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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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#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
Netflix to be 'exclusive US pay TV home' for Disney, Marvel and more

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
Win a Home design contestants are raring to go

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

Hlaudi grabs at total control of the SABC
Hlaudi grabs at total control of the SABC

SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has given himself more powers - usurping even those of the CEO - by taking over editorial control at the public broadcaster, in effect making himself its editor-in-chief...

By Babalo Ndenze 9 May 2016

A selection of the specially designed emojis in TLC Entertainment's library.
Tapping TLC's 'emoji-nal' rebrand

What better way to target the youth market than in their own communication style? Here's how TLC Entertainment is doing just that with its latest brand campaign...

By Leigh Andrews 6 May 2016

State says it is forging ahead with digital TV migration
State says it is forging ahead with digital TV migration

After several delays, the Department of Communications says SA is on track to complete the migration process from analogue to digital television by the end of next year...

By Bekezela Phakathi 6 May 2016

Ndege’s had lots of practice smiling at cameras…
#AfricaMonth [Behind the Selfie] with... Yvonne Ndege

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Yvonne Ndege, Al Jazeera's West Africa correspondent who says her phone is practically an extension of her arm...

By Leigh Andrews 4 May 2016

The Launch Factory team at the SAFTAs
#AfricaMonth: Hitting the buzzer for local TV format

'Local game show' doesn't necessarily mean endless reruns of Noot vir Noot. Launch Factory's GM: branded content Apollo Zake explains how Down for the Guap scooped a SAFTA after running for just one season, and the importance of creating African content...

By Leigh Andrews 2 May 2016

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...

29 Apr 2016

SABC in bid to add three more channels
SABC in bid to add three more channels

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

25 Apr 2016

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

#GameofThrones is trending globally, so if you are a fan and haven't seen the show yet, stay off the internet!

By Louise Marsland 25 Apr 2016

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

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Luke Jedeikin and Ciaro Howarth...

15 Apr 2016

Genders, genres and media consumption
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
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 170: Superbalist on e-commerce and EFC signs up with e.tv

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 14 April 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Luke Jedeikin and Ciaro Howarth...

13 Apr 2016

Get ready for BRICS TV!
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 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
Icasa turns down all five free-to-air TV applications

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

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