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Is your paid partnership paying off?
Is your paid partnership paying off?

In a world of uncertainty, can brands and influencers afford to lack transparency and disclosure?...

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 16 hours ago

Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era
Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era

Ease of access to social media and editing tools have made it easier than ever to spread stories and images that have people shaking their heads, thinking "That can't be real... can it? I must share!" Here are five steps to take to up your media literacy, so that the results of your own news-sharing are more reliable...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

Does traditional 'offline' media still have a place in the digital online media space?
Does traditional 'offline' media still have a place in the digital online media space?

My career in media started somewhere in the 80's. Needless to say, what we do today in media and what we did 'back in the day' is poles apart, mostly due to media choices being extremely limited...

By Margie Knap 1 day ago

(c) Jaturon Ruaysoongnern -
Sunday Times 'deeply' regretful for 'failing SA'

NEWSWATCH: As reported on News24 yesterday, the Sunday Times has apologised and announced that it will return all awards and prize money received for three now-discredited reports - on the Cato Manor police unit dubbed as a 'death squad', the SARS 'rogue unit' and Zimbabwean 'renditions'...

1 day ago

Image supplied by D&AD.
Briefs launched for D&AD's New Blood Awards 2019

D&AD has released the briefs for New Blood Awards 2019 and has also launched Make and Break, a WPP-sponsored podcast series which aims to bring insight from the New Blood Academy to the wider world...

12 Oct 2018

Only advertise on trusted publisher websites!
Only advertise on trusted publisher websites!

A large media company recently published an exposé on fake news websites and advertisers that mistakenly landed up advertising on these platforms...

Issued by SPARK Media 11 Oct 2018

Podcasting in SA has grown by 50%
Podcasting in SA has grown by 50%

In South Africa, podcast consumption has grown by 50% in the past 12 months alone and represents the fastest growing sector of media consumption in South Africa...

11 Oct 2018

Murphy captions this: “#GreatThoughts”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Terry Murphy

This week, we got behind the selfie with Terry Murphy, publisher at Marketing Mix Conferences who will open next week's Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019 in Sandton and Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing
The good, the bad and the ugly side of influencer marketing

In this final article of the series, you'll be able to see the good and the bad side of influencer campaign planning and management, or the lack thereof...

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 9 Oct 2018

Clive Angel's insights on 'The Subscription Economy'
Clive Angel's insights on 'The Subscription Economy'

A subscription as defined by Clive Angel is any service whereby a consumer pays an ongoing fee for the ongoing use of an asset and/or access to a customer service...

Issued by KOBELA MEDIA & ADVERTISING 9 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

Emilar Gandhi
Facebook Africa launches third-party fact-checking w/ Africa Check, AFP

Facebook Africa has launched third-party fact-checking in partnership with Africa Check and AFP to help assess the accuracy of news in South Africa and reduce the spread of misinformation...

4 Oct 2018

Various Visi covers.
African design inspo and that almost 100-issue strong Visi vision

Visi magazine's editor-in-chief Sumien Brink explains how New Media's bi-monthly décor, design and architecture-first magazine has proven its endurance and longevity over the past 20 years...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Oct 2018

Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirl
Arc Interactive - the agency behind CellCgirl

Arc Interactive has teamed up with mobile company Cell C to develop an exciting new project called CellCgirl...

Issued by Arc Interactive 4 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape
#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape

NEWSWATCH: Court reporting is notoriously one of the most strictly regulated fields of journalism, which is why media celebrated this morning when granted an application to take still pictures of the #DrosRape accused...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Oct 2018

The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaign
The dangers of mismanaging an influencer campaign

You've run through a risk management process with your influencers and determined how to mitigate brand risk effectively. What if you haven't considered all the factors?..

By Josh Da Costa, Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 2 Oct 2018

Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership
Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership

Every business knows that their brand equity is as valuable as their bottom line...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Oct 2018

The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?
The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?

A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is showing that humans are to blame for the spread of the digital virus commonly referred to as fake news...

Issued by Sabinet 28 Sep 2018

Narrative content director Robyn Daly
'Remember who's the hero of the story': The Narrative on winning UX

When it comes to content marketing, do you offer interactive tools and snappy content aimed at solving your customers' problems, or just keep regurgitating your static 'company profile' text? If your answer is closer to the latter, Narrative content director Robyn Daly explains why you need to put user experience first...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Sep 2018

How to stay afloat when fake online reviews could sink your business
How to stay afloat when fake online reviews could sink your business

Fake news is a pervasive epidemic. Insidious distortion of truth, fueled by hidden (or blatant) agendas is now accepted as a fact of life...

By Daniella Shapiro 27 Sep 2018

Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?
Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?

#Newswatch: It's not necessarily a death knell. There's speculation on potential positive outcomes following Naspers's announcement that it will unbundle MultiChoice to shareholders early next year and separately list the company on the JSE...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Sep 2018

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards

New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday...

Issued by New Media 17 Sep 2018

Both the Best Radio Award (Category 1: National/commercial) and the Journalist of the Year Award for the best overall entry were won by Megan Lubke.
2018 RDMA winners announced

Last week, the winners of the 2018 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced, following an awards ceremony held at Summer Place in Johannesburg...

14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

The 2018 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards' investigative journalism and story of the year winners on stage.
Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners announced!

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners have been announced, with Bongani Fuzile of Daily Dispatch named Journalist of the Year...

13 Sep 2018

Power to the publisher or death to memes? The Copyright Directive debate...
Power to the publisher or death to memes? The Copyright Directive debate...

NEWSWATCH: In a move to update internet copyright legislation and give publishing companies more power against internet behemoths, the European Parliament approved the Copyright Directive on Wednesday amid protests...

13 Sep 2018

Happy 20th Birthday, Google!
Happy 20th Birthday, Google!

September 2018 marks the celebration of 20 years of Google...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Sep 2018

24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu
24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu

24.com and their media solutions division, The SpaceStation, have announced that they have partnered with global video supplier, Oovvuu...

Issued by The SpaceStation 13 Sep 2018

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