The media's obsequious reportage on Hlaudi made me ponder on a few things that, in my opinion, need attention at the SABC. Frankly, I have heard enough of Hlaudi this, Hlaudi that. The media has turned him into some pygmy of impeccable credentials. I feel the real sense of issues around him or SABC are not articulated well in the public discourse - is he a bad guy in a good situation or good guy in a bad situation?
Bonnie Ramaila 26 Sep 2016
The African entertainment and media industry faces profound disruption, but it is exactly within this disruption that companies are finding opportunities. In stark contrast the industry is both stagnating while at the same time showing spectacular growth.
Danette Breitenbach 26 Sep 2016
On the occasion of the second US-Africa Business Forum, the African Media agency (AMA) announced the launch of a new press release distribution channel that will enable African companies and governments to efficiently and effectively communicate with the media in the United States, while giving American reporters access to the most influential media on the continent.
22 Sep 2016
Veteran journalist Allister Sparks passed away in Johannesburg on Monday at the age of 83.
20 Sep 2016
RealTime Images, an international visual content agency and product of The Ole! Media Group, an independent digital media company, has launched. The agency is a sub-division of TEAMtalk media, the Group's content syndication arm.
13 Sep 2016
The South African media and marketing industry lost another stalwart this weekend, with the death of Lucille Jacobs, marketing consultant and show manager for the Rand Show.
12 Sep 2016
Wired magazine recently contributed to the ongoing critique of traditional polling. Correctly, the magazine identified social media as the new frontier in gauging public sentiment - as opposed to random cold-calling of a tiny slice of the electorate. This is definitely the future.
Chris Waldburger 12 Sep 2016
Another day, another politics-fuelled headline. Here's advice to journalists on how to ensure you provide your readers with accurate coverage as the media world goes increasingly more digital, from The Jerusalem Post's former editor-in-chief.
Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2016
The new innovateAFRICA Fund is offering media pioneers on the continent $1 million in support for leapfrog technologies or digital innovation. The support programme offers a combination of seed funding, technology support and expert mentorship.
1 Sep 2016