Effective Measure's A Guide To Programmatic Advertising For Publishers ebook now available

Audience management company, Effective Measure has written an ebook titled A Guide To Programmatic Advertising For Publishers, which details what programmatic advertising is, how it evolved, what it looks like behind the scenes and why publishers should adopt it. Download eBook....

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Google honours Oskar Fishinger's 117th birthday with interactive doodle

In honour of German-American artist, musician and filmmaker Oskar Fishinger's 117th birthday, Google has released an interactive doodle in celebration of his work with animated art, set to music. The doodle allows users to click through and create their own visual art in Fischinger's style, by...

22 Jun 2017

GALA releases new book, Sweepstakes & Contests: A Global Legal Perspective

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance has released its new book, Sweepstakes & Contests: A Global Legal Perspective, which provides a summary of laws governing sweepstakes and contest in more than 50 countries worldwide. Each chapter, organised by country, outlines how sweepstakes and contests...

15 Jun 2017

Vega Randburg campus open day

Vega Randburg campus invites the public to visit their open day on 5 August 2017, to chat to lecturers about their approach to education and the WEF 2020 skillset needed for future jobs. Carla Enslin will also be available to talk about Vega's approach and success rate for academics.

15 Jun 2017

Broiler producers introduce new category as Galliova Awards sponsors

The 2017 Galliova Awards will feature a new broiler champion category as South African broiler producers, under the banner of the South African Poultry Association, have come onboard as sponsors. This year, entrants stand a chance to win one of six prizes worth a total of R120,000. The Galliova...

15 Jun 2017

Grohe's product design receives five Red Hot Awards

Grohe has received five Red Hot Awards for the design performance of its water system Blue Home, shower toilet Sensia Arena, bathroom faucet Lineare as well as its kitchen faucet lines Concetto Professional, and Essence Professional. The Red Dot Awards are held by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen...

15 Jun 2017

MediaCom bubbles over for Most Awards winners

For this year's Most Awards celebration, champagne sponsor MediaCom will be providing a special section in which winners can celebrate with some bubbly while networking and participating in media interviews. The Most Awards recognise distinction in service delivery, knowledge, and innovation in...

14 Jun 2017

SABC commemorates Youth Day with special activities on TV, radio stations

In commemoration of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, SABC 1 will be holding a special Youth Day symposium on its youth talk show, Daily Thetha. Young people between ages of 16 and 20 have been encouraged to apply on the SABC 1 website until 15 June 2017 to be included in the interactive studio audience at...

14 Jun 2017

Production on Showmax original series kicks off

Local YouTuber Julia Anastasopoulos, more famously known as Suzelle DIY, will be featured in Showmax's original series, Tali's Wedding Diary. The production on the eight-part mockumentary style series has already begun and is expected to premiere in December. The show centres around...

13 Jun 2017

Fake news, cyber bullying a rising concern for Sanef

KwaZulu-Natal judge president Achmat Jappie has told the annual general meeting of the South African National Editors' Forum that it is the media and judiciary's responsibility to safeguard South Africa's open democracy, with an emphasis on the information disseminated to citizens and the...

13 Jun 2017

Multichoice in favour of ConCourt ruling on subsidised set-top boxes' non-encryption policy

Multichoice has welcomed the constitutional court's ruling on the encryption capabilities of the five million state-subsidised set-top boxes. In a move that hopefully paves the way for the long-awaited migration to digital terrestrial television, the court's ruling confirms that the minister of...

9 Jun 2017

KFM aids the collection of R13m for #KnysnaFire

Following the recent devastating fires in Knysna, KFM has successfully facilitated the collection of R13m through on-air pledges made by corporated companies and individuals. The pledges starting coming in on Thursday, 8 June 2017, after the KFM Drive show had an interview with Imtiaz Sooliman from...

9 Jun 2017

Algoa FM collecting donations for those affected by fires in Garden Route, PE

Algoa FM has set up a bank account, through its Algoa Cares social outreach programme, to raise funds for the Eden Lions and the People Opposing Poverty in Society Foundation following the devastating fires in the Garden Route and Port Elizabeth. In addition to collecting monetary donations, the...

9 Jun 2017

Cabinet appoints Dondo Mogajane as Treasury DG

Cabinet has appointed acting director general Dondo Mogajane as the director general of Treasury to replace Lungisa Fuzile, who left last month. The appointment was made in record time as finance minister Malusi Gigaba has said it was important to provide continuity and certainty in the institution....

9 Jun 2017

Celebrities, friends, and colleagues pay tribute to Johann Botha

The former producer, presenter, and executive producer of the SABC's environmental programme 50/50 on SABC2, Johann Botha has died after he was shot during a robbery at a bar in the Maboneng Precinct on Wednesday, 7 June 2017. Botha worked as a producer on M-Net's Carte Blanche investigative...

