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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Headed by Sumien Brink, current editor-in-chief of Woolworths TASTE, and complemented by the creative force of Crispian Brown, creative director of New Media, the New Media Books Division will launch on 1 July...

Issued by New Media 19 May 2015 13:17

Skryf Net competition calls for children of South Africa to write creatively
Skryf Net competition calls for children of South Africa to write creatively

Entries for the 2015 Skryf Net Competition are still open for children in South Africa. The objective of the competition is to seek out, encourage, recognise and generally worship creative writing excellence...

19 May 2015 13:16

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Ten books have been selected as finalists for the Sunday Times Literary Awards - five for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and five for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize...

19 May 2015 09:09

Dentsu Aegis Network acquires John Brown Media
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Dentsu Aegis Network has announced that it has acquired John Brown Media, their rich depth of experience in creating and publishing content will enhance Dentsu Aegis Network's existing content capabilities...

14 May 2015 11:04

Lauren Beukes part of the #TwitterFiction Festival
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South African novelist and comic writer, Lauren Beukes is one of the 45 authors, including both featured authors and contest winners, participating at the #TwitterFiction Festival...

13 May 2015 13:31

Happy Tails magazine wagging welfare work
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12 May 2015 08:43

Newspaper titles move into 24.com network
Newspaper titles move into 24.com network

There has been massive digital migration of newspaper titles to News24 and Netwerk24 online platforms, with the move of 11 English and 14 Afrikaans newspaper titles...

11 May 2015 07:49

New JV to promote writers, small publishers, book distributors
New JV to promote writers, small publishers, book distributors

African Narratives (AFNA) and the Bookshop Association of South Africa (BASA) have launched a partnership that could offer important new opportunities for writers, small publishers and book distributors...

28 Apr 2015 13:21

Independent Media launches Independent World of Work - Independent Media
Independent Media launches Independent World of Work

Independent Media today launched the first edition of its quarterly labour publication, Independent World of Work, which will cover various aspects of labour and the modern world of work and all its complexities...

Issued by Independent Media 23 Apr 2015 08:34

[NewsMaker] Deshnee Subramany
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With the launch of Kagiso Digital's NOW.co.za online news portal aimed predominantly at the millennial generation, Deshnee Subramany has been appointed editor of NOW...

By Louise Marsland 22 Apr 2015 09:32

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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

Independent Media announces deputy editor of the trio of Isolezwe Publications - Independent Media
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What do you do when you unexpectedly bump into Nelson Mandela, or when IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi barges into your office demanding to see you?

Issued by Independent Media 7 Apr 2015 16:12

New book outlines 'What is a 21st Century Brand?'
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2 Apr 2015 14:39

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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
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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

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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
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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

Independent Media announces launch of New Vernacular Publication in the Eastern Cape - Independent Media
Independent Media announces launch of New Vernacular Publication in the Eastern Cape

Independent Media is proud to announce the launch of I'solezwe lesiXhosa, the company's first vernacular publication in the Eastern Cape, available to the public from 30 March 2015.

Issued by Independent Media 23 Mar 2015 16:19

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

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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
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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
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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
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26 Feb 2015 08:23

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

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