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DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

Anton Harber
A saga in three chapters

This is a tale in three chapters of behind-the-scenes newsroom intrigue and backstabbing. It will tell you something about journalism in this country and the state of one of our flagship newsrooms at the Sunday Times. I am not sure exactly what it will tell you, but I will leave it up to you to decide.

By Anton Harber 18 Aug 2014 05:35

Chris Moerdyk
The awesome power of an apology

It is a window of opportunity that has opened up for perhaps just a few years but it is going to take the mass media, marketing strategists, ad agencies, and clients with titanium balls to really make the best of it.

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Aug 2014 06:45

Playboy 'has played' Icasa
Playboy 'has played' Icasa

Playboy allegedly duped the Independent Communications Authority of SA into granting pay TV station StarSat a licence to broadcast porn movies by saying it would only depict "sex between couples in loving relationships and sexually empowered women", and would not show movies with young girls or violence.

13 Aug 2014 07:07

Motsoeneng: No punishment for 'lie told 19 years ago'
Motsoeneng: No punishment for 'lie told 19 years ago'

NEWSWATCH: SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala says Hlaudi Motsoeneng cannot be punished for 'a lie he told 19 years ago', reports The New Age, and SA retailers won't boycott Israeli goods, reports Moneyweb.

7 Aug 2014 07:49

Marion Scher
Can magazines survive?

I started out as a freelance journalist 26 years ago working for South African magazine royalty such as Fair Lady, True Love and later Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Men's Health and others.

By Marion Scher 5 Aug 2014 06:52

SABC loses rights to live Bafana games
SABC loses rights to live Bafana games

Live Bafana Bafana matches are about to disappear from the SABC after pay-TV newcomers Siyaya TV won exclusive radio and television rights to all South African national football teams in a six-year broadcast deal worth R1bn.

By Mninawa Ntloko 4 Aug 2014 07:53

Chemory Gunko
How social media is destroying our society

I was an early adopter of social media... my Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn accounts all kicked off around 2006/7 - and once again I find myself an early adopter as I join the ranks of millions of people around the world who are shutting down their social media profiles.

By Chemory Gunko 30 Jul 2014 16:07

Motsoeneng stares down Malema
Motsoeneng stares down Malema

Fresh from leading a chaotic protest last week in Gauteng, Julius Malema is looking to start a new fire, this time threatening to lead the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in a mass action to burn television licences on the SABC's doorstep.

29 Jul 2014 07:16

O, The Oprah Magazine, SA edition to close
O, The Oprah Magazine, SA edition to close

Associated Media Publishing has just announced that the South African edition of O, The Oprah Magazine will publish its final issue in September 2014.

25 Jul 2014 11:04

What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?
What should a modern marketing manager be able to do?

South Africa has a really strange culture when it comes to business marketing: not only do you get hands on involvement (control?) from business owners and senior management, often to the point of death by democracy, but you also get marketing treated as a junior role.

By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47

Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN
Fifty most valuable South African brands led by MTN

Brand Finance has released the 2014 annual report on South Africa's 50 most valuable brands, with MTN leading the way.

24 Jul 2014 07:24

Chris Moerdyk
Actually, Hlaudi is the right man for the job...

Hlaudi Motsoeneng is absolutely the ideal man for the job as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the SABC.

By Chris Moerdyk 24 Jul 2014 05:31