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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Groping in the dark

There is a good reason why the ad industry has a poor understanding of social media and the way consumers interact with the internet. It's called "high-speed technology advancement"...

By Chris Brewer 2 hours ago

South African economy needs more entrepreneurs

The World Bank suggests that (formal) small and medium enterprises contribute up to 45% of total employment and a third of national income in emerging economies but in South Africa...

By Sanisha Packirisamy 1 hour ago

Interpreting Millennials

How do we bridge the divide between the generations? By understanding how Millennials think...

By Nicci Botha 5 hours ago

Indexing true industry innovation with Colony HQ

Colony HQ was announced as overall innovation master in the category of business with a turnover of less than R35m at the recent Accenture Innovation Index Awards 2016. MD Marcus Stephens explains the importance of using big data to turn campaigns into customers and knowing what your customers need before they do...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Creative strategists - fact or fantasy?

In a business world that prizes "return on investment" just as much as "thinking outside the box," it makes perfect sense for companies to create a position for that illusive unicorn, the 'creative strategist'...

By Mari-Louise Kaplan 6 hours ago

New TVC in Savanna's 'Savanna's Got Apples. Have You?' campaign breaks

Distell's premium cider brand, Savanna, is airing the second television commercial in a campaign developed by FCB Cape Town to entrench the brand's new positioning...

Issued by FCB Africa 4 hours ago

New public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane changes channel to Gupta TV

New Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane reportedly instructed her staff during her first week in office to change the TV news feed from eNCA to ANN7...

5 hours ago

Controversial predictions about the future of the market research industry in the Digital Age

The relentless waves of digital disruption in the market research industry don't exclude some organisations because of their size, history or legacy - all boats move when the tides shift...

Issued by Nudge 2 hours ago

Nona CTO represents SA at Integrated Live 2016

Nona Creative's CTO and Co-Founder, Paul Van Zyl, will be sharing some of his uniquely forward-thinking ideas (to over 10,000 people) at the prestigious Integrated Live digital marketing conference in London...

Issued by Nona Creative 2 hours ago

The AMASA Awards Roger Garlick Grand Prix 2016 brought to you by Kaya FM

It's with much excitement that the AMASA Awards committee announces that Kaya FM will be sponsoring the 2016 Roger Garlick Grand Prix...

Issued by AMASA 2 hours ago

Eight SA music stars rock Huawei Durban Day with East Coast Radio

People's Park, Moses Mabhida Stadium, pulsated with some of South Africa's best artists and musicians at Huawei Durban Day with East Coast Radio on 23 October...

Issued by East Coast Radio 3 hours ago

Innovation for a post-demographic age of consumerism

The shift from traditional to post-demographic consumerism turns old ideas of consumption patterns on their head so that age, gender, location, income and family status now make way for individual expression and interest-based segments...

Issued by Paddington Station PR 2 hours ago

For sale: Braai Day outshines Heritage in South African media

Why is Braai Day increasingly edging out Heritage Day in SA media, and what's behind the blazing commercial phenomenon that is causing upset with a large sector of consumers on social media?...

Issued by Ornico 4 hours ago

Facebook to allow more graphic news

Facebook said that it will begin allowing more graphic or potentially disturbing newsworthy posts to be shared at the leading online social network...

4 hours ago

Mozilla launches Equal Rating Innovation Challenge with $250,000 prize

Mozilla has launched its 'Equal Rating Innovation Challenge', which offers $250,000 in prize monies split into three categories...

1 hour ago

FCB Joburg announces powerful new creative partnership

FCB Joburg has taken a strategic decision to further bolster its creative product by bringing the highly respected and awarded Ahmed Tilly into the agency to partner Executive Creative Director, Jonathan Deeb, in a joint chief creative officer leadership team...

Issued by FCB Africa 3 days ago

#TRENDING: Why the PR industry needs to hire journalists and editors

Louise Marsland has a message for public relations practitioners who need to take more responsibility to make it in this digital-led world...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Updates on Pick n Pay Stores, Naspers and more - Win a R20,000 trading account with Sharebox

Sharebox provides a short summary and update on this week's latest JSE-listed results...

Issued by Analytix BI 3 days ago

The (elusive) art of writing a brief

I started working at the age of eighteen - thrust into the fast pace of a large advertising agency in a very small town, at a time when knowing how to send a fax was listed as a skill on your CV...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 3 days ago

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Africa news

Ugandans mourn veteran TV journalist

Ugandans mourn veteran TV journalist, former USPA head Andrew Patrick Luwandagga...

3 hours ago

TLN agency Nigeria expansion

Nigeria-based public relations agency TOPCOMM PR Concept and Events has been invited to join TLN agency collective as an associate member...

4 hours ago

Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 6 hours ago

MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria, as it submitted to Senate hearings in this regard...

6 hours ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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