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[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live
[TrendTalk] Death. Streamed live

In this ultra-connected, real time world, death was streamed live this week in two significant game changing events: via Periscope from the Bangkok bomb blast by an eyewitness; and by the murderer who killed two journalists live on breakfast TV in the US, before uploading his video of the killings onto social media and tweeting about it.

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2015 11:52

Aloha, not goodbye
Aloha, not goodbye

"I am starting again and I love it," says Ken Varejes, commenting on the recent announcement that he is leaving Primedia Unlimited to pursue other opportunities within the media and marketing industry...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Aug 2015 11:04



TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media
TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media

TuYu, the mobile rewards platform that allows users to receive and redeem rewards in a secure and convenient manner by using their mobile phones, has sold 25% of the company to Tritech Media the media technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family. Tritech Media has the option to increase its stake to 50.1%.

28 Aug 2015 09:13

Burger King's cheap shot
Burger King's cheap shot

Hello keyboard terrorists.

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

On Thursday, 27 August 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by Graham Plant, CEO of Effective Measure (@e_measure), who is visiting South African clients, publishers and agencies this week from Australia.

27 Aug 2015 11:40

NATIVE Media meets growing need in SA media planning - NATIVE VML
NATIVE Media meets growing need in SA media planning

NATIVE VML has announced the launch of NATIVE Media, a total-audience, full-channel media solution.

Issued by NATIVE VML 27 Aug 2015 10:50

Print is far from dead
Print is far from dead

Business Connexion recently hosted a joint MyWorld of Tomorrow roundtable with global research house, Ovum, where some interesting statistics about the print and digital industries were revealed...

27 Aug 2015 10:11

Journalists and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI)
Journalists and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI)

A recent judgement of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) placed the spotlight again on the balancing privacy rights against journalists' freedom of expression. The judgement raises the question: How will journalistic activities be regulated by the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) when it comes into force?

By Danie Strachan 27 Aug 2015 09:08

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 27 August 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding is joined by CEO of Effective Measure (@e_measure), Graham Plant, who is visiting South Africa this week from Australia.

26 Aug 2015 08:32

Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?
Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?

Twitter is a free social networking site that allows its users to send messages, or "tweets", which are limited to 140 characters or less, to other Twitter users and to see the tweets of others by "following" them.

By Werina Griffith & Nicole Smalberger 25 Aug 2015 10:04

Best Overall Beauty Blog is 9 Lives
Best Overall Beauty Blog is 9 Lives

The SA Beauty Blog Awards, in association with TanOrganic South Africa, has announced the winners for the inaugural 2015 SA Beauty Blog Awards, which attracted nominations from more than 100 bloggers around the country...

25 Aug 2015 08:17