8 Jun 2017

Scopen and IAS recruit senior field workers to conduct interviews across SA

Spanish-based independent research company Scopen and the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company have recruited senior fieldworkers to interview top marketers for Scopen's Agency Scope - a research programme to evaluate and change the way in which agencies and marketers do business. The...

7 Jun 2017

Discover Digital's DEOD awarded near-live short-form digital rights for ICC events

The Dubai-based Channel 2 group has awarded the near-live short-form digital rights for the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy 2017 and the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 tournaments to Discover Digital's Digital Entertainment on Demand TV service. DEOD has also been appointed the exclusive...

7 Jun 2017

#NativeAdAwards 2017 entries now open

The 2017 Native Advertising Awards entries are now open, with the entries closing on 17 July 2017, 12pm CEST. Presented by the Native Advertising Institute, the NAA acknowledges and rewards the best native advertising in the world. To find out more, click here to enter....

2 Jun 2017

Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst now airing on BBC World News

On 29 May 2017, BBC World News launched its new half-hour daily TV business programme, Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst. Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst takes financial news from the board room to the sidewalk, with live reaction to events on Wall Street and studio interviews with major...

2 Jun 2017

FGI offers monetary incentive to Most Awards survey participants

As the Most Awards survey draws to close (officially on 30 June 2017), Freshly Ground Insights has added a monetary incentive for participants. Participants who complete the Most Awards for Media Owners section of the survey and those who complete the Most Awards for Media Agencies section stand the...

30 May 2017

ITN archive to be made available on Getty Images

ITN and Getty Images have entered a distribution partnership that will see ITN broadcasts available to licence on Getty's platform. In South Africa, ITN's archive will be available to licence via Gallo Images Johannesburg as it is Getty Images' exclusive representative in the sub-Saharan Africa...

30 May 2017

Siba's My Table receives Gourmand World Cookbook Award

Siba Mtongana received The International Food Show award at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, which was held in Yantai, China. The award acknowledges cookbook authors and publishers who have achieved culinary media or television on an international level. Siba's Table is aired on the Food...

29 May 2017

BlankPage Publishing unveils two B2B new apps

Shortly after its launch, BlankPage Publishing has unveiled two new apps; Retail Brief Africa and Med Brief Africa. The Retail Brief Africa app provides users with segmented news on a daily basis as well as allow users access to product activation information, retailers are also given the option to...

29 May 2017

Don't box me in, says soapie star

His initial flirtations with boxing may have been seen by some as a gimmick but Generations: The Legacy actor Vuyo ''Gaddafi" Dabula intends to make the sweet science his home after acquiring a promoter's licence. Dabula's interest in the sport happened after the actor and his Muvhango...

26 May 2017

Mega8 partners with Ginx TV in broadcast deal

Mega8 E-Sports has partnered with UK-based Ginx TV in an effort to make e-sports broadcasts more accessible to a South African audience as well as introducing the local gaming industry to a global audience. The partnership is to include a dedicated e-sports channel, which will broadcast the Mega8...

25 May 2017

Prospective students welcome to attend Vega open day

Vega will be holding an open day for prospective students at all its campuses, across the country, on 27 May 2017. A brand of The Independent Institute of Education, Vega offers IIE certificates, baccalaureates, honours, and master's programmes in design, branding, and business. Those interested...

24 May 2017

2017 RDMAs are now open for submission

Entries for the 2017 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards are now officially open. The RDMAs acknowledge the efforts of journalists and media professionals who write articles that relate to responsible alcohol consumption and the impact of alcohol abuse that are published between 1 August...

23 May 2017

Jacaranda, Halo report on the success of the #MoreMusicYouLove audiovisual billboard

Earlier this year, Jacaranda FM and Halo agency unveiled the ‘More Music You Love' radio simulcast live lip sync billboard at Illovo Junction in Johannesburg. A first of its kind, the billboard was used to tell a live story, lip-synced by actors to the station's on-air music playlist during...

18 May 2017

Loeries AME introduces SANBS Public Service Award

Loeries Africa Middle East and the South African National Blood Service will be introducing the new SANBS Public Service Award in recognition of the best public service work done in 2017. All public service or charity entries across all Loeries categories are eligible for the award, which will be...

17 May 2017

New student award added to 2017 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards

In partnership with the University of Johannesburg, the 2017 New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards will add a new student-centric award, the New Generation Outstanding Students Award. The award is open to all registered first-, second-, third-year, and honours students who are studying at a...

16 May 2017

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