Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism
Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

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Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn

The $3.25bn sale of Polish online auction site Allegro in October and other disposals helped Naspers nearly triple its aftertax profit for the year to end-March.

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#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 11 hours ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released its annual results, which include online fashion store Spree and digital media 24.com recording double-digit growth in the past year. However, the trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year.

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Facebook Africa's new forward-looking office space
Facebook Africa's new forward-looking office space

JOHANNESBURG: Nunu Ntshingila, the regional director of Facebook Africa, recently gave some members of the media a tour of its new office at Culross on Main in Bryanston, which not only represents Facebook's vision for openness and connectivity but its connectedness with its staff who are very much seen as humans with a social life beyond the workplace.

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Successfully branding your blog - A necessity in the modern marketing world

The brand you have for your business is your image. This is how people will perceive you. Your blog needs to be properly branded so that you can survive in the modern marketing world. Readers generally do not think much about the brand of a blog but that is exactly why branding works. A really good branding campaign will make people devoted to products, fans of the service or simply blog fans. When you learn how to start a blog you are not told about branding so there is a strong possibility there are many things you do not know. If you want to properly brand a blog, you need to think about the following.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Jun 2017

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Clare Bowen from Radiocentre sees radio differently

Clare Bowen, head of creative development at Radiocentre, a trade body for commercial radio in the UK, presented a two-hour workshop for radio writers and creatives on making radio that wows, followed by a presentation on radio effectiveness for media strategists and marketers, based on its 'See Radio Differently' campaign, on Monday, 12 June at Primedia Place in Sandton.

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jun 2017