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Lorraine Landon
#Loeries2017: A deep dive into YouTube and video advertising (masterclass)

An interview with Lorraine Landon, head of agencies at Google South Africa to find out what one could expect to learn from the Google masterclasses on ‘YouTube: all you need to know for campaign success' and ‘video advertising: what works best when'...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought (masterclass)
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought (masterclass)

An interview with Fort CEO Shukri Toefy on his Loeries masterclass, where he shared insights into the changing value chain of the new creative economy...

By Jessica Tennant 20 hours ago

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues...

By Pietari Kaapa 48 minutes ago

DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries
DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries

Digitlab's work with SA CAN in creating the TrackBox Emergency Response App has earned them a finalist spot in the Loeries' Digital and Interactive Communication category...

Issued by DigitLab 21 hours ago

Grey Group acquires major stake in Hug Digital
Grey Group acquires major stake in Hug Digital

Grey Group has acquired a majority stake in Hug Digital, a leading independent regional digital marketing agency based in the Middle East...

Issued by Grey 22 hours ago

Where are all the feminists in digital?
Where are all the feminists in digital?

You can't spend five minutes online without coming across a piece about sexual harassment or gender discrimination in the digital marketing or technology landscape...

By Robyn Campbell, Issued by Hellocomputer 1 day ago

Artificial intelligence is cool, market intelligence is cooler
Artificial intelligence is cool, market intelligence is cooler

Mike Saunders writes that using the right market intelligence platforms will drive the successful implementation of your future artificial intelligence programmes...

By Mike Saunders 1 day ago

DigitLab awarded distribution rights for Linkbundle
DigitLab awarded distribution rights for Linkbundle

Digital marketing agency DigitLab has been appointed by OpusNuro as a distributor for LinkBundle within the South Africa region...

Issued by DigitLab 1 day ago

#Loeries2017: All the Digital & Interactive Communication finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Digital & Interactive Communication finalists!

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Digital & Interactive Communication category, which is sponsored by Google...

2 days 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 3 days ago

24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1
24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1

Effective Measure's mid-year audience data results have been released and 24.com has far out-performed its competitors. 24.com brands take top six of the fourteen categories, and second place in a further two...

Issued by 24.com 3 days ago

#AfricaAchiever OMG Digital aims to reach Africa's millennials
#AfricaAchiever OMG Digital aims to reach Africa's millennials

Our Africa Achiever this month is co-founder of OMG Digital in Ghana, Jesse Arhin Ghansah...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Liebmann in action.
#WomensMonth: Become the next global female ad-tech pioneer

Ever wondered if your experiences in the mobile ad-tech space are markedly different from those of females from the other end of the globe? Wonder no more...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

César Vacchiano
The final frontier of the independent agency

The success of South African agencies in Cannes recently is a reflection of the big talent in the country. Taking this talent and the size of the agencies into account and adding the knowledge and professionalism of South African agencies, it would be logical for the country to be a hub for the rest of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Tanja Lategan, Creative Spark's new MD
Tanja Lategan appointed as Creative Spark's new MD

Creative Spark has announced the appointment of new managing director, Tanja Lategan (former Primedia Online CEO), who will steer the digital agency through its next phase of growth and ramp up the company's integrated marketing offering...

14 Aug 2017

Facebook's new professional video service called Watch is touted as a new platform for creators.
Facebook rolls out video shows, in new challenge

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is rolling out a new video service offering professionally produced shows in a challenge to rivals such as YouTube, and potentially to streaming providers like Netflix...

11 Aug 2017

Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Robert Iger says two new streaming television services represent a "strategic shift" for the media-entertainment giant.
Disney unveils streaming TV services, including one for sports

NEW YORK - Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it is launching two new streaming television services including one for its ESPN-branded sports channel, while ending its deal with Netflix as it shifts towards direct content distribution...

11 Aug 2017

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Newspaper woes send Murdoch's News Corp into red

NEW YORK - US media group News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, hit by declines in advertising and writedowns at its global newspapers...

11 Aug 2017

What is the purpose of a brand in the digital age?
What is the purpose of a brand in the digital age?

Consumers are increasingly putting business ethics at the top of their list of considerations when spending their money, which means brands need to work harder to convince consumers that they are worthy...

By Adam Howatson 11 Aug 2017

iflix raises $133m funding for expansion
iflix raises $133m funding for expansion

iflix has secured additional $133 million funding, led by Hearst, following on its successful global rollout of its service in emerging markets, including Africa...

10 Aug 2017

Digital transformation must be driven from the top to ensure success
Digital transformation must be driven from the top to ensure success

Businesses that succeed in the digital age will be those that drive digital transformation from the top as a strategic imperative...

By Richard Mullins 10 Aug 2017

Nine healthcare marketing mistakes to avoid
Nine healthcare marketing mistakes to avoid

To grow your practice and to get the desired results out of your marketing efforts, you need to avoid these healthcare marketing mistakes...

By Pranjali Singh 10 Aug 2017

Are we creating buildings without access ramps?
Are we creating buildings without access ramps?

A case for designing digital experiences that are inclusive to disabled audiences...

By Germari Steenkamp 8 Aug 2017

Facebook restores IOL's blocked content
Facebook restores IOL's blocked content

NEWSWATCH: On Saturday, IOL's content wasn't shareable on Facebook due to an unknown error still being investigated, which resulted in the publisher's content being marked as spam...

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

Digital and technology no longer just a marketing channel
Digital and technology no longer just a marketing channel

Bradley Elliott discuss how digital agencies and business consultancies can no longer afford to operate in isolation, with more and more companies demanding multiple functions in a single solution...

By Bradley Elliott 3 Aug 2017

2017 Fak'ugesi Festival themed ‘Brave tech hearts beat as one'
2017 Fak'ugesi Festival themed ‘Brave tech hearts beat as one'

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will once again be a celebration of technology, creativity, collaboration, and innovation from across the African continent...

2 Aug 2017

Jochai Ben-Avie, senior global policy manager at Mozilla.
Barriers to internet access in Africa revealed

Internet penetration in Africa sits at about 25%. Mozilla-backed research reveals the main barriers to internet access in African countries...

2 Aug 2017

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

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