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Sebata Group wins Best Established Black Business award
Sebata Group wins Best Established Black Business award

The Sebata Group of companies won the Van Ryn's Black Business Quarterly (BBQ) Award for Best Established Black Business at a red-carpet event last Friday. Altogether, the awards included 14 categories, amongst others the best-established business, best established SMME, the platinum visionary award, businesswoman and businessman of the year and one for young achievers.

30 Oct 2012 08:01

Zuma drops suit against Zapiro cartoon
Zuma drops suit against Zapiro cartoon

President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his claim for damages against a Zapiro cartoon published in the Sunday Times and agreed to pay half of its legal costs, according to the newspaper on Saturday.

29 Oct 2012 05:02

Sean Woods wins Siemens Profile Award for second time
Sean Woods wins Siemens Profile Award for second time

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 06:57

Fresh Living team takes two awards at the Annual Galliova Awards - John Brown
Fresh Living team takes two awards at the Annual Galliova Awards

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.

Issued by John Brown 25 Oct 2012 08:11

Shape and SA Garden/Tuin close; rumours of cutbacks at Indie
Shape and SA Garden/Tuin close; rumours of cutbacks at Indie

News of cost-cutting and title closures in the print industry don't shock anymore. They are just a fact of life.

By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 25 Oct 2012 06:08

Abigail Donnelly is Best Food Writer of the Year
Abigail Donnelly is Best Food Writer of the Year

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 13:27

Ingrid Louw
Written journalism still a strong value proposition for advertisers

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.

By Ingrid Louw 24 Oct 2012 08:59

Govt, Sanef commit to closer ties
Govt, Sanef commit to closer ties

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 05:43

Dear Apostrophe (A Love Letter)
Dear Apostrophe (A Love Letter)

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.

By Tiffany Markman 19 Oct 2012 08:16

The Property Magazine to come out bi-monthly
The Property Magazine to come out bi-monthly

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 12:00

New name, appointments for Associated Magazines
New name, appointments for Associated Magazines

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 09:22

Give readers opportunity to choose what to read

News outlets moving into the digital space need to come up with ways to engage readers personally and on a one-on-one basis if they want to understand their customers content needs and wants.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 12 Oct 2012 08:40

First local cover star for Grazia
First local cover star for Grazia

Idols judge and radio personality Unathi Msengana has been selected as Grazia South Africa's first local cover star.

12 Oct 2012 07:03

Harry Herber
Who'll survive the next decade?

Hell, in the blink of an eye, it's 10 years later. I would not have thought a decade would fly by so quickly, but there you are. And if you asked me if a whack had changed in that time, I would've answered "not so much".

By Harry Herber 12 Oct 2012 06:30

Simply Green starts fifth year with redesigned look
Simply Green starts fifth year with redesigned look

The eco-lifestyle magazine, Simply Green, has begun its fifth year on retail and bookstore shelves with a redesigned look.

11 Oct 2012 16:49

Ann Druce
Making technical advertising relevant

Open any technical journal and, with a few exceptions, the advertising is dire. The company logo is usually right at the top, highlighting the real problem: the advertiser thinks their ad is all about them.

By Ann Druce 11 Oct 2012 06:23

Management Today extends global reach with app
Management Today extends global reach with app

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 17:36

Budding young chefs in National Geographic Kids competition
Budding young chefs in National Geographic Kids competition

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 16:07

Taking digital strategy to next level
Taking digital strategy to next level

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.

By Gail Hoffmann & Richard Stephenson 10 Oct 2012 09:13

Women vote Range Rover Evoque as Overall Women's Car of the Year for 2012
Women vote Range Rover Evoque as Overall Women's Car of the Year for 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 06:17

Fabulous Woman magazine launch
Fabulous Woman magazine launch

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.

Issued by Bonisa Media 8 Oct 2012 10:39

Robbie Stammers starts new DVD partnership, travel magazine
Robbie Stammers starts new DVD partnership, travel magazine

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 10:37

Talifhani Munzhedzi
The media must not give South Africans a raw deal leading to Mangaung

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.

By Talifhani Munzhedzi 8 Oct 2012 07:32

Tanya de Kock new editor of Automobil
Tanya de Kock new editor of Automobil

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 08:09

Sweeping reforms to press regulations announced
Sweeping reforms to press regulations announced

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 07:25

SAARF AMPS Jun 2012: Most South Africans remain true to their media
SAARF AMPS Jun 2012: Most South Africans remain true to their media

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 12:05

Destiny and Destiny Man, in association with Bisquit Cognac, bring you the Power of 40

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.

Issued by Ndalo Media 4 Oct 2012 09:14

Grahame Hall
Why agencies don't advertise themselves

In a recent article on Bizcommunity, PR pundit Peter Mann asks the pertinent question "Why Don't Agencies Advertise?"

By Grahame Hall 4 Oct 2012 07:52

New lifestyle magazines offer bridal, student, Sunday reading
New lifestyle magazines offer bridal, student, Sunday reading

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 09:41

What's in The Media October issue
What's in The Media October issue

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 06:02

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