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Episode 102: Cosmopolitan Millennials Research and Agency Focus on Utopian Advertising.

Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Episode 101: Groupon SA’s new CEO and The Digital Edge Live event.

Date: 15 Aug 2014
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Episode 100: Our 100th episode with Helen Zille, TEDx Cape Town

Date: 7 Aug 2014
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Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC
Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

In keeping with Nando's tradition, their new TVC is cheeky, controversial and amusing. (Video)

29 Aug 2014 16:35

eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look - e.tv
eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look

On Monday, 1 September, eNCA, eNuus, Izindaba, eNews Africa, eNews Prime Time and eNCA.com will be introducing a more contemporary visual identity...

Issued by e.tv 29 Aug 2014 12:31

Danette Breitenbach
Eugene... the new face of banking radio?

Radio has long been the battlefield for banking. Over the past couple of years the banking sector, because of some guy called Steve, became even more competitive.

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2014 08:02

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather
Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday Communications Minister Faith Muthambi evaded answering opposition MPs' questions on the appointment of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, whom a union official has labelled a 'pathetic liar'.

27 Aug 2014 07:31

'Nepal' likes Chicken Licken
'Nepal' likes Chicken Licken

As part of its series of humorous ads for the fast food chain, Chicken Licken, Net#work BBDO has released its new light-hearted TVC, 'Rock My Soul', depicting the sad tale... (video)

26 Aug 2014 11:06

The shift towards digital video ads
The shift towards digital video ads

The idea of primetime is somewhat dead. People are still consuming content, but the desire to consume it and pay for it on their own terms based on individual wants and needs has caused a massive shift in behaviour. With the ability to target and track ads at a low price point with online video ads...

By Estiaan Robbetze 26 Aug 2014 09:51

Hlaudi has Faith
Hlaudi has Faith

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has sung the SABC's COO's praises, reports Times Live, and the 'Generations' saga has got people hot under the collar, reports Mail & Guardian...

21 Aug 2014 10:25

Harry Herber
Are we on the same planet?

I compare what I believe is incomparable: the United States with South Africa. I have just returned from the United States. Doom and gloom? Not so much. When you've...

By Harry Herber 21 Aug 2014 07:34

The Marketing Kraal drives awareness for OpenView HD - The Marketing Kraal
The Marketing Kraal drives awareness for OpenView HD

Outdoor advertising and media company, The Marketing Kraal, is working with e.tv to drive awareness for OpenView HD...

Issued by The Marketing Kraal 20 Aug 2014 09:29

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

South Africa soap actors fired for 'illegal' strike
South Africa soap actors fired for 'illegal' strike

Sixteen actors of South Africa's popular TV soap drama, Generations, have been sacked for staging an "illegal" strike, the public broadcaster and the production company said Monday...

19 Aug 2014 10:54

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks
APO Media Awards open for only two more weeks

The APO Media Awards close for entries on 1 September 2014 for stories about Africa that were broadcast or published between January and August 2014...

19 Aug 2014 10:00

Win A Home - Private Property
Win A Home

Win A Home is an exciting new property-related reality show starting on 21 August, at 8pm on SABC3...

Issued by Private Property 18 Aug 2014 11:53

Checkers' new 'Inflation' ad proving popular
Checkers' new 'Inflation' ad proving popular

To create an ad showing how Checker's had kept its food inflation rates below those of South Africa's official food inflation rate, its advertising agency, Ninety9Cents, came up with the idea of... (video)

18 Aug 2014 09:46

Roger Goode, Nomuzi Mabena at MTV Video Music Awards
Roger Goode, Nomuzi Mabena at MTV Video Music Awards

Reporting from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) in LA will be 5FM's Roger Goode and MTV's star, Nomuzi Mabena.

15 Aug 2014 09:33

Rhythm City zooms in on child abuse - e.tv
Rhythm City zooms in on child abuse

Rhythm City, a socially relevant production, this August tackles child abuse, a persistent social ill, head-on with Buhle's abuse storyline. Five-year-old Buhle is the son of music mogul...

Issued by e.tv 14 Aug 2014 13:10

Prayers to stop porn TV in SA
Prayers to stop porn TV in SA

Religious leaders in Nelson Mandela Bay are praying the Cape Town High Court will set aside a decision authorising the broadcasting of three pornographic channels on South African television...

14 Aug 2014 08:01

Traditional media can claim back its edge with innovation
Traditional media can claim back its edge with innovation

IBM believes that traditional media and entertainment companies that move fast to embrace and monetise digital channels stand to win back their audiences and their advertising revenue, despite...

By Shane Radford 14 Aug 2014 07:02

Hysteria over Safa-Siyaya TV deal unwarranted
Hysteria over Safa-Siyaya TV deal unwarranted

Elective amnesia is a very dangerous thing and it seems to be highly infectious in this part of the world. It's been two weeks since S'bu Mseleku and I broke Safa's R1bn broadcast-rights story...

By Mninawa Ntloko 14 Aug 2014 06:41

ICASA publishes Reasons Document for the 2012 General Licence Fees Regulations
ICASA publishes Reasons Document for the 2012 General Licence Fees Regulations

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has given notice to all licensees and stakeholders that the Reasons Document for the ICASA General Licence Fees Regulations, 2012 as amended has been finalised and published on 7 August 2014.

13 Aug 2014 12:14

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies
Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014 08:27

Playboy 'has played' Icasa
Playboy 'has played' Icasa

Playboy allegedly duped the Independent Communications Authority of SA into granting pay TV station StarSat a licence to broadcast porn movies...

13 Aug 2014 07:07

New look for SABC3
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As part of its brand re-imaging, SABC3 has revealed its new on-air look, with a new signature logo as a central element complemented by the new payoff line...

11 Aug 2014 07:43

Finalists for CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014
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Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel and Editor-in-Chief of City Press, announced the finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Competition...

11 Aug 2014 05:16

Marikana widow calls for showing of Miners Shot Down
Marikana widow calls for showing of Miners Shot Down

Manthabang Ntsenyeho, wife of miner Andries Ntsenyeho, feels her husbands story still hasn't been told and has called on eTV and SABC to screen the award-winning film Miners Shot Down...

8 Aug 2014 10:22

Andile Qokweni
Is TV still the main medium for viewing football?

Those who know me well will know that I'm a Manchester United fan and I'm a media strategist by trade. I'm combining my two passions to try to get an understanding of whether television...

By Andile Qokweni 8 Aug 2014 05:38

Sandra Roberts
Investigative journalism - the story is the point, and the means

Good investigative journalism treads a fine line between the dual pitfalls of accusation - unsupported claims - and overload - a deluge of facts threatening to drown out the overall...

By Sandra Roberts 7 Aug 2014 10:45

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