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Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion
Fake news and brand safety addressed at IAB SA's roundtable discussion

Members of the IAB and local publishers recently fleshed out issues facing the publishing industry during a round table discussion, hosted by Marc du Plessis, head of the Publisher Council for IAB SA...

12 Oct 2017

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Loss of Media24 contract weighs on Novus shares

A Sens statement confirming the termination of Novus Holdings' single most valuable printing contract hit the company's share price on Tuesday, taking it back towards the all-time low reached two weeks ago...

By Ann Crotty 5 Oct 2017

Redi's book on Khwezi racks up super sales
Redi's book on Khwezi racks up super sales

Former talk show host Redi Tlhabi's book, Khwezi: The Remarkable Story of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, an account of the life of President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, has been an instant hit...

By Nomahlubi Jordaan and Ernest Mabuza 29 Sep 2017

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition
#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Sep 2017

Publishers share greatest threats, fears for 2018 media industry
Publishers share greatest threats, fears for 2018 media industry

‘World News Publishers Outlook 2017, the new report from World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra), examines what are the world's top media executives' priorities in profitable news media businesses around the world...

21 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

All the Most Awards 2017 winners
All the Most Awards 2017 winners

The 9th Most Awards were held at The Wanderers Club in Johannesburg last night, announcing Massiv Media as Media Owner of the Year and PHD as Media Agency of the Year...

15 Sep 2017

Elke van Vledder (Philips), Meanda Mills (Overall winner, and Easter category winner), Tessa Purden (Food24), Lucy Jones (Philips).
Meanda Mills crowned as Food24's hottest new super chef

Meanda Mills from the Institute of Culinary Arts was announced as the winner of Food24's NextGen competition, an online culinary competition that set out to find a new generation of super-talented young chefs...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Sep 2017

Here's how CPL needs to change
Here's how CPL needs to change

Brands are being pinched between the scrawny forefinger of recession and the oppressive thumb of an interminable political kleptocracy...

Issued by ACME Digital 12 Sep 2017

#OurStories theme at SA Book Fair.
Books alive at South African Book Fair

The South African Book Fair, took place over this past weekend and centred around the theme, #OurStories...

12 Sep 2017

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What on-site freelancers bring to the party

Freelancers might not be part of the family, but like well-paid mercenaries they'll keep their heads down to deliver work of the highest standard to ensure they're called back to freelance another (half) day...

By JS Smit 7 Sep 2017

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A proofreading guide for proofreaders

Hansie Smit's tongue-in-cheek proofreading guide, listing some important tips for proofreaders...

By Hansie Smit 31 Aug 2017

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Steamroller destroys unpublished Pratchett novels

A steamroller was used to destroy a hard drive containing unfinished works by late British comic fantasy author Terry Pratchett, in accordance with his wishes...

31 Aug 2017

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JSE to keep print announcements

The JSE said on Wednesday that after consideration it would not amend its listing requirement for publication of short-form announcements in the print media...

24 Aug 2017

Appeals panel rules Huffington Post blog post did not amount to hate speech
Appeals panel rules Huffington Post blog post did not amount to hate speech

Former Huffington Post SA editor-in-chief Verashni Pillay has been successful in her appeal against a hate speech ruling by the press ombudsman...

22 Aug 2017

Film and Publication Board holding dialogue on sexual violence in media
Film and Publication Board holding dialogue on sexual violence in media

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) will host a stakeholder and media dialogue under the theme ‘Sexual violence and its prevalence in the media,' focusing on how exposure to violence, sex and sexual violence in the media impacts on societal norms and values...

22 Aug 2017

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 18 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: BBDO's Mike Schalit on the Creative#Director book launch
#Loeries2017: BBDO's Mike Schalit on the Creative#Director book launch

The launch of Net#work BBDO's Creative#Director (#CD) coffee table book is set to take place at the culmination of Loeries' Student Portfolio Day directly after the DStv Seminar at a special cocktail evening later today around 17h00 on the ICC Balcony...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Aug 2017

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought

An interview with Fort CEO Shukri Toefy, where he shares insights into the changing value chain of the new creative economy...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

Bulletproof Marriage exhibits at The Wedding Expo to help couples live happily ever after
Bulletproof Marriage exhibits at The Wedding Expo to help couples live happily ever after

The bestselling relationship guide, Bulletproof Marriage: Your shield against divorce, will participate at The Wedding Expo to be held at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate on 26 and 27 August...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 16 Aug 2017

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...

15 Aug 2017

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 15 Aug 2017

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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 14 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

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

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

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

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Predator alert! Credible science is being gobbled up, warn academics

Predatory publishing - in which bogus journals publish academic research for a fee - threatens to undermine science in South Africa...

By Dave Chambers 4 Aug 2017

Mike Schalit, Net#work’s creative co-founder and creative chief of BBDO SA Group.
Net#work BBDO to launch limited edition book on creativity

Marking its 23rd year, Net#work BBDO is publishing a limited-edition coffee table book that examines insights into the nature and process of creativity...

2 Aug 2017

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