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Scientists reveal fake news ‘vaccine' that doesn't involve needles

Fake news is pretty much everywhere now (thanks US Elections), but “inoculating” yourself might be simpler than first thought.

By Andy Walker 5 hours ago

Community radio stations are in tune with the times
Community radio stations are in tune with the times

The number of community radio stations has risen significantly in recent years, with some already having a bigger audience than larger commercial stations. However, industry experts say it will take a while before they make significant inroads and draw advertising revenue and audiences away from commercial and public radio stations.

By Thabiso Mochiko 6 hours ago

Warc announces winners of Channel Integration Media Awards
Warc announces winners of Channel Integration Media Awards

As part of its 2017 Media Awards, Warc has announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in the Effective Channel Integration category.

7 hours ago

Top ten shortlist for The Venture
Top ten shortlist for The Venture

Chivas Regal South Africa has announced the top 10 finalists of its unique elevator pitch series, The Venture, hosted by the Top Billing presenter, Lorna Maseko. The competing entrepreneurs are a business-savvy group who want to succeed, while making a positive impact on the lives of others.

7 hours ago

Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga
Brands can certainly take a page or two from the Ford Kuga saga

Silence can be a good response up until it comes back to bite you in the a** because your silence is much louder than what your initial response could have been.

By Khangelani Dziba 8 hours ago

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“Space and calmness” – is that your market?

I think it's a fair assumption to make that writers (rather like media planners) should know what their target market and/or readers is/are.

By Chris Brewer 9 hours ago

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Beyond Ogilvy SA's big wins at Big Won

Ogilvy SA's ‘twin peaks' of creativity and effectiveness continue hitting their mark says Pete Case, named among the top 10 creative heads in the world at the 2016 Directory Big Won Network Rankings, based on award wins achieved by Ogilvy SA under his direction. Here's why he says it's better to evolve at and with the speed of the consumer than to blindly follow trends.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Public relations is not a quick fix
Public relations is not a quick fix

Public relations is not a quick fix to help you increase revenue for the month. Good public relations doesn't happen on its own; it takes a lot of skill, and consistent hard work, over a period.

Issued by Emlo Communications 9 hours ago

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space
Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies among mobile network operators (MNOs). This view is based on the assumption that OTT services will continue to negatively impact the average revenue per use (ARPU) of MNOs across the continent and the globe.

By Mauritz Venter 9 hours ago

Case studies show passion fuels success in direct selling
Case studies show passion fuels success in direct selling

It is passion that drives the country's best salespeople says Ernest Du Toit, chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), who has seen thousands of entrepreneurs go from poverty to success. Each of them has one thing in common: a deeply passionate drive that is motivated by something bigger than money.

10 hours ago

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Inside the rot at Woolworths

With even the darling of the retail sector now showing weakness, prospects for trading this year look bleak.

By Stafford Thomas 3 days ago

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Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals.

By Harry Welby-Cooke 3 days ago

Deseré Orrill
#BizTrends2017: Real time and real people, living real lives will count in 2017

Over 2016, social media continued to dominate the digital waves worldwide with new apps as well as information hungry audiences, who in South Africa, really started to switch onto mobile. As audiences grow tired of the curated social experience - bored with impeccable photos of everyone having a perfect life, or brands using social as an extension of their advertising "perfect world view" - we saw a move towards a greater desire for REALITY in social media.

By Deseré Orrill 16 Jan 2017