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Janice Roberts named editor of MoneyMarketing magazine - New Media
Janice Roberts named editor of MoneyMarketing magazine

Journalist Janice Roberts is taking over the helm of MoneyMarketing magazine, succeeding Patricia Holburn.

Issued by New Media 31 Mar 2015 13:00

Magazine will not sue DJ Sbu over fake over
Magazine will not sue DJ Sbu over fake over

Social entrepreneur Sibusiso Leope, better known as DJ Sbu, escaped with a smack on the wrist when Forbes Africa magazine withdrew its threat to take legal steps against him for the "unauthorised" use of its trademark, brand and logo on social media.

27 Mar 2015 06:08

It's here! - Student Brands
It's here!

The redesigned and rethought Student Brands magazine arrived back from the presses a week or so ago. And damn, is it looking good.

Issued by Student Brands 24 Mar 2015 09:36

New glossy KZN monthly from Sunday Times offers entrepreneur competition
New glossy KZN monthly from Sunday Times offers entrepreneur competition

Spice, a new business and lifestyle magazine, will launched by the Sunday Times on 29 March 2015. The monthly publication distributed within KwaZulu-Natal will feature an extensive entrepreneurial and cultural focus that celebrates the province. It will appear on the last Sunday of every month.

19 Mar 2015 09:14

Chris Moerdyk
A case history of branding from scratch

When the printing and manufacturing Paarl Media Group decided to list on the JSE, it started on a journey into what could well have been into the dark unknown of choosing a new name...

By Chris Moerdyk 17 Mar 2015 07:45

Chris Moerdyk
Why newspapers and magazines are giving print a bad name

Print is by no means dead. Far from it. The growing perception that it is dying falls squarely on those newspapers and magazines that seem to have some kind of death wish...

By Chris Moerdyk 13 Mar 2015 15:46

Media analysts sceptical over launch of third news agency
Media analysts sceptical over launch of third news agency

The launch of a third commercial newswire agency to replace the nonprofit independent South African Press Association (Sapa) has led to criticism, with media analysts questioning whether it will carry new content or just repackage existing articles...

11 Mar 2015 09:27

R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals
R2K up in arms over FPB's internet censorship proposals

The Right2Know Campaign has called on the public to reject the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) proposals to censor the internet in South Africa. The FPB wants broadly defined powers to police everything published on the internet - including blogs, personal websites and Facebook pages.

11 Mar 2015 07:02

Future Bride 2015 launch - Brabys
Future Bride 2015 launch

The 29th edition of Future Bride is distributed free at various selected bridal exhibitions such as The NWJ Bridal Fair, The Indaba held in Durban and The Wedding Expo at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg. This annual coffee table publication's popularity is the content, with articles covering the latest bridal trends and etiquette, from creative catering and colourful receptions to bridal beauty and glamorous gowns, not to mention inspirational photographs of real brides, grooms and big-day celebrations. A winning combination of enduring quality, top-class content and visual appeal have made Future Bride an indispensable tool for brides-to-be, as well as the best platform for advertisers to reach their niche market.

Issued by Brabys 6 Mar 2015 11:53

24.com launches News24Wire to replace Sapa
24.com launches News24Wire to replace Sapa

Media24's digital division, 24.com, has announced plans for a news wire service launching in April. The announcement comes in the wake of the South African Press Association's (Sapa) closure. The new service will be called News24Wire.

6 Mar 2015 08:49

Chris Brewer
Making a tit of yourself in the media

There's been a lot of bleating recently about "freedom of the press". It picked up momentum at the State Of The Nation Address when the cell phone signals were jammed. Before that happened journalists started resigning from various publications due to apparent interference from new owners.

By Chris Brewer 2 Mar 2015 14:17