

By Harry Herber 21 Aug 2014 07:34

ABF secures two new EXCO members - Advertising Benevolent Fund
ABF secures two new EXCO members

The ABF is happy to announce the addition of two new committee members. They are Olav Westphal and Jacqui Klug, both from the Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB)...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 20 Aug 2014 12:11

[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga
[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga

There's a new editor in town to take note of as he'll be heading up one of the most important business magazines in the world here in South Africa...

By Louise Marsland 20 Aug 2014 10:54

Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case
Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case

Printing and publishing group Caxton (CTP) will participate in the merger proceedings of Media24 and the Paarl Media group following an order by the Competition Tribunal...

By Amanda Visser 20 Aug 2014 08:16

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

Cool Capital and Tshwane spring campaign launch - Open Window Institute
Cool Capital and Tshwane spring campaign launch

The Cool Capital and Tshwane spring campaign launch will be taking place on Friday, 29 August, at the Open Window campus in Southdowns, Centurion...

Issued by Open Window Institute 20 Aug 2014 00:40

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks
APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks

The APO Media Awards close for entries on 1 September 2014 for stories about Africa that were broadcast or published between January and August 2014...

19 Aug 2014 10:00

Creating revenue off news and entertainment
Creating revenue off news and entertainment

A revolutionary change in the media and entertainment industry is happening on the back of ubiquitous internet access, mass social media uptake and high global mobile penetration, with today's consumer...

By Shane Radford 19 Aug 2014 09:31

ABCs Q2: Print under pressure
ABCs Q2: Print under pressure

Labour issues and a sluggish growth in the economy continue to put pressure on print publications, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa Q2 2014 report.

18 Aug 2014 08:45

Anton Harber
A saga in three chapters

This is a tale in three chapters of behind-the-scenes newsroom intrigue and backstabbing...

By Anton Harber 18 Aug 2014 05:35

Matthew Arnold
Pulling insights from under the hood of Facebook

Facebook marketing has grown dramatically in recent years and provides the ability for advertisers to get really great returns when managed correctly...

By Matthew Arnold 17 Aug 2014 13:19

Danette Breitenbach
Making waves

The Times Media Group (TMG) has been expanding its broadcast footprint locally and across the continent, adding to its other content mediums. More recently it invested in a state-of-the-art...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Aug 2014 07:00

Anton Harber
Propaganda war is now in the hands of the people

Israel rests on its military strength. There is no doubting its ability to exercise its superiority over Gaza, but it is losing the social media war...

By Anton Harber 15 Aug 2014 05:51

Presidency and M&G in court again
Presidency and M&G in court again

The five-year court battle between the Mail & Guardian and the Presidency over access to a report (commissioned by Thabo Mbeki) on the 2002 election in Zimbabwe is going back to court...

By Franny Rabkin 14 Aug 2014 08:17

Traditional media can claim back its edge with innovation
Traditional media can claim back its edge with innovation

IBM believes that traditional media and entertainment companies that move fast to embrace and monetise digital channels stand to win back their audiences and their advertising revenue, despite...

By Shane Radford 14 Aug 2014 07:02

Hysteria over Safa-Siyaya TV deal unwarranted
Hysteria over Safa-Siyaya TV deal unwarranted

Elective amnesia is a very dangerous thing and it seems to be highly infectious in this part of the world. It's been two weeks since S'bu Mseleku and I broke Safa's R1bn broadcast-rights story...

By Mninawa Ntloko 14 Aug 2014 06:41

Playboy 'has played' Icasa
Playboy 'has played' Icasa

Playboy allegedly duped the Independent Communications Authority of SA into granting pay TV station StarSat a licence to broadcast porn movies...

13 Aug 2014 07:07

IntelliLAB Launches Online Breakfast Show at UJ - Intellilab
IntelliLAB Launches Online Breakfast Show at UJ

IntelliLab, based at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in Auckland Park has recently started an online magazine-style television programme - UJtv. UJtv is accessible on YouTube and will be available for viewing every Friday around midday.

Issued by Intellilab 12 Aug 2014 12:20

BizTakeouts has a blast: Celebrates 100th show
BizTakeouts has a blast: Celebrates 100th show

BizTakeouts, the audio version of Bizcommunity.com's Marketing & Media news website, came of age last Thursday, 7 August 2014, as the company celebrated its 100th show...

11 Aug 2014 12:04

The ABF is hosting its annual Comedy Evening - Advertising Benevolent Fund
The ABF is hosting its annual Comedy Evening

The ABF is hosting its annual Comedy Evening on 19 August at Joe Parkers in Montecasino. The line-up includes some of South Africa's funniest up-and-coming comedians...

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 11 Aug 2014 11:58

Pensioners sue Times Media Group
Pensioners sue Times Media Group

Pensioners have launched the opening salvo of a David and Goliath battle against one of South Africa's biggest media houses.

11 Aug 2014 06:43

Finalists for CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014
Finalists for CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014

Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel and Editor-in-Chief of City Press, announced the finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Competition...

11 Aug 2014 05:16

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