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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 1 day ago

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...

2 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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

Journalists inside the G20 media centre in Hamburg.
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German media groups furious after 32 reporters barred from G20

BERLIN - German media groups protested Wednesday after government authorities at last week's G20 summit suddenly withdrew the accreditations of 32 journalists on unspecified security grounds...

13 Jul 2017

US newsstands are increasingly rare as readers turn to online platforms for information |
US newspaper group assails Google-Facebook online 'duopoly'

WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants...

11 Jul 2017

Independent Media launches new lifestyle supplement - Saturday Live
Independent Media launches new lifestyle supplement - Saturday Live

To help you reclaim your day off, Independent Media is publishing Saturday Live from this week...

Issued by Independent Media 7 Jul 2017

ANC Parliamentary Chief Whip, Jackson Mthembu addresses the media during the ANC Policy conference held at Nasrec. 
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Print media 'need to be controlled'

ANC policy conference delegates have called for parliament to implement urgently a proposal that a media appeals tribunal and regulatory body be established for the print media...

6 Jul 2017

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Business Day, Financial Mail win multiple journalism awards

The Business Day and Financial Mail publications have won awards in the Sanlam Financial Journalism Awards, Discovery Health Journalism Awards and Sapoa Journalism Awards for Excellence...

6 Jul 2017

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Activators on Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans list

Kwandile Skhosana, Nkosikhona Uzzi Mpungose and Paris Makaringe from the Activate! Change Drivers Network have made the 2017 Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans list...

4 Jul 2017

SABC8 journalist dies at 32 of a 'broken heart'
SABC8 journalist dies at 32 of a 'broken heart'

NEWSWATCH: 'SABC8' journalist Suna Venter's passing on Thursday morning was caused by cardiomyopathy, also known as ‘broken heart' syndrome, a condition brought on by trauma and prolonged periods of unnatural stress...

3 Jul 2017

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WATCH: Mob attacks Business Day editors

Business Day editor Tim Cohen and the newspaper's editor-at-large, Peter Bruce, were threatened and assaulted by members of the Gupta-linked Black First Land First movement, who descended on Bruce's house in Parkview, Johannesburg, yesterday...

30 Jun 2017

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Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

26 Jun 2017

Rapport's market share amongst broadsheets increases
Rapport's market share amongst broadsheets increases

According to the latest ABC release, Rapport's percentage of the market share for broadsheets has increased by 3% year on year from 24% in Q1 of 2016 to 27% in Q1 of 2017...

Issued by Ads24 14 Jun 2017

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The Zululand Mail launches to serve Melmoth, Eshowe, Gingindlovu

A new local community newspaper, The Zululand Mail has been launched in KwaZulu-Natal to service the Melmoth, Eshowe and Gingindlovu areas...

13 Jun 2017

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Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name...

12 Jun 2017

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#WNC17: Highlights from Day 2

Day 2 of the World News Media Congress began with a breakfast panel discussion, particularly for women in news, around the gender biases in reporting and how media and advertisers represent these...

9 Jun 2017

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#WNC17: Highlights from Day 1

DURBAN: Following the Women in News Summit, the men were ready as ever to take the stage, with the second half of Day 1 at the World News Media Congress kicking off with a roundtable on sports news as a major driver for media innovation...

8 Jun 2017

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#WNC17: Turkish journalist Can Dündar receives the Golden Pen Award

DURBAN: Turkish journalist and former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, Can Dündar is the deserving recipient of the Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers...

8 Jun 2017

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Wan-Ifra calls on South Africa government to protect media freedom

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has called on the South African government for renewed solidarity in the wake of threats to media freedom...

8 Jun 2017

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Newspapers build loyal audiences with quality journalism

Key findings from the Wan-Ifra's annual World Press Trends survey were presented at the 69th World News Media Congress and 24th World Editors Forum in Durban...

7 Jun 2017

Mission: Capture M&G - Guptas advised on buying out one of their most vocal critics
Mission: Capture M&G - Guptas advised on buying out one of their most vocal critics

The Guptas considered buying one of their most vociferous critics, the Mail & Guardian newspaper, in a James Bond-style 'Project M', leaked emails show...

6 Jun 2017

Independent Media market share boosted by single-copy sales
Independent Media market share boosted by single-copy sales

The latest quarterly circulation figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) show an impressive year-on-year growth in Independent Media's share of the daily and weekend newspaper market in South Africa...

Issued by Independent Media 1 Jun 2017

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