Many in the industry really felt for Alec Hogg in October 2012 when he walked away from Moneyweb, the company he built from nothing into a highly respected player in the media industry. Hogg tells Bizcommunity why he's philosophical about the move, what he's doing with his year's restraint of trade and what was so different about the values of majority shareholder Caxton and his own that made it impossible for him to stay on as Moneyweb CEO and a member of the board.
By Gill Moodie 6 Dec 2012 06:47
The organisers say it has been a successful year for the Loeries, with the second largest number of entries received since 2008 - over 3,000 entry submissions from across Africa and the Middle East.
2 Nov 2012 11:34
Sowetan LIVE's annual sexy celebrity competition, Mzansi's Sexiest 2013, has revealed the Top 24 sexiest celebrities as voted for by the readers.
Issued by Times Media LIVE 4 Oct 2012 09:34
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011 14:57
The year 2011 has been revolutionary for the Yellow Pages Brand. Trudon (Publishers of the Yellow Pages) has worked tirelessly to produce advertiser-centric products, all aimed at ensuring that their advertisers enjoy a seamless transition into the digital space as well as ensuring that advertisers enjoy multi-media coverage across the various Yellow Pages platforms at an affordable rate.
Issued by Trudon 27 Sep 2011 10:53
What in the world is going on at the Sowetan? Does the paper even know itself?
By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 17 Aug 2011 12:00
Tens of thousands of users in South Africa have already downloaded the News24 application for BlackBerry® smartphones in the six months since it launched. The application was also selected as a regional winner in the 2010 BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge, a global hunt for the world's best BlackBerry smartphone applications.
Issued by 24.com 11 Feb 2011 12:50
There's nothing as unseemly as a pack of hacks competing for angles and quotes on a tragic story and last week many people - including some journalists I know - were offended by the gang of reporters camped out at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg while former president Nelson Mandela fought off a respiratory infection.
By Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 1 Feb 2011 13:08
The social networking phenomenon is moving at meteoric rates, and in 2011, it will evolve quicker than ever before. To avoid becoming a technological dinosaur, here's an A-to-Z of social networking and media trends to watch this year...
By Tara Turkington 24 Jan 2011 13:58
A recent article on ‘Getting the most from a freelance copywriter or editor' sparked lots of comments, but the majority came from freelancers with payment questions. So Jo Duxbury (of the brilliant Freelancentral and the spanking new Peppermint Source) and I have collaborated in order to answer them.
By Tiffany Markman 19 Mar 2010 11:43
e.tv has launched Debora Patta's blog on www.etv.co.za.
Issued by e.tv 27 Jan 2010 08:32
It is tempting to think that using Facebook will land you in prison, especially with all the media attention on the Duane Brady case in the Kliptown Magistrates Court. The simple truth is that sticking to a few simple rules should help you avoid that unpleasant experience of receiving a strongly worded letter from an attorney or, worse, an unwelcome visit from an unsympathetic police officer keen on dragging you off to a holding cell for the weekend.
By Paul Jacobson 20 Jan 2009 10:54
Advertisers in Media 24's print publications will soon also have their classified advertisements placed online, free of charge. NETADS24.com is a leading channel in the host of new online services offered under the new 24.com brand.
Issued by 24.com 1 Aug 2006 14:49
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