Following the announcement of bilingual Ideas/Idees magazine being closed down by Media24 late last year, editor Terena le Roux approached management to transfer ownership into her name. Now the owner of startup publishing company IdeesFabriek (Ideas Factory), Le Roux says it really was that straightforward...
Jessica Tennant 22 Feb 2017
Publishers have made their bread and butter off textbooks for longer than students have endured on microwave noodles and crackers...
Vaughan Patterson 8 Feb 2017
Lerato Tshabalala has been appointed as the new editor for The Afropolitan magazine. She's set to bring a fresh new editorial outlook to the publication, which readers have been enjoying for the past 10 years.
Beverley Klein 18 Jul 2016
Amazon just opened its first book store in Seattle stocked with books at the same discounted price as on its website. Is this a new disruption for the book publishing industry or just a giant interactive billboard for Amazon..?
Louise Marsland 6 Nov 2015
It's a truism, albeit an often neglected one, that journalists should write stories for particular, defined audiences, not for themselves, their peers or some fondly cherished but imaginary ideal reader...
Chris Roper 4 Aug 2015
News reporting followed a tight style and format for decades, largely driven by technology and deadlines. We call it the inverted pyramid: the most important information should be at the top of a report and the material that can most easily be cut out sits at the bottom...
Anton Harber 31 Jul 2015
At last I have found a marketing book written specifically for would-be entrepreneurs and all those people who really want to start their own businesses but are just too terrified to take the plunge.
Chris Moerdyk 22 Jul 2015
Print is by no means dead. Far from it. The growing perception that it is dying falls squarely on those newspapers and magazines that seem to have some kind of death wish...
Chris Moerdyk 13 Mar 2015
Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names, by Ann Gadd, and reviewed by Motoring Editor Henrie Geyser, takes you from Baardskeerdersbos to Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein - and all points between...
Henrie Geyser 18 Feb 2015
On Saturday, 20 September, many of Cape Town's bibliophiles spent a cloudless spring day at the city's annual Open Book Festival. But a number of them also came to Warren Editions, a professional printing studio, for the launch of Aerodrome's inaugural journal.
Eugene Yiga 13 Oct 2014
South Africa boasts two Nobel Prize winning authors but has never produced a John le Carre or Ian Fleming. Strange, when the success of South African intelligence operations have, from time to time, been the envy of intelligence agencies the world over.
Tracy Gilpin 1 Oct 2014
Q: What is the fastest way to improve my writing? A: Get another writer to be your critic. It's that simple.
Sandra Roberts 25 Sep 2014
Many marketers still think about advertising in digital media in the same way as they thought about placing ads in traditional media...
Pierre Cassuto 28 Jul 2014
Digital publishing and advertising is a sophisticated, high-tech industry where we have an array of statistics and metrics at our fingertips...
Pierre Cassuto 21 Jul 2014
The brand publishing industry is growing at a breakneck pace, and many retrenched journalists are turning their hand to website copywriting services as a result
Graeme Wilson 23 May 2014