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Episode 183: The rapid evolution of Customer Experience Management and the CEM Africa Summit.

Date: 28 Jul 2016
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Issued by Mortimer Harvey 3 days ago

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22 Jul 2016

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20 Jul 2016

Pixabay
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You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios 18 Jul 2016

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15 Jul 2016

Failure to comply could see SABC licence revoked: Icasa
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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) could, in an "extreme" case, see its licence revoked...

12 Jul 2016

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By Avhasei Shilubane Mukoma 12 Jul 2016

New TVC from Unisa follows life of a distance learner
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8 Jul 2016

Set-top box ruling appeal delays output
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By Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2016

Eleni Giokos, business correspondent at CNN International.
#MandelaMonth: 'Doing good' should be an everyday mantra

CNN's Eleni Giokos shares the importance of mentoring and motivating others...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jul 2016

Nismedia acquires Glow TV, continues broadcasting
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SABC's acting CEO resigns
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By Thabiso Mochiko 27 Jun 2016

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

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established
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23 Jun 2016

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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

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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
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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
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"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
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Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 7 Jun 2016

Image via Pixabay
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By Leigh Andrews 2 Jun 2016

Muthambi's set-top box rule set aside
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By Thabiso Mochiko 2 Jun 2016

Peter Chalakov ©
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Nominees selected for Simon 'Mabhunu' Sabela Film and Television Awards
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