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ABC Notice No 1 of 2017
ABC Notice No 1 of 2017

The first quarter 2017 list of new ABC members, suspensions and discontinued titles, as well as the check audits reports and more has been released...

Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 9 Mar 2017

Wedding Inspirations sponsors the fashion show at The Wedding Expo
Wedding Inspirations sponsors the fashion show at The Wedding Expo

In a first for the magazine, South African Wedding Inspirations is sponsoring the fashion show at the upcoming Wedding Expo at the Ticketpro Dome on 11 and 12 March...

Issued by The Wedding Group 9 Mar 2017

MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine
MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine

MyBroadband has launched the first edition of the MyBroadband Magazine, which aims to be the premium business IT print publication in South Africa...

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Mar 2017

It's the trends issue - the Autumn edition of South African Wedding Inspirations on sale now!
It's the trends issue - the Autumn edition of South African Wedding Inspirations on sale now!

If you want to embrace the hottest new trends in your upcoming wedding, then you need to grab a copy of the Autumn issue of South African Wedding Inspirations, on sale from 13 March nationwide...

Issued by The Wedding Group 2 Mar 2017

Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media
Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media

New Media has announced that managing director Bridget McCarney has been promoted to CEO of the New Media group of companies, and that Aileen Lamb, current general manager of the consumer division, has been appointed as managing director...

Issued by New Media 2 Mar 2017

Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing
Terena le Roux keeps the Ideas/Idees flowing

Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (Ideas Factory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017

DHS Media obtains publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa
DHS Media obtains publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa

DHS Media has obtained the publishing rights to BBC Top Gear Magazine South Africa...

10 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine
#DesignMonth: 140 BBDO launches third issue of I Get Paid for This zine

140 BBDO launched the third issue of its zine, I Get Paid for This at First Thursdays on 2 February to an overwhelming response...

10 Feb 2017

Yegor Larin © –
ABC: Members up but print down

The ABC 4th Quarter 2016 results, released via webinar for the first time, show that the total number of products and titles reported on for the ABC 4th quarter 2016 has increased to 982 from 854 in 2015...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Feb 2017

Zahraa Saifullah, editor and publisher of Grazia magazine's Pakistan edition, speaks at a press conference in Karachi on February 6, 2017 ()
Fashion magazine giant Grazia to launch in Pakistan

KARACHI - Italy's glossy style magazine Grazia will launch in Pakistan, publishers said on Monday, as the deeply conservative Muslim country's growing fashion industry seeks a place on the world stage...

7 Feb 2017

New magazine The Vegan Life launches
New magazine The Vegan Life launches

Media 24 launches The Vegan Life magazine on 30 January 2017 for R49, available from all major retailers, with a digital version purchasable at www.mysubs.co.za...

30 Jan 2017

Former editors get publishing rights to Ideas/Idees, Lééf
Former editors get publishing rights to Ideas/Idees, Lééf

Following Media24's announcement that it would cease publishing Ideas/Idees, Lééf and topCar and relinquish its international licences to Top Gear and Grazia...

20 Jan 2017

Do you trust the news? Image credit: Studiostoks © –
What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy...

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

Time names Trump its 2016 'Person of the Year'
Time names Trump its 2016 'Person of the Year'

Time magazine on Wednesday named Donald Trump its "Person of the Year" for 2016 for his stunning upset election victory that rewrote the rules of politics, delivering him to the helm of a divided America...

8 Dec 2016

Simply sensational summer edition of Wedding Inspirations on sale now!
Simply sensational summer edition of Wedding Inspirations on sale now!

If you're looking for amazing ideas for your upcoming summer wedding, the summer 2016 issue of South African Wedding Inspirations, on sale from Monday, 12 December, is an absolute must-have!..

Issued by The Wedding Group 6 Dec 2016

Loeries 'Diverse Issue' out now
Loeries 'Diverse Issue' out now

Creativity in a diverse world... is the theme for the 22nd edition of the annual Loeries Migrate magazine, now out...

5 Dec 2016

John Brown Media scoops three more international awards
John Brown Media scoops three more international awards

Barely a week after winning three coveted awards at the Pearl Awards in New York, John Brown Media has won an additional three awards for their work with Pick n Pay at the International Content Marketing Association Awards in London...

Issued by John Brown 28 Nov 2016

Media24 plans to exit five magazines
Media24 plans to exit five magazines

Media24 will exit three of its international magazine licences, which include TopCar and Top Gear, and Grazia. The media company is also considering closing Leef and Ideas/Idees...

24 Nov 2016

John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious Pearl Awards in New York
John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious Pearl Awards in New York

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living publishers, John Brown Media South Africa, won three awards at the 14th Annual Pearl Awards in New York...

Issued by John Brown 17 Nov 2016

The power of print in the attention economy - a Fresh Living case study
The power of print in the attention economy - a Fresh Living case study

With attention being the most valuable currency in the media world, and with the explosion of the digital age in a demand-driven media economy, is there still a place for print in content marketing?...

Issued by John Brown 27 Oct 2016

Conteu Magazine to launch special print edition
Conteu Magazine to launch special print edition

"There's just something so special about print. In today's fast-paced lifestyle the idea of carving time out of your day to sit down and enjoy a magazine is something we, and others like us, crave." - Words by Conteu Magazine's Chloé Kemp and Megan Rich, who are in the conceptual stage of a special print edition...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Oct 2016

Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial
Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial

Lufthansa has launched a new image campaign with a fun and entertaining new TV commercial bearing the slogan "More than just a good flight."

23 Sep 2016

It's a brand new world for print
It's a brand new world for print

Video, native advertising, mobile apps - these were some of the main talking points yesterday at the first day of the Media24 Lifestyle Summit...

By Beverley Klein 23 Sep 2016

Thurgood and Raphaely
#InnovationMonth: "Repetition is a dirty word"

Associated Media group CEO Julia Raphaely talks us through the collaborative benefit of shifting from silo structure and instead having creatives work with other creatives, as well as how they continue to innovate and shine despite market conditions on the downturn...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Sep 2016

Fresh Living celebrates ABC results on eve of 100th issue
Fresh Living celebrates ABC results on eve of 100th issue

Fresh Living readers spend 2.5 times more in store than the average Pick n Pay shopper...

Issued by John Brown 13 Sep 2016

Reading for enjoyment
Reading for enjoyment

Every month Jet Club gives away books to the value of R1000 to four Jet Club kids' school libraries. Leah Raees Govender of Palmcroft Primary School in Phoenix was a recent winner...

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 9 Sep 2016

John Brown Media appointed as content agency for Leisure Books/Leserskring
John Brown Media appointed as content agency for Leisure Books/Leserskring

John Brown Media is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as the content agency to produce the catalogues for the iconic Leserskring/Leisure Books audience of book lovers...

Issued by John Brown 26 Aug 2016

Sarah Collins, founder of Wonderbag, receives her trophy.
Winners of the Fairlady Women of the Future Awards for 2016 announced

True to its tagline, 'The smart read for smart women', Fairlady announced the winners of its annual Fairlady Women of the Future Awards, in partnership with Santam, at an exclusive VIP luncheon at Summer Place in Hyde Park, Johannesburg this afternoon...

19 Aug 2016

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