Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network
Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Multiple award winning creative agency, Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 1 day ago

The MediaShop moves offices
The MediaShop moves offices

The MediaShop's Johannesburg office moved premises Wednesday, 22 March after 20 years at its previous location in Morningside. The new address is Building B, The Main Straight Office Park, corner of Main and Portman Roads in Bryanston.

2 days ago

Lindie Engelbrecht.
SME summit unpacks business challenges

The inaugural Business Day TV SME Summit, held in partnership with Credit Guarantee and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in Sandton last week, exposed the myriad challenges facing South Africa's SMEs.

17 Mar 2017

How much of copywriting is writing?
How much of copywriting is writing?

Contrary to what you might believe, not even half of the copywriting job is the actual writing. So if you've ever interviewed a copywriter, employed a copywriter, worked with a copywriter, or wanted to be a copywriter, read on…

By Tiffany Markman 15 Mar 2017

Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award
Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award

Francesca Unsworth, director at BBC World Service Group and deputy director of news and current affairs and Didi Akinyelure, and Nancy Kacungira, winners of the first two BBC Komla Dumor Awards, share the importance of the award and the impact of winning it on their careers.

By Leigh Andrews 9 Mar 2017

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Iqbal Surve threatens to sue Times Media Group over ‘defamatory' article

Controversial businessperson and media boss Iqbal Surve, and his companies — Independent Media, Africa News Agency and Sekunjalo Investment Holdings — have threatened the Times Media Group with legal action if it does not remove what they say is a "defamatory" article.

9 Mar 2017

Lorinda Voges on what it takes to be a powerhouse businesswoman in SA
Lorinda Voges on what it takes to be a powerhouse businesswoman in SA

In light of International Women's Day, Kim Lawrence chats to 4Elements Media (4EM) CCO Lorinda Voges about the full service media agency and what it takes to be a powerhouse businesswoman in South Africa...

By Kim Lawrence 8 Mar 2017

The Newsroom enters partnership with Independent Media's leading digital platform, IOL
The Newsroom enters partnership with Independent Media's leading digital platform, IOL

The Newsroom, South Africa's leading native ad marketplace, announces the partnership with Independent Media's leading digital platform, IOL. The agreement allows IOL to bring forward the best-in-class infrastructure for native advertising, audience and content management via an established distribution platform in South Africa.

Issued by The Newsroom 6 Mar 2017

Icetray © –
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely

This was the phrase used by Lord Acton in 1887 (John Emerich Edward Dalberg, first Baron Acton – which explains why most people refer to him simply as “Lord Acton”).

By Chris Brewer 6 Mar 2017

Meltwater launches Executive Alerts, delivering critical real-time insights
Meltwater launches Executive Alerts, delivering critical real-time insights

Meltwater is launching a tool called ‘Executive Alerts', which provides users with critical insights about their company, competitors and industry, sent directly to their smart device, enabling top-level decision making in an instant.

3 Mar 2017

Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media
Aileen Lamb appointed as new MD of New Media

New Media has announced that managing director Bridget McCarney has been promoted to CEO of the New Media group of companies, and that Aileen Lamb, current general manager of the consumer division, has been appointed as managing director. These changes are effective from 1 April 2017.

Issued by New Media 2 Mar 2017

Will radio become an audiovisual channel in the future?
Will radio become an audiovisual channel in the future?

The world around us is constantly changing and evolving as new technology becomes available and mainstream. The extent to which our world is changing now more than ever, was recently made abundantly clear at the 2017 CES Conference, held in Las Vegas this year. New technologies on show included augmented and virtual reality, wearable tech and connected homes.

By Megan Sayle, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 28 Feb 2017

Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding
Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding

The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Feb 2017