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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

The future of branded content: Lifestyle journalism in the 21st century - Caxton Magazines
The future of branded content: Lifestyle journalism in the 21st century

Advertorial has been around for decades and over the years it became the holy grail for publishers seeking new revenue streams. But modern branded journalism requires much more involvement...

By Debbie McIntyre, Issued by Caxton Magazines 14 Apr 2015 13:31

Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign extends to Sepedi
Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign extends to Sepedi

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign has launched its English-Sepedi version. Produced by the Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA), in partnership with Times Media...

9 Apr 2015 08:17

New book outlines 'What is a 21st Century Brand?'
New book outlines 'What is a 21st Century Brand?'

Kogan Page will release a new book, 'What is a 21st Century Brand?' that contains 20 of the best papers produced during the ten years of The IPA Excellence Diploma, on Friday 3 April 2015...

2 Apr 2015 14:39

Latest from the research front
Latest from the research front

The latest release of the All Media and Products Survey (AMPS), released today by the South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF), shows overall stability of the media...

By Chris Brewer 2 Apr 2015 12:02

SA author gets the Booker nod
SA author gets the Booker nod

Author and poet Marlene van Niekerk's "uncompromising look" at poor Afrikaans communities has netted her a place in the finals of the Man Booker International Prize...

30 Mar 2015 15:24

Programmatic trading for publishers - How to make the best out of programmatic? - DQ&A Media Group
Programmatic trading for publishers - How to make the best out of programmatic?

Remnant inventory is not really 'remnant' anymore. Technically, within DoubleClick for Publishers your guaranteed and non-guaranteed inventory have been competing since Enhanced Dynamic Allocation was introduced...

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 24 Mar 2015 10:58

Want to write a screenplay - join the Write Journey weekend workshop
Want to write a screenplay - join the Write Journey weekend workshop

Building on its 19 years of success, the Writing Studio's 'The Write Journey' weekend workshop will take place in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

24 Mar 2015 08:51

Durban writer praises Rushdie, attacked
Durban writer praises Rushdie, attacked

NEWSWATCH: Durban writer Zainub Priya Dala believes she was assaulted for expressing admiration for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Mar 2015 07:58

Road Tripping Namibia
Road Tripping Namibia

Road Tripping Namibia, by Fiona McIntosh, Shaen Adey, Willie Olivier, Ron Swilling, Katy Sharpe and Nick Buys, will open your eyes to Namibia...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Mar 2015 13:36

Chris Moerdyk
Why newspapers and magazines are giving print a bad name

Print is by no means dead. Far from it. The growing perception that it is dying falls squarely on those newspapers and magazines that seem to have some kind of death wish...

By Chris Moerdyk 13 Mar 2015 15:46

Join PEG Gauteng for its second "nitty-gritty" workshop of 2015
Join PEG Gauteng for its second "nitty-gritty" workshop of 2015

Taking place on 28 March 2015, the workshop is designed to tackle the thorny questions of copyright and the principles and procedures of obtaining permissions...

11 Mar 2015 09:25

R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals
R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals

The Right2Know Campaign has called on the public to reject the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) proposals to censor the internet in South Africa...

11 Mar 2015 07:02

Award winning business leader launched book on African leadership
Award winning business leader launched book on African leadership

The book, 'Rumble in the Jungle - Leadership from an African Perspective' was launched at the Gauteng Youth Safety Summit yesterday, 25 February 2015...

26 Feb 2015 08:23

How Much Is Enough, by Andrew Bradley, Arun Abey and Andrew Ford - Penguin Random House SA
How Much Is Enough, by Andrew Bradley, Arun Abey and Andrew Ford

How Much Is Enough? provides a framework for the reader to find the right balance between their time, money and happiness in order to achieve financial security and personal well-being...

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 23 Feb 2015 12:16

KwaZulu-Natal calls on young school writers
KwaZulu-Natal calls on young school writers

The Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal invites South African high school learners to submit their short stories for the annual Schools Short Story Competition section of the Time of the Writer festival, by Friday 27 February 2015...

19 Feb 2015 13:55

Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names
Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names

Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names, by Ann Gadd, and reviewed by Motoring Editor Henrie Geyser, takes you from Baardskeerdersbos to Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein - and all points between...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 18 Feb 2015 07:50

Entries for third Skryf Net writing competition open
Entries for third Skryf Net writing competition open

Entries for the third Skryf Net writing competition are now open to any South African primary and home school pupil up to 13 years old. Entries close on 30 June 2015...

11 Feb 2015 10:17

There's life beyond annual reports, but not as we know it - Blue Apple
There's life beyond annual reports, but not as we know it

With a watchful eye on government and private sector spending and the birth of the integrated report, less is more these days. It shows a certain responsibility to shareholders to not blow the budget on glossy doorstops...

Issued by Blue Apple 3 Feb 2015 11:44

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Melissa Attree and Candice Winterboer...

29 Jan 2015 13:50

New book out on advertising law
New book out on advertising law

Juta Law has announced the recent publication of a new book by Gail Schimmel, 'Advertising Law: A Guide to the Code of Advertising Practice'...

29 Jan 2015 09:09

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 29 January 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Melissa Attree and Candice Winterboer...

28 Jan 2015 11:38

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

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