SOUTH AFRICA

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

GLOBAL

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Media literally under fire in Capital Gazette shooting

Newswatch: In a media shooting reminiscent of the Charlie Hebdo attack, five staff members of the Capital Gazette were killed and two injured when a man armed with a shotgun entered their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday afternoon...

29 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'
#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'

Not your typical creative, South African George 'Radarboy' Gally explains how he made the leap from creative director to teaching creative coding workshops across the world and working on data sculpture projects. He also shares advice for anyone out there looking to tap into their quirky talents...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2018

AFRICA

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'

Global Business Leaders to address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C...

18 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism
The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism

MullenLowe CCO Mark Wenneker and The One Club CEO Kevin Swanepoel team with programme founding partners Susan Hoffman at Wieden+Kennedy and Ida Woldemichael at Everytown for Gun Safety along with Psyop, Exile and others to transform student creative work into public campaigns...

1 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

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A priest and a psychic walk into a New York bar...

This is one of my favourite pictures of New York. It shows the density of the place. As I am taking a picture of the graffiti, in that split second of focusing, a yellow cab and a man on a motorised wheelchair drifted into frame...

By Damon Stapleton 9 May 2018

UNITED STATES

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NYC artists design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste

NYC bodega owners and artists have launched a project to design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste and to send a message to the governor that New York needs a bag fee - not just a bag ban...

2 May 2018

GLOBAL

SJ Myeza.
SA's SJ Myeza to serve on One Club's Young Guns 16 Jury!

Cape Town's own Siphiwe SJ Myeza, director and partner at award-winning 7Films production company, has been selected to serve on The One Club for Creativity's Young Guns 16 competition jury...

30 Apr 2018

MALTA

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The Daphne impact

You may not have heard of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was murdered six months ago, but Meryl Streep certainly has and it would not surprise me if the Oscar winner optioned DCG's story...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 20 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

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The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

20 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Claudia Willvonseder, chair of the Brand Purpose category and chief marketing officer, Ikea.
Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards released the shortlist for the Effective Use of Brand Purpose category - a search for marketing initiatives that have successfully embraced a brand purpose and achieved commercial success as well as a benefit for a wider community...

17 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Print and Outdoor finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Print and Outdoor finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'print and outdoor' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with two SA agencies making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'mobile' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with three SA agencies and 1 African entry, featuring a South African production company, making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Interactive finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Interactive finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'interactive' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with two SA entries making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Film finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Film finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'film' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with four SA entries making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Cross-platform finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Cross-platform finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'cross-platform' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

13 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Responsive Environment finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Responsive Environment finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'responsive environments' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

12 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Intellectual Property finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Intellectual Property finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'intellectual property' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

12 Apr 2018

AUSTRALIA

Location and voice technology are the future of retail
Location and voice technology are the future of retail

Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

IPRN survey reveals how online influencers are leveraged around the world
IPRN survey reveals how online influencers are leveraged around the world

The International Public Relations Network (IPRN) surveyed its members to uncover ways brands can leverage their relationships with bloggers and influencers all around the world...

10 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Marissa Allen (left) at the Wpromote Rise event.
Wpromote on profiting from empowering women in traditionally male-dominated industries

Wpromote explains their internal female-led initiative as a key aspect of holistic profit-driven marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

By Louise Marsland 10 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

Folio: 2018 class of Top Women in Media. © .
Folio: announce 2018 class of Top Women in Media

Folio: has announced its 2018 class of Top Women in Media to represent the best and brightest up and comers, entrepreneurs, change-makers, corporate champions, and industry trailblazers in the media industry...

6 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal
Facebook runs UK, US newspaper ads apologising for data scandal

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in nine major British and US newspapers on Sunday to apologise for a huge data privacy scandal...

26 Mar 2018

UNITED STATES

AT&T will use Time Warner as 'weapon' if merger goes ahead: US Justice Dept
AT&T will use Time Warner as 'weapon' if merger goes ahead: US Justice Dept

Will AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner give it a "weapon" to crush pay-television rivals or help it catch up with "runaway" technology giants?...

26 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

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Drake breaks new streaming record - in video games

Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming -- this time in video games...

19 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling
Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company's share prices tumbling...

19 Mar 2018

UNITED STATES

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background
In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth...

19 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica
Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, amid reports it harvested the profile information of millions of US voters without their permission...

19 Mar 2018

UNITED STATES

Apple buys digital magazine subscription service
Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

Apple announced on Monday it is buying digital magazine subscription service Texture, adding to the side of its business aimed at making money from online content or services...

14 Mar 2018

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