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Amla and the sport reporting mistruths

Which of these statements is true: a) Cricketer Hashim Amla turned down an interview with an 'improperly dressed' Indian female journalist and asked her to change her attire before he's give her a soundbite, b) Amla pays a fine for not wearing the Castle Lager logo on his shirt, or c) None of the above. Welcome to the murky waters of 'ethical journalism'.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

News24's Trench digs into TMG
News24's Trench digs into TMG

News24's editor-in-chief, Andrew Trench, is leaving the company to take up a position at Times Media Group (TMG)

3 Feb 2016

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Carving a niche for Pint Size radio

'Pint Size' means different things to different people - no more so than to those who run podcast-friendly streaming station, Niche Radio.

By Leigh Andrews 2 Feb 2016

SA Blog Awards 2015 winners announced
SA Blog Awards 2015 winners announced

The winners of the 2015 SA Blog Awards were announced on 1 February 2016 and among the big winners for the year were CN&CO (www.cnandco.com), who bagged Best Business Blog.

2 Feb 2016

Why it's time to prioritise video marketing in 2016
Why it's time to prioritise video marketing in 2016

Millennials of today prefer convenience and getting downright straight to the point. Time is of the essence and with an attention span of about two seconds I'd say, we need to do everything in our power to keep them locked on to what we have to offer.

By Charl Vollmer 1 Feb 2016

SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications
SA gets its first digital marketing solution for publications

A first in South Africa, BookBeak is a digital marketing solution for book and magazine publishers and retailers.

Issued by Atheneum 28 Jan 2016

10 simple ways to improve your business writing style
10 simple ways to improve your business writing style

We define a writer's style through his or her word choice and syntax (the order of words in a sentence). In business writing, we should choose words and sentence structures that convey our messages in the most effective way. The best way to do this is by writing simply and professionally.

By Amanda Patterson 25 Jan 2016

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Safrea remains opposed to unpaid internships in any form

After a spate of national unpaid internship offers, and the resulting debate on social media in South Africa, the Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea), as a representative of media freelancers and a healthy student membership category, clarifies its stance on the matter.

22 Jan 2016

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10 things you have to know about SEO and social media in 2016

There is a misunderstanding about how social media and SEO work together, whilst we know that social media does affect the search rank, nobody seems to understand how.

By Dee Stephens 22 Jan 2016

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New Rémy Martin website

Rémy Martin has a launched new global brand website and engagement platform to bring the one life/live them philosophy to a global audience.

20 Jan 2016

Three easy ways to make money online - Monetary Library
Three easy ways to make money online

For those who have not yet tried it, working and making money online from anywhere might seem something of a dream world. The idea of having more control over your lifestyle thanks to the ability to work from home or any other location of your choosing may be a scenario that does not enter your reality. For many people, the thought of starting out being their own boss is a notion that can seem quite scary. However, with global communication and social networking ever expanding, the reality of working and making money from anywhere is quickly becoming more of an everyday occurrence for those who are looking for a more flexible lifestyle. Here are just a few of the most popular ways to make an income online.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Jan 2016

Eight lessons freelancing taught me about money
Eight lessons freelancing taught me about money

"If you wrote something for which someone sent you a check, if you cashed the check and it didn't bounce, and if you then paid the light bill with the money, I consider you talented." - Stephen King

By Alex J Coyne 13 Jan 2016

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Daily Maverick shuts down comments... for now

In an editorial piece titled We tried. We really, really did, the Daily Maverick team explains why they've made the decision to (temporarily) suspend their comments section.

12 Jan 2016