SINGAPORE, Asia - Internet giants Facebook and Google on Thursday testified before a parliamentary committee in Singapore as they warned the city-state against introducing new laws to combat "fake news", saying that existing legislation is adequate to address the problem.
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Last night, Thursday, 22 March 2018, the television and film industry celebrated outstanding work done within the technical craft of the industry at night one of the 2018 South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) held at Sun City, Bokone Bophirima.
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Philip Thomas, CEO of Ascential Events, has been announced as the new chairman of Cannes Lions by Ascential plc., the parent company of Cannes Lions. Thomas will take on the additional role when Terry Savage leaves that position after this year's Festival in June. Previous to his current role running Ascential's Events division, he was CEO of Cannes Lions and its associated festivals for ten years.
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A new report by IRI, a big data and technology provider for consumer industries, shows that South African shoppers are diversifying their grocery purchases among a growing number of channels. The study shows the growing influence and importance of specialist retail channels, in particular - including pharmacies and make-up stores - which offer wider product ranges and higher customer satisfaction rates compared to mass market retailers.
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Ogilvy South Africa were presented with seven awards at the 2018 Creative Circle Annual Awards last week. The organisation aims to recognise agencies that promote creativity as a business resource. With winners calculated from various different awards entered throughout the entire year.
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The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (CFTA ) could enter into effect by the end of this year following signing by 44 countries yesterday at the 10th extraordinary African Union Summit.
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Earlier this month Nando's announced that the brand had partnered exclusively with Sunday Times to promote its recent #rightmyname campaign.
Juanita Pienaar 20 Mar 2018
Kantar Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic - the person who ultimately chooses to buy your brand or not.
Kantar Millward Brown 20 Mar 2018
The creation of the Responsible Tourism Charter in 2009, spearheaded by the City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism, encourages businesses to become signatories to its principles: "Understanding the need to amend our practices and respecting our environment and communities with whom we engage."
20 Mar 2018
Happiness may be the most subjective concept to measure, but that doesn't mean researchers steer clear of it. If anything, that makes it all the more appealing - here's why it's important for you and your employees, this International Happiness Day.
Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2018
The judging process for the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards has been concluded and the finalists for the competition have been decided.
19 Mar 2018
Back when rose-tinted glasses were considered chic, I was thoroughly optimistic about working in the ad industry. This passion grew stronger in varsity, having caught a glamorised glimpse of life in that space.
Paballo Molahlehi 19 Mar 2018
The #TimesUp hashtag is now more relevant to the industry than ever before, with more than 180 female C-suite advertising agency leaders - the first new industry vertical to do so - formally aligning with Time's Up to form Time's Up Advertising.
Leigh Andrews 19 Mar 2018