Now SABC bosses face axe
Now SABC bosses face axe

The parliamentary committee investigating the SABC board's fitness to hold office is recommending tough penalties for those who allowed unauthorised spending at the public broadcaster.

3 hours ago

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What makes content marketing return ongoing results?

Content marketing is defined as a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience — and, ultimately, to drive profitable customer action.

By Chemory Gunko 22 hours ago

Alliance Media partners with the TEARS Foundation to highlight the violent crisis we face in SA
Alliance Media partners with the TEARS Foundation to highlight the violent crisis we face in SA

Alliance Media is proud to support the TEARS Foundation by offering media space to increase the awareness of the TEARS Foundation's causes.

Issued by Alliance Media 1 day ago

#BizTrends2017: Programmatic buying as a powerful tool
#BizTrends2017: Programmatic buying as a powerful tool

Over the last three years, programmatic buying in South Africa has grown tremendously. Buyers and agencies alike are seeing the value of both buying media programmatically as well as buying programmatic guaranteed media, and as such have invested in technology as well as in upskilling staff.

By Paula Raubenheimer 1 day ago

TMI Media wins Kraft Heinz
TMI Media wins Kraft Heinz

TMI Media has started 2017 with a bang. The newly formed agency has been awarded the prestigious media portfolio for Kraft Heinz Company South Africa.

Issued by TMI 1 day ago

Hello, Twenty Seventeen!
Hello, Twenty Seventeen!

Issued by Tag 8 2 days ago

MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury
MPs to scan SABC probe statements for evidence of perjury

Parliament's ad-hoc committee investigating issues at the SABC has vowed to take strong action against individuals who misled it during hearings that concluded last week.

By Bekezela Phakathi 2 days ago

Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa
Tech, media and telco predictions for 2017: Deloitte Africa

Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device in the next 12 months. The company's 16th edition of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions showcases how mobile devices will be able to perform machine learning tasks even without connectivity which will significantly alter how humans interact with technology across every industry, market and society.

2 days ago

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#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 3 days ago

Communications minister extends Aguma's acting CEO post
Communications minister extends Aguma's acting CEO post

The SABC has clarified that acting CEO James Aguma will remain in charge of the broadcaster for another three months after Communications Minister Faith Muthambi extended the delegation of authority.

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Jan 2017

SAFREA supports CPJ and jailed journalists worldwide
SAFREA supports CPJ and jailed journalists worldwide

SAFREA supports the dedicated work and commitment shown by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in publishing their 2016 prison census, which documents the 259 journalists currently jailed worldwide.

Issued by SAFREA 13 Jan 2017

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What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy.

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

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New Facebook project aims to fight the spread of 'fake news'

WASHINGTON: Facebook announced Wednesday the creation of a Journalism Project aimed at fostering "a healthy news ecosystem" and curbing the spread of fake news.

12 Jan 2017