Independent Media defends decision not to run Oakbay ads - Independent Media
Independent Media defends decision not to run Oakbay ads

Independent Media's decision not to run Oakbay Investments adverts in its newspapers was solely based on legal reasons, the company said on Sunday.

Issued by Independent Media 11 hours ago

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Driving through clutter with multimedia content

Our brains have changed the way we perceive and process information, due to the constant bombardment of information, and we have a diminishing ability to pay attention for extended periods.

11 hours ago

AMASA Joburg hosts annual golf day in May - AMASA
AMASA Joburg hosts annual golf day in May

The 2016 AMASA Open will take place at the Parkview Golf Course on Thursday, 12 May 2016. The sponsors for this event have come in fast and furiously and we look forward to a competitive and team spirit building tournament.

Issued by AMASA 12 hours ago

Independent media agencies 'under pressure to team up'
Independent media agencies 'under pressure to team up'

Independent media agencies are at a disadvantage in an era of market globalisation and must work together to win business, Rob Smuts, CEO of Johannesburg based RMS Media, said.

By David Furlonger 13 hours ago

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A discussion on plagiarism: maintaining the integrity of your agency

In light of the recent 'lack of sourcing' scandal that took place within the prestigious offices of The Daily News in New York, a discussion on plagiarism could not occur at a more appropriate time.

By Chloe Holenstein 1 day ago

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Challenges to media freedom in South Africa

As World Press Freedom Day was celebrated on 3 May 2016, marking 25 years since the adoption of the Windhoek Declaration on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic Media, The Right2Know Campaign issued its comments on the day and its importance.

1 day ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future
Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism. These new technologies turn news into a dialogue and enable new levels of access to data may save lives.

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 2 days ago

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality
Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Rights such as freedom of expression and access to information are often associated with journalists, but they belong to everyone. It takes strong commitment to ensure they become reality, not just words on paper.

By Pansy Tlakula 2 days ago

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Confessions of a content manager: Talent retention and the art of letting go

When you manage a dedicated team that has heavy demands placed on it month after month, and working overtime becomes a way of life, you tend to grow close. Personal barriers break down and soon you become friends (largely because you have so much work in common) and, eventually, family (because you see them more than your own). This is agency life. You stay until the job is done, and if you're good at your job, the job is never done.

By Marco Golz, Issued by National Positions South Africa 29 Apr 2016

Don't be a Christmas tree!
Don't be a Christmas tree!

Dear PUNKtuator.

By Sarah Heuer 28 Apr 2016

Closing date for MultiChoice Media Breakthrough Innovation Challenge extended
Closing date for MultiChoice Media Breakthrough Innovation Challenge extended

The closing date for entries into MultiChoice Media Breakthrough Innovation Challenge has been extended to 28 and 29 April 2016 for venue recordings and 2 May 2016 for online submissions.

28 Apr 2016