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Sprout Performance Partners share key insights from DoubleClick programmatic masterclass

Sprout Performance Partners recently attended the DoubleClick Programmatic Masterclass in London.

9 hours ago

News24 Edge
Redesigning 24-hour news for a changing world

News24 has had an innovative start to the year. Here, editor Adriaan Basson lets us in on their new app Edge, as well as their Project Rise initiative and how they provide more than just the standard packaged news.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

The 2017 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from 23-26 March
The 2017 AMASA Workshop will be hosted at Riverstone Lodge from 23-26 March

Following the success of the sold-out workshop in 2016, AMASA Jhb is happy to announce that bookings are now open for the 2017 AMASA Workshop. This year we will be building on the new and exciting format launched last year. The jam-packed workshop will begin on 23 March and will be made up of two days of intensive learning around the nuts and bolts of media planning, strategy and a snapshot view of the media landscape. Delegates will then be put into groups and a selected client will present a live brief. The groups of delegates would then be required to present a full circle strategy with tangible solutions back to the client. Judging and feedback would take place on the third day, followed by a celebratory graduation dinner and party.

Issued by AMASA 9 hours ago

WAN-IFRA offers management training to women journalists in South East Asia
WAN-IFRA offers management training to women journalists in South East Asia

WAN-IFRA Women in News lead trainer, Paula Fray, presented newsroom management training to 45 women senior journalists and editors from across South East Asia. Gathered in Yangon Myanmar on 16 February 2017, they heard from leading women in media on the topic of ‘breaking through'.

12 hours ago

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017.

Issued by African Excellence Awards 1 day ago

Emma Winchurch-Beale is 2017 President of the World Media Group
Emma Winchurch-Beale is 2017 President of the World Media Group

Emma Winchurch-Beale, international sales director at The Washington Post, has been appointed as the 2017 President of the World Media Group. She takes over the year-long position from Rupert Turnbull, VP EMEA, Time Inc.

17 Feb 2017

The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!
The first South African 360-degree concurrent narrative short film has arrived!

Double Cross, a 360-degree short film created by Global Access, has launched - the first of its kind in SA.

By Carla Harris, Issued by Global Access 17 Feb 2017

New BEE ownership needn't be so scary
New BEE ownership needn't be so scary

The new B-BBEE codes are here and many businesses will have to find a black shareholder if they wish to maintain their BEE status and benefits at anywhere near the level they currently enjoy. No industry is off the hook as B-BBEE has a ripple effect that spreads across all industries in South Africa.

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 16 Feb 2017

BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages
BusinessLIVE launches digital subscription packages

Today, BusinessLIVE launches its digital subscription packages, BL Premium and BL Premium Plus, providing access to its premium online content. Readers can now access premium, exclusive news and content from Business Day, Financial Mail, Sunday Times Business Times, and Rand Daily Mail, and international news from the Wall Street Journal and FT.com, as well as Morningstar data.

15 Feb 2017

AFP photojournalists win at 2017 World Press Photo Awards
AFP photojournalists win at 2017 World Press Photo Awards

The 2017 World Press Photo jury has awarded prizes to three AFP photojournalists, Ameer Alhalbi, Abd Doumany and Noel Celis.

15 Feb 2017

Women empowerment tops agenda at pre-SONA lunch
Women empowerment tops agenda at pre-SONA lunch

Women in leadership dominated the discourse at the Sekunjalo Investment Holdings annual pre-State of the Nation address lunch yesterday, attended by cabinet ministers, captains of industry, civil society and industry bodies.

Issued by Independent Media 14 Feb 2017

Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey on 19 December 2016.
Picture: Burhan Ozbilici,
Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

THE HAGUE - Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

14 Feb 2017