The night's big winners - Journalist of the year, Sipho Masondo of City Press; SA story of the Year, Suzanne Venter of Rapport; Upcoming/Rising Star of the Year, Botshilo Maake of City Press; and Lifetime achiever, Juby Mayet.
All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 winners!

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2017 winners have been announced, with Investigative Journalism category winner, Suzanne Venter from Rapport winning the SA Story of the Year for Life Esidimeni and City Press' Sipho Masondo crowned Journalist of the Year. Masondo was also a finalist in the Investigative Journalism category for Watergate.

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John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards
John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards

Following a highly successful 2016 awards season, John Brown Media South Africa is proud to announce nominations for no fewer than eight international content marketing awards - six for the 2017 Content Council Pearl Awards in New York and two for the 2017 CMA Awards in London.

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Last year's Journalist of the Year, Siphe Macanda of the Daily Dispatch.
Sikuvile Awards set to honour top journalists

In just two days, on Thursday, 19 October, the winners of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards will be announced at The Venue Greenpark also known as Johannesburg World Trade Centre in Sandton, Gauteng. The day of the Awards marks exactly 40 years after the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza.

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Ads24 scoops award for its successful Food for Thought campaign
Ads24 scoops award for its successful Food for Thought campaign

Ads24 has scooped yet another accolade in what has been an award-full year, this time at the 2017 Amasa Awards, a gala dinner held at The Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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SABC board finally appointed
SABC board finally appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

2 days ago

Video dominates news consumption in Africa
Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Whether via broadcast TV or online, news is increasingly being watched as opposed to read, particularly on mobile phones, in Africa.

3 days ago

Mindshare SA wins big at AMASA Awards 2017
Mindshare SA wins big at AMASA Awards 2017

Mindshare SA took home two Gold Awards at the annual AMASA Awards 2017 held Thursday night, 12 October 2017, at the Hilton Hotel Sandton, despite some seriously stiff competition. The 2017 event was packed to capacity as media agencies, media owners and clients came together to celebrate best-in-class media across various categories.

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AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event
AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

The 20th AfricaCom in Cape Town in November will be tackling the hottest topics for 2017, including IoT, big data, fintech, digital health, sustainable power solutions, digital education and much more.

3 days ago

Mia Malan, multiple Sikuvile Journalism Awards, receiving her Features Writing category award in 2016.
Features category of Sikuvile Journalism Awards draws large number of entries

The Features category of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards not only draws a large number of entries - this year there were 52 entries - but generally also attracts a high quality. This makes it a difficult category to judge.

3 days ago

Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives
Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives

The three acting executives at the SABC will remain in their posts until the vacancies are filled permanently.

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Oct 2017

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media
'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

TOKYO, Japan: The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm.

13 Oct 2017