South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra
South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital at Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa has been elected vice president of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers during the 70th Wan-Ifra's annual congress in Estoril, Portugal on Thursday, 7 June. Seven executives from leading news media companies were also elected to new terms on the board of Wan-Ifra.

12 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax
#NewCampaign: Cosmopolitan SA petitions to end tampon tax

Cosmopolitan South Africa has launched a petition to end tampon tax, calling all women to campaign against period poverty in South Africa.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2018

#Newsmaker: Sarah Browning-de Villiers joins Publicis Machine
#Newsmaker: Sarah Browning-de Villiers joins Publicis Machine

Sarah Browning-de Villiers, former deputy editor at Cosmopolitan SA and the gal behind its #TamponTaxMustFall campaign with feminist journalist Jen Thorpe, recently joined Publicis Machine as chief content officer in the narrative content marketing team.

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2018

National Geographic gets proactive with "Planet or Plastic" campaign on World Oceans Day
National Geographic gets proactive with "Planet or Plastic" campaign on World Oceans Day

The time has come to turn the tide in the planet's favour

Issued by Fox Networks Group 6 Jun 2018

Independent Media launches Sport magazine
Independent Media launches Sport magazine

Independent Media's sports coverage has always been cutting edge. Whether it has been providing detailed analysis in the traditional newspaper format or the latest breaking news on its various digital platforms, Independent Media's fine team of sports writers have been right there on the touchline and in the change rooms of the country and the world's favourite teams.

Issued by Independent Media 5 Jun 2018

Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa
Asanda Sizani named Editor-in-Chief of Glamour South Africa

Condé Nast Independent Magazines, a subsidiary of Independent Media, is delighted to announce the appointment of Asanda Sizani as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour, effective 1 June 2018.

Issued by Independent Media 25 May 2018