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Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering
Maggs adds veteran power to POWER 98.7's talk offering

Veteran TV and radio broadcaster Jeremy Maggs has joined Gauteng's commercial talk radio station POWER 98.7...

1 Oct 2014 10:02

Matthew Arnold
Five digital myths around performance media

Digital media has been around for over 20 years, but with the rapid pace at which platforms, technology and opportunities move, you will be hard pressed to find a marketer who knows everything about digital media. It's easy to get lost in the layers of terminology and technical complexity that digital media offers.

By Matthew Arnold 25 Sep 2014 08:04

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town.

19 Sep 2014 06:30

Marion Scher
What is the media's role in South Africa today?

Am I going to give you a quick answer? No. You see it depends on who you ask.

By Marion Scher 17 Sep 2014 06:32

Thamsanqa Malinga
C'mon now, what breaking news is this?

In these times of speed reporting, the changing face of the newsroom, and the time of the reader who now goes out and digs for 'news' instead of waiting for the paper to be delivered in the morning, can the fourth estate still boldly claim: "BREAKING NEWS"?

By Thamsanqa Malinga 16 Sep 2014 09:45

Louise Marsland
The meme that took a bite out of Apple

Have you heard the one about 'scarf guy'? Or were you too busy posting some of the 1,400 tweets per hour at the start of the #OscarTrial judgment, Thursday?

By Louise Marsland 15 Sep 2014 08:40

Chris Moerdyk
Massive shifts in marketing landscape good for business

There is absolutely no doubt that the era of the marketer has arrived in the corporate world. That is, for marketers who are prepared to shift massive paradigms.

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Sep 2014 05:33

Grant Shippey
When traditional marketing models miss the mark

When you are putting together a media plan for your new campaign, do you use a 'spray and pray' approach, or do you spend time making educated and informed decisions? Your company may not have a big marketing budget, so you will need to be as skilled in your decisions as possible.

By Grant Shippey 8 Sep 2014 14:27

We Havas a French revolution
We Havas a French revolution

French advertising group Havas is to open a media agency in SA. Havas already has advertising and digital operations here, as well as a sports and entertainment unit whose activities include live events, activation and sponsorship.

By David Furlonger 8 Sep 2014 07:13

Danette Breitenbach
MOST winners: Vizeum Cape Town and Times Media Group

Vizeum Cape Town was Best Media Agency of the Year and Times Media the Best Media Owner of the Year at the 6th MOST Awards which took place last night in Johannesburg.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2014 09:41

Chris Moerdyk
A justifiable sense of déjà vu for SA's mass media

Anyone who worked in South African media from the 1960s until 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from prison, could be forgiven for feeling an ugly, disturbing sense of déjà vu today.

By Chris Moerdyk 3 Sep 2014 14:28

Will broadcasting history repeat itself?
Will broadcasting history repeat itself?

Thinking of the Snuki Zikalala example: If Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds President Jacob Zuma, can he, given his apparently sincere convictions about media and broadcast freedom, retain Hlaudi Motsoeneng at the SABC?

By Ed Herbst 3 Sep 2014 09:13

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 103: IMC conference sponsor, Everlytic, talk POPI and email marketing

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, 24 July, host Warren Harding chatted toVera Robertson (@robertson_vera), Marketing Manager of Everlytic (@everlytic), the biggest sender of emails for the publishing industry in South Africa.

1 Sep 2014 13:08