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Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'
Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'

During October 2014, Adobe South Africa hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the relevance of creativity in today's business environment. Creative heavyweights had to challenge the status quo of 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'.

24 Oct 2014 15:55

Anton Vukic
Online businesses need to heed POPI

The promulgation of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act into law will result in severe penalties if an online business does not adequately secure the personal details of its customers stored online.

By Anton Vukic 24 Oct 2014 15:36

Government, media talk digital migration
Government, media talk digital migration

Kimberley - Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the Department of Communications has the responsibility of ensuring that South Africans migrate from the analogue to digital world, with the help of media and government communicators.

By More Matshediso 24 Oct 2014 15:03

[NewsMaker] Cameron Naidoo; Louis Enslin
[NewsMaker] Cameron Naidoo; Louis Enslin

A new agency called Three D Radio has launched an interesting advertising concept for cinema audiences in partnership with Ster-Kinekor and Cinemark.

By Louise Marsland 24 Oct 2014 12:34

Is there a pure form of South African journalism? - Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy
Is there a pure form of South African journalism?

Is there such a thing as pure South African journalism, or is specific country reportage a myth? And more to the point, is it really necessary to train our journalists to practice South African journalism? The news of the day is often portrayed through the eyes of Western ideals and values, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 24 Oct 2014 12:00

FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag - FCB South Africa
FCB South Africa finds another way to 'Keep Flying' SA's flag

FCB South Africa has found yet another way to keep flying South Africa's flag with the launch of the Giant Flag initiative just outside Graaff-Reinet.

Issued by FCB South Africa 24 Oct 2014 11:31

20 powerful secrets of persuasion
20 powerful secrets of persuasion

Your ability to persuade and influence people - to get them to understand, accept and act upon your ideas - is crucial to your success. People who speak persuasively have greater personal power, get more things done and achieve their goals faster.

By James Hurford 24 Oct 2014 08:47

101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition
101.9 ChaiFM goes out of this world with new competition

101.9 ChaiFM is offering one of the largest radio competitions in South Africa, with a trip to space for the winner and three friends, valued at $1m.

23 Oct 2014 08:30

South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index
South Africa drops in Nation Brand Index

South Africa has dropped one position to 37 out of 50 countries in the Simon Anholt 2014 Nation Brand Index, just released. However, the over-all reputation score received improves with 0.43 points on 2013 results.

23 Oct 2014 08:23

Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster.

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?
NEWSWATCH: Too bold or not bald enough?

In its latest issue, YOU Magazine roped in local celebrities to join its cancer awareness campaign. The celebs' pictures were edited so that they appeared bald. The campaign is reported to have sparked mixed reactions from the public, with many cancer patients and survivors feeling outraged.

21 Oct 2014 12:00

Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign
Three factors that will make or break your email marketing campaign

Email marketing has evolved from the 'spam age' and has since found its place as one of the most cost and time-effective marketing tools that can be used at the forefront of almost any marketing campaign.

By David Sylvester 20 Oct 2014 07:06

New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs
New app for 1st for Women Insurance identifies top seven needs

1st for Women Insurance has designed a new app for its women clients. The app offers access to a range of services including:

19 Oct 2014 09:35