NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She says she didn't, reports the SABC. Meanwhile, the final Nkandla report, warts and all, is due to be released in January, reports Sowetan Live, and Madonsela has hit back at her ANC critics (stopping short of labelling three of them liars), reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
I have seen this on numerous occasions during my career... companies decide that they can do a better job, and cheaper, than an agency.
By Rolf Akermann 4 Dec 2013 15:39
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 30 November 2013.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by the task team of Jos Kuper and Lauren Shapiro of Kuper Research, Peter McKenzie and Clive Corder, who were commissioned by industry through SAARF (South African Audience Research Foundation) to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
With the advent of the Protection of Personal Information Bill (POPI) that has been passed into law, it is essential for marketers and entrepreneurs alike to understand the impact that this Act will have on the way in which we conduct business.
By Nick Durrant 3 Dec 2013 07:00
Added Value has released its analysis of the South African marketing industry. During July, August and September 2013, its management team engaged in conversation with some of South Africa's leading marketing directors, responsible for over R2 billion in advertising spend a year, and the heads of advertising and digital agencies.
28 Nov 2013 09:26
'Pieces of the Puzzle: Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Part One: The Killing' has been released by Sunday Times Books.
28 Nov 2013 08:28
Times Media has appointed Abdul Milazi as editor of Sunday World from 1 December 2013. He takes over from Marvin Meintjies who has been appointed to head up the Times Media London bureau.
28 Nov 2013 08:02
NEWSWATCH: e.tv has denied a claim that it would air a show on the housewives of Nkandla, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 28 Nov 2013 07:48
When a telecommunications company wants to set up shop and operate in South Africa to provide internet and telephony services to consumers, it needs to acquire specific licences from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), which handles all the regulation for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in the country. This rule applies to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers as well.
27 Nov 2013 13:01
South African TV operator TopTV is set to relaunch as StarSat, backed by China-based StarTimes, and has set itself a target of adding 700,000 customers a year, building on its existing base of 100,000 homes, according to local reports.
4 Nov 2013 09:18
Many people have a presence on one of the social networking sites and let's admit it, many of us are addicted to it - and why not, for it is the quickest way to contact our friends and make a long "friend's list". However, like every good thing, it has a flip side as well. Yes, social networking sites such as Facebook, My Space and Tumblr etc, can also have a negative effect. Here are some of the reasons why:
By Kelly Marsh 7 May 2012 11:41
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