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Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry
Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

3 days ago

Western Cape Government video from FCB Cape Town goes viral
Western Cape Government video from FCB Cape Town goes viral

A video created by FCB Cape Town for the Western Cape Government as part of its #ItCanWait campaign has gone viral and is attracting comments and shares from around the world.

Issued by FCB Africa 20 Jul 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network signs affiliation agreement with Mojo New Media Limited
Dentsu Aegis Network signs affiliation agreement with Mojo New Media Limited

LUSAKA, Zambia - One of the leading global advertising networks, Dentsu Aegis Network has strengthened its footprint in Africa with the signing of Mojo New Media Limited (Mojo), a leading advertising agency in Zambia, as its affiliate creative agency in the market.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 17 Jul 2017

Nivasha Naidoo to market “station for the nation”

With a background in the broadcasting and marketing industries, Nivasha Naidoo has been promoted from SABC2 brand manager to SABC2 marketing manager to oversee the various brand portfolios at the national broadcaster, it was announced yesterday, Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

30 Oct 2008

News for the boyz

Newsstands are crowded with successful magazines aimed at teenage girls, but there are few, if any, general interest magazines for teenage boys, and yet there are over 4.75 million young men in this demographic in South Africa. With this in mind, DevAd Publishing & Promotions is launching Boyz Only magazine, targeted at young men between the ages of 10 and 18.

28 Jul 2008

CIO conference to unleash tools for successful IT

The CIO Challenge, powered by Deloitte and hosted by Topco Media, to be held at The Campus, The Forum, Bryanston on 10th and 11th September, is a conference targeting individuals involved in the IT industry.

Issued by Topco Media 28 Jul 2008

Call Centre Training

In any efficient organisation, often the voice on the other end of the phone is the client's first and most important point of contact. The call centre agent thus becomes the all-important voice of the organisation.

Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 28 Jul 2008

Show a little respect!
Show a little respect!

The Loeries Awards have come a long way and have grown in leaps and bounds to become the annual industry event. At the still youthful age of 30, this year the Loeries aimed to make mom proud but, unfortunately, there were incidents that definitely must have disappointed her as much as they did the chairman of Draftfcb Nkwenkwe Nkomo.

By Tshepiso Seopa 28 Jul 2008

MSI - June 2008
Market Sentiment Index drop wipes out gains of the last five years

TNS Research Surveys (Pty) Ltd, South Africa's leading marketing and social insights company, has released their Market Sentiment Index (MSI) results for metropolitan adults for June 2008 (the study was conducted from 5 to 15 June).

Issued by Kantar TNS 28 Jul 2008

What happens in Margate, shouldn't just stay in Margate
What happens in Margate, shouldn't just stay in Margate

The Loeries weekend is officially over but it didn't go off without a few shenanigans here and there. While it may be very funny to name and shame the drunk and disorderly, we're not going to. We're rather going to post their pics up on Facebook and poke fun at them that way. We've also handed out a few awards of our own.

By Sindy Peters 28 Jul 2008

Sunday night Loeries winners
Sunday night Loeries winners

Tonight, Sunday, 27 July 2008 at the 30th anniversary of the Loerie Awards in Margate, a total of 112 Loeries were handed out, of which only two were Grands Prix: King James in TV & Cinema Commercials for Alan Gray ‘Beautiful', and Net#work BBDO and Gloo Digital Design in Experiential Digital Mixed-Media Campaign for ‘Youngblood5'.

27 Jul 2008

Countdown to SAB Sports Journalists of the Year Awards

“While entries from print and internet journalists predominated, it [has been] pleasing to receive entries from the regional commercial and local radio stations, as well as from e.tv,” comments judge Robin Kempthorne in advance of the 2005 SAB Sports Journalist of the Year Awards, to be announced at a Sandton gala event on Thursday, 11 May 2006.

2 May 2006

M&C Saatchi wins BA/Comair account

M&C Saatchi, who has run a very successful campaign with the Comair "no frills" airline kulula.com, has been awarded the rest of the British Airways/Comair advertising account.

1 Oct 2001

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