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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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The Launch Factory team at the SAFTAs
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Winners of 2016 TV Connect Industry Awards
Winners of 2016 TV Connect Industry Awards

LONDON. As part of TV Connect, the world's leading event in connected entertainment organised by Informa Telecoms & Media, which took place from 26 to 28 April 2016, the winners of the 2016 TV Connect Awards were announced...

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SABC in bid to add three more channels
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The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pulling all external advertising for jobs and tenders in any print or other media...

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And now my watch begins...
And now my watch begins...

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#TRENDING: Winter is coming... and you know nothing
#TRENDING: Winter is coming... and you know nothing

Game of Thrones viewing parties expected worldwide, as anticipation mounts for season 6 premiere this weekend...

By Louise Marsland 21 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 170: Superbalist on e-commerce and EFC signs up with e.tv
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15 Apr 2016

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Genders, genres and media consumption

So Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars right? Maybe and maybe not, especially when it comes to media consumption! How different are we then - men and women - when it comes to what we watch and what we read..?

By Belinda Kayton 15 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 170: Superbalist on e-commerce and EFC signs up with e.tv
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13 Apr 2016

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Get ready for BRICS TV!

NEWSWATCH: The long-awaited BRICS nations' media deal is finally in the works, with a fully-fledged BRICS TV channel on the cards from South Africa and India...

4 Apr 2016

Free app helps users capture, post images of a better world
Free app helps users capture, post images of a better world

As part of the Sony Pictures Television Networks campaign, 'Picture This', launched last year, the organisation has announced the launch of a free app to help users capture and post images of a better world...

25 Mar 2016

SAFTA Awards winners announced
SAFTA Awards winners announced

The first night of the 10th annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) was a celebration of excellence at the Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg...

23 Mar 2016

e.tv wins big at SAFTAs - e.tv
e.tv wins big at SAFTAs

e.tv won 13 coveted SAFTA awards this past weekend at the 10th South African Film And Television Awards, where the biggest names in the film and television industry were out in full force...

Issued by e.tv 23 Mar 2016

TV is no longer the hero of the living room
TV is no longer the hero of the living room

I remember growing up in the Seventies, when watching TV was a special occasion; we actually dressed up for it. TV wasn't yet fully adopted in the black community, but together we would gather and watch it at one of the neighbour's houses who were one of the early adopters...

By Laiza Zikalala 18 Mar 2016

Elegant Fuel tanker to travel across TV screens soon
Elegant Fuel tanker to travel across TV screens soon

Celebrating its growth and expansion plans, the Elegant Group will premiere a television commercial that features an Elegant Fuel tanker travelling the length of South Africa...

18 Mar 2016

Nkosi with Hillary Clinton
[Behind the BBC Story] Milton Nkosi

As BBC World News celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, BBC's Africa bureau analyst and correspondent reporting for BBC World News Milton Nkosi exclusively shares his favourite BBC story he's covered, as well as top media trends to watch out for in 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2016

Icasa turns down all five free-to-air TV applications
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The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) will reissue an invitation to apply for a free-to-air licence after it rejected all five applications including the Gupta family's Infinity Media Networks...

By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2016

Anne Soy
[Behind the BBC Story] Anne Soy

As BBC World News celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, Focus on Africa presenter Anne Soy exclusively shares her favourite BBC story she's covered, as well as top media trends to watch out for in 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Mar 2016

[Behind the BBC Story] Lerato Mbele
[Behind the BBC Story] Lerato Mbele

As BBC World News celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, Africa Business Report presenter Lerato Mbele exclusively shares her favourite BBC story she's covered, as well as top media trends to watch out for in 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2016

Sophie Ikenye
[Behind the BBC Story] Sophie Ikenye

As BBC World News celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, Focus on Africa presenter Sophie Ikenye exclusively shares her favourite BBC story she's covered, as well as top media trends to watch out for in 2016...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Tseliso Rangaka, Llewellyn Allen and Shannon Mackrill...

10 Mar 2016

SAFTAs adds Special Recognition categories
SAFTAs adds Special Recognition categories

The 2016 SAFTAs has added three new Special Recognition awards to individuals, groups or initiatives that have contributed to the growth and development of the film and television industry...

10 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 March 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at Metropolitan...

9 Mar 2016

Monde Twala to leave e.tv to pursue an international opportunity - e.tv
Monde Twala to leave e.tv to pursue an international opportunity

Managing director of e.tv channels, Monde Twala, will be leaving eMedia Investments to pursue a new opportunity at a multinational media company...

Issued by e.tv 2 Mar 2016

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China takes down gay online drama: report

BEIJING - A gay-themed television drama has been removed from Chinese streaming sites, state media reported Wednesday, as furious fans blasted Communist censors...

25 Feb 2016

SAFTA nominees announced
SAFTA nominees announced

The SAFTAS have announced the nominees for 2016 and the SABC has received a multiple nominations for over 40 SABC shows and soapies...

23 Feb 2016

Viacom, Snapchat global partnership
Viacom, Snapchat global partnership

Viacom and Snapchat announced a global partnership, anchored in both content production and advertising sales, which will bring two high profile channels to Snapchat Discover...

11 Feb 2016

New look for 10th SAFTAs
New look for 10th SAFTAs

For the 10th celebration of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs), the event has a new logo and theme - 'Imagine'...

11 Feb 2016

eMedia Investments makes key appointments - e.tv
eMedia Investments makes key appointments

In line with its strategies for the future, eMedia Investments has made the changes to meet future opportunities and challenges of the media group...

Issued by e.tv 9 Feb 2016

Will Netflix disrupt the market as predicted? - The Redzone
Will Netflix disrupt the market as predicted?

Netflix's January launch in South Africa is part of the service's global expansion plan to be available in almost every country worldwide by the end of 2016. However, it's not clear whether South Africans will be rushing to subscribe...

By Lynette Dicey, Issued by The Redzone 22 Jan 2016

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