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Episode 172: “The First Kiss” with Y&R South Africa & Safely Home Western Cape.

Date: 5 May 2016
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Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality
Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...

By Pansy Tlakula 3 days ago

Chargeads introduces programmatic journalism to South Africa - Chargeads
Chargeads introduces programmatic journalism to South Africa

Chargeads has announced the launch of The Newsroom, the first programmatic journalism platform designed to enrich the content journey of millions of users around the web...

Issued by Chargeads 14 Apr 2016

© Zakokor – 123RF.com
Making native advertising work for you

Do website readers even notice promotional content that's been paid to appear alongside legitimate curated content? With today's savvy reader the overwhelming response is yes, and your brand could get into trouble for not clearly disclosing this...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Apr 2016

Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book
Encourage reading on World Book Day 2016 - donate a book

Following the success of the 2015 World Book Day (WBD) event, the SA Booksellers Association will continue to spread the power of reading this year...

14 Apr 2016

Business publications for sale
Business publications for sale

Due to the impending retirement of the publisher, there are two niche business publications (with no direct competition) on offer. Both have active websites with good potential for further development...

Issued by Squared Communication 14 Apr 2016

Centricity Image Library
New cloud-based image library for professionals in tourism

The solution enables hotels and other tourism products to move their often scattered image libraries to a dedicated centralised cloud that can be managed, organised and shared...

12 Apr 2016

South African romance author nominated for prestigious international award - Bouffant
South African romance author nominated for prestigious international award

Local Johannesburg romance writer Romy Sommer has become the first ever African author to be nominated for the prestigious international RWA Rita Award...

Issued by Bouffant 6 Apr 2016

Digital annual reports: Are you being left behind? - Blue Apple
Digital annual reports: Are you being left behind?

With the rise in all things digital, it's not surprising that an increasing number of companies are choosing to release digital reports...

Issued by Blue Apple 5 Apr 2016

New book reveals secrets of craft of television marketing
New book reveals secrets of craft of television marketing

On 28 April, 'The TV Brand Builders', a book on TV marketing by Andy Bryant and Charlie Mawer, the managing and creative directors respectively of the creative agency Red Bee, will be released in the UK...

5 Apr 2016

New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films options Zirk van den Berg's novel, Half of One Thing - Penguin Random House SA
New Zealand production company Stinkwood Films options Zirk van den Berg's novel, Half of One Thing

Movie rights to Zirk van den Berg's period novel, Half of One Thing, have been optioned by independent producer Neil Sonnekus of Stinkwood Films...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 1 Apr 2016

Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel guest edited by Jeremy Craigen
Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel guest edited by Jeremy Craigen

The Gunn Report 2015 Book and Showreel, guest edited by Jeremy Craigen, Global CCO of Innocean Worldwide, and guest essayists Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America, and Nils Leonard, Chairman & CCO of Grey London, has been released in London...

23 Mar 2016

Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe supports Zambia-South Africa joint venture - Topco Media
Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe supports Zambia-South Africa joint venture

The publication, Top300 Companies & Government Departments, is to be launched as a joint venture between KPMG Zambia and Topco Media South Africa...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Mar 2016

The EWN team on stage at the Bookmarks 2016
[Bookmarks 2016] Publisher of the Year EWN's emoji-strong strategy

Here's how EWN tapped into the current 'emoji trend' with its Whatsapp news briefs, and shone as publisher of the year (again) at the IAB's Bookmark Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2016

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Programmatic summit peaks

Programmatic's not just something for digital nerds in the US to worry about - it's already creeping into TV, OOH and radio's media buying models, right here, right now, and will not be stopped by the rise of ad blockers...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Mar 2016

IAB launches new Transformation Council - IAB South Africa
IAB launches new Transformation Council

The IAB SA has launched a new Transformation Council with the sole aim of bringing about sustainable change and education in the digital publisher, media and marketing industry...

Issued by IAB South Africa 11 Mar 2016

No surprise: #Feesmustfall announced as 2015 Newsmaker of the year
No surprise: #Feesmustfall announced as 2015 Newsmaker of the year

In a unanimous decision, The National Press Club named the "FeesMustFall" movement its 2015 newsmaker of the year...

10 Mar 2016

New book on Brands with a Conscience
New book on Brands with a Conscience

The business world is in the midst of two evolutions - technology and the planet. The evolution of technology means that being the biggest no longer means being the best...

7 Mar 2016

Integrated reports: Are you doing it right? - Blue Apple
Integrated reports: Are you doing it right?

So you've been tasked with compiling an integrated report for your company. The question is where do you even begin?...

Issued by Blue Apple 3 Mar 2016

Caxton H1 HEPS down 6.5% to 61.3c
Caxton H1 HEPS down 6.5% to 61.3c

Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers (CAT) headline earning per share (HEPS) declined 6.5% to 61.2c in the six months ended December 31 2015 from 65.4c in the year-earlier period...

25 Feb 2016

Two books from Jamie Oliver in 2016 - Penguin Random House SA
Two books from Jamie Oliver in 2016

Michael Joseph will be publishing two books from Jamie Oliver in 2016. The first book will be around the subject of healthy eating for the family and the second title will be a long-awaited Christmas book...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 22 Feb 2016

Business in Zambia: Topco Media and KPMG announce a joint venture project - Topco Media
Business in Zambia: Topco Media and KPMG announce a joint venture project

Topco Media and KPMG Zambia have announced a new venture going forward, to develop a publication that will become the authoritive guide to the top companies in Zambia...

Issued by Topco Media 19 Feb 2016

Private Property extends SA Women's Hockey sponsorship - Private Property
Private Property extends SA Women's Hockey sponsorship

Having been sponsors of the national women's hockey team throughout the African Cup and seen the huge dedication of these women, Private Property was moved to continue their sponsorship of such a driven team...

Issued by Private Property 19 Feb 2016

Sabinet signs up to Publishing Technology's ingentaDrive platform solution - Sabinet
Sabinet signs up to Publishing Technology's ingentaDrive platform solution

Combining essential features of Publishing Technology's bespoke build platform product with the speed and efficiency of a packaged solution, this out-of-the box product will enable Sabinet to go live with a fully branded, cloud-based, responsive site...

Issued by Sabinet 11 Feb 2016

Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star - Penguin Random House SA
Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star

JAN, a restaurant in the south of France owned and run by South African-born chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, has been awarded a Michelin Star...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 4 Feb 2016

Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver - Penguin Random House SA
Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver

Marita van der Vyver's next novel, titled Misverstand in Afrikaans, is set in Paris, where a failed South African writer finds himself in the company of a young au pair during the terrorist attacks of 13 November 2015...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 3 Feb 2016

SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications
SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications

A first in South Africa, BookBeak is a digital marketing solution for book and magazine publishers and retailers...

Issued by Atheneum 28 Jan 2016

Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA) - Sabinet
Sabinet launches African News Agency (previously SAPA)

Sabinet is collaborating with African News Agency (ANA), the new owners of the SAPA archive, to ensure continued provision of the SAPA archive and in addition, an updated news service from ANA upon subscription...

Issued by Sabinet 26 Jan 2016

UK publisher Pearson axes 4,000 jobs

LONDON - British education publisher Pearson on Thursday unveiled plans to axe 4,000 jobs, or ten percent of its global workforce, to combat weak demand, sending its share price surging.

22 Jan 2016

International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans
International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans

There will be 56 international jurors judging entries from across the MENA region at the 10th Dubai Lynx, including six South Africans...

14 Jan 2016

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