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Meltwater acquires Cosmify to bolster its data analytics offerings and machine learning engine
Meltwater acquires Cosmify to bolster its data analytics offerings and machine learning engine

The fifth deal in Meltwater's ongoing M&A streak adds machine-learning, data-science experts to in-house machine learning team...

Issued by Meltwater 11 hours ago

TMI wins Woolworths South Africa
TMI wins Woolworths South Africa

TMI Media, formed in Oct 2016, has been awarded the prestigious above-the-line media business of Woolworths South Africa after a robust pitch process...

Issued by TMI 17 hours ago

New category, judges for Galliova Awards
New category, judges for Galliova Awards

The 2017 Galliova Awards for excellence in food and health writing have opened for entries and include a new category, Broiler Champion of the Year...

1 day ago

The state of digital media
The state of digital media

When writing about the state of digital media in South Africa, one needs to understand the climate of trust and how that which has traditionally been seen as news, has changed so dramatically...

By Genevieve Cutts, Issued by MANGO-OMC 1 day ago

Mom in media
Mom in media

It was really a daunting thought of coming back to the world of media, after spending a year away from the industry upon having my first baby. After all, a year away from media is like dog years, multiplied by seven...

By Hemlata Naidoo, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 1 day ago

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Is print media about to curl up its toes and die?

The Audit Bureau of Circulations recently reported that, overall, consumer magazine circulations grew over the past year by just under 3%, which isn't too bad considering that they fell 11.7% in the 4th quarter of 2016 from the same period in 2015...

By Chris Brewer 2 days ago

Pamro confirms conference speakers
Pamro confirms conference speakers

The Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) has confirmed the speakers for the 18th All Africa Media Research Conference...

11 Aug 2017

Significant losses for some in Q2 ABC
Significant losses for some in Q2 ABC

The ABC figures for Q2 released this morning contained few surprises with press and magazines declining over Q1 and over the prior year...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Aug 2017

Condé Nast Independent Magazines senior management team strengthened
Condé Nast Independent Magazines senior management team strengthened

To complement the dynamic senior management team at Condé Nast Independent Magazines (CNIM), the company recently appointed Mbuso Khoza as Group Business Director and Linda Gibson as Commercial Director...

Issued by Independent Media 10 Aug 2017

Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigation
Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigation

The public hearings on the proposed amendments to the South African Copyright Act of 1978 have indicted that considerable thought is needed before the proposed Bill can become workable and enforceable in a modern digital economy...

8 Aug 2017

Phando Jikelo wins international photography award
Phando Jikelo wins international photography award

African News Agency (ANA) photojournalist Phandulwazi “Phando” Jikelo has won the Top News category in the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest...

Issued by Independent Media 8 Aug 2017

Training programme for young creatives
Training programme for young creatives

Live Mag, an online magazine is looking for 12 young South Africans between the age of 18 - 25 years to train into multimedia content producers...

8 Aug 2017

ABC Q2 2017 data release
ABC Q2 2017 data release

The ABC will be releasing the Q2 2017 data via webinar on Thursday, 10 August, at 8:30am...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 4 Aug 2017

The Gathering 2017 Media Edition.Credit: Ashraf Hendricks, GroundUp.org.za.
How to save SA from state capture and media elitism

Critical questions about South Africa's political future, the economy, media and its sustainability, and how to combat the fake news scourge, were all addressed at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering 2017 series...

By Louise Marsland 4 Aug 2017

Bill's education copyright clause 'hurts publishers'
Bill's education copyright clause 'hurts publishers'

Proposed amendments to the Copyright Act will have a negative effect on the profits of publishers because of the exceptions they provide for material used for educational purposes, the Publishers' Association of SA has warned...

By Linda Ensor 4 Aug 2017

Still time to submit Amasa Award entries
Still time to submit Amasa Award entries

The deadline for entry into this year's Amasa Awards has been extended to midnight Saturday, 12 August 2017...

4 Aug 2017

Luke McKend. Credit: Ashraf Hendricks, GroundUp.org.za
Fake news is ‘weaponised social media'

Fake news is the new battleground for media freedom as social media is “weaponised” for propaganda purposes and fake news...

By Louise Marsland 3 Aug 2017

Joe Thloloe
Media freedom is a cornerstone of democracy

Anti-media rhetoric is fuelling violence against journalists across South Africa, The Gathering 2017 Media Edition, presented by The Daily Maverick, heard...

By Louise Marsland 3 Aug 2017

Primedia Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO
Primedia Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO

Primedia Broadcasting will be bringing in the extensive expertise and skills of Mark Jakins to take on a new strategic business leadership role of Chief Commercial Officer from 1 September...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 3 Aug 2017

Top newspaper finalists announced
Top newspaper finalists announced

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2017 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards...

3 Aug 2017

Important notice from DStv Media Sales to advertisers
Important notice from DStv Media Sales to advertisers

DStv Media Sales is offering 25% bonus airtime for every rand of airtime bought by qualifying small agencies. The bonus airtime will be scheduled by DStv Media Sales in available inventory...

Issued by DStv Media Sales 2 Aug 2017

Reflections on Gisèle.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Gisèle Wertheim Aymes

This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Gisèle Wertheim Aymes. She is a founder and director of the Aegle Group and Isiko Media, and shareholder and director in SA Celebrity Worx and describes herself as neither technophobe nor technophile...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2017

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2017 SAB Environmental Awards open for entries

The annual SAB Environmental Media Awards and Environmentalist of the Year 2017 is open for entries...

2 Aug 2017

Finalists selected for journalism awards
Finalists selected for journalism awards

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards, sponsored by Standard Bank and hosted by PSS, have selected the journalist finalists from 328 entries into the 14 categories, with 41 titles in the running...

2 Aug 2017

362 people want to be on SABC board
362 people want to be on SABC board

Hundreds of South Africans have shown interest in becoming full-time board members of the SABC...

By Babalo Ndenze 1 Aug 2017

The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!
The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!

Ndalo Media has announced the official launch of MentorFeed - a free, multi-faceted personal development platform that provides affordable resources, practical information and skills that enable users to dream bigger...

Issued by Ndalo Media 1 Aug 2017

Tribunal confirms DStv division's settlement for collusion
Tribunal confirms DStv division's settlement for collusion

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed a R180m settlement that a division of DStv will have to pay after admitting to colluding with media groups on pricing, discounts and payment terms for advertising space...

By Pericles Anetos 31 Jul 2017

Session attendees on the Nasdak. Image © .
#CreativeMorningsCT: Talking equality with Angel Campey

Girls are supposed to be polite, submissive and supportive, so why did Angel Campey ignore the rules and become a stand-up comedian? She explained exactly why at the equality-themed talk at the latest Creative Mornings Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Jul 2017

Home Affairs: a production-industry partner
Home Affairs: a production-industry partner

RSA visa applications just got easier for foreign production stakeholders...

Issued by CPA 28 Jul 2017

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