NEWSWATCH: The ANC insists Thuli Madonsela leaked the provisional Nkandla report to the media, reports Mail & Guardian. She says she didn't, reports the SABC. Meanwhile, the final Nkandla report, warts and all, is due to be released in January, reports Sowetan Live, and Madonsela has hit back at her ANC critics (stopping short of labelling three of them liars), reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 5 Dec 2013 09:08
The results of the Future Proofing Survey (FPS) project have been released. This was undertaken by the task team of Jos Kuper and Lauren Shapiro of Kuper Research, Peter McKenzie and Clive Corder, who were commissioned by industry through SAARF (South African Audience Research Foundation) to look into the best way forward for South African media audience measurement.
4 Dec 2013 08:16
The unbearable lightness of Yunus Carrim as he seeks to limit the damage from the Special Investigative Unit report on endemic SABC corruption.
By Ed Herbst 4 Dec 2013 08:09
Power FM has lost some key staff members four months after its launch.
2 Dec 2013 06:47
NEWSWATCH: And the SABC is back in the news... This time thanks to a 'damning' provisional report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on the abuse of power and maladministration by senior executives and former board members of the SABC, reports City Press. And Sanef has a word of advice for journalists who go into politics.
By Rod Baker 25 Nov 2013 07:43
A wealth of research confirms that digital and radio work well together. One survey by Commercial Radio Australia and TNS found that people who hear a radio ad with a digital call to action are six times more likely to visit a brand's website than those that don't. Seventy-eight percent of those who heard the ads took some form of digital activity within 24 hours.
Issued by Mediamark 22 Nov 2013 14:12
Richard Hardiman's pitch for his system to automate the cleaning of surface water in harbours, ports and marinas and ridding these areas of surface waste and fluids, has brought him to the global final of Entrepreneur X Factor 2013.
22 Nov 2013 08:39
"You can imagine the world media - the frenzy that will be created when Julius Malema stands up to give his answer to the State of the Nation Address" - Frans Cronje of the Institute of Race Relations in a Biznews interview
By Ed Herbst 22 Nov 2013 06:47
The Loeries has released its Official Rankings for 2013, providing a transparent overview of the awards as well as helping to promote creativity and innovation as primary business tools in the brand communication arena.
20 Nov 2013 07:38
NEWSWATCH: First they couldn't, now they can - the media that is... can cover Julius Malema's trial on multiple charges, reports news24. BDLive reports the owner of Goldfields newspaper is to testify against Media24, and Google and Microsoft have agreed to measures to block images of child abuse, reports the BBC.
By Rod Baker 18 Nov 2013 11:39
South Africa is fortunate to have courageous women journalists. From Helen Zille, who revealed the truth behind Steve Biko's death, to present-day Carmel Rickard, Mandy Wiener, Phylicia Oppelt, Ferial Haffajee, Angela Quintal and Alide Dasnois... They are just a few of the many South African women whose news reporting increasingly speaks truth to power.
By Ed Herbst 15 Nov 2013 07:52
As a consequence of the accuracy of my predictions for the past year, I have once again been instructed to do likewise for the year 2014. And at the same time, formally launch the 2013/14 media industry silly season.
By Chris Moerdyk 12 Nov 2013 12:41
NEWSWATCH: Noluthando Gosa, who has resigned twice from the board previously, has made it a hat-trick, reports Mail & Guardian, and EWN reports the ANC is taking City Press to the ombudsman over one of the newspaper's reports.
By Rod Baker 12 Nov 2013 06:27
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