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Building out a new communications world through the blockchain
Building out a new communications world through the blockchain

Carrie Daly looks at some interesting ways in which the blockchain can be applied in the field of communications...

By Carrie Daly 21 hours ago

#Newsmaker: Engage Joe Public's Reatile Tekateka
#Newsmaker: Engage Joe Public's Reatile Tekateka

Following Joe Public United's appointment of Reatile Tekateka as managing partner to head up its Engage Joe Public division, we interviewed her to find out why she's excited to grow the group's reputation management offering...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Atmosphere Communications at the 2018 Prism Awards.
#Prisms2018: More than two minutes of success

Atmosphere made it third time lucky, winning Campaign of the Year at last night's Prism Awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

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#Prisms2018: What can South African agencies learn from the PR Cannes Lions winners?

There's no reason why South African agencies can't compete in the PR category at Cannes Lions...

By Dan Pinch 3 days ago

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#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 3 days ago

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#Prisms2018: PR's turn to save the day

The earned media paradox is that where we spend the most money is where consumers spend the least time...

By Serge Vaezi 3 days ago

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#Prisms2018: The inconvenient truth about PR

Legal trumps public relations nearly every time. Class action suit anyone?

By Keri-Ann Stanton 3 days ago

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Wynand Monyeseala
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Wynand Monyeseala

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Warren Mposi
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Warren Mposi

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Simone Carter
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Simone Carter

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Phushaza Sibiya
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Phushaza Sibiya

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Floyd Magubane
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Floyd Magubane

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Sithulile Mbayi
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Sithulile Mbayi

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Nontobeko Vilakati
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Nontobeko Vilakati

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Simbongile Ndlangisa
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Simbongile Ndlangisa

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Khangelani Dziba
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Khangelani Dziba

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Boitumelo Molusi
#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Boitumelo Molusi

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2018

Industry folks, it's time to make the circle bigger
Industry folks, it's time to make the circle bigger

Khangelani Dziba reflects on being chosen as one of the Prisms Young Judges and calls on industry folks to open the industry to more millennials...

By Khangelani Dziba 17 Apr 2018

#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time
#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time

Chairman of Weber Shandwick, Jack Leslie, tells Bizcommunity.Africa what it will take to attract multi-national investment to Africa, the final frontier for growth and expansion for business at a pan-African level...

By Louise Marsland 16 Apr 2018

An end to mediocrity
An end to mediocrity

Are South African communication consultants ready to embrace well-deserved criticism before the emergence of no-collar consultants?...

By Lwazi Piti 9 Apr 2018

Easy steps to effective crisis communication
Easy steps to effective crisis communication

Organisations and their brands need to take consumers into their confidence when facing a crisis. Although this seems straightforward, it is rarely the case...

By Madelain Roscher 3 Apr 2018

Tiger Brands' failed attempt to manage the listeriosis crisis is costing them severely
Tiger Brands' failed attempt to manage the listeriosis crisis is costing them severely

Failing to plan for a reputational crisis happens more often than it is comfortable to think about. Lunice Johnston writes about what steps are crucial to successfully handling a reputational crisis...

By Lunice Johnston 27 Mar 2018

Phumulele Mdima
The five key differences between traditional and digital PR

In the last few years, traditional PR has been complemented by digital PR. Both are highly effective in their own ways, offering unique benefits to drive campaign results and contributing different tactics to build relationships...

By Phumulele Mdima, Issued by MANGO-OMC 26 Mar 2018

Take the road less travelled when you communicate with your target audience
Take the road less travelled when you communicate with your target audience

Many clients approach me with their hands in their hair - overwhelmed by the task of marketing their brand and not knowing how to effectively engage their target audience...

By Shae Leigh 12 Mar 2018

Daniel Munslow is a director of MCC Consulting.
The role of communicators in the SDGs in Africa

How Africa's communicators can aid the United Nations in communicating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

By Daniel Munslow 9 Mar 2018

Marie Yossava
So many channels. So much information. How do you compete?

Social media has changed the PR landscape irrevocably. The challenge now facing practitioners is this: how do you effectively convey your clients' message in an environment where audiences are distracted and fragmented?...

By Marie Yossava, Issued by Grapevine Communications 8 Mar 2018

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#OrchidsandOnions: When kindness can be deadly... and when bad PR means a lost opportunity

When I had my "conversion", it wasn't on the road to the biblical road to Damascus; it was on the back of a large elephant...

By Brendan Seery 7 Mar 2018

Enterprise should implement watertight crisis management strategy or else it is history!
Enterprise should implement watertight crisis management strategy or else it is history!

Enterprise Foods is facing a reputation nightmare. Bonnie Ramaila gives a few tips on how she thinks the company should approach the crisis...

By Bonnie Ramaila 6 Mar 2018

#DigitalSummit2018: Championing diversity in digital
#DigitalSummit2018: Championing diversity in digital

Catherine Grenfell, ex-5FM presenter who co-founded and manages The Eye radio station, opened this year's IAB Digital Summit sharing her experience of digital and what she predicts for the industry...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Mar 2018

The evolution of the public relations practitioner
The evolution of the public relations practitioner

Today the PR practitioner must be responsive and well versed in many areas, mainly: marketing, social media and influencer management, while remaining tuned into the latest trends likely to affect the industry...

By Maiyo Febi 2 Mar 2018

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