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TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media
TuYu sells 25% to Tritech Media

TuYu, the mobile rewards platform that allows users to receive and redeem rewards in a secure and convenient manner by using their mobile phones, has sold 25% of the company to Tritech Media the media technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family. Tritech Media has the option to increase its stake to 50.1%.

28 Aug 2015 09:13

Burger King's cheap shot
Burger King's cheap shot

Hello keyboard terrorists.

By Erik de Jager & Cole Matthews 27 Aug 2015 15:20



Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?
Can a tweet enjoy copyright protection?

Twitter is a free social networking site that allows its users to send messages, or "tweets", which are limited to 140 characters or less, to other Twitter users and to see the tweets of others by "following" them.

By Werina Griffith & Nicole Smalberger 25 Aug 2015 10:04

[Loeries 2015] Cell C on breakthrough creative work
[Loeries 2015] Cell C on breakthrough creative work

There was a lot of controversy around Cell C's latest advertising campaign, Dog, and during Loeries Creative Week Durban, Ann Nurock spoke to Cell C's Executive Head: Marketing, Doug Mattheus, about the campaign and the why creatives need to start understanding how a business works.

By Ann Nurock 20 Aug 2015 10:53

Chris Moerdyk
CNN's unintended irritating consequences

Christiane Amanpour, Hala Gorani, Richard Quest, Becky Anderson, Michael Holmes and South Africa's own CNN anchor, Robyn Curnow, are all journalists of the highest order. Professional and dedicated...

By Chris Moerdyk 20 Aug 2015 09:33

When last did you redefine your target market?
When last did you redefine your target market?

The definition of LSMs has changed 5 times in the last 14 years. Did you review your brands' target market? Here's why you should...

By Erik du Plessis and Neil Higgs 19 Aug 2015 06:00

Geoff Cohen to leave 24.com
Geoff Cohen to leave 24.com

Media24 have announced the resignation of general manager of their digital division, Geoff Cohen. He has been with the company eight years and will pursue his own interests in digital.

14 Aug 2015 16:22

A tale of opposites
A tale of opposites

Yesterday the ABC released its Q2 2015, with print continuing its decline. All categories of newspapers declined, but print is still the second biggest medium in South Africa in terms of adspend, while newspapers boast over 17 million adult readers...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Aug 2015 15:52

Execution of Copyright Amendment Bill 'abysmal'
Execution of Copyright Amendment Bill 'abysmal'

The Copyright Amendment Bill, published by the dti in the Government Gazette of 27 July 2015, has some good points but the execution is abysmal.

By Prof Owen Dean 11 Aug 2015 16:19

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media

On Thursday, 6 August 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by the founders of Hailstorm radio advertising specialists, Gordon Laws and Louis Raubenheimer.

6 Aug 2015 14:21

Chris Moerdyk
Media and ad industries need a dose of Epsom Salts

It has been almost inevitable that the print media and ad industry representative bodies are going through some considerable trauma right now, because the relevance of what they are trying to achieve has become highly questionable.

By Chris Moerdyk 6 Aug 2015 13:08

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 143: Radio advertising as a medium with Hailstorm and SPARK media

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 6 August 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding starts the show by looking at radio advertising.

5 Aug 2015 12:05

A Loeries first
A Loeries first

The Loeries, in collaboration with Songstruct and some of Africa's top musicians, have created the first-ever official Loeries song, as part of the 2015 campaign "How many NOs does it take to win a Loerie?"

Issued by The Loeries 3 Aug 2015 11:03