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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Date: 22 Jan 2015
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Episode 118: Money 4 Jam with Warren Ventre and BizTrends 2015

Date: 16 Jan 2015
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Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Tribute to Charlie
Tribute to Charlie

PARIS, FRANCE: They are alarming statistics. 61 dead. 70 dead. 74 dead. 47 dead. 44 dead. 74 dead... (Video)

By Andrew Heslop 12 Jan 2015 08:01

World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo
World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015 07:40

Eastern Cape ANC: Ad boycott? What boycott?
Eastern Cape ANC: Ad boycott? What boycott?

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has disavowed a proposal to boycott 'propaganda' paper...

7 Jan 2015 11:23

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014 10:11

Do you e-read, or keep things strictly physical?
Do you e-read, or keep things strictly physical?

It's always exciting finding out that one of your favourite authors has released a new novel... But what if it's only available in digital format, and you're a firm believer that a physical book is better?

By Leigh Andrews 31 Dec 2014 08:23

Media24 to provide digital training to independent publishers
Media24 to provide digital training to independent publishers

Independent publishing is alive and kicking in the small towns and rural areas of South Africa. This is one of the main findings of a recent fact-finding mission into the robust local news sector...

26 Dec 2014 11:38

Journalist tackles the skeletons in SA's cupboard in new book
Journalist tackles the skeletons in SA's cupboard in new book

Veteran journalist-turned-author, Michael Schmidt, pulled no punches at the launch of his book, Drinking with Ghosts: The Aftermath of Apartheid's Dirty War, in Johannesburg...

23 Dec 2014 10:30

New travel magazine enhances KwaZulu-Natal destinations
New travel magazine enhances KwaZulu-Natal destinations

A new travel magazine, The Traveller, has launched to promote the KwaZulu-Natal destinations, often overshadowed by the glamour of the Cape...

8 Dec 2014 09:27

First stand-alone edition of the Wanted Navigator out today
First stand-alone edition of the Wanted Navigator out today

The first stand-alone edition of the Wanted Navigator is a guide to South Africa's most highly-rated destinations, condensed from recommendations by Wanted's network of expert contributors...

5 Dec 2014 09:04

[DMX 2014] Making print digital, while staying print
[DMX 2014] Making print digital, while staying print

There's been an obvious evolution from traditional marketing, but if iBeacon technology, geo-location marketing and augmented reality sounds like Greek to you, Johan Walters of Digital Narrative says it's time to embrace the new marketing mix to benefit your business...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Dec 2014 08:00

Local publishing house shortlisted for prestigious international award - COSA Media
Local publishing house shortlisted for prestigious international award

COSA Media CEO, publisher, editor-in-chief and chief bottle washer, Andy Mark, is wearing a broad grin this week following the news that the Cape-based boutique publisher has been shortlisted for a Risk Management Journalism Award...

Issued by COSA Media 13 Nov 2014 09:00

Steve Hofmeyr: 50 - Random House Struik
Steve Hofmeyr: 50

This is a photographic celebration of the life and career of Afrikaans music's superstar. Steve Hofmeyr is one of South Africa's bestselling musicians and most popular actors...

Issued by Random House Struik 12 Nov 2014 10:11

R200m in textbook funds reallocated to salaries, school furniture
R200m in textbook funds reallocated to salaries, school furniture

Thousands of Eastern Cape pupils face being without textbooks next year after the Education Department used funds for learner-teacher support material (LTSM) to pay teacher salaries and buy furniture...

12 Nov 2014 08:30

Sustainability in fishing wins Cookbook of the Year Award
Sustainability in fishing wins Cookbook of the Year Award

The book, Star Fish, published by Quivertree, has been named the 'Cookbook of the Year' at the inaugural Sunday Times Food Weekly Cookbook Awards in association with Pick n Pay...

10 Nov 2014 14:09

The journo who brought down Bheki
The journo who brought down Bheki

Journo's inside scoop of top cop's fall from grace: Political intrigue, a false arrest, intimidation and professional jealousy pepper the newly released memoir of one of SA's top investigative journalists...

5 Nov 2014 15:03

2014 edition of Brands & Branding now out
2014 edition of Brands & Branding now out

The 2014 edition of Brands & Branding, launched last week at GIBS Brand Week, is now available to order...

