Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?
Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?

#Newswatch: It's not necessarily a death knell. There's speculation on potential positive outcomes following Naspers's announcement that it will unbundle MultiChoice to shareholders early next year and separately list the company on the JSE.

By Leigh Andrews 12 minutes ago

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards

New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday. These wins are in the Best Communication Innovation category and the One-off Publication category (where the team took all three places).

Issued by New Media 1 day ago

Both the Best Radio Award (Category 1: National/commercial) and the Journalist of the Year Award for the best overall entry were won by Megan Lubke.
2018 RDMA winners announced

Last week, the winners of the 2018 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced, following an awards ceremony held at Summer Place in Johannesburg.

14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

The 2018 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards' investigative journalism and story of the year winners on stage.
Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners announced!

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners have been announced, with Bongani Fuzile of Daily Dispatch named Journalist of the Year on Thursday evening, 13 September, at the Johannesburg World Trade Centre, known as The Venue Greenpark.

13 Sep 2018

Power to the publisher or death to memes? The Copyright Directive debate...
Power to the publisher or death to memes? The Copyright Directive debate...

NEWSWATCH: In a move to update internet copyright legislation and give publishing companies more power against the likes of Facebook, Google and Twitter, the European Parliament approved the Copyright Directive yesterday, 12 September 2018.

13 Sep 2018

Happy 20th Birthday, Google!
Happy 20th Birthday, Google!

Twenty years later, the world has changed, online and off and so has Google. September 2018 marks their 20th birthday. For more than a decade, Google has celebrated its birthday on 27 September.

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Sep 2018

24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu
24.com launches innovative video solution with global partner Oovvuu

24.com and their media solutions division, The SpaceStation, have announced that they have partnered with global video supplier, Oovvuu. "Oovvuu's mission is to embed a relevant, trustworthy, broadcast quality video in every article and on every device," says Ricky Sutton, Oovvuu founder and CEO. This is made possible by using a combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence and the cloud to match videos with breaking news and other content genres like sport, lifestyle, finance etc in real time.

Issued by The SpaceStation 13 Sep 2018

The audience at the Heavy Chef Sextech event of which the first part was presented by Heidi Patmore. Image: Heavy Chef.
#Sextech: Chatbots, sex robots and impact on society (Part 2)

Heavy Chef invited Heidi Patmore, a tech marketing consultant to speak at one of their events on Tuesday, 28 August. Patmore who specialises in tech that is changing consumer behaviour, like cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, drones and fintech, spoke about an incendiary topic: sextech, and how it's irrevocably impacting our lives.

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Sep 2018