LinkedIn reaches 500m members in 200 countries

LinkedIn has reached a membership of 500m across 200 countries and regions. It has seen significant growth in India; its membership having surged by more than 40% in the past two years. Across the world, LinkedIn currently represents over 10m active jobs, over 9m companies and more than 100,000...

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R2K calls on SAPS, Parliament security to conduct investigation into SABC break-in

The Right2Know Campaign has expressed concern regarding the recent burglary at the SABC's offices in Parliament. R2K is particularly concerned about the fact the SABC journalists' computers were the target of the burglary. In light of this matter, R2K has called on the South African Police...

2 hours ago

Kwesé TV signs new deal, adds three brands to its lineup

Econet Media has signed a multi-territory broadcast agreement with broadcasting system, Turner. The agreement will see Kwesé TV add some of the world's most loved broadcast brands to its diverse content offering. The Kwesé TV offering will now include CNN International, Cartoon Network and...

20 hours ago

SA's ‘geek lifestyle' gets an upgrade with New Game+

On 6 May 2017, New Game+ magazine will be launched, and is said to be the holy grail of video gaming in South Africa. The magazine caters to casual gamers, e-sport gamers, and provides editorial content which covers a range of topics from technology, hardware and software, comics, collectables,...

20 hours ago

Poldark's third season, twist revealed

Debbie Horsfield, writer of the drama series Poldark, recently revealed a series twist at the BFI & Radio Times Festival held in London. Based on Winston Graham's original Poldark novels, the third season will have the audience in for a few surprises with Ross Poldark, played by Aidan Turner,...

22 hours ago

Gold Reef City plays host to Kaya FM's The Art of Sunday

Kaya FM's jazz show, The Art of Sunday, will be broadcasting live from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, 30 April 2017 at Gold Reef City. The host of the show, Brenda Sisane, will be presenting the finest jazz and soul artists, with a performance by Sisonke Xonti live at the Back O' the Moon Restaurant &...

23 hours ago

New research shows digital advertising industry growth could be at risk

Kanta Media has released Dimension - a research warning into consumer and industry attitudes for the advertising industry. It suggests that if the advertising industry does not find a way to measure performance and consistency accurately, Proctor & Gamble's threat to pull ad spend, will be deemed...

1 day ago

947 Beats @ Work allows listeners to select music for an hour

947 will be including a new timeslot in which listeners will be able to determine the playlist for an entire hour between 9am and 10am. During 947 Beats @ Work, listeners may send voice notes indicating their musical requests via WhatsApp.

3 days ago

Mech-X4 to debut on Disney XD, this April

A brand new series will make its debut on Disney XD (DSTV channel 304) on Monday, 24 April 2017 at 5.15pm. Mech-X4 is a comedic sci-fi adventure series that follows a heroic team of four teenage boys who take on the responsibility of controlling a giant robot to protect their city.

3 days ago

Oxigen to sponsor the 11th annual PGNAIT

Oxigen will sponsor the 11th annual Prince's Grant National Amateur Invitational golf tournament to be held from 1-3 May 2017 at Prince's Grant Coastal Estate. Oxigen has also secured additional sponsors for the event including Entrawood and The Eighteenth Apartment development, among...

21 Apr 2017

Icasa releases draft regulations in TVWS ahead of DSA summit

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has released draft regulations on the use of TV white space in the African region, ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance's fifth annual global summit which will be held in Cape Town from 9-11 May 2017. The draft regulations shed light on...

21 Apr 2017

Masasa Mbangeni to host 2017 Saco

Award-winning actress, Masasa Mbangeni will host the 2017 South African Cultural Observatory's May national conference as its master of ceremonies. In its second year, this conference was established by the Department of Arts and Culture as a measure and valuation of country's creative and cultural...

21 Apr 2017

Entries for 2017 Cannes Lions are now closed

Entries for the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have closed. The deadline was 20 April 2017 but late entrants may contact moc.snoilsennac@sdrawabRev('brev-8f586489-0178-47eb-a83f-e132490e1c5c', '>a/\"moc.snoilsennac;46#&sdrawa:otliam"=ferh a....

21 Apr 2017

36th season of Mela to start on SABC 3

The 36th season of Mela will start on SABC 3 on 23 April 2017. The show is broadcast on Sundays at 2pm and repeated on Tuesdays at the same time.

20 Apr 2017

SABC 3 to hold auditions for The Final Cut

Auditions will be held for the SABC 3 reality show contest, The Final Cut from 22 April to 13 May. The countrywide audition search will take place in at the South African State Theatre in Pretoria (22 April), the Winston Churchill Theatre in Pietermaritzburg (6 May) and the Alexander Playhouse...

