New press offices

The following companies have opened press offices on Bizcommunity.com!
Leadtrekker

Leadtrekker was developed as a result of problems occurring in the digital marketing and advertising world which this system is designed to eradicate by never losing a lead again.

Starbright

Starbright is a company made up of an innovative and young team passionate about providing quality web development services, digital marketing, IT and network support, graphic design and more.

Digital School of Marketing

The Digital School of Marketing (DSM) offers a unique, user-friendly online learning platform where you can achieve an accredited digital marketing education.

New recruiters

The Unlimited has opened a recruiter listing on Bizcommunity.com!
The Unlimited

A business founded on the idea of shifting lives, we have been providing access products, mostly within financial services, but extending as far as your health, your life, your car and many more to ordinary South Africans, since the dawn of our democracy, in 1994.

Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era
Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era

Ease of access to social media and editing tools have made it easier than ever to spread stories and images that have people shaking their heads, thinking "That can't be real... can it? I must share!" Here are five steps to take to up your media literacy, so that the results of your own news-sharing are more reliable...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

Only advertise on trusted publisher websites!
Only advertise on trusted publisher websites!

A large media company recently published an exposé on fake news websites and advertisers that mistakenly landed up advertising on these platforms...

Issued by SPARK Media 11 Oct 2018

#Newsmaker: Destiny Man has a new editor, welcome back Kojo Baffoe
#Newsmaker: Destiny Man has a new editor, welcome back Kojo Baffoe

Kojo Baffoe rejoined Destiny Man last month, succeeding editor Thabiso Tema...

By Jessica Tennant 11 Oct 2018

Murphy captions this: “#GreatThoughts”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Terry Murphy

This week, we got behind the selfie with Terry Murphy, publisher at Marketing Mix Conferences who will open next week's Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019 in Sandton and Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2018

Emilar Gandhi
Facebook Africa launches third-party fact-checking w/ Africa Check, AFP

Facebook Africa has launched third-party fact-checking in partnership with Africa Check and AFP to help assess the accuracy of news in South Africa and reduce the spread of misinformation...

4 Oct 2018

SCA rules on publication of child victims' names
SCA rules on publication of child victims' names

The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a ground-breaking judgment recently in the matter Centre for Child Law & Others v Media 24 Limited & Others, reinforcing the public's right to be informed of crimes involving child victims...

By Pieter Conradie, Anja Hofmeyr and Ashleigh Gordon 4 Oct 2018

Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers
Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers

Africa's media landscape has undergone significant changes since African publishers across the continent gathered for the first Digital Media Africa conference in 2016, and this year's gathering promises to address digital revenue challenges...

3 Oct 2018

Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018
Influential voices and leading narratives in the media during Women's Month 2018

#TotalShutdown marches taking place across the country on 1 August saw women from all walks of life taking to the streets to make their collective voice heard. This began a month that would lead to significant conversations about how South African society treats and protects women...

Issued by Ornico 3 Oct 2018

(c) Alistair Cotton -
Africa Science Desk calls journalists to pitch science stories

The African Academy of Sciences and its partners continue to accept pitches from African journalists every month. The next deadline is Wednesday, 10 October 2018...

3 Oct 2018

Supply chain compendium launched in Ghana
Supply chain compendium launched in Ghana

The Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership's (SBL) Professor Douglas Boateng has launched the second edition of the compendium on Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Accra, Ghana...

3 Oct 2018

#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape
#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape

NEWSWATCH: Court reporting is notoriously one of the most strictly regulated fields of journalism, which is why media celebrated this morning when granted an application to take still pictures of the #DrosRape accused...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Oct 2018

Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership
Brand safety: A matter of conscious partnership

Every business knows that their brand equity is as valuable as their bottom line...

Issued by IAB South Africa 1 Oct 2018

The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?
The digital virus: Have you been vaccinated?

A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is showing that humans are to blame for the spread of the digital virus commonly referred to as fake news...

Issued by Sabinet 28 Sep 2018

Andrew Bonamour
Photographer: Karl Rogers
Tiso Blackstar to play lead role in SA film sector

Tiso Blackstar Group, the owner of Business Day, will sell certain locally produced films to global and local streaming platforms, CEO Andrew Bonamour said on Thursday...

By Nick Hedley 28 Sep 2018

Narrative content director Robyn Daly
'Remember who's the hero of the story': The Narrative on winning UX

When it comes to content marketing, do you offer interactive tools and snappy content aimed at solving your customers' problems, or just keep regurgitating your static 'company profile' text? If your answer is closer to the latter, Narrative content director Robyn Daly explains why you need to put user experience first...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Sep 2018

D&AD's 56th Annual and Manual. Image supplied.
D&AD celebrates 56th Annual by adding Manual

D&AD launches its 56th Annual, a collection of the best in creative work across the design and advertising industry, which marks the end of Steve Vranakis' run as D&AD president...

20 Sep 2018

Bulletproof Marriage offers wisdom, guidance and counselling at The Wedding Expo at Carnival City
Bulletproof Marriage offers wisdom, guidance and counselling at The Wedding Expo at Carnival City

Learning to love intelligently and rationally, rather than emotionally, is one of the skills contained in the international bestseller Bulletproof Marriage: Your shield against divorce.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 20 Sep 2018

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards

New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday...

Issued by New Media 17 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Michael Wokorach races towards the try line. Credit: APO.
Writing the story of the rise of African rugby

The APO Group presents 'The Incredible Rise of African Rugby' in a new published guide to the sport on the continent...

13 Sep 2018

24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu
24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu

24.com and their media solutions division, The SpaceStation, have announced that they have partnered with global video supplier, Oovvuu...

Issued by The SpaceStation 13 Sep 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens

At the end of August, I wrote that Malta has no hate crime on the statute books. A week later, an initiative has been launched aimed at tackling the proliferation of hate speech and bringing together a basic understanding of the dangerous discourse that has swamped social media...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 7 Sep 2018

#Newsmaker: "Send me, I'm a committed woman, it shall be done" - Desiree Oliphant-Hilmer
#Newsmaker: "Send me, I'm a committed woman, it shall be done" - Desiree Oliphant-Hilmer

Desiree Oliphant-Hilmer, newly appointed sales and advertising manager for The Herald and Weekend Post brings a wealth of experience through prior positions at SABC Radio and Kagiso Media...

By Jessica Tennant 28 Aug 2018

#Newsmaker: "Your power lies precisely in your deeply authentic self" - Nwabisa Makunga
#Newsmaker: "Your power lies precisely in your deeply authentic self" - Nwabisa Makunga

Nwabisa Makunga has been promoted to the editor of Tiso Blackstar's Eastern Cape titles, The Herald and its sister publication the Weekend Post as of this month, having been the deputy editor of both publications for the last two years...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Aug 2018

Pepe Marais and Growing Greatness.
"Just start now and be creative" - Pepe Marais on Growing Greatness

Pepe Marais is already a creative inspiration to many, so his recently published book, Growing Greatness, is sure to be well-received...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Aug 2018

#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards
#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards

Shield announced yesterday that it has been nominated for 'Best New Sponsorship' and 'Campaign of the Year' at this year's Sport Industry Awards taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre this Friday, 17 August...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Aug 2018

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

14 Aug 2018

Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'
Jane Raphaely encourages women to ask 'Why not?'

In her opening keynote at the Marie Claire Power Summit, Jane Raphaely noted that every day should be Women's Day. "Yesterday we lived in a man's world. Today we live in a woman's world... I've seen many things happen and I am yet to see women achieving true equality..." Here's what she believes we ought to do about it...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Aug 2018

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