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Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists
Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is outraged by four more incidents of the abuse of power by police officers, security personnel and taxi drivers against journalists...

23 Apr 2015 06:33

[NewsMaker] Deshnee Subramany
[NewsMaker] Deshnee Subramany

With the launch of Kagiso Digital's NOW.co.za online news portal aimed predominantly at the millennial generation, Deshnee Subramany has been appointed editor of NOW.

By Louise Marsland 22 Apr 2015 09:32

Calling Africa's journalists...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Now MTN to hit users
Now MTN to hit users

NEWSWATCH: MyBroadband reports MTN has joined Vodacom and Cell C in hiking its prices, and the SABC might be a bit leaky... from the top, reports BD Live, while The New Age reports the national broadcaster has said sorry to the EFF's Mbuyeseni Ndlozi.

16 Apr 2015 06:20

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'... Newspapers and magazines have been cut down and cut out of media organisations. Electronic media has also suffered with cutbacks and in some cases whole divisions closed down. The big question is, where do all the people who have lost their jobs go?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

Media24 news digital joins The SpaceStation's network - The SpaceStation
Media24 news digital joins The SpaceStation's network

The SpaceStation, one of Africa's largest digital media sales networks, have been appointed by Media24 to handle the digital media sales for Netwerk24, Daily Sun and Die Son. These three platforms represent the majority of Media24's digital newspaper platforms.

Issued by The SpaceStation 14 Apr 2015 11:25

Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim
Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim

Pressure is mounting on the SABC to suspend its head of news, Jimi Matthews, following allegations that he assaulted a staff member...

13 Apr 2015 07:09

News24Wire off to a flying start - 24.com
News24Wire off to a flying start

Launched on 1 April 2015, News24Wire's national team have produced running coverage on a number of breaking news stories, scooped exclusive interviews and published their first investigative piece in its first week of operation.

Issued by 24.com 10 Apr 2015 11:53

News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverage - 24.com
News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverage

News24 Nigeria broke all records last week with their coverage of the Nigerian election. The site clocked over 55-million page views in four-days; with 38-million page views on news articles and live updates and 8,7-million page views on the live results maps.

Issued by 24.com 8 Apr 2015 12:46

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists
Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015 09:35

Online Tuesday is coming to South Africa - DQ&A Media Group
Online Tuesday is coming to South Africa

On Tuesday, 14 April, the kick-off will be held for Online Tuesday South Africa, in the Upper East Side Hotel (DoubleTree by Hilton), in Cape Town. Speaker for the launch is a digital marketing guru straight from Amsterdam - Michael Ossendrijver, VP media and technology of DQ&A Media Group.

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 2 Apr 2015 12:42

SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?
SABC News to scrap bulletins in Afrikaans, vernacular languages?

NEWSWATCH: SABC News is reported to be doing away with bulletins in Afrikaans and other vernacular languages, reports Thinus Ferreira, in Channel24...

30 Mar 2015 10:13

SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'
SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'

NEWSWATCH: BD Live reports that one of the SABC directors axed this week says the action is 'unlawful, motivated by malice and constitutes a purge'...

27 Mar 2015 09:20