Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content.

1 day ago

Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'
Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie, whose reading included articles such as "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom".

26 Apr 2017

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa.

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

Announcement: Senior appointment at Independent Media
Announcement: Senior appointment at Independent Media

The executive chairman of Sekunjalo Investment Holdings and Independent Media, Dr Iqbal Survé, is pleased to announce the appointment of Howard Plaatjes as chief operations officer (COO) for Independent Media.

Issued by Independent Media 26 Apr 2017

Eskinder Nega
Media freedom award winners announced

The International Press Institute (IPI) has announced Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is the IPI Press Freedom Hero and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer.

26 Apr 2017

Sprout earns its Premier Google Partner badge
Sprout earns its Premier Google Partner badge

South African digital media buying agency Sprout Performance Partners is now a Premier Google Partner; a specialist agency that has been trained and certified by Google to best manage online advertising.

Issued by Sprout 25 Apr 2017

International recognition for two Wits University academics
International recognition for two Wits University academics

Time magazine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences have recognised the scholarship of two Wits University academics - Professor Glenda Gray, an HIV medical researcher and Professor Achille Mbembe, a scholar of African history and politics.

25 Apr 2017

Rene van den Berg © –
In 10 years, magazine sales have halved

What does this mean? Well, lots of things, but it's certainly not the catastrophe many would have you believe.

By Chris Brewer 24 Apr 2017

Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now.

By Leigh Andrews 24 Apr 2017

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Right2Know campaign addresses new SABC interim board

The Right2Know campaign addresses its hopes and needs to the newly appointed SABC interim board.

24 Apr 2017

Judges selected: FCJ Excellence Awards
Still time for community journalists to enter FCJ Excellence Awards, as judges selected

The deadline to enter the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) Excellence Awards 2016 has been extended to 5pm on 28 April 2017. The awards ceremony will be held in Gauteng on 23 June.

24 Apr 2017

Mpange Chapeshamano
#Newsmaker: Mpange Chapeshamano makes an Avatar comeback

Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices.

By Jessica Tennant 24 Apr 2017