Analysts want more clarity from Naspers on the reasons for the departure of CEO Koos Bekker on April 1 amid rumours the company is set to be restructured.
27 Feb 2014 08:43
Koos Bekker having stepped down as Naspers CEO, plans to travel and explore new business opportunities‚ before taking over from Ton Vosloo next year.
By Gillian Jones 25 Feb 2014 09:59
In 1985 Naspers was a local Afrikaans newspaper operation worth about R24m. CEO Ton Vosloo was grappling with how to rescue a company losing audience and revenue to television when he received a message from a South African studying at Columbia University, New York. He asked a colleague who was in New York to meet this student and hear what he had to say.
By Anton Harber 25 Feb 2014 06:21
Journalists seldom choose journalism for the money. Some do it because they feel they can do public good, some because they like the access it gives them to the powerful. Some just love the excitement of news and a front-row seat in the making of history. Some want to be celebrity reporters. There is a host of reasons to do it, but few involve the hope of getting rich.
By Anton Harber 24 Feb 2014 11:40
Naspers Limited has announced that its CEO, Koos Bekker is stepping down and will be succeeded by Bob van Dijk, currently Naspers' most senior ecommerce chief.
24 Feb 2014 08:40
One of the tactics that us content marketers can use for our own or our client blogs is curation. Content curation is when we, like little internet squirrels go out onto the lawns of the world wide web and gather nuts, that are not ours, left out by other squirrels and then bring them back into our own nut collections.
By Travis Bussiahn 21 Feb 2014 10:21
For years, online publishers have priced their advertising inventory by thousands of impressions (CPM) and provided CPM as the major metric their advertisers can use to benchmark digital advertising campaigns.
By Pierre Cassuto 19 Feb 2014 15:01
The Master of the High Court in Cape Town has authorised a warrant for the arrest of Anthony (Tony) Vaughan, director of Media Nova and various other publishing companies.
By Glenda Nevill 19 Feb 2014 10:05
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced its 2014 jurors and South African judges have been selected for the film, press, outdoor, media, direct, promo & activation and design categories.
19 Feb 2014 09:52
Moshoeshoe Monare, Sunday Independent's editor, has resigned - just the latest in a string of dismissals, resignations and suspensions at News & Media South Africa (INMSA), reports BD Live.
14 Feb 2014 06:31
According to news24.com, the Movement for Transformation in Media in SA (MTMSA) wants Times Media Group to be transformed, and the PP is to release her report on the SABC on Monday.
11 Feb 2014 08:04
If you're involved in brand building and marketing then the latest edition of Brands & Branding (255 pages; published by Affinity Advertising & Publishing) should be your 'owner's manual'.
11 Feb 2014 06:55
It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.
By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23
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