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How to ensure authenticity in the online/social space
How to ensure authenticity in the online/social space

In the age of social media, how can brands land marketing messages in an authentic, believable way? The answer lies in using the right kind of people...

Issued by IGI 2 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 2 days ago

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news
Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said it was launching a drive against "fake news"...

11 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

Nidhika Bahl, Queen of the Comeback.
#WomensMonth: Queen of the Comeback on speaking up

Not one to do things by half measures, Nidhika Bahl shares her success story to date and how Joyce Meyer changed her life...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Aug 2017

How to create a content-driven website
How to create a content-driven website

We consume various amounts of articles, videos, and music on a daily basis. And printed news outlets, such as newspapers and magazines, are not what they once were...

Issued by Rogerwilco 4 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

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

Digital marketing and dark social traffic
Digital marketing and dark social traffic

Charlie Stewart sheds a bit of light on dark social which is a growing nuisance for digital marketers who are keen to attribute the source of web traffic and its potential to deliver online sales...

By Charlie Stewart 28 Jul 2017

Five tips for designing a great infographic
Five tips for designing a great infographic

Shakira Mohammed lists five top tips for designing a compelling and informative infographic...

By Shakira Mohammed 27 Jul 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
2017 marketing strategies for your service-based business

If you want to be among the businesses that survive years from now, you need an excellent marketing strategy. In 2017, that means embracing the digital world and connecting your service-based business with those who need your services most...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Jul 2017

A paywall is under construction in Facebook's Instant Articles section where the social network has agreements with select outlets to publish directly to the platform, according to a story initially published online at TheStreet |
Facebook to test news story paywalls: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday...

21 Jul 2017

Your 'junk' could be your holiday ticket - OLX unlocks cash and declutters
Your 'junk' could be your holiday ticket - OLX unlocks cash and declutters

An exercise by SA's leading online classified platform, OLX, has highlighted that most South African households have money ‘tied up' in unwanted goods...

Issued by OLX 19 Jul 2017

The impact of South African storytelling and the power of podcasting
The impact of South African storytelling and the power of podcasting

Matt Brown writes about his Pod Power survey, which research data he intends to use to encourage brands and business owners to tell their own stories through podcasting...

By Matt Brown 17 Jul 2017

Wan-Ifra supports EU in efforts to reform e-privacy directive
Wan-Ifra supports EU in efforts to reform e-privacy directive

Wan-Ifra joins Audience Measurement Coalition to support the European Union's e-privacy regulation reform...

14 Jul 2017

US newsstands are increasingly rare as readers turn to online platforms for information |
US newspaper group assails Google-Facebook online 'duopoly'

WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants...

11 Jul 2017

Tamar Kahn (© ), Claire Bisseker (© ), Rob Rose (© , Alistair Anderson (©
Business Day, Financial Mail win multiple journalism awards

The Business Day and Financial Mail publications have won awards in the Sanlam Financial Journalism Awards, Discovery Health Journalism Awards and Sapoa Journalism Awards for Excellence...

6 Jul 2017

Google Maps release Promoted Pins - another reason your data better be 100% accurate
Google Maps release Promoted Pins - another reason your data better be 100% accurate

Users will soon see branded pins along their route on Google maps. These ‘Promoted Pins' will initially be limited to brands using Google's AdWords location extension feature...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 5 Jul 2017

#Newsmaker: Holly Meadows, the new face of Cosmopolitan South Africa
#Newsmaker: Holly Meadows, the new face of Cosmopolitan South Africa

This week is Holly Meadows' first as editor of Cosmopolitan South Africa. She succeeds Kerrie Simon-Lawrence, who is returning to Australia.

By Jessica Tennant 4 Jul 2017

SABC8 journalist dies at 32 of a 'broken heart'
SABC8 journalist dies at 32 of a 'broken heart'

NEWSWATCH: 'SABC8' journalist Suna Venter's passing on Thursday morning was caused by cardiomyopathy, also known as ‘broken heart' syndrome, a condition brought on by trauma and prolonged periods of unnatural stress...

3 Jul 2017

Exchange-based allocation takes centre stage in SA
Exchange-based allocation takes centre stage in SA

Exchange-based dynamic allocation (EBDA) is Google's brand-new solution to all the issues around header bidding. This new product means that regardless of what platform the bid comes from, it is awarded solely based on price...

By Jeremy Abbott, Issued by The SpaceStation 30 Jun 2017

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WATCH: Mob attacks Business Day editors

Business Day editor Tim Cohen and the newspaper's editor-at-large, Peter Bruce, were threatened and assaulted by members of the Gupta-linked Black First Land First movement, who descended on Bruce's house in Parkview, Johannesburg, yesterday...

30 Jun 2017

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Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria...

27 Jun 2017

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism
Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months...

26 Jun 2017

Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

26 Jun 2017

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Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn

The $3.25bn sale of Polish online auction site Allegro in October and other disposals helped Naspers nearly triple its aftertax profit for the year to end-March...

By Robert Laing 26 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2017

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released 2017 results indicating that its trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year but Spree and 24.com recorded double-digit growth...

26 Jun 2017

Facebook Africa's new forward-looking office space
Facebook Africa's new forward-looking office space

Nunu Ntshingila, the regional director of Facebook Africa, recently gave some members of the media a tour of its new office in Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2017

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