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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

Date: 7 Aug 2014
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Date: 25 Jul 2014
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Premier Zille to address Western Cape's business leaders - Topco Media
Premier Zille to address Western Cape's business leaders

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will be in attendance at the newly-completed Portside building to deliver the keynote address for the prelaunch of the Western Cape Top300 publication on 29 August...

Issued by Topco Media 21 Aug 2014 10:41

[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga
[NewsMaker:] Evans Manyonga

There's a new editor in town to take note of as he'll be heading up one of the most important business magazines in the world here in South Africa...

By Louise Marsland 20 Aug 2014 10:54

Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case
Tribunal grants Caxton right to intervene in Media24 merger case

Printing and publishing group Caxton (CTP) will participate in the merger proceedings of Media24 and the Paarl Media group following an order by the Competition Tribunal...

By Amanda Visser 20 Aug 2014 08:16

Two new additions to the TPP's growing content marketing team - The Publishing Partnership
Two new additions to the TPP's growing content marketing team

The content marketing agency TPP welcomes seasoned editors Zanele Kumalo and Lori Cohen...

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 19 Aug 2014 09:53

New brand identity to be revealed at Exclusive Books' Rosebank opening
New brand identity to be revealed at Exclusive Books' Rosebank opening

A consortium led by Global Capital, in partnership with Benjamin Trisk, Mark Barnes and Simon Sussman, has acquired Exclusive Books and the brand's new identity, designed by Switch, will be on display...

18 Aug 2014 09:55

ABCs Q2: Print under pressure
ABCs Q2: Print under pressure

Labour issues and a sluggish growth in the economy continue to put pressure on print publications, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa Q2 2014 report.

18 Aug 2014 08:45

Marion Scher
Can magazines survive?

Looking at hard-copy magazine sales today is depressing and even more so when we see magazines such as O, The Oprah Magazine South Africa edition and many others over the the last few years falling away...

By Marion Scher 5 Aug 2014 06:52

The Creativity Q&A: Rod Baker chats to PJ Pereira
The Creativity Q&A: Rod Baker chats to PJ Pereira

What makes award-winning work? How do you inspire creativity in others? In an exclusive series Bizcommunity.com interviewed seven creative leaders from around the world....

Issued by The Loeries 4 Aug 2014 12:50

Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Awards for 2014/15 open for entry
Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Awards for 2014/15 open for entry

South African journalists are encouraged to enter the Pfizer Mental Health Journalism Awards for 2014/15, which close for entries on 25 September 2014...

29 Jul 2014 07:58

Pierre Cassuto
From broadcaster to coffee shop - the new role of the digital publisher

Many marketers still think about advertising in digital media in the same way as they thought about placing ads in traditional media...

By Pierre Cassuto 28 Jul 2014 14:58

Enhance your digital publication with interactive elements and better engage with your readers - Realmdigital
Enhance your digital publication with interactive elements and better engage with your readers

Publishers who optimise their content by making it rich and interactive will help increase their content value and simplify their digitising workflow without compromising the actual content...

Issued by Realmdigital 25 Jul 2014 11:45

USA's Magazine of the Year coming to SA
USA's Magazine of the Year coming to SA

Fast Company, one of the most progressive business media brands in the United States, is launching a South African edition here in October.

22 Jul 2014 12:46

Pierre Cassuto
Time to lay these digital publishing myths to rest

Digital publishing and advertising is a sophisticated, high-tech industry where we have an array of statistics and metrics at our fingertips...

By Pierre Cassuto 21 Jul 2014 14:12

Fourth edition of Marketing Communication - An Integrated Approach out now
Fourth edition of Marketing Communication - An Integrated Approach out now

The fourth edition of 'Marketing Communication - An Integrated Approach' by Dr Ludi Koekemoer, CEO of AAA School of Advertising, is out now...

