Fort Review launches second edition, a video series
Fort Review launches second edition, a video series

Today marks the launch of Fort Review's second edition, this time in the form of a thought-provoking nine-part video series covering everything from black excellence to erotic capital.

By Jessica Tennant 16 Feb 2018

Federico de Nardis,CEO Of GroupM Sub-Saharan Africa.
New CEO for Group M Sub-Saharan Africa

GroupM, the world's leading media investment group, has appointed Federico de Nardis as CEO of GroupM, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), demonstrating the group's commitment to investing in the African continent to support growth plans of both global and regional clients.

16 Feb 2018

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ANC recalls Zuma: here's how global news outlets reported it

The ANC has finally taken the decision to recall President Jacob Zuma, following weeks of talks between the National Executive Committee, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and Zuma.

By Hadlee Simons 14 Feb 2018

Newspapers ABC Q4 2017: Losses across the board
Newspapers ABC Q4 2017: Losses across the board

In the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) 4th quarter 2017 release, Press saw a 2.1% decline over Q3, and 5.1% decline over the prior year. Losses were across the board, including Free Newspapers. In total there are 9,054,649 newspapers of which Weeklies make up 7,784,907.

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Feb 2018

#Newsmaker: Brendan Cooper talks internal communications
#Newsmaker: Brendan Cooper talks internal communications

Ex-Sports Illustrated editor and Heat magazine editorial director, Brendan Cooper now heads up New Media's internal communications division.

By Jessica Tennant 14 Feb 2018

Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers
Brent Spilkin and Vega introduce WTF, new course for freelancers

South Africans are three times more likely to freelance than their global counterparts, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report on the state of global youth entrepreneurs (under 25) in 2016, but the freelance movement is not a millennial movement, says Brent Spilkin also known as 'Spillly' (with three Ls), author of What the Freelance (WTF).

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Playbook
#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is the first of three tiers to form the Playbook Hub. The web-based platform simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure South African creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions.

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 2018

Print monitoring for press release distribution in Africa launched
Print monitoring for press release distribution in Africa launched

The APO Group has launched the first print monitoring service for press releases distributed in Africa after its APO Innovation Lab designed a cutting-edge print monitoring system for press releases distributed across Africa.

7 Feb 2018

Charles Murito, country manager of Google Kenya |
Google Kenya's Charles Murito on digital advertising and the age of assistance

Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular.

By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018

Time of the Writer 2017 participants, Image credit:
21st Time of the Writer International Festival taking place in March

The 21st Time of the Writer International Festival will take place from 12 to 17 March 2018, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), in partnership with eThekwini Municipality.

5 Feb 2018

Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril
Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril

Digital content marketing has disrupted brand communication over the past decade. The sharp rise in internet access and social media platforms has created opportunities for companies to tell their stories by adopting these new techniques. Through these developments, we have witnessed marketing and communication teams split their budgets between traditional media and digital channels in a balancing act as they try to weigh up the most effective platforms to utilise in reaching their target audiences.

By Thabiso Dlamini 1 Feb 2018

Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC
Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has officially announced that Chris Maroleng has been appointed as the new chief operations officer of the public broadcaster.

By Kgaugelo Masweneng 31 Jan 2018

BizFin Focus 2018 - Attract more interest
BizFin Focus 2018 - Attract more interest

Find out how to invest in your company's presence on the biggest multi-industry B2B news website in Africa and attract more interest from 328,000 decision-maker audiences across 18 industry sectors.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 25 Jan 2018