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Donald Trump unveils his 2017 Fake News Awards winners

The GOP website just couldn't keep up with the traffic its latest blog post demanded...

By Andy Walker 1 day ago

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Final call for SA creative economy conference submissions

The South African Cultural Observatory has made a last call for abstract and panel discussion submissions for its third International Conference, to be held at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium this March...

1 hour ago

#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018

Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise...

By Mimi Kalinda 20 hours ago

The ad industry needs diversity to thrive

For ad campaigns to be culturally relevant, agencies must reflect our society...

By Qingqile 'Wingwing' Mdlulwa 21 hours ago

Space for one more

Dirk Visser uses the paradox of the Grand Hotel to help make the concept of infinity more relatable and explains how it relates to the world of digital marketing...

By Dirk Visser 23 hours ago

Media freedom, a personal freedom

Media freedom is a right of all South Africans and not a limited mandate of editors and journalists...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 hours ago

SA's top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills

Are you ready for the New Year? Check out the latest outlook on trends for top-paid jobs and most in-demand skills, including what to expect in 2018...

Issued by CareerJunction 51 minutes ago

IMC Conference 2018: Insights into email and SMS marketing

Everlytic is a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming IMC Conference and their MD, Walter Penfold, will use this opportunity to share his insights on email and SMS marketing as a preview of what's to come...

Issued by Everlytic 26 minutes ago

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network...

18 minutes ago

Dissolution of 3D Group

The Associations, AAXO and EXSA, of the exhibition industry in Southern Africa are very concerned and distressed to have heard the news that 3D Group have apparently dissolved and terminated all business activity as of 31 November 2017...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 1 hour ago

Top steps to a kickass influencer marketing campaign

Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital (a kickass influencer marketing partner agency), will be presenting at the 2018 Integrated Marketing Communications Conference (IMC)...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 2 hours ago

Seven trends likely to lead digital agencies in 2018

As digital agencies and consultancies seek to gain distinction over competitors, seven trends will drive the development of digital in 2018...

By Bradley Elliott 19 hours ago

DUO expands its capabilities and services with three new appointments in 2018

DUO Marketing + Communications, a specialist B2B tech PR and digital marketing agency, has started the new year with the appointment of three new team members...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 23 hours ago

Money talks - Ad Talent Salary Survey 2018

Ad Talent has released the results of their comprehensive annual salary survey of the communications industry in South Africa...

Issued by Ad Talent 17 hours ago

Build and use your digital influence

Recently, Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital, a leading influencer marketing agency, presented at a Future Females "Build & Use Your Influence" conference...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 22 hours ago

Partech Ventures launches $70m Africa VC fund

Partech Ventures has announced the launch of its Partech Africa fund, which has secured over €57 million ($70 million) toward its target size of €100 million ($122 million)...

By Tom Jackson 22 hours ago

Kantar TNS and Qualtrics join forces to form global customer experience powerhouse

Research agency Kantar TNS and Qualtrics, a leader in experience management, have announced a global partnership to help organisations put customers at the heart of their business...

Issued by Kantar TNS 16 hours ago

African short films on Oscar shortlist

Six African short films are in the running to win an Oscar, selected from 63 qualifying films...

1 day ago

Media24 poised to end Novus deal

Novus Holdings, previously part of the Naspers Group, looks set to have its third grim year in a row, with reports that it is set to lose the crucial contract to print Media 24's newspapers and magazines to Caxton and a number of small independent printers...

1 day ago

Instagram, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

BRUSSELS - Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said Friday...

1 day ago

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Africa news

#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agile

New agency models, with creativity at the core, but more agile and flexible and inclusive of a variety of talent, will ensure a creative renaissance in South Africa...

By Karabo Denalane 20 hours ago

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Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website

MANILA - Philippine journalists took to the streets Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom.

1 day ago

New trends in MENA 'rebranding sexual wellness', 'mingling with the machine' and 'halal space food'

2018 report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA forecasts 100 trends, depicting region's fast-paced evolution

Issued by JWT 3 days ago

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