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South African agencies win 18 Pencils in D&AD Awards
South African agencies win 18 Pencils in D&AD Awards

Judging has wrapped up for the D&AD Awards in London, with South African agencies winning 18 Pencils. The Awards celebrate the best in design, advertising and commercial creativity. Judging took place between 21-23 April, held at The Old Truman Brewery in London.

24 Apr 2015 11:12

Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists
Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is outraged by four more incidents of the abuse of power by police officers, security personnel and taxi drivers against journalists...

23 Apr 2015 06:33

First set of D&AD Pencil Awards winners announced
First set of D&AD Pencil Awards winners announced

D&AD has announced the first set of Pencil winners for 2015, with six Pencils going to South African agencies. Entrants will have to wait until the Award Ceremony at Battersea Evolution in London on 21 May to find out which colour Pencil (Wood, Graphite or Yellow) they've won.

21 Apr 2015 13:48

2015 MTN Radio Awards winners announced
2015 MTN Radio Awards winners announced

The stars of SA radio were heralded at the Sandton Convention Centre on 18 April, when the winners of the 2015 MTN Radio Awards were announced.

20 Apr 2015 08:10

Congratulations are in order for SA's One Show finalists
Congratulations are in order for SA's One Show finalists

The full One Show finalist short list has been released, with a number of top South African agencies making the grade...

17 Apr 2015 09:05

Marion Scher
Where do all the writers go?

For the last year or so there's been a steady trend throughout the media worldwide of journalists, sub-editors and editors being 'let go'... Newspapers and magazines have been cut down and cut out of media organisations. Electronic media has also suffered with cutbacks and in some cases whole divisions closed down. The big question is, where do all the people who have lost their jobs go?

By Marion Scher 16 Apr 2015 05:20

Simphiwe Dana celebrates 10 years in afro-soul music - Kaya FM 95.9
Simphiwe Dana celebrates 10 years in afro-soul music

Kaya FM, Home of the Afropolitan, proudly presents 10 years of Simphiwe Dana live at The Bassline on 25 April 2015.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 13 Apr 2015 11:23

CliffCentral offers leadership 'classes' on Mondays
CliffCentral offers leadership 'classes' on Mondays

Now every Monday from 11am to 1pm, senior and junior leaders can join the largest leadership free 'classroom' in South Africa and the world, broadcasting from CliffCentral. This two-hour leadership event is made possible by a partnership with Sibanye Gold.

10 Apr 2015 08:21

Algoa FM considered one of best radio stations in SA - Algoa FM
Algoa FM considered one of best radio stations in SA

Algoa FM has been nominated as the commercial "Station of the Year" for the first time in the annual MTN Radio Awards.

Issued by Algoa FM 7 Apr 2015 15:43

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists
Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015 09:35

Latest from the research front
Latest from the research front

SAARF has released the following statement (embargoed till 12 noon the day before a four day weekend so not well-timed chaps).

By Chris Brewer 2 Apr 2015 12:02

Exciting changes in April on OFM - OFM Radio
Exciting changes in April on OFM

The much anticipated new presenter line-up will commence in April on OFM, the sound of central South Africa. Yolanda Maartens will be joining André Kunz as co-host of the Breakfast Special weekdays from 6 to 9am. Presenter Cyril Viljoen will move from after midnight to take over from 12 to 3pm. Cyril is a great asset to the station and will also present the OFM Top 10 at 10 on Saturdays from 10am. Isabel Venter will host the 9am to 12pm programme.

Issued by OFM Radio 31 Mar 2015 12:17

SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'
SABC: Axing of board members is 'unlawful'

NEWSWATCH: BD Live reports that one of the SABC directors axed this week says the action is 'unlawful, motivated by malice and constitutes a purge'...

27 Mar 2015 09:20