Standard Bank is the new sponsor of Print Media South Africa's (PMSA's) newspaper awards, previously known as the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Awards. "We are thrilled that Standard Bank has come on board so that we can continue to celebrate newspaper journalism as a dynamic and important craft," said Ingrid Louw, PMSA CEO.
31 May 2012 07:17
It was too early to determine the sales of the City Press on Sunday after a boycott called by the SACP and the ANC, said the newspaper's deputy editor Fikile Moya.
30 May 2012 07:20
The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has been allocated an additional R19.5m to increase the print run of its Vuk'uzenzele newspaper, which has published over 50 million copies in all the country's official languages, including Braille, the Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Collins Chabane says.
11 May 2012 12:10
African National Congress Chief Whip Moloto Mothapo has labelled the Democratic Alliance's (DA) complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over adverts in support of the Protection of State Information Bill "absurd and ridiculous".
By Paul Vecchiatto 10 Apr 2012 10:58
Planning Minister Trevor Manuel says a more intelligent public discourse that welcomed a strong stance from citizens and reached past the rift between the state and the media is necessary.
By Sapa & Trevor Neethling 14 Feb 2012 08:07
LONDON,UK: CNN chat show host Piers Morgan told the British press ethics inquiry Tuesday that he had no reason to believe phone hacking went on at the Daily Mirror during his editorship.
23 Dec 2011 07:33
CLEVELAND, US: The 2011 Tabbie Awards featured nearly 400 entries, with nominations coming from the US, Canada, the UK, India, New Zealand and South Africa. Judges were once again impressed by the quality of the submissions. One of the two 2011 Scholarship winners hails from SA, too.
22 Jul 2011 11:18
NEWSWATCH: Sowetan has been ordered to apologise to DA leader Helen Zille for an editorial it published on 28 January, reports IOL and, oh dear, the ANCYL is in a tizzy and wants Gareth Cliff fired after the Idols judge said that the youth of Limpopo are a no-talent bunch. Meanwhile, Channel24 and looklocal report 94.7 Highveld Stereo DJ Paul Rotherham was unexpectedly fired on Tuesday - but the question on many people's lips is... Why?
10 Jun 2011 09:55
LONDON, UK: All journalists, writers, reporters and media houses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as entries into the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2011close this week. The closing date has been officially extended until Friday 25 March to allow as many people as possible to enter.
22 Mar 2011 13:08
CLEVELAND, US: TABPI, the international business-to-business media organisation, has announced its fourth TABPI Design Challenge contest, open to all b2b art directors and designers. The challenge is meant to reward graphic creativity in the b2b industry, as well as serve as an educational exercise for other artists.
11 Feb 2011 09:07
LONDON, UK: By 2015, 1.4 billion people globally will access both fixed-line and mobile broadband as usage grows rapidly and services converge, according to Ovum, one of the Datamonitor group of companies.
By Published by Ovum 31 Jan 2011 11:28
CANNES, FRANCE: What is claimed to be the world's most innovative start-ups in connected entertainment will gather for the inaugural CC Ventures competition, taking place in Cannes on April 5-7. As part of the new Connected Creativity Forum event at MIPTV, CC Ventures is claimed to be a unique opportunity to pitch and to engage with leading venture capital investors, media funds and entertainment executives looking for opportunities in the digital and mobile space.
19 Jan 2011 09:31
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Publishers Council (EPC*) has succeeded in getting its idea for 21st century copyright management accepted as one of just seven "Big Ideas" sought by the European Commission to forward its Digital Agenda strategy.
5 Nov 2010 11:43
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