20 Apr 2017

Stuff magazine says DStv Explora is 2016's Gadget of the Year

Stuff magazine has named the DStv Explora the 2016 TV Gadget of the Year. Stuff magazine is a fan of the device as it previously named it one of the Most Beautiful Objects in SA.

20 Apr 2017

MultiChoice receives Topco Oliver Empowerment Award

MultiChoice has received an accolade at the Topco Oliver Empowerment Awards for the second consecutive year. MultiChoice was acknowledged for its enterprise development and empowerment efforts. The Topco Oliver Empowerment Awards recognise innovation in empowerment and transformation.

20 Apr 2017

ABN Event Productions partners with Unicef for fundraising gala

ABN Event Productions will be partnering with Unicef for its Fundraising Gala Dinner with guest of honour, Bollywood actress and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg Hotel on 6 May 2017. The event will be led by media entrepreneur and Unicef...

20 Apr 2017

Amasa Joburg committee member applications are now open

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa in Johannesburg will be voting in a new committee at its 2017/2018 annual general meeting. Marketing professionals are welcome to submit their brief profile and picture to az.oc.nodurt@WffohcsiBbRev('brev-d782c7f5-5bd6-4945-8843-e1f58628d10a',...

20 Apr 2017

Oxyg3n Media to produce season two of Married at First Sight South Africa

Oxyg3n Media will be producing the second season of Married at First Sight South Africa. The second instalment of the reality show will be broadcast on Lifetime (DStv 131) in October 2017. It will comprise nine episodes and will include a reunion show featuring all the participants from the first...

19 Apr 2017

Dining Out launches new-look website

Dining Out recently unveiled its new-look website. The website now boasts more features, improved navigation, and a brand new interface.

19 Apr 2017

Short film makers, now's your chance - One Screen submissions are open

Entries for the 2017 One Screen Short Film Festival are now open. Categories for the film festival, presented by One Club, now includes VR films as well as movie posters. Submissions may be made here. For early birds the submission deadline is 16 June 2017 while for regular folk the deadline...

19 Apr 2017

Zee TV partners with Gandhi Walk

Zee TV has partnered with the 32nd Gandhi Walk which will be held in Lenasia, Johannesburg, on Sunday, 23 April. The Ghandi Walk has in turn partnered with the Lenmed Health Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital for staff members from the hospital to be on site to offer free medical tests, including...

19 Apr 2017

SMMEs can now enter for the 29th Entrepreneur of the Year competition

Growing SMME owners can now submit their entries for the 29th Entrepreneur of the Year competition which is sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. Entrepreneurs may download entry forms online in addition to interacting with fellow entrepreneurs and entrants on the competition's social media...

18 Apr 2017

IAS to represent SA at 2017 Ad Forum Worldwide Summit

For the ninth year in a row, the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company will be representing South Africa at the AdForum Worldwide Summit. The 2017 AdForum Worldwide Summit will be held in New York from 24 April - 28 April and is set to cover issues, challenges, and trends facing the global...

18 Apr 2017

2017 Young Ones finalists announced

Following their participation in the One Show Creative Week student competition, the finalists of the 2017 Young Ones have been announced. In addition to the networking and job opportunities, the finalists will each stand a chance of receiving a One Show Pencil at the special awards ceremony....

18 Apr 2017

Media24 investigates HuffPost SA's controversial blog post

Media24 has launched an investigation into the controversial “Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?” blog post published on HuffPost South Africa on 13 April 2017. The blog was removed on 15 April after HuffPost South Africa could not prove the accuracy of the source....

18 Apr 2017

Young Lions film entrants will have 48 hours to submit 60-second ads

The South African representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Cinemark is sponsoring the local film category of the 2017 Young Lions competition. Entrants will be given 48 hours to complete and a deliver a 60-second advert with a corporate social responsibility angle....

18 Apr 2017

Vaseline Men partners with influential SA men for #StartStrong campaign

Vaseline Men unveiled its new #StartStrong campaign in which it partnered up with musician, Riky Rick and Proteas fast bowler, Kagiso Rabada. The #StartStrong campaign also includes a range of other influential South African men, including artists, stylists, writers, entrepreneurs, and...

13 Apr 2017

OTM and Mindshare Vietnam receive Most Awarded Project recognition

The Lovely Mobile Report and Rankings have listed Out There Media together with Mindshare Vietnam and their 'Spread the Love' campaign for Friso by Friesland Campina as one of the Most Awarded Projects of 2016. The mobile campaign targeted mothers-to-be, achieving a consistent CTR of 11% with...

13 Apr 2017

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