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#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

Roger Ailes, seen here in a 2006 picture, blended entertainment with conservative politics in creating Fox News | ©  | Frederick M. Brown
How 'dark genius' Ailes reshaped US television news

NEW YORK - Championed by conservatives as a visionary, reviled by liberals as a menace, Fox News founder Roger Ailes re-shaped US television news and helped to craft a conservative populism that ultimately gave rise to Donald Trump...

19 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, at center in 2013 photo at the New York Stock Exchange debut of the social network, is flanked by co-founders Jack Dorsey, at left, and Ev Williams. Stone is returning to work at Twitter after a six-year hiatus |
Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away...

18 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: Final night's winners
#OneShow2017: Final night's winners

Winners of the final 7 categories of the 44th One Show Awards have been announced at Cipriani Wall Street, with SA responsible for a further 6 bronze, 1 silver and 1 gold pencil, which was also crowned ‘best of discipline' for radio, as well as 10 merit awards - this puts us in 10th best country ranking...

13 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies
WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies

This week marked the launch of The Plus Network, founded by WE Communications...

By Jessica Tennant 12 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: Enhancing SA's young creative yield

Today we find out from the One Show's SA Young Ones' student judges' about SA's significant creative talent and why we need to simplify to amplify and better promote design as a career possibility...

By Leigh Andrews 12 May 2017

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Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub...

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: Celebrating young creativity with the One Show's Young Ones

With the One Club's Creative Week coming to an end this evening, we find out why's it important to celebrate stand-out young creativity, whether it's the creator or the idea itself that's fresh...

By Leigh Andrews 11 May 2017

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The Twitter exchange.
US teen breaks internet record, spurred by love of nuggets

An American teenager has broken the world record for the most retweets, in a crusade to win a year's supply of his favourite food: chicken nuggets...

11 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: First night's winners!
#OneShow2017: First night's winners!

Winners of the first seven categories of the 44th One Show Awards have been announced at Cipriani Wall Street, with SA responsible for seven bronze pencils and 17 merit awards...

11 May 2017

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Haviland and Van der Nest.
#OneShow2017: Dream come true for SA's Young Ones Portfolio winners

It was a really exciting night for South Africa at The One Show Young Ones Awards, where for the first time ever, South Africa took home three awards...

By Ann Nurock 10 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

2017 AME Awards announces winners
2017 AME Awards announces winners

NEW YORK - The International AME Awards® for the World's Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness? has announced the 2017 award winners...

10 May 2017

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Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club for Creativity.
#OneShow2017: Kevin Swanepoel on forming a global community for creative individuals

I chatted to Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club, ahead of One Show Creative Week, live in New York...

By Ann Nurock 10 May 2017

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#OneShow2017: Judging the Young Ones

You know who's on the Young Ones' judging panel and you know which student portfolios won accolades at the One Show last night. Now find out how judging worked, what the SA contingent was looking for from the global entries and their initial thoughts on the winning portfolios and work...

By Leigh Andrews 9 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Sinclair to buy Tribune Media in $3.9bn broadcast deal

WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcast Group announced on Monday a $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media, in a major consolidation of local television operators in the United States...

9 May 2017

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Michael Farmer of Farmer & Co, author of Madison Avenue Manslaughter.
#OneShow2017: Michael Farmer on fixing the problems in ad agencies

I chatted to Michael Farmer of Farmer & Co, author of the bestseller Madison Avenue Manslaughter and numerous articles on the state of the advertising industry, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit, part of their Creative Week...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

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Chowles presenting at the One Club’s One Show Educators’ Summit, part of Creative Week 2017.
#OneShow2017: Ross Chowles on keeping students' attention

I chatted to Ross Chowles, our own South African born and bred ex-creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, now an advertising lecturer at Michigan State University, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit as part of their Creative Week...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

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Reddy, Schaefer, Van Der Westhuizen, Sudheim and Pretorius.
#OneShow2017: Handpicking the best of the Young Ones

The five South African creative educators selected for this year's One Show Young Ones jury let us in on how they were selected...

By Leigh Andrews 8 May 2017

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Suhana Gordhan: FCB Africa’s creative director, Loeries chairperson and 2017 One Show direct juror.
#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry...

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook hiring 3,000 people to screen out violent content
Facebook hiring 3,000 people to screen out violent content

WASHINGTON - Facebook said Wednesday it is hiring an extra 3,000 staff to root out violent content as the social media giant faces scrutiny for a series of killings and suicides broadcast on its platform...

4 May 2017

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New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards selects Debi Mazar as emcee

Film/television actress and TV personality, Debi Mazar will host the 2017 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards that's taking place on Thursday, 18 May...

3 May 2017

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Jessica Williams and Daveed Diggs
Creative Week announces schedule, selects hosts

The One Club for Creativity has announced the schedule for Creative Week, 8-12 May 2017, which more than 2,000 professionals, artists and students from 25 countries will attend...

3 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel
Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

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Tony Petitti, chief operating officer of Major League Baseball
‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars', ‘Super Bowl 50' win at International Television & Film Awards

Three entries received the New York Festivals' grand award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, held at the annual Nab Show in Las Vegas...

2 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Twitter gets lift from uptick in user numbers

WASHINGTON - Twitter shares surged Wednesday after its quarterly update showed improving growth in user numbers, offsetting concerns over a decline in revenue and another net loss for the social network...

2 May 2017

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Amber Finlay
Amber Finlay heads up jury for LIA The New category

Amber Finlay, global brand ambassador at Converse will be the jury president of the LIA's The New category...

25 Apr 2017

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Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas
Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas...

By Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017

AFRICA

Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants
Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme...

21 Apr 2017

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87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report...

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

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New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists
New York Festivals World's Best Advertising Awards announces 2017 finalists

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2017 finalists from entries submitted from 57 countries...

19 Apr 2017

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