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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners
All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners

The Clio awards winners have been announced and South African agencies walked away with three Gold, six Silver and eleven Bronze...

25 Sep 2014 10:26

South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey
South African Media ratings from Ask Afrika's Icon Brands survey

Ask Afrika has ranked South Africa's iconic media across channels and the following were selected as favourites across the board in its Icon Brands Survey...

23 Sep 2014 10:25

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets
New carnival ad from Redds shot on Jhb streets

The new Redds TVC campaign was shot on location outside the SA Civic Theatre in Braamfontein Johannesburg, with the two-day shoot bringing in the juxtapositions of the urban hub's cityscapes and Johannesburg's tree oasis.

18 Sep 2014 14:50

Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'
Amstel Lite TVCs 'make their play'

Advertising agency OwenKessel Leo Burnett has created three new TVCs for Amstel Lite (video)...

18 Sep 2014 11:21

SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi
SABC loan paid in full says Faith Muthambi

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has repaid its government guarantee loan granted in 2009 following its financial woes, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

18 Sep 2014 08:06

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] The Loerie Awards 2014

The Loerie Awards is our NewsMaker this week. As judging for the Loerie Awards 2014 takes place this week, we asked some of the judges what they expect from the work this year and what they hope to see...

By Louise Marsland 17 Sep 2014 08:14

DTI to put R1m into helping black filmmakers
DTI to put R1m into helping black filmmakers

A new incentive has been launched to support emerging black filmmakers that will nurture them to take-up big productions that will assist in the creation of jobs.

17 Sep 2014 07:24

Launch of VIDI, first South African online streaming service
Launch of VIDI, first South African online streaming service

Times Media Group (TMG), has launched VIDI, South Africa's first online streaming service to offer both a monthly subscription option and/or an instant rental option across one platform...

11 Sep 2014 08:34

Spot advertising coming to Disney Channel, Disney Junior
Spot advertising coming to Disney Channel, Disney Junior

From November 2014, Disneymedia+ will be offering spot advertising across Disney Channel and Disney Junior, in addition to the current advertising options on Disney XD (DStv, Channel 304) and other...

10 Sep 2014 11:06

Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report
Right2Know Campaign releases its 2014 'Secret State of the Nation' report

What is telling is that the compilation of the report itself has been hampered by secrecy... information that would help inform a public debate on various issues, remains secret.

10 Sep 2014 08:42

Ad industry supports 'Heroes Adopt' campaign
Ad industry supports 'Heroes Adopt' campaign

The advertising industry has freely contributed to the latest campaign of Ban Animal Trading (BAT) creating OOH and TVC for the organisation. (video)

8 Sep 2014 11:31

South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donors
South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donors

The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, a long-standing supporter of The Sunflower Fund, has produced a new 30-second ad that highlights the fund's National Bandana Day Campaign and the need for new donors...

5 Sep 2014 16:05

e.tv launches formal eKasi filmmakers training programme - e.tv
e.tv launches formal eKasi filmmakers training programme

e.tv has unveiled its first accredited (NQF level 5) training programme targeted at aspirant and junior filmmakers. The programme aims to develop the local production industry and boost the quality of local content...

Issued by e.tv 5 Sep 2014 10:45

Heritage month unlocks the secrets of the 'Rainbow Makers' on SABC2
Heritage month unlocks the secrets of the 'Rainbow Makers' on SABC2

For the 'Celebrating Twenty Years of Democracy initiative, 'Rainbow makers', a four-part series produced by Emmy Award winner Mandy Jacobson will be shown on SABC 2 during Heritage Month in September 2014...

4 Sep 2014 09:24

AFP to terminate its SAPA content
AFP to terminate its SAPA content

Global news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has announced that its English news content will no longer be available via SAPA (South African Press Association) in the new year.

4 Sep 2014 08:05

Adam Weber
When love and hate collide

What could be more true to a brand than when its advertising elicits - and celebrates - the same response from the audience as the product itself? (Video)

By Adam Weber 4 Sep 2014 07:42

Chris Moerdyk
A justifiable sense of déjà vu for SA's mass media

Anyone who worked in South African media from the 1960s until 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, could be forgiven for feeling an ugly, disturbing sense of déjà vu today.

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2014 14:28

Will broadcasting history repeat itself?
Will broadcasting history repeat itself?

Thinking of the Snuki Zikalala example: If Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds President Jacob Zuma, can he, given his apparently sincere convictions about media and broadcast freedom, retain Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC?

By Ed Herbst 3 Sep 2014 09:13

Adelaide Potgieter
The future of TV and advertising and why we should be excited

There's excitement around digital being the future of TV and it has its place in a 360° advertising campaign but brands and ad agencies must adapt...

By Adelaide Potgieter 2 Sep 2014 06:58

Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC
Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

29 Aug 2014 16:35

eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look - e.tv
eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look

On Monday, 1 September, eNCA, eNuus, Izindaba, eNews Africa, eNews Prime Time and eNCA.com will be introducing a more contemporary visual identity...

Issued by e.tv 29 Aug 2014 12:31

Danette Breitenbach
Eugene... the new face of banking radio?

Radio has long been the battlefield for banking. Over the past couple of years the banking sector, because of some guy called Steve, became even more competitive.

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2014 08:02

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather
Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather

NEWSWATCH: On Tuesday, 26 August, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi evaded answering opposition MPs' questions on the appointment of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, whom a union official has labelled a 'pathetic liar'.

27 Aug 2014 07:31

'Nepal' likes Chicken Licken
'Nepal' likes Chicken Licken

As part of its series of humorous ads for the fast food chain, Chicken Licken, Net#work BBDO has released its new light-hearted TVC, 'Rock My Soul', depicting the sad tale... (video)

26 Aug 2014 11:06

The shift towards digital video ads
The shift towards digital video ads

The idea of primetime is somewhat dead. People are still consuming content, but the desire to consume it and pay for it on their own terms based on individual wants and needs has caused a massive shift in behaviour. With the ability to target and track ads at a low price point with online video ads...

By Estiaan Robbetze 26 Aug 2014 09:51

Hlaudi has Faith
Hlaudi has Faith

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has sung the SABC's COO's praises, reports Times Live, and the 'Generations' saga has got people hot under the collar, reports Mail & Guardian...

21 Aug 2014 10:25

Harry Herber
Are we on the same planet?

I compare what I believe is incomparable: the United States with South Africa. I have just returned from the United States. Doom and gloom? Not so much. When you've...

By Harry Herber 21 Aug 2014 07:34

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