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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
NEWSWATCH: e.tv has denied a claim that it would air a show on the housewives of Nkandla, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 28 Nov 2013 07:48
NEWSWATCH: Home-grown stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is to star in his own US sitcom, reports Sowetan LIVE, and MyBroadband says a new report on SA's mobile pricing will debunk some beliefs.
By Rod Baker 27 Nov 2013 07:38
The chief operating officer position at the SABC may be advertised soon, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said yesterday.
26 Nov 2013 10:09
NEWSWATCH: Police apparently fear that reporters with machine guns hidden in their cameras could pose a risk to Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, reports Times Live, and Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says he has received the PP's report on the SABC, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 26 Nov 2013 09:19
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
I have probably said this before but it's worth saying it again because somehow a stop has to be put to ad agencies being steamrolled by clients into producing really rubbish advertising.
By Chris Moerdyk 19 Nov 2013 08:03
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
South Africa is fortunate to have courageous women journalists. From Helen Zille, who revealed the truth behind Steve Biko's death, to present-day Carmel Rickard, Mandy Wiener, Phylicia Oppelt, Ferial Haffajee, Angela Quintal and Alide Dasnois...
By Ed Herbst 15 Nov 2013 07:52
Brett St Clair, head of new products sub-Saharan Africa for Google, talked at AfricaCom's day two AfricaCast session about understanding the role YouTube can play in Africa.
By Ilse van den Berg 15 Nov 2013 07:50
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
In honour of the passing of Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the SABC will be running a schedule of special programming across its three television channels and its 18 radio stations until the day of his burial.
10 Dec 2013 09:58
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
As more broadcasters look at online television as an alternative option, a whole new group of viewers previously left out of television is being targeted.
5 Dec 2013 06:35
Cape Town TV will be running a five-day phone-in telethon to raise funds for the non-profit television channel from 5-9 December.
4 Dec 2013 12:36
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday moved to stop the leaking of provisional investigation reports to the media.
4 Dec 2013 10:58
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
Food Network, the 24/7 food entertainment channel on DStv Channel 175, will produce a local version of hit international show, 'Chopped', for broadcast in the second quarter of 2014.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 26 Nov 2013 12:01
The Creative Circle Ad of the Month results for October 2013 have been announced.
25 Nov 2013 10:41
The Health Professions Council of South Africa has issued a public warning against accessing doctors' expertise telephonically or via a mobile application.
22 Nov 2013 07:48
For nine years he has been the face of the international phenomenon The Lion King, but Andile Gumbi has left Broadway behind for a chance at local TV stardom.
21 Nov 2013 08:37
Highlighting the Toyota Fortuner's specifications, is a new ad campaign, comprising television, cinema, rugby big screens, print, outdoor and radio elements. (video)
19 Nov 2013 09:29
The Creative Counsel's joint CEOs Gil Oved and Ran Neu-Ner have debuted on the third season of Rize Mzansi as part of a team of five investors on the show that aims to drive and develop South African entrepreneurship and business creativity.
15 Nov 2013 08:55
Mediamark's newly launched TV division has been appointed as the official advertising sales representative for Glow TV, a new free-to-air channel on the OpenView HD satellite bouquet.
Issued by Mediamark 14 Nov 2013 10:14
In Man Vs World athlete and engineer Rob Bell makes a series of point-to-point journeys through some of the world's most dynamic and exciting landscapes - without using any engines.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 13 Nov 2013 12:45
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