4 Nov 2014 08:30

New book commemorates South Africa's sacrifice in World War 1
New book commemorates South Africa's sacrifice in World War 1

The Sunday Times has published 'The Great Silence' to mark the 100th anniversary of World War 1, written by award-winning author Tim Couzens...

28 Oct 2014 13:27

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 110: Consumer Marketing Insights 2015 eBook and more

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Michael Carney, Alex Harrington-Griffin, Dirk Tolken, Kisha van Vuuren and Nader Henein...

24 Oct 2014 09:45

Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists
Galliova Awards announces 2014 finalists

The finalists in the 2014 Galliova Food and Health Writers' Awards have been announced across the two main categories and three affiliated awards...

20 Oct 2014 11:58

Canine Zone new name for Cesar's Way magazine
Canine Zone new name for Cesar's Way magazine

Canine Zone is a new name for Cesar's Way magazine, as publisher Sharon Dale has decided not to renew the licence contract with Cesar's Way USA due to the Rand/Dollar exchange rate...

16 Oct 2014 12:37

New Media Publishing brings four awards from New York's Pearl Awards to South Africa - New Media
New Media Publishing brings four awards from New York's Pearl Awards to South Africa

South African expertise in content marketing has yet again been recognised on an international stage with New Media Publishing taking home four awards at the prestigious Pearl Awards held in New York this week..

Issued by New Media 14 Oct 2014 11:17

Aerodrome launches limited edition journal
Aerodrome launches limited edition journal

On Saturday, 20 September, many of Cape Town's bibliophiles spent a cloudless spring day at the city's annual Open Book Festival. But a number of them also came to Warren Editions, a professional printing studio, for the launch of Aerodrome's inaugural journal.

By Eugene Yiga 13 Oct 2014 10:13

Llewellyn Kriel
Save us from the horror of read rage

Along with Dean Koontz, my favourite living author is Stephen King. Not only do these supreme masters scare the holy bejabbers out of me, but they're also Stradivariuses in the use of English.

By Llewellyn Kriel 9 Oct 2014 15:15

Graham Hancock to present full-day seminars in South Africa
Graham Hancock to present full-day seminars in South Africa

Graham Hancock, known for his books, The Sign and The Seal, Fingerprints of the Gods, Heaven's Mirror, will be presenting full-day seminars called 'Magicians of the Gods' in South Africa...

9 Oct 2014 09:10

AuthorsMag.com launches digital magazine, for authors by authors
AuthorsMag.com launches digital magazine, for authors by authors

AuthorsMag.com is a proudly South African, digital monthly magazine where readers and writers hang out. The magazine aims to develop the lives of authors...

3 Oct 2014 08:58

Tracy Gilpin
You're never too old to spy

South Africa boasts two Nobel Prize winning authors but has never produced a John le Carre or Ian Fleming. Strange, when the success of South African intelligence operations have, from time to time, been the envy of intelligence agencies the world over.

By Tracy Gilpin 1 Oct 2014 15:13

Mikateko cleans up at the SA Publication Forum Awards, for the second year in a row - Mikateko Media
Mikateko cleans up at the SA Publication Forum Awards, for the second year in a row

It's been another bumper year at the SA Publication Forum Awards for Mikateko Media, who walked away with two awards and 26 certificates of merit...

Issued by Mikateko Media 30 Sep 2014 13:06

New bilingual isiXhosa dictionary from Oxford University Press SA
New bilingual isiXhosa dictionary from Oxford University Press SA

Last week, the Oxford University Press SA (OUPSA) launched its bilingual isiXhosa dictionary, the first substantial isiXhosa-English bilingual dictionary to be published since 1985...

30 Sep 2014 10:19

The view from Half Way - the future and opportunities of BRICS - COSA Media
The view from Half Way - the future and opportunities of BRICS

Bespoke magazine publisher, COSA Media, is expanding its offering to include niche book publishing. The first offering from its new label, Half Way There, is an expert analysis of the future of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations, in a time of rapidly shifting global dynamics...

Issued by COSA Media 29 Sep 2014 11:06

Sandra Roberts
The one trick that hones your writing in seven ways

Q: What is the fastest way to improve my writing? A: Get another writer to be your critic. It's that simple.

By Sandra Roberts 25 Sep 2014 09:17

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