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Is there a pure form of South African journalism? - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
Is there a pure form of South African journalism?

Is there such a thing as pure South African journalism, or is specific country reportage a myth? And more to the point, is it really necessary to train our journalists to practice South African journalism? The news of the day is often portrayed through the eyes of Western ideals and values, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 24 Oct 2014 12:00

FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag - FCB South Africa
FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag

FCB South Africa has found yet another way to keep flying South Africa's flag with the launch of the Giant Flag initiative just outside Graaff-Reinet.

Issued by FCB South Africa 24 Oct 2014 11:31

BeautySouthAfrica launches community for women to test beauty products - The Publishing Partnership
BeautySouthAfrica launches community for women to test beauty products

BeautySouthAfrica.com has launched a refreshing new space for beauty brands to engage with South African women. When a reader joins the BSA Beauty Network, they are invited to complete a survey, where they share their age, location and details of every aspect of their beauty routine, including the brands they love. Using this data, BSA is able to target precise demographic profiles of women to sample and test beauty products.

Issued by The Publishing Partnership 24 Oct 2014 11:02

How to develop destinations as brands - FusionDesign
How to develop destinations as brands

Destinations aren't different from tomato sauce, fabric softener or any product for that matter. Just like products, destinations have their own "flavour" and identity that make them different. Therefore, just like products, destinations need logos, straplines and ads to establish themselves in the market place.

Issued by FusionDesign 24 Oct 2014 10:32

DigitLab and IHS win at New Generation Awards - DigitLab
DigitLab and IHS win at New Generation Awards

We are very proud to announce that The International Hotel School website won a Bronze award for the Best Corporate Website. Over the past few years, IHS and DigitLab have worked together to create a finely tuned digital marketing strategy that has the agility to move with an ever-changing and demanding Millennial Generation.

Issued by DigitLab 24 Oct 2014 10:08

Getting your brands directly to families just before Christmas has never been easier
Getting your brands directly to families just before Christmas has never been easier

Grow will be distributing 10,000 sample packs to moms at preschools and playgroups nationwide, shortly before school closes for the year.

Issued by Grow Marketing 24 Oct 2014 09:45

Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications - Joe Public
Shift Joe Public tops the 2014 Loerie rankings for brand communications

After a phenomenally successful taking at this year's Loerie Awards show, Shift Joe Public has catapulted into the top three list of the overall official Loeries rankings released on 16 October 2014, placing the specialist agency as the number one brand communications agency in South Africa.

Issued by Joe Public 24 Oct 2014 09:35

With black people, the more things change, the more they stay the same - Foshizi
With black people, the more things change, the more they stay the same

Approaching the African market like a western one and not taking time to understand it, is what has kept most brands from successfully making it in certain categories.

Issued by Foshizi 24 Oct 2014 09:12

The Mouse that Roared gets Benzac AC 5 spot on! - The Mouse that Roared
The Mouse that Roared gets Benzac AC 5 spot on!

After recently getting our paws on the Ricoh business, The Mouse that Roared is delighted to announce we have just won Galderma's star performer - Benzac® AC 5 - in a four-way pitch. Benzac® AC 5; by far the biggest selling acne treatment in pharmacies in South Africa, Australia and many other countries around the world, is a prestigious addition to our client list and we're proud to be working with people like Sylwia and Hilda who want to take this already successful brand to new heights.

Issued by The Mouse that Roared 24 Oct 2014 09:00

Luke Townsin on Twitter And The Mobile Stream: Heavy Chef video release - World Wide Creative
Luke Townsin on Twitter And The Mobile Stream: Heavy Chef video release

World Wide Creative's practical learning platform, Heavy Chef, was headlined by Luke Townsin, Twitter's Head of Brand Strategy (Multinational EMEA) on 18 September 2014. Presenting on Twitter And The Mobile Stream, Luke enlightened the audience on the major trends in content consumption and how brands can streamline their content to stand out in a mobile-driven age. Luke's speaker video showcases the main take-outs from his presentation.

Issued by World Wide Creative 23 Oct 2014 12:27

TheGrind PR announces new business signed - TheGrind PR
TheGrind PR announces new business signed

The old adage "time flies when you're having fun" definitely rings true for us at TheGrind PR this year.

Issued by TheGrind PR 23 Oct 2014 11:33

Double international win for South African movie, Four Corners - Giant Films
Double international win for South African movie, Four Corners

Ian Gabriel's South African thriller, Four Corners, achieved a double win at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival where it played in competition with films from the USA and around the world. The film received the Best International Feature award and walked away with the evening's top honour winning Best Feature (International or USA), beating out Tommy Lee Jones' directorial outing, The Homesman starring Hilary Swank and Meryl Streep, which received the Best Feature (USA) Award.

Issued by Giant Films 23 Oct 2014 11:16

Strategic new website for BMi Research - BMi Research
Strategic new website for BMi Research

Enhanced brand recognition and a strong identity are at the core of BMi Research's new web portal (www.bmi.co.za), which not only showcases its extensive range of specialist qualitative and quantitative research solutions, but also critical industry insights penned by the company's thought leaders.

Issued by BMi Research 23 Oct 2014 11:02

Gorilla takes four awards at New Generation - Gorilla
Gorilla takes four awards at New Generation

Gorilla was delighted to receive four trophies at the New Generation gala event held at Sandton on Tuesday evening.

Issued by Gorilla 23 Oct 2014 10:45

Vicinity Media technology revolutionises research methods - Vicinity Media
Vicinity Media technology revolutionises research methods

Local premium mobile advertising network, Vicinity Media, has announced a partnership with a leading global research house to flight a test mobile research campaign investigating the social grants sector in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and KZN. Capitalising on its technology, the explosion of mobile ownership and the ability to directly reach location-specific individuals in real time, Vicinity Media is set to revitalise the field of mobile marketing and research in South Africa.

Issued by Vicinity Media 23 Oct 2014 10:44

PMR.Africa Diamond Arrow for The Wedding Expo - The Wedding Group
PMR.Africa Diamond Arrow for The Wedding Expo

The Wedding Expo® is proud to announce that it has received the Diamond Arrow Award in the 1000 to 5000m² category, in the annual National Survey on Event and Exhibition Organisers in South Africa, run by PMR.Africa.

Issued by The Wedding Group 23 Oct 2014 10:25

How does digital signage actually work? - Moving Tactics
How does digital signage actually work?

The current world of digital signage is confusing - so many buzzwords, so many channels, so many 'solutions'.

Issued by Moving Tactics 22 Oct 2014 14:18

Gorilla chosen as one of R3's World Social 40 - Gorilla
Gorilla chosen as one of R3's World Social 40

R3, the global consultancy specialising in agency management services, recently published Social 40, showcasing the most creative, innovative and progressive social media agencies from across the planet.

Issued by Gorilla 22 Oct 2014 14:00

Egg Films launches Arcade - come play - Arcade Content
Egg Films launches Arcade - come play

Arcade Content is a new division of Egg Films that produces content that falls outside the realm of traditional TV commercials. This includes brand films, web series, music videos and more.

Issued by Arcade Content 22 Oct 2014 13:43

PPC makes every day a Mandela Day - Kaya FM 95.9
PPC makes every day a Mandela Day

PPC has given true meaning to the Mandela Day mantra, "Take action. Inspire change. Make Every Day a Mandela Day," with their Mandela Day Literacy Project launched in Soweto. In 2013, PPC identified an opportunity for their organisation to make an impactful difference in the lives of many South African high school learners.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 22 Oct 2014 13:14

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