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New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced
New Generation Awards 2014 winners announced

Now in its second year, the New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards that took place on 21 October at the Sandton Convention Centre saw a total of 67 awards handed out in 32 categories, with Unilever SA winning the Overall Social and Digital Winner Award - Corporate, and Liquorice winning agency of the year.

23 Oct 2014 09:20

The South African government is on Ello
The South African government is on Ello

Ello is the coolest party on the internet. Hailed by fans as the anti-Facebook, the creators describe it as a "simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and designers".

By Sulaiman Philip 22 Oct 2014 08:45

Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC
Three candidates on shortlist to take over top job at SABC

Three candidates have been shortlisted to fill the vacancy for CEO of the SABC. The appointment of a permanent CEO will be crucial for the stabilisation of the public broadcaster.

By Bekezela Phakathi 22 Oct 2014 08:28

Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop
Grand Prix at the end of rainbow for The MediaShop

The MediaShop has been awarded the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Roger Garlick Grand Prix Award for the Coke Rainbow campaign. It also won Gold for the campaign in the Best Experiential /Event category. The Awards took place last night at Summer Place, in Johannesburg.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Oct 2014 10:41

Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014
Latest SAARF research: AMPS June 2014

On behalf of the media, marketing and advertising industries, the South African Audience Research Foundation (SAARF) produces the bi-annual All Media and Products Survey (AMPS), providing data on media consumption, demographics, and products, brands and services.

16 Oct 2014 14:37

[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday
[Antifragility] Just another manic New Media Monday

The second instalment of New Media Mondays on (ahem) Monday, 13 October at Priest Post Production in Woodstock, was centred on antifragility, a newish concept coined by Nassim Taleb.

By Jessica Taylor 15 Oct 2014 14:30

SABC head set to face committee
SABC head set to face committee

Parliament dominates the political landscape this week, with a series of committee meetings scheduled from today to Friday to discuss the auditor-general's findings in the annual reports of national government departments.

14 Oct 2014 09:40

Anton Harber
Nakasa does not deserve to be shoved into any box

Nat Nakasa would have been bemused. He would be pleased to be brought back to home soil at last, almost 50 years after he died in New York. But I imagine he would have been bewildered by some of the things said in recent weeks about him and what he represents in our country's journalistic and cultural history.

By Anton Harber 10 Oct 2014 07:44

Juanita Vorster
Why one press release won't make you famous

Fame and fortune have been used in the same sentence for centuries. And when it comes right down to the bone, the publicity generation component of PR is all about creating fortune through fame.

By Juanita Vorster 8 Oct 2014 14:33

Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO - Kagiso Media
Kagiso Media Limited appoints Omar Essack as Group Deputy CEO

Kagiso Media Limited has announced the promotion of Omar Essack, the group's current executive director and CEO of broadcasting, to the position of Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer. Essack will take on this new role with immediate effect, reporting to the Group CEO, Mark Harris.

Issued by Kagiso Media 2 Oct 2014 11:43

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

Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows
Fear of our dark depths keeps Farlam in shadows

News editing is the art of deciding what is important and what is less important. Faced with a barrage of potential stories, events, people and issues to cover and huge competition for audience attention, editors ultimately have to determine which are worthy of the limited attention and resources at their command.

By Anton Harber 26 Sep 2014 07:19

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