Adult Swim now on Showmax
Adult Swim now on Showmax

The number-one US cable destination for millennials, Adult Swim is making waves with its African premiere this month...

Issued by Showmax 1 day ago

Winner of search for animation talent in Africa
Winner of search for animation talent in Africa

Cartoon Network's Creative Lab winners of its search for the next African animation talent, have been announced...

1 day ago

Open News anchors at their launch: news anchors Koketso Sachane and Naledi Moleo, social media anchor Ayanda Dlamini, Inge Isaacs from the weather desk, and sports anchor Adrian Botha.
When chance meetings roll into 'you're hired' meetings

What do Tim Modise, the late Rowena Baird, Stephanie Ruhle, and Oprah have in common? They serve as inspiration for the new news and social media anchors of OpenView's Open News...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town last night...

2 days ago

AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019
AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019

With a 65% matric pass rate in 2017 for the Eastern Cape, of which only 22,7% qualify with a Bachelor's Pass (standard university degree entrance), alternative options are important for school finishers looking to study further...

By Earle Holmes, Issued by AFDA 13 Nov 2018

Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix
Toyota adds TV to Aygo mix

The new campaign for Toyota Aygo from long-standing marketing partner, FCB Joburg, adds television to the mix after historically relying on digital to communicate with the competitively priced car's young and highly aspirational target market...

Issued by FCB Africa 13 Nov 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2018

Open News MD, Nisa Allie.
How to launch an independent TV news channel like Open News

eMedia Investments launched Open News on Thursday, 1 November. I visited the studios in the eMedia building on Stirling Street for a glimpse at the magic behind the scenes with MD, Nisa Allie on their fresh, honest alternatives to the news you see elsewhere...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2018

How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom
How to get Showmax for free with Vodacom

Showmax has launched a new deal with Vodacom that gives you three months of Showmax for free, plus free data to binge-watch your favourite series in their new #zerobucksgiven campaign...

Issued by Showmax 8 Nov 2018

Private secure DStv channel, for your business
Private secure DStv channel, for your business

Global Access' private channel on DStv is the ideal platform for real-time, immediate, private and secure communication and training with your own invited audience...

Issued by Global Access 8 Nov 2018

Pierre Cassuto speaking about House of Cronies at the launch last week.
Politics is just a game

ZANews has just launched its new board game, House of Cronies, and we spoke to creator, Pierre Cassuto about what goes into publishing a board game and what sets this one apart from the rest...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

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Concerns regarding SABC restructuring strategy, mass retrenchments

NEWSWATCH: In an effort to turn the business around, the SABC announced on Monday that it will be going ahead with Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act...

30 Oct 2018

Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation
Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation

Taking place from 14-16 November, DISCOP Johannesburg is the leading content, adaptation rights and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East...

30 Oct 2018

11 horrors to stream on Showmax
11 horrors to stream on Showmax

If you love shows that give you shivers down the spine, these are the perfect series and movies to get you into the Halloween spirit...

Issued by Showmax 30 Oct 2018

Will it be a holly jolly Christmas for your brand?
Will it be a holly jolly Christmas for your brand?

Put a jingle in your bell this year by tracking and optimising your Christmas TV advertising...

By Irina Herf 29 Oct 2018

Open News announces news anchors
Open News announces news anchors

Open News has assembled a team of highly skilled anchors to give Openview viewers a fresh take on television news and current affairs...

Issued by e.tv 26 Oct 2018

Global Ad Trends report focussing on OTT compiled by Warc
Global Ad Trends report focussing on OTT compiled by Warc

Consumer and advertiser investment in over-the-top (OTT), the delivery of premium video content via the internet, is rising rapidly worldwide, with spend set to reach a projected $129.3bn by 2023...

25 Oct 2018

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Q2: Key findings
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Q2: Key findings

The latest release of Inflation Watch - Q2 2018 - has been released. This study covers advertising rates and performance trends and an MIW Index, which is essentially a cost per thousand calculation...

24 Oct 2018

Human-driven transcription services appear best equipped with 99% accuracy rate
Human-driven transcription services appear best equipped with 99% accuracy rate

A human-driven team of transcribers would see BBC cut out a string of Not Safe For Work (NSFW) subtitling gaffes thanks to its 99% accuracy rate...

24 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

The past, present and future of TV manufacturing
The past, present and future of TV manufacturing

While South Africans "tuned in" later than most - only in 1976 - the television set has been at the heart of homes around the country for 42 years, and counting...

By Jacques Bentley 24 Oct 2018

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YouTube's web version now has miniplayer for multitasking

Now you can watch videos and browse through others simultaneously from your web browser using YouTube's miniplayer feature...

By Shereesa Moodley 23 Oct 2018

Climb SA's highest mountains in 9 Peaks Record, first and only on Showmax
Climb SA's highest mountains in 9 Peaks Record, first and only on Showmax

In 9 Peaks Record, first and only on Showmax, we see how four athletes broke the record to climb the highest mountain in each South African province in July 2017...

Issued by Showmax 23 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

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Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss 2018 Awards: Winners announced!

The 2018 Veuve Clicquot Elle Boss Awards saw some of the most inspiring businesswomen in South Africa gathering to celebrate and honour this year's winners...

19 Oct 2018

Global Citizen Festival announces partnerships with top South African broadcasters
Global Citizen Festival announces partnerships with top South African broadcasters

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that DStv, SABC, and Viacom's MTV International will be the broadcast partners for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 19 Oct 2018

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Put truth first in news reporting and information-sharing in general

Media outlets are clearing their throats, pulling up their socks and clarifying their editorial policies following the 'Sunday Times fake news fallout'. Here's what you can do, even if you're not affiliated with mainstream media...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Oct 2018

Sars' Nugent inquiry interview goes viral
Sars' Nugent inquiry interview goes viral

NEWSWATCH: Sars 'chief of digital and IT, Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane's interview with Sakina Kamwendo regarding the Nugent inquiry into the tax collector's IT and e-filing infrastructure, on the SABC's Morning Live yesterday, has gone viral...

18 Oct 2018

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