In the new category, 'Sustainable Cities', Popular Mechanics writer Sean Woods won a Siemens Profile Award; his second win in this all-Africa competition that recognises and rewards excellence in science and technology journalism.
26 Oct 2012
The John Brown Media team behind food magazine, Pick n Pay's Fresh Living, received top results at the annual Galliova Awards on 19 October - with talented foodies Justine Drake and Anke Roux being recognised for their outstanding work.
John Brown 25 Oct 2012
News of cost-cutting and title closures in the print industry don't shock anymore. They are just a fact of life.
Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 25 Oct 2012
Abigail Donnelly, food editor of Woolworths Taste, won two awards at the recent Galliova Food Writers' Awards. She was named Best Food Writer of the Year, the top award, and Best Stylist for her work on the New Media publication.
24 Oct 2012
Much has been reported lately about the state of the print media in South Africa, with particular reference to a lack of innovation among newspapers and magazines.
Ingrid Louw 24 Oct 2012
Government and the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) have resolved to work closely together for the good of the country. The two parties held their annual meeting on Friday and Saturday in Magaliesburg.
22 Oct 2012
You and I have come a long way together. We began our collaboration some 25 years ago, when you'd regularly forgive my crayoned abuse of your good nature. Then, we became allies: just you and me, against the world, using permanent marker to 'correct' the punctuation on signs proclaiming Ladies Room.
Tiffany Markman 19 Oct 2012
The Property Magazine, which currently produces 12 issues, will produce six issues annually, in response to the advent of digital and the recent launch of its free-to-download iPad app, complementing its successful Zinio edition and the existing digital replica of the title.
17 Oct 2012
As part of its vision to expand beyond the magazine print market and capitalise on new developments in the media sector, Associated Magazines is changing its name to Associated Media Publishing.
17 Oct 2012
The eco-lifestyle magazine, Simply Green, has begun its fifth year on retail and bookstore shelves with a redesigned look.
11 Oct 2012
Since launching its iPad and iPhone app in March 2012, Management Today's global reach has extended with the number of downloads of the app passing the 16,000 mark.
10 Oct 2012
The National Geographic Kids competition, sponsored by Redro, has announced the winners of its Young Chefs Competition in its October 2012 issue.
10 Oct 2012
Amongst the biggest trends in digital publishing is the adoption of the tablet - from which everything else flows. This leads to the non-standardization of any platform, as an operating system. Many publishers have a presence on iOS, many of those also added something on Android but they are approaching it in a case-by-case basis - in a way that does not necessarily scale, as the number of options proliferates. This dovetails with the growth of pure digital titles.
Gail Hoffmann & Richard Stephenson 10 Oct 2012
The winners of the 2012 WOW Women's Car of the Year Awards have been announced with that Range Rover Evoque taking the Overall Women's Car of the Year award for 2012.
10 Oct 2012
Fabulous Woman is a quarterly, glossy, inspirational magazine which aims to unite women and encourage them to stand together on issues affecting women across all cultures, and to support each other in fighting the cause of women.
Bonisa Media 8 Oct 2012
Robbie Stammers has moved on to start some exciting new ventures of his own after five years as the editor of Leadership magazine. He has formed a DVD partnership and plans an outdoor travel magazine for Cape Union Mart.
8 Oct 2012
Last week marked the beginning of a very significant period for the ANC if not the whole of South Africa. The ruling party officially opened the leadership nomination process at all its branches leading to 53rd ANC National Conference in December. Already on Monday, the Eastern Cape ANC Youth League had put names forward for the top six.
Talifhani Munzhedzi 8 Oct 2012
Tania de Kock is the new editor of Automobil, replacing Tim Brink, who became editor of sister title Ride at the beginning of October 2012. With a long history in custom and business-to-business publishing, De Kock brings invaluable experience to the team.
5 Oct 2012
On Wednesday 3 October 2012, the Press Council of South Africa announced sweeping reforms to press regulations at an event at Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg. Much stronger public participation in the Press Council of South Africa and its adjudication procedures is the most notable change.
5 Oct 2012
With the release of the latest All Media and Products Survey, AMPS Jun 12, by the South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF), the broad-strokes view of the media industry indicates that South Africa's media players are showing positive audience results midway through the year.
4 Oct 2012
The next series of the Destiny and Destiny Man's Power of 40 events have been scheduled. The guest speaker is Matthew Buckland, the Managing Director and founder of the Cape Town-based digital agency, Creative Spark.
Ndalo Media 4 Oct 2012
Magazine readers can browse through the new annual bridal guide, True Love Bride, the new sized i Mag lifestyle guide in City Press or the 12th edition of student life, Yes! Lifestyle Mag.
3 Oct 2012
This month's digital The Media magazine, a celebration of the publication's tenth birthday, is now live and packed with media insight - especially that which is related to how the media industry has evolved in the last decade and the remaining challenges. Contributors include Harry Herber, Sandra Gordon and Tim Spira.
3 Oct 2012
Landbouweekblad may be more than 90 years old and serves a largely conservative section of society but it is also a digital pathfinder for magazines. Bizcommunity finds out from Landbou.com's digital manager Jan Bezuidenhout and web editor Corli van der Merwe how well the site is doing, how it protects the titles's circulation and why many young farmers are at the cutting edge of tech today while they wait for the broadband ship to come into SA's rural areas.
Grazia South Africa, a weekly news and fashion magazine, has awarded its public relations account to Brand Ambassadors, a Johannesburg-based PR and marketing firm.
1 Oct 2012