Which of these statements is true: a) Cricketer Hashim Amla turned down an interview with an 'improperly dressed' Indian female journalist and asked her to change her attire before he's give her a soundbite, b) Amla pays a fine for not wearing the Castle Lager logo on his shirt, or c) None of the above. Welcome to the murky waters of 'ethical journalism'.
By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago
With the proliferation of social media sites, social media marketing practices and social media management tools have become an integrated part of everyday life.
By AIMEÉ SERRÃO 2 days ago
Axed Idols judge Gareth Cliff won a mammoth lawsuit against M-Net on Friday, hours before the first auditions for the show were due to start.
29 Jan 2016
As we settle into the new year, communication specialists traditionally take the time to evaluate the biggest trends that affected the profession in 2015. From a marketing and communications perspective, indicators of profound social change, both globally and in South Africa, are often visible markers of shifting customer behaviour and, if correctly identified and anticipated, can present both opportunities and challenges for marketing and brand decision-makers.
27 Jan 2016
After a spate of national unpaid internship offers, and the resulting debate on social media in South Africa, the Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea), as a representative of media freelancers and a healthy student membership category, clarifies its stance on the matter.
22 Jan 2016
NEWSWATCH: MyBroadband reports that Gareth Cliff is now suing M-Net for R25m - and his job back, of course.
19 Jan 2016
With steady advances and innovation in media, marketers have countless opportunities to connect with consumers if they heed the trends that will influence the industry in the year ahead. There are four main trends shaping the media landscape this year, writes Marketing Week's Mindi Chahal, including the shift from volume to value in social media and the rise of digital and video-on-demand services.
On 8 January 2016, a Twitter user by the name of January 21st (@JustKhuthi) began tweeting a 70-tweet long story about a gruesome killing of a girl named Kamogelo Peterson (Kamo).
By Myolisi Sikupela 13 Jan 2016
Annual Digital and Media Predictions outline the need to optimise video and mobile advertising, evaluate connected TV opportunities and develop inspiring branded content
Issued by Millward Brown 12 Jan 2016