NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She insists she didn't.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by a task team to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
The chief operating officer position at the SABC may be advertised soon, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said yesterday.
26 Nov 2013 10:09
Last week on the Biz Takeouts show we looked at alternative funding solutions for SMME companies, and also found out more about the upcoming event, Bright Talks. If you missed the show, listen to the podcast which is now available. [twitterfall]
25 Nov 2013 12:53
NEWSWATCH: And the SABC is back in the news... This time thanks to a 'damning' provisional report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on the abuse of power and maladministration by senior executives and former board members of the SABC, reports City Press. And Sanef has a word of advice for journalists who go into politics.
By Rod Baker 25 Nov 2013 07:43
"You can imagine the world media - the frenzy that will be created when Julius Malema stands up to give his answer to the State of the Nation Address" - Frans Cronje of the Institute of Race Relations in a Biznews interview
By Ed Herbst 22 Nov 2013 06:47
On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday morning from 9am-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to David Lewis, CEO of Retail Capital. [twitterfall]
20 Nov 2013 11:45
The Loeries has released its Official Rankings for 2013, providing a transparent overview of the awards as well as helping to promote creativity and innovation as primary business tools in the brand communication arena.
20 Nov 2013 07:38
NEWSWATCH: First they couldn't, now they can - the media that is... can cover Julius Malema's trial on multiple charges, reports news24. BDLive reports the owner of Goldfields newspaper is to testify against Media24, and Google and Microsoft have agreed to measures to block images of child abuse, reports the BBC.
By Rod Baker 18 Nov 2013 11:39
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.
9 Dec 2013 11:21
The dti, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and South African Breweries (SAB) created the You Decide campaign programme in a successful public private partnership to reduce the amount of underage drinking.
9 Dec 2013 09:54
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is advising all international broadcasters to ensure that they have requisite radio frequency spectrum and type-approval licences, when covering the upcoming state funeral of former state president Nelson Mandela.
9 Dec 2013 08:17
RAMS Dec 2013 covers fieldwork done from the beginning of July to mid-October 2013.
5 Dec 2013 08:50
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
Power FM has lost some key staff members four months after its launch.
2 Dec 2013 06:47
Tribal Boyz is calling for anti-rape campaign Real Men Don't Rape to replace national football Fridays and DJs Karabo Ndaba and Jerry Malatji want government and business to support the idea.
28 Nov 2013 10:03
The first social media hub in South Africa has been developed with Zoomph in Washington DC to create dialogue across South Africa with the release of the autobiographical movie, 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on 28 November 2013.
28 Nov 2013 08:42
A record crowd of over 9,000 sisters, misters, kids and dogs flooded the streets of Midrand in a firm protest against the abuse of South African women and children at the 1st for Women and Jacaranda FM Sisters with Blisters walk.
Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 27 Nov 2013 10:36
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said yesterday that by Friday this week the fate of senior management at the SABC would be clearer.
27 Nov 2013 10:22
According to the latest Radio Audience Measurement Survey (RAMS), interest in community radio is rising, with a number of local radio stations showing an increase in listeners.
26 Nov 2013 08:18
The official ceremonial opening of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg, on 18 November saw Kaya FM receiving acknowledgment of Legacy Partner status from Tokyo Sexwale, chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Resource Mobilisation Committee.
Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 25 Nov 2013 11:54
The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for October 2013 have been announced.
25 Nov 2013 10:41
A wealth of research confirms that digital and radio work well together. One survey by Commercial Radio Australia and TNS found that people who hear a radio ad with a digital call to action are six times more likely to visit a brand's website than those that don't.
Issued by Mediamark 22 Nov 2013 14:12
Richard Hardiman's pitch for his system to automate the cleaning of surface water in harbours, ports and marinas and ridding these areas of surface waste and fluids, has brought him to the global final of Entrepreneur X Factor 2013.
22 Nov 2013 08:39
OFM Lifestyle programme presenter Phillip Kotze has resigned following a decision to relocate to Johannesburg.
Issued by OFM Radio 21 Nov 2013 10:30
The question 'what is the future of radio?' is often asked... Truth be told, none of us really truly know the future state of any media platform.
By Kevin Fine 20 Nov 2013 12:14
The search for the Top 200 songs on OFM just got interesting with R50,000 up for grabs for predicting the number one song!
Issued by OFM Radio 19 Nov 2013 11:34
The MD of Algoa FM, Dave Tiltmann, has announced the return of Mio Khondleka and Queenie Grootboom to Algoa FM. The duo left the station in April to help start up the new Power FM in Johannesburg.
Issued by Algoa FM 18 Nov 2013 12:12
Kaya FM's win in the Best Company Category at the 5th Thebe Excellence Awards is one of biggest accolades the business has received thus far since receiving the MTN Commercial Radio Station of the Year 2013 award in April.
Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 18 Nov 2013 12:11
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