This week's decision by Judge Dunstan Mlambo to allow the broadcasting of the Oscar Pistorius trial was itself broadcast live - and provided a vivid demonstration of the value of letting cameras into courts.
By Anton Harber 28 Feb 2014 06:12
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
The youth lifestyle portal, Zkhiphani.com will launch its first print magazine on 5 March 2014, in response to demand from its online subscribers and increased traffic volumes, reaching more than 63,000 monthly visitors. The launch features Khuli Chana on the front cover, who shares his global plans over a two-page spread.
27 Feb 2014 07:50
Kerrie Simon-Lawrence is the new editor of Grazia South Africa. She follows in the footsteps of launch editor, Danielle Weakley, who joins Media24's recently established editorial solutions team. Both will be in their new positions from April 2014.
25 Feb 2014 08:51
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
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
The National Prosecuting Authority says it will not comment on Sunday reports that Oscar Pistorius surfed porn websites in the hours before he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reports News24.com, while Times Live reports that browsing porn is a favourite South African pastime. And on the advertising front, MTN is considering legal action against Cell C, reports MyBroadband.
24 Feb 2014 07:00
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
eNCA and IOL report on a bid to have Oscar Pistorius' trial broadcast live, and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has apologised for naming former SABC employee Hannes du Buisson in her report on the SABC.
19 Feb 2014 07:13
Assuming that what you have created is original and a few other requirements are met, copyright will vest automatically in your masterpiece. However, this automatic existence of copyright makes it very appealing, but ownership isn't always an easy maze to navigate.
By Sinal Govender 18 Feb 2014 11:24
DESTINY magazines' March cover star, Basetsana Kumalo, was first thrust into the spotlight as Miss South Africa in 1994. Since then she's gone on to add mining magnate and production company boss to her credentials. Kumalo opened up to DESTINY's Eddie Kalili about a new chapter in her life: her involvement within ANC's structures as well as her political aspirations.
Issued by Ndalo Media 17 Feb 2014 10:45
Marie Claire's Naked issue was launched on 12 February 2014 at Mondiall restaurant in Cape Town with 36 celebrities going nude in aid of The Lunchbox Fund, a NPO dedicated to providing a daily meal for orphaned or vulnerable schoolchildren in disadvantaged areas around South Africa. The issue goes on sale Monday, 17 February.
14 Feb 2014 09:06
If you were the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial, would you allow cameras and cellphones into the courtroom?
By Anton Harber 14 Feb 2014 06:49
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