#Loeries2017: BBDO's Mike Schalit on the Creative#Director book launch
#Loeries2017: BBDO's Mike Schalit on the Creative#Director book launch

The launch of Net#work BBDO's Creative#Director (#CD) coffee table book is set to take place at the culmination of Loeries' Student Portfolio Day directly after the DStv Seminar at a special cocktail evening later today around 17h00 on the ICC Balcony.

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought
Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought

Thursday, 17 August marked the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1
24.com leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1

Effective Measure's mid-year audience data results* have been released and 24.com has far out-performed its competitors. 24.com brands take top six of the fourteen categories, and second place in a further two.

Issued by 24.com 15 Aug 2017

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Is print media about to curl up its toes and die?

The Audit Bureau of Circulations recently reported that, overall, consumer magazine circulations grew over the past year by just under 3%, which isn't too bad considering that they fell 11.7% in the 4th quarter of 2016 from the same period in 2015.

By Chris Brewer 14 Aug 2017

Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigation
Copyright Amendment Bill discrepancies could lead to costly litigation

The public hearings on the proposed amendments to the South African Copyright Act of 1978 have indicted that considerable thought is needed before the proposed Bill can become workable and enforceable in a modern digital economy, as there are clear inconsistencies and contradictions.

8 Aug 2017

Facebook restores IOL's blocked content
Facebook restores IOL's blocked content

NEWSWATCH: On Saturday, Independent Online's (IOL) content wasn't shareable on Facebook due to an unknown error still being investigated, which resulted in the publisher's content being marked as spam.

8 Aug 2017

Bill's education copyright clause 'hurts publishers'
Bill's education copyright clause 'hurts publishers'

Proposed amendments to the Copyright Act will have a negative effect on the profits of publishers because of the exceptions they provide for material used for educational purposes, the Publishers' Association of SA (Pasa) has warned.

By Linda Ensor 4 Aug 2017

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Predator alert! Credible science is being gobbled up, warn academics

Predatory publishing - in which bogus journals publish academic research for a fee - threatens to undermine science in South Africa.

By Dave Chambers 4 Aug 2017

Mike Schalit, Net#work’s creative co-founder and creative chief of BBDO SA Group.
Net#work BBDO to launch limited edition book on creativity

To mark its 23rd year, Net#work BBDO is publishing a limited-edition coffee table book that examines insights into the nature and process of creativity by 30 of South Africa's top creative leaders. The proceeds will go towards building a library in a disadvantaged community.

2 Aug 2017

The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!
The future of mentorship is here with Ndalo Media's new free platform MentorFeed.com!

Ndalo Media is proud to announce the official launch of MentorFeed - a free, multi-faceted personal development platform that provides affordable resources, practical information and skills that enable users to dream bigger and grow further. The platform, which already has active engagement across its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms, launches when Ndalo Media celebrates 10 years of positively impacting lives through informative, compelling and engaging content and experiences.

Issued by Ndalo Media 1 Aug 2017

Taking people on an adventure through literature
Taking people on an adventure through literature

Intec's Monica Kagan launches her new book, titled The Dress

By Nana Zuke, Issued by INTEC College 26 Jul 2017

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, former editor of Independent Media's personal finance publications, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year.

By Jessica Tennant 25 Jul 2017

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Mandela book raises ethics questions

The South African Medical Association (Sama) has condemned a book on former state president Nelson Mandela's last days, saying the author violated the most fundamental principle of patient/doctor relationships.

24 Jul 2017