21 Jul 2014 10:18

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 98: Fast Company SA, The Lean Startup methodology and Brad Sugars
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 98: Fast Company SA, The Lean Startup methodology and Brad Sugars

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding chatted to Brad Sugars, Daniel Marcus and Robbie Stammers. [twitterfall]

18 Jul 2014 11:01

[Izethelo] An award for outstanding Journalism in the fruit industry
[Izethelo] An award for outstanding Journalism in the fruit industry

Here's a reminder to enter the Izethelo competition. Closing date is Monday.

18 Jul 2014 10:10

Witness to move to two formats
Witness to move to two formats

The Witness will produce two distinct newspapers, in two different formats within a single production cycle, when the Durban Witness changes to tabloid format and the Pietermaritzburg Witness remains in broadsheet format...

17 Jul 2014 15:45

Nadine Gordimer dies
Nadine Gordimer dies

Veteran author and Nobel winner Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90.

15 Jul 2014 06:36

Pierre Cassuto
New trends reshaping the digital news business

Today's most successful digital publishers are those that build their businesses around their readers first, which in turn helps them to build quality audiences that they can sell to their advertisers.

By Pierre Cassuto 15 Jul 2014 06:11

How to sell out your book in two months flat
How to sell out your book in two months flat

As a new author, I had no understanding of what went into making books successful and, essentially, I waited for the publishers to tell me what to do. They didn't... (video)

By Douglas Kruger 11 Jul 2014 07:05

New women's magazine from Media24
New women's magazine from Media24

Media24 is launching a new fortnightly women's magazine, aimed at English-speaking, middle-class South African women between the ages of 35 and 45...

10 Jul 2014 11:34

Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa - Realmdigital
Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa

The publishing industry will yet again see a readjustment as year-on-year eBook sales fall for the first time, announces Nielsen Research; publishers are not seeing the double and triple digit...

Issued by Realmdigital 9 Jul 2014 10:33

Revamped Health Intelligence magazines on stands now
Revamped Health Intelligence magazines on stands now

Having revamped its content and design format to a more consumer-friendly style, the bi-monthly magazine Health Intelligence is available now from newsstands and book stores...

9 Jul 2014 09:50

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker:] Robbie Stammers

It's always extremely exciting to greet a new magazine launch, particularly in print... Robbie Stammers has announced he is bringing America's 'Magazine of the Year' to SA.

By Louise Marsland 8 Jul 2014 10:54

New paper hits PE streets
New paper hits PE streets

ANC regional deputy chair and MPL Tony Duba has launched a new newspaper, The Messenger, in Port Elizabeth to get more voices out on the street.

8 Jul 2014 09:21

Winners announced for 2014 Sunday Times Literary Awards
Winners announced for 2014 Sunday Times Literary Awards

Celebrating 2014 Sunday Times Literary Awards, presented in association with Exclusive Books at a dinner held at Summer Place in Sandton, first time fiction writer Claire Robertson and political correspondent and commentator Max du Preez were awarded top honours.

1 Jul 2014 09:29

'Banting' is the new balanced diet
'Banting' is the new balanced diet

Something you should know about me is that I don't diet, ever. When I think 'diet', I think 'be sad and eat your lettuce'. So I like to refer to my eating plan as a balanced diet that includes everything, in moderation.

By Jessica Taylor 23 Jun 2014 11:19

Publishing on Kindle, workshop in Durban
Publishing on Kindle, workshop in Durban

Author and self-publisher, Val Waldeck and newspaper columnist, Rod Smith, will be presenting a morning workshop on how to publish on Kindle on Saturday 12 July at the German Club in Westville, Durban.

12 Jun 2014 08:56

New editors for Caxton magazines
New editors for Caxton magazines

Linda Mali and Sonya Naude are the new editors for Bona and Living and Loving magazines, part of Caxton magazines.

11 Jun 2014 10:20

Keeping print alive through changing landscapes
Keeping print alive through changing landscapes

Michele Lupini, owner and publisher of AutoWeek saw an opportunity to change the way coldset printing is viewed and how to produce a successful, quality publication, in a time when media commentators were saying new print publications were not a good idea.

31 May 2014 09:43

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