Appeals panel rules Huffington Post blog post did not amount to hate speech
Appeals panel rules Huffington Post blog post did not amount to hate speech

NEWSWATCH: Former The Huffington Post SA editor-in-chief Verashni Pillay has been successful in her appeal against a hate speech ruling by the press ombudsman.

23 hours ago

Digital is a revolution, not a media type
Digital is a revolution, not a media type

Being in the advertising industry, digital is often referred to as a media type: "Let's complement our above-the-line media with digital.” I can't help but chuckle a little inside every time I hear this phrase. The whole concept of above-the-line, below-the-line and through-the-line is a little grey to me; consumers don't compartmentalise their decision-making journey and neither should we as marketers. That is an article on its own; Google's Micro-Moments is a good read but that aside, let us get into the point at hand.

By Elaine Loeb, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 23 hours ago

Film and Publication Board holding dialogue on sexual violence in media
Film and Publication Board holding dialogue on sexual violence in media

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) will host a stakeholder and media dialogue at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre, tomorrow 23 August 2017, under the theme ‘Sexual violence and its prevalence in the media.' The dialogue will be focusing on how exposure to violence, sex and sexual violence in the media impacts on societal norms and values.

1 day ago

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New Age and ANN7 staff told their jobs are safe after Guptas sell to Mzwanele Manyi

Staff at the Gupta-owned ANN7 and The New Age have been told that their jobs are safe following the announcement that Oakbay are offloading their media interests.

By Genevieve Quintal 1 day ago

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by The Guardian's environmental reporting. But what is often missing from this discussion is the environmental costs of producing media in the first place.

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: All the Media Innovation finalists!
#Loeries2017: All the Media Innovation finalists!

Finalists have been announced in the Loeries' Media Innovation category.

17 Aug 2017

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Journalists openly protested against changes to editorial policy

The SABC 8 followed in the footsteps of former public protector Thuli Madonsela on Tuesday when they received an award for bravery.

By Aron Hyman 17 Aug 2017

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought

Thursday, 17 August marked the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

Meltwater acquires Cosmify to bolster its data analytics offerings and machine-learning engine
Meltwater acquires Cosmify to bolster its data analytics offerings and machine-learning engine

The fifth deal in Meltwater's ongoing M&A streak adds machine-learning, data-science experts to in-house machine learning team

Issued by Meltwater 16 Aug 2017

TMI wins Woolworths South Africa
TMI wins Woolworths South Africa

TMI continues to soar in 2017. TMI Media, formed in Oct 2016, has been awarded the prestigious above-the-line media business of Woolworths South Africa after a robust pitch process.

Issued by TMI 16 Aug 2017