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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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SABC's acting CEO resigns
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3 days ago

Digital migration faces further delay as minister appeals
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Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is taking the fight over the set-top box encryption system to the Constitutional Court, a move that could further delay SA's migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting...

By Thabiso Mochiko 3 days ago

Marlon Davids appointed as MD of e.tv channels
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Issued by e.tv 24 Jun 2016

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SABC2's news viewers will have to wait an extra 30 minutes for their daily dose of current affairs, and those in need of psychological advice will have to pay for their sessions now that the SABC has dropped Dr Phil...

24 Jun 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established
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The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry...

23 Jun 2016

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Following the huge global success of the first two series of Siba's Table, Food Network has now green lit a third series...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 23 Jun 2016

SABC will always be a contested terrain
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The South African Broadcasting Corporation is a critical propaganda tool or spin platform for any government of the day...

By Avhasei Shilubane Mukoma 21 Jun 2016

2016 Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film and Television Awards winners announced
2016 Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film and Television Awards winners announced

On 18 June 2016, the Simon Mabhunu Sabela Film Awards were held at the ICC in Durban...

21 Jun 2016

SABC can breathe again
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The Independent Communications Authority of SA has given the SABC a two-day reprieve to respond to allegations of censorship levelled against it by a lobby group Media Monitoring Africa...

21 Jun 2016

Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards
Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism...

10 Jun 2016

Reactions to the 90% local content quota by SABC
Reactions to the 90% local content quota by SABC

"The decision to introduce a 90% local content quota at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is here to stay and will not be scrapped after three months as previously suggested," says Hlaudi Motsoeneng...

By Miyelani Shibambo 10 Jun 2016

The magic in understanding the brief - Bringing the latest and greatest content to life
The magic in understanding the brief - Bringing the latest and greatest content to life

Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg, Grant Sithole, shares his views on the magic involved in crafting and delivering a powerful and memorable commercial...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 7 Jun 2016

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This week, the cabinet could approve policy recommendations that would lead to the disappearance of marketing of alcoholic beverages from primetime slots on TV...

By Asha Speckman 7 Jun 2016

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#KantarOnAir: Commercial TV in a FFW VOD world

How do you tackle advertising when consumers actively skip it, choosing to rather binge-watch VOD or video-on-demand shows? Speakers at the second and final day of Kantar's World Audience Summit 2016 shared the importance of real-time data...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Jun 2016

Muthambi's set-top box rule set aside
Muthambi's set-top box rule set aside

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi was dealt another legal blow yesterday when the Supreme Court of Appeal set aside her decision not to encrypt state-supplied set-top boxes...

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 Jun 2016

Peter Chalakov ©
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It's never been more evident that the internet and mobile era is disrupting TV for good. Here's how the first day of presentations and panelists at Kantar Media's World Audiences Summit 2016 explained the implications...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2016

Nominees selected for Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Film and Television Awards
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The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission has announced the nominees for the Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Film and Television Awards 2016, taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) on 18 June 2016...

1 Jun 2016

Lungile likes it black and white. Here’s his random day…
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This week, as we kick off #YouthMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Lungile Nduvane, Africa's youngest station manager in community television at Bay TV...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2016

Limelight and Red Cherry produce Sofn'free HairXperts TV show
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The Sofn'free HairXperts Masters Challenge 2016 was definitely one for the books, bringing out SA's most shear hair experts. Red Cherry, being the production house for the show, produced launch and maintenance promos as well as a total of eight shows for the hair care brand...

Issued by Red Cherry Media 31 May 2016

eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal
eMedia in talks with DStv over news deal

Media company eMedia Holdings was in talks to renew its contract with DStv for its 24-hour news channel, which had been on the payTV platform for more than seven years...

By Thabiso Mochiko 31 May 2016

SABC's protest footage decision: Protective or propaganda?
SABC's protest footage decision: Protective or propaganda?

NEWSWATCH: Twitter is lighting up with mentions of 'The SABC' and top man #Hlaudi following the SABC's announcement that they will no longer be screening violent protest action, particularly footage of people burning public institutions, as Motsoeneng reasoned it "promotes violent service delivery protests encourages copycat actions"...

27 May 2016

Rolling with my homies. #TBT #SquadGoals
#BehindtheSelfie with... Joanne Lurie

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile and Apple fetishist Joanne Lurie, head of creative at Urban Brew Studios...

By Leigh Andrews 25 May 2016

Netflix to be 'exclusive US pay TV home' for Disney, Marvel and more
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Netflix has announced an exclusive partnership with Disney, Marvel, Pixar and LucasFilm in the United States...

By Hadlee Simons 24 May 2016

BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots
BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots

BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations...

By Tom Jackson 20 May 2016

Win a Home design contestants are raring to go
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Private Property is once again sponsoring Win a Home - South Africa's favourite interior design reality TV show...

Issued by Private Property 18 May 2016

LIA appoints Stephan Vogel as TV/Cinema/Online Film jury president
LIA appoints Stephan Vogel as TV/Cinema/Online Film jury president

London International Awards (LIA), a global festival honouring creativity and new ideas in advertising, production, digital, design, music & sound, technology and branded entertainment, has selected Dr Stephan Vogel...

18 May 2016

New brand campaign for SABC1
New brand campaign for SABC1

SABC 1 has launched a new brand campaign, 'Life and TV Are One', across TV and radio, launching it live on the music show Live AMP earlier this month...

17 May 2016

This selfie was captured by sitting in front of a TV camera and taking a picture of my image in the camera monitor. Not even Kim Kardashian has taken one of those!
#AfricaMonth [Behind the Selfie] with... Femi Oke

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Femi Oke, host of The Stream on Al Jazeera English...

By Leigh Andrews 11 May 2016

Glow TV ceases on 30 June 2016
Glow TV ceases on 30 June 2016

Glow TV, launched by Kagiso Media in October 2013, will no longer be available on media platforms from 30 June 2016...

10 May 2016

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