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Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Ian Drummond
Why media partners are as important as ever in the era of content marketing

With the rise of "owned" channels, such as social media accounts and corporate websites, more and more brands are looking to distribute content directly to consumers as a major component of their marketing strategies.

By Ian Drummond 16 Apr 2015 14:25

Now MTN to hit users
Now MTN to hit users

NEWSWATCH: MyBroadband reports MTN has joined Vodacom and Cell C in hiking its prices, and the SABC might be a bit leaky... from the top, reports BD Live, while The New Age reports the national broadcaster has said sorry to the EFF's Mbuyeseni Ndlozi.

16 Apr 2015 06:20

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'... Newspapers and magazines have been cut down and cut out of media organisations. Electronic media has also suffered with cutbacks and in some cases whole divisions closed down. The big question is, where do all the people who have lost their jobs go?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...

On last week's episode of the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined in studio by Andy Gilder, Head of Digital for Publicis Machine.

14 Apr 2015 09:27

Join the debate - Is press freedom under threat in South Africa?
Join the debate - Is press freedom under threat in South Africa?

At the third AMASA event in Cape Town on 15 April 2015, Songezo Zibi, Editor of Business Day, will be discussing whether the press and the freedom to expression and information (freedom of press) are under fire in South Africa. This topic has been at the centre of public discussion for a number of years and affects everyone in South Africa.

14 Apr 2015 08:52

New Mediamark CEO appointed - Kagiso Media
New Mediamark CEO appointed

Kagiso Media announces the appointment of Talib Sadik as the new CEO of Mediamark, a specialist media solutions company, which is owned by both Kagiso Media and Lagardère Active Radio International.

Issued by Kagiso Media 13 Apr 2015 10:38

Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim
Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim

Pressure is mounting on the SABC to suspend its head of news, Jimi Matthews, following allegations that he assaulted a staff member...

13 Apr 2015 07:09