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WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism
WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism

Citizen journalism using video news through WiFi TV, a hyper-localised video-on-demand solution enabled for unlimited access to users of the Tshwane Free WiFi service, is growing rapidly in the City of Tshwane...

30 Jan 2015 11:30

Big changes: e.tv prime time gets a revamp - e.tv
Big changes: e.tv prime time gets a revamp

Get ready for an all-new e.tv schedule - some exciting changes are in store for e.tv prime time from 2 March...

Issued by e.tv 30 Jan 2015 10:47

Chris Moerdyk
Let's encourage Zuma to bash whites

I am all in favour of President Jacob Zuma continuing his sniping campaign against whites and blaming everything on apartheid...

By Chris Moerdyk 29 Jan 2015 06:35

National key points - the list they didn't want you to see
National key points - the list they didn't want you to see

NEWSWATCH: A bid by the SA History Archive (Saha) and Right2Know Campaign has paid off. Here's The List, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Jan 2015 09:00

Muthambi vs Davis... Shock, horror, race
Muthambi vs Davis... Shock, horror, race

Minister Faith Muthambi has responded to an article on 19 January in Politicsweb by Gavin Davis, DA Shadow Minister of Communications...

22 Jan 2015 07:16

SABC fights back
SABC fights back

NEWSWATCH: The SABC is fighting back after being stung by media and opposition reports, and the Moral Regeneration Movement (MRM) is happy former SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala has resigned...

21 Jan 2015 05:45

Documentaries go mainstream with BBC's Storyville Global
Documentaries go mainstream with BBC's Storyville Global

If the thought of sitting through a documentary has you flicking through the channels faster than you can say 'I prefer mindless entertainment', the new BBC World News series Storyville Global, might change your mind...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jan 2015 14:00

Anton Harber
Editors must edit without fear of being attacked

I once asked a South African editor why he ran a cartoon that he agreed was offensive. He said he had felt obliged, as he did not want to censor a well-known and much-respected cartoonist...

By Anton Harber 16 Jan 2015 05:59

An unwise display?
An unwise display?

NEWSWATCH: Independent's senior group editors Karima Brown and Vukani Mde have been criticised for attending the ANC anniversary celebrations wearing party gear...

15 Jan 2015 08:38

SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'
SABC: Khumalo's resignation 'tip of the iceberg'

NEWSWATCH: Professor Bongani Khumalo resignation from the SABC board is just the 'tip of the iceberg', and the DA's Gavin Davis wants answers from Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi...

14 Jan 2015 07:39

Peter Mann
Networks' coverage of Paris terror attacks was a hopeless failure

Am I the only one who thinks that global media coverage of the Paris outrage sucked? (video)...

By Peter Mann 13 Jan 2015 13:15

Latest Nivea TV commercial features real people and their inspirational stories
Latest Nivea TV commercial features real people and their inspirational stories

Michael Shabalala, Gogo Hazel Myezo and Boitumelo all feature in Nivea's new television commercial which flighted nationally from 5 December 2014...

13 Jan 2015 13:00

Peter Simpson
The Tale of the Tortoise and the Hare

The South African pay-TV market is undergoing a tsunami of change as the country embarks upon the road towards full-scale digitisation. This provides the backdrop for a dramatic change in the viewing habits of millions of TV consumers...

By Peter Simpson 12 Jan 2015 11:56

Tribute to Charlie
Tribute to Charlie

PARIS, FRANCE: They are alarming statistics. 61 dead. 70 dead. 74 dead. 47 dead. 44 dead. 74 dead... (Video)

By Andrew Heslop 12 Jan 2015 08:01

Resignation hits SABC board... More to follow?
Resignation hits SABC board... More to follow?

NEWSWATCH: Professor Bongani Khumalo has resigned from the SABC board, and more resignations could follow, reports News24, referring to Sunday Independent...

12 Jan 2015 07:17

Legal wrangle brewing over TV school in Bay
Legal wrangle brewing over TV school in Bay

A Nelson Mandela Bay journalism and TV school has gone into battle with one of South Africa's production house giants, Urban Brew Studios...

9 Jan 2015 15:49

SA condemns terrorist attack in France
SA condemns terrorist attack in France

The South African government has extended its condolences to the government and people of France following the terrorist attack against journalists and members of the public in Paris on Wednesday...

9 Jan 2015 07:03

Uncertainty mars tender for digital TV
Uncertainty mars tender for digital TV

A state entity is forging ahead with a R4.3bn tender for the manufacture of television set-top boxes without the government having finalised its policy on the devices.

By Amuel Mungadze 8 Jan 2015 13:19

Sid Peimer
Brand loyalty - a thing of the past for technology brands?

This year's Consumer Electronics Show will feature everything from biometric socks and other 'wearables' to 3D printers, drones, robotics, virtual reality and TVs where the clarity is best described as 'breath-taking'. However...

By Sid Peimer 8 Jan 2015 07:21

Watch Bafana Bafana-Zambia Afcon warm-up match live on StarSat
Watch Bafana Bafana-Zambia Afcon warm-up match live on StarSat

If you're a StarSat subscriber, you can catch all the footy action live when Bafana Bafana face the 2012 African Cup of Nations champions, Zambia, on Sunday, 4 January 2015 at 15:00 in Orlando Stadium, Soweto...

31 Dec 2014 14:00

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014 10:11

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail
Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

29 Dec 2014 09:53

What annoyed us in 2014...
What annoyed us in 2014...

NEWSWATCH: What to choose...? Who to choose...? A user on the MyNews24 section of News.24 has published a list of the '10 things that annoyed SA in 2014'...

29 Dec 2014 07:30

ANC top brass 'pushed Zuma' to ditch SABC boss Ellen Tshabalala
ANC top brass 'pushed Zuma' to ditch SABC boss Ellen Tshabalala

The ANC's hand in the resignation of Ellen Tshabalala from the SABC is shown in minutes of a meeting of the party's top decision-making body...

By Bianca Capazorio and Sibongakonke Shoba 24 Dec 2014 06:57

Ellen... Pay back the money
Ellen... Pay back the money

SABC must reject Tshabalala's R1m claim for legal fees says DA's Gavin Davis...

22 Dec 2014 08:05

SABC: Ha Ha... Not!
SABC: Ha Ha... Not!

NEWSWATCH: 'So you work for the SABC? So where's your Matric certificate?' ... SABC staffers have been the butt of jokes around the braai since their former Chair claimed to have a degree or two, reports Mail & Guardian...

19 Dec 2014 06:07

The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...
The best and the worst...from Google's Top 10, to a really bum idea...

Whatever our field, there are campaigns, adverts, articles that we love to remember, and others we would rather forget. But no one will let us... (videos)

By Rod Baker 18 Dec 2014 07:00

Tshabalala out, at last
Tshabalala out, at last

NEWSWATCH: SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala, found guilty of misconduct and lying, has finally resigned from her position... (videos)

18 Dec 2014 06:31

Sisters are doing it for themselves - and others - at Okuhle Media
Sisters are doing it for themselves - and others - at Okuhle Media

At the end of November, Okuhle Media was recognised as the Western Cape's most deserving entrepreneurs in the established business category of the Western Cape Premiers Recognition Awards. CEO Paula Brown explains the future of TV and sound future-proofing strategies...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Dec 2014 10:30

DA: Zuma must suspend Ellen Tshabalala now
DA: Zuma must suspend Ellen Tshabalala now

Gavin Davis, the DA's Shadow Minister of Communications, says Jacob Zuma needs to suspend Ellen Tshabalala immediately...

15 Dec 2014 09:07

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