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Last year's Journalist of the Year, Siphe Macanda of the Daily Dispatch.
Sikuvile Awards set to honour top journalists

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards will take place on the 40-year anniversary of the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza...

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New newspapers enter to win Frewin, McCall, and Joel Mervis awards
New newspapers enter to win Frewin, McCall, and Joel Mervis awards

Despite the ongoing tough environment for newspapers, the entries received for the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards were of a high quality and for the first time, new newspapers entered...

11 Oct 2017

Why mass market scores best in brand communication
Why mass market scores best in brand communication

Ads24's mass market brands, Soccer Laduma, Die Son, Daily Sun and Kick Off, have an excellent track record when it comes to successfully marketing to the kasi audience, effectively helping brands to reach this sought after market...

Issued by Ads24 10 Oct 2017

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Business Day wins Press Council appeal about Trillian article

On Friday, Business Day won an appeal against a ruling by the Press Council for a story published on April 26 about financial advisory firm Trillian...

9 Oct 2017

Contact is the winner of the Best Corporate Publication award.
SA Publication Forum's competition honours top corporate publications

Contact, staff newspaper of the City of Cape Town, was awarded Best Corporate Publication at an award ceremony held in Johannesburg last week.

6 Oct 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three

In the final chapter of this three-part series on media monitoring, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury shares insight into some of the biggest campaigns she's witnessed as well as some of the trends emerging in PR...

By Angie White 4 Oct 2017

Sikuvile Awards receive quality entries despite challenges
Sikuvile Awards receive quality entries despite challenges

This year's Sikuvile Awards saw 328 entries from 31 publishers and 145 journalists, which was an increase in the number of entries from publishers...

3 Oct 2017

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Retaining, attracting newspaper advertisers

Newspapers must find inventive ways to retain and attract advertisers and community newspapers may have the answer, as they have not followed the declining print trend...

27 Sep 2017

#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition
#Newsmaker: Brenwin Naidu on the Sunday Times' latest addition

Tiso Blackstar Group's automotive standalone supplement, Sunday Times Motoring is going to be inserted into the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine section, as Lifestyle Motoring...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two

In part two of this three-part series based on the media monitoring industry, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury explains the algorithms she uses, live sentiment tracking and big content...

By Angie White 21 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity...

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

Breaking through creative boundaries and newspaper columns
Breaking through creative boundaries and newspaper columns

In advertising, the way to reach the consumer with the greatest impact is to use creativity to break through the clutter or to be disruptive...

Issued by Ads24 14 Sep 2017

Join the top team with Ads24's mass market - Daily Sun, Die Son and Soccer Laduma
Join the top team with Ads24's mass market - Daily Sun, Die Son and Soccer Laduma

Ads24's kicked off a dynamic series of activations in Johannesburg last week aimed at showcasing the many opportunities provided by key players in the mass-market arena - Daily Sun, Die Son and Soccer Laduma...

Issued by Ads24 13 Sep 2017

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What on-site freelancers bring to the party

Freelancers might not be part of the family, but like well-paid mercenaries they'll keep their heads down to deliver work of the highest standard to ensure they're called back to freelance another (half) day...

By JS Smit 7 Sep 2017

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Top journalists win for responsible drinking stories

The winners of the 2017 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards have been announced, following an awards ceremony held in Johannesburg late last week...

4 Sep 2017

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JSE to keep print announcements

The JSE said on Wednesday that after consideration it would not amend its listing requirement for publication of short-form announcements in the print media...

24 Aug 2017

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New Age and ANN7 staff told their jobs are safe after Guptas sell to Mzwanele Manyi

Staff at the Gupta-owned ANN7 and The New Age have been told that their jobs are safe following the announcement that Oakbay are offloading their media interests...

By Genevieve Quintal 21 Aug 2017

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues...

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Print, Outdoor and Out of home (OOH) finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Print, Outdoor and Out of home (OOH) finalists!

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Print, Outdoor and Out of home (OOH) categories. The print communication category includes newspaper advertising, sponsored by The Times, while the outdoor and out of home (OOH) category is sponsored by JCDecaux...

17 Aug 2017

The Citizen and Saturday Citizen outperform competitors in quarter two, 2017
The Citizen and Saturday Citizen outperform competitors in quarter two, 2017

The Citizen Monday to Friday newspaper increased its print circulation by 2% in quarter two (April - June) compared to quarter one (January - March) 2017...

Issued by The Citizen 16 Aug 2017

New category, judges for Galliova Awards
New category, judges for Galliova Awards

The 2017 Galliova Awards for excellence in food and health writing have opened for entries and include a new category, Broiler Champion of the Year...

15 Aug 2017

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Is print media about to curl up its toes and die?

The Audit Bureau of Circulations recently reported that, overall, consumer magazine circulations grew over the past year by just under 3%, which isn't too bad considering that they fell 11.7% in the 4th quarter of 2016 from the same period in 2015...

By Chris Brewer 14 Aug 2017

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Newspaper woes send Murdoch's News Corp into red

NEW YORK - US media group News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, hit by declines in advertising and writedowns at its global newspapers...

11 Aug 2017

Significant losses for some in Q2 ABC
Significant losses for some in Q2 ABC

The ABC figures for Q2 released this morning contained few surprises with press and magazines declining over Q1 and over the prior year...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Aug 2017

Print could help build the credibility of SA's e-commerce giants
Print could help build the credibility of SA's e-commerce giants

There's a growing opportunity for South African digital businesses to harness the power of print to build their credibility, says Vaughan Patterson...

By Vaughan Patterson 4 Aug 2017

Top newspaper finalists announced
Top newspaper finalists announced

The Publishers Support Services (PSS) has announced the 2017 finalists of the Frewin, McCall and Joel Mervis Awards...

3 Aug 2017

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2017 SAB Environmental Awards open for entries

The annual SAB Environmental Media Awards and Environmentalist of the Year 2017 is open for entries...

2 Aug 2017

The New York Times reported it swung to profit in the past quarter on gains in digital subscriptions and online advertising |
Subscription gains help put NY Times in profit column

NEW YORK - The New York Times Co. said on Thursday gains in paid digital subscriptions and stronger online advertising revenues helped the newspaper swing to profit in the second quarter...

28 Jul 2017

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Jul 2017

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