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Commanding the spotlight... Video on command
Commanding the spotlight... Video on command

The increase in consumers opting for VOD is slowly changing viewing habits in SA and making it more challenging for marketers to reach their audiences in numbers...

By Luca Dignam, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 days ago

Mapi Mhlangu: eNCA's new managing director and editor-in-chief
Mapi Mhlangu: eNCA's new managing director and editor-in-chief

eNCA is proud to announce the appointment of a new managing director and editor-in-chief, Mapi Mhlangu. Mhlangu assumes the helm of South Africa's premier news channel, taking over from Anton Harber on 1 July...

Issued by e.tv 21 Jun 2017

Jan Isenbart, outgoing president, egta
Technology, consumer usage generates new opportunities in TV, radio

New egta president makes a call for the TV and radio industry to enter a new era of transformation...

21 Jun 2017

Desiree Gullan
How digital killed the TV star

It's official: digital advertising has overtaken TV advertising revenue (IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, 2016). As a medium, digital advertising has grown at supersonic speed. Here's what the latest statistics reveal...

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 20 Jun 2017

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Black Coffee sugar-free on SABC u-turn

Black Coffee has expressed disappointment over the return of "old American music" on radio stations since the SABC's u-turn on the 90% local content quota...

19 Jun 2017

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Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name...

12 Jun 2017

Sarah-Jane Harling Account Director Advertising BBC Worldwide Africa
#Newsmaker: Sarah-Jane Harling joins BBC Worldwide to grow its advertising business across Africa

BBC Worldwide recently appointed Sarah-Jane Harling in the newly created role of advertising account director for its Africa division, based at BBC's Melrose Arch office...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2017

From radio star to soapie darling
From radio star to soapie darling

Heart FM presenter Tracey Lange will be gracing our screens on the popular Afrikaans kykNET soapie, Suidooster, on Thursday, 8 June, at 6pm...

Issued by Heart FM 8 Jun 2017

Celebrate supreme women on e.tv
Celebrate supreme women on e.tv

This June, e.tv celebrates the supreme women across its family of channels, in award-winning local and international drama series...

Issued by e.tv 7 Jun 2017

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UK election on CNN International

CNN International will air special coverage of the UK election with special programming, beginning at 10pm BST on Thursday 8 June...

7 Jun 2017

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Creative illustrators sought to turn MTV Shuga into comic book

MTV Breaks is looking for creative illustrators and colourists to translate TV show, MTV Shuga into a comic book...

31 May 2017

New innovation firsts for BMW SA
New innovation firsts for BMW SA

With the growing consumer trend of using more than one screen while watching television, Vizeum has brought TV sync technology to South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 26 May 2017

Victor Zastolskiy © –
How emotion affects advertising

You really have to be operating in the dark ages of marketing if you haven't cottoned on to the importance of emotion in marketing communication...

By John Laurence 25 May 2017

Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)
Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)

Based on Viacom's extensive research on Generation X, how should brands, advertisers, marketers and media companies alike re-evaluate the way they represent this group of consumers?

By Jessica Tennant 24 May 2017

The future of advertising
The future of advertising

Everyone's talking about it... falling circulations, viewers flocking to various competitive TV channels and a myriad of online internet offers, streaming options and, oh, there are so many others...

By Chris Brewer 22 May 2017

Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)
Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)

Christian Kurz, senior vice president, global insights for Viacom International Media Networks unpacks the media company's latest global study and some game-changing insights on Generation X...

By Jessica Tennant 19 May 2017

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Allan Gray lets go of Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town

NEWSWATCH: Allan Gray has let go of ad agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town, effective 31 July, and is in the process of appointing a new agency to manage the account...

19 May 2017

Roger Ailes, seen here in a 2006 picture, blended entertainment with conservative politics in creating Fox News | ©  | Frederick M. Brown
How 'dark genius' Ailes reshaped US television news

NEW YORK - Championed by conservatives as a visionary, reviled by liberals as a menace, Fox News founder Roger Ailes re-shaped US television news and helped to craft a conservative populism that ultimately gave rise to Donald Trump...

19 May 2017

New video streaming service with designs on Africa
New video streaming service with designs on Africa

A new video streaming service has launched in South Africa, with intentions to roll out throughout the African continent...

18 May 2017

Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator
Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator

Showmax has signed a deal with Play, a Polish mobile operator with more than 14m subscribers, allowing complimentary access to all existing and new Play contract customers...

16 May 2017

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Consumers less distracted when reading newspapers or magazines

Latest research from PRC's Media View shows that time spent reading is more focused and far less distracted...

15 May 2017

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Making sense of traditional, new TV content platforms

There are so many different options for viewing TV content and when combined with the latest technology makes for a very confusing space...

By Alan Smith 12 May 2017

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The rise of the in-house creative agency

Two things strike me as the word ‘advertising' is increasingly replaced with phrases such as ‘branded content', ‘native' and ‘content marketing'...

By James Hunt 12 May 2017

Showcase your brand at SA'S biggest food and music festival - DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival
Showcase your brand at SA'S biggest food and music festival - DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival

The fifth annual DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival will once again be held at the prestigious Kyalami Grand Prix Circuiton on Saturday and Sunday, 7-8 October 2017...

Issued by DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival 10 May 2017

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Sinclair to buy Tribune Media in $3.9bn broadcast deal

WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcast Group announced on Monday a $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media, in a major consolidation of local television operators in the United States...

9 May 2017

Three times the magic
Three times the magic

With its Magic in Motion corporate social investment initiative now entering its third year, M-Net has delivered on its promise to provide up-and-coming young storytellers with opportunities to hone their skills...

Issued by M-Net Magic in Motion 5 May 2017

Dilek Doyran
Entries for Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award close at month-end

The entries for Jozi Film Festival's ‘Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award' close on 31 May 2017...

5 May 2017

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel
Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

Tony Petitti, chief operating officer of Major League Baseball
‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars', ‘Super Bowl 50' win at International Television & Film Awards

Three entries received the New York Festivals' grand award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, held at the annual Nab Show in Las Vegas...

2 May 2017

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