Statement on the death of Gordon Patterson
Statement on the death of Gordon Patterson

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is devastated by the news of the untimely and tragic death of Gordon Patterson.

Issued by AMASA 1 day ago

New race media portal goes live
New race media portal goes live

A new SA-based motorsport media portal has been launched, specialising in the compilation, distribution and promotion of media info on behalf of race drivers, teams and series.

1 day ago

SABC now says it will abide by Icasa decision
SABC now says it will abide by Icasa decision

The SABC on Wednesday backtracked on its decision to take on review the Independent Communications Authority's (Icasa's) order that it withdraw the decision to ban footage of violent protests where public property was being burned.

By Genevieve Quintal & Franny Rabkin 2 days ago

A pinch, a punch or business as usual?
A pinch, a punch or business as usual?

Are freelance creatives feeling or starting to feel the pinch of recession, and if you are, is there anything you can do about it?

By Tiffany Markman 3 days ago

R2K holds meeting in Cape Town, march in Durban
R2K holds meeting in Cape Town, march in Durban

In response to the ongoing SABC crisis, the Right2Know Campaign will be hosting a public meeting on Wednesday 20 July at Isivivana Centre, 1 Julius Tsolo Street in Khayelitsha, Cape Town at 5pm and will march to the SABC Durban offices on Tuesday 26 July from 9am.

3 days ago

Times Media to drive airtime sales for 1KZN TV
Times Media to drive airtime sales for 1KZN TV

Effective 1 July 2016, Times Media will drive airtime sales for the Zulu-language television channel 1KZN TV. For the past three years, it has been the fastest growing community stations in South Africa and has a past 7-day audience of 1.7 million viewers.

19 Jul 2016

SABC four fired by e-mail
SABC four fired by e-mail

Four of the eight journalists facing SABC disciplinary charges, have been fired via e-mail, trade union Solidarity said yesterday.

19 Jul 2016

Galliova Food Writers' Awards opens for entries
Galliova Food Writers' Awards opens for entries

The Galliova Food Writers' Awards 2016, which acknowledge the country's top food and health writers across all print media, including online publications, has opened for entries, which need to be in by Wednesday 7 September.

19 Jul 2016

New social media tools empower citizen journalism
New social media tools empower citizen journalism

WASHINGTON - It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting. Smartphones, video and social media are empowering citizens to tell their stories like never before.

19 Jul 2016

Tributes to honour Ruth Golembo
Tributes to honour Ruth Golembo

Communications doyen and former business journalist, Ruth Golembo, passed away suddenly on Thursday, 14 July 2016. She was 54. Her funeral on Sunday, 17 July 2016, at Cape Town's Jewish Cemetery, was well-attended by media, communications professionals and business stalwarts alike.

18 Jul 2016

SABC wants court to review Icasa ruling
SABC wants court to review Icasa ruling

The SABC said on Sunday it would not abide by the ruling of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to lift its ban on broadcasting the footage of violent protests.

18 Jul 2016

[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan
[Newsmaker] Lerato Tshabalala - editor of The Afropolitan

Lerato Tshabalala has been appointed as the new editor for The Afropolitan magazine. She's set to bring a fresh new editorial outlook to the publication, which readers have been enjoying for the past 10 years.

By Beverley Klein 18 Jul 2016