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DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa
DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, (DStv 404) on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent.

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

Revealed: The true colour of SA's 18 D&AD 2015 Pencils
Revealed: The true colour of SA's 18 D&AD 2015 Pencils

LONDON, UK: The 53rd D&AD Professional Awards presented 847 Pencils at the ceremony on 21 May in London. South African agencies took home 13 Wood Pencils, 4 Graphite Pencils and 1 Yellow Pencil.

22 May 2015 00:07

New online TV from black women media company
New online TV from black women media company

Sorele Media, a vibrant 100% female-owned African media content company, will launch a new online TV platform, Aza TV, on 20 May 2015.

18 May 2015 13:16

Mobile technology: Bridging the African digital divide
Mobile technology: Bridging the African digital divide

Handicapped by economic constraints, millions of unprivileged people in the developing world continue to be deprived of sufficient access to communication technology, creating strata of information haves and haves-not that widens the digital divide and knowledge gap in today's tech-centred world.

By Sara El-Khalili 18 May 2015 11:26

Dentsu Aegis Network acquires John Brown Media
Dentsu Aegis Network acquires John Brown Media

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced that it has acquired John Brown Media, their rich depth of experience in creating and publishing content will enhance Dentsu Aegis Network's existing content capabilities, creating a highly differentiated and innovative integrated content offering for clients globally.

14 May 2015 11:04

Mmusi Maimane - Master of communication
Mmusi Maimane - Master of communication

When in early 2011 Mmusi Maimane emerged on the South African political landscape as the DA's mayoral candidate, most people's reaction was Mmu who?

By Marion Scher 12 May 2015 13:44

Newspaper titles move into 24.com network
Newspaper titles move into 24.com network

There has been massive digital migration of newspaper titles to News24 and Netwerk24 online platforms, with the move of 11 English and 14 Afrikaans newspaper titles, which include local, regional and national newspapers. News24 readers are also able to customise their homepage to include a community newspaper of their choice - making their local news part and parcel of their daily news fix.

11 May 2015 07:49

Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz
Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz

Social media is buzzing with the news that Mail & Guardian Online's editor-in-chief of six years, Chris Roper, has resigned...

7 May 2015 08:01

Marion Scher
Read Me

When I became a journalist I thought I would be telling really important stories, making a difference in people's lives. Well, maybe that was a bit starry eyed but I like to think for a number of years I did that well.

By Marion Scher 7 May 2015 06:05

When content becomes the new billboard
When content becomes the new billboard

Radio and television, like any other mediums, are in a consistent struggle to attract an audience. They can both attract big personalities with massive followings as a short cut. However, there is one undisputed formula, which goes: content is king. This is no longer a cliché.

By Talifhani Munzhedzi 6 May 2015 13:25

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Getting into the advertising business

Advertising is not a nine to five job - at least, it's not if you want to be highly successful and reap the rich rewards that go with taking the boardroom hot seat...

By Chris Brewer 4 May 2015 07:44

SABC to apologise for 'scornful' presenter
SABC to apologise for 'scornful' presenter

The "genuine remorse" of news show presenter Eben Jansen was not enough to save the public broadcaster from being ordered to apologise on air.

29 Apr 2015 08:34

SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament
SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament

Embattled SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng is hiding the financial trouble at the ailing broadcaster in a last-ditch attempt to cling to his job.

By Sunday Times team 28 Apr 2015 08:11