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Date: 29 May 2015
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SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference
SA, Lesotho agree to cooperate on frequency interference

MASERU: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has signed an agreement of cooperation regarding cross border frequency interference for Digital Terrestrial Television services with her Lesotho counterpart...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 28 May 2015 09:05

South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA - Kagiso Media
South Africa's film industry boosted with production of Top Actor SA

The country's newest reality show, Top Actor South Africa, is not only a springboard for upcoming actors, but international co-production is facilitating skills transfer to others in the industry.

Issued by Kagiso Media 27 May 2015 12:55

Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony
Sugar The Agency cracks it as a finalist at the Prague International Advertising Festival Awards Ceremony

Sugar The Agency, a Durban-based agency with a satellite office in Johannesburg, was contacted by the committee of the Prague International Advertising Festival (PIAF) to submit their XPANDA '8 o clock movie" TV commercial into the category of 'Storytelling through TV' for the awards at the PIAF...

Issued by Sugar The Agency 26 May 2015 13:33

Can you feel it?
Can you feel it?

I woke up this morning humming a familiar tune. The Jackson 5's "Can you feel it". As I tapped my feet and hummed my way through my morning routine I wondered where I had found this tune - then I remembered...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 May 2015 07:50

Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy
Set-top boxes: e.tv squares up to government over its policy

A battle over government policy on television set-top boxes will take place in court this week, in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for free-to-air television...

By Franny Rabkin 26 May 2015 07:46

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration
SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

With the imminent ITU deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross-border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa
DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent...

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

Online TV, live from Africa
Online TV, live from Africa

Two young, black females. One hot new online TV platform. Welcome to Aza TV, launched by Sorele Media on 20 May 2015...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2015 14:00

Hlaudi: SABC will now start DTT with five TV channels
Hlaudi: SABC will now start DTT with five TV channels

The SABC's chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng says the public broadcaster will now launch with only five TV channels once the long-delayed commercial start of South Africa's switch from analogue to digital...

By Thinus Ferreira 21 May 2015 11:48

Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaign
Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaign

CAPE TOWN: Government will be embarking on a massive public awareness campaign on digital migration in the coming few weeks, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

21 May 2015 08:29

[Behind the Selfie] with... Ndoni Khanyile
[Behind the Selfie] with... Ndoni Khanyile

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Ndoni Khanyile, storyteller on stage, screen and print...

By Leigh Andrews 20 May 2015 14:00

Government to support community media through advertising
Government to support community media through advertising

Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said it is important for government to support community media in order to ensure that they are able to sustain themselves...

20 May 2015 08:59

New online TV from black women media company
New online TV from black women media company

Sorele Media, a vibrant 100% female-owned African media content company, will launch a new online TV platform, Aza TV, on 20 May 2015...

18 May 2015 13:16

Current views on SA TV commercials 2015
Current views on SA TV commercials 2015

TV commercials still play a big part in most of our advertising campaigns, and it is therefore important to know to what extent consumers consider their relevance (video)...

By Mogorosi Mashilo 14 May 2015 08:57

SABC unveils golden oldies TV channel
SABC unveils golden oldies TV channel

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has officially launched the South African Broadcasting Corporation's "golden oldies" TV channel, SABC Encore, in Johannesburg...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 12 May 2015 12:34

Generation Next provides insight on SA's 'coolest' brands
Generation Next provides insight on SA's 'coolest' brands

At the recent Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards, the youth of South Africa voted for its 'coolest brands'. The big winner of the awards night was Nike...

12 May 2015 08:58

Change is occurring at an accelerating rate in marketing
Change is occurring at an accelerating rate in marketing

For the past few weeks, my colleagues have been rigorously asking questions about the future of marketing. To get a clear perspective on the rise of this question we need to grasp the dynamics around traditional marketing...

By Brian Tebogo Mashego 11 May 2015 13:53

Launch of Caxton TV with Bona Mo
Launch of Caxton TV with Bona Mo

Caxton has extended its brand offering with the launch of Caxton Television and its first show, Bona Mo. Positioned as a branded television segment presentation...

5 May 2015 09:16

The Feb/March 2015 Creative Circle Awards judging panel
All the Feb/March 2015 Creative Circle Awards winners

Click through to view all the Feb/March 2015 Creative Circle Awards, held at NativeVML in Johannesburg recently...

4 May 2015 14:59

Opposition to digital TV policy grows
Opposition to digital TV policy grows

Pressure group the National Association of Electronic Manufacturers (Namec) has joined e.tv's bid to have major elements of the digital migration policy set aside...

By Samuel Mungadze 29 Apr 2015 13:52

SABC to apologise for 'scornful' presenter
SABC to apologise for 'scornful' presenter

The "genuine remorse" of news show presenter Eben Jansen was not enough to save the public broadcaster from being ordered to apologise on air...(video)

29 Apr 2015 08:34

Trevor Noah at the podium during the Comedy Central roast of Steve Hofmeyr
Trevor Noah puts SA comedy on the international radar

Most of the nation is bursting with pride that local comedian Trevor Noah is soon to host one of the most popular daily satirical news shows in the world - here are the implications...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Apr 2015 14:00

SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament
SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament

Embattled SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng is hiding the financial trouble at the ailing broadcaster in a last-ditch attempt to cling to his job...

By Sunday Times team 28 Apr 2015 08:11

Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists
Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is outraged by four more incidents of the abuse of power by police officers, security personnel and taxi drivers against journalists...

23 Apr 2015 06:33

Giving Africa's medical innovations a global audience
Giving Africa's medical innovations a global audience

What do the realms of TV, medical issues and Africa have in common? The Med in Africa show says Alex Jakana, Executive Producer, Editorial Partnerships for BBC Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2015 14:00

Feedback on ICASA's review of South African local content
Feedback on ICASA's review of South African local content

Following its release of a discussion document reviewing the 'Regulation of South African Local Content on TV and radio' for comment by interested stakeholders and the public, ICASA has summarised the views...

21 Apr 2015 09:02

ZANews' Game of Thrones parody is bang on the money
ZANews' Game of Thrones parody is bang on the money

With the latest season of Game of Thrones hitting screens around the world, it was almost inevitable that a fresh round of parodies would follow...

By Stuart Thomas 17 Apr 2015 11:10

Congratulations are in order for SA's One Show finalists
Congratulations are in order for SA's One Show finalists

The full One Show finalist short list has been released, with a number of top South African agencies making the grade...

17 Apr 2015 09:05

Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'. So where do they go...?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

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