NEWSWATCH: Independent group chair Iqbal Survé has denied that former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois was removed because of an editorial stance, and implied that she was axed for not meeting financial targets; not all the staff are buying it, reports Mail & Guardian, which also reports that the new editor, Gasant Abarder, is alleged (by EWN) to have 'absconded' from his position at Primedia Broadcasting (which owns EWN).
By Rod Baker 10 Dec 2013 09:47
Independent News and Media chairman Dr Iqbal Survé has dismissed Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois with immediate effect‚ raising fresh questions around the independence of the group's print titles.
By Paul Vecchiatto 9 Dec 2013 14:03
The story of South Africa is a story woven from the fabric of contradictions, struggle and survival into a garment of celebration, exuberance and endurance - based on the life story of one man.
By Lorenzo Davids, Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 9 Dec 2013 12:16
The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPI) was signed into law in November. It comes at a time when marketing has just entered the promised land of customer profiling, behavioural advertising, big data, and multiple marketing channels.
By Steve Ferguson 9 Dec 2013 08:42
NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 9 Dec 2013 08:00
Was the Mail & Guardian (M&G) justified last week in publishing the public protector's interim report into Nkandla? Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said it was a breach of the law, but I am less sure of this. There is a clause in the relevant Act that makes it illegal to publish documents and evidence that is before her during an investigation, but it does not deal with interim reports.
By Anton Harber 6 Dec 2013 08:48
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
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 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
Looks like Eugene is giving Steve a run for his money?
Issued by Millward Brown 3 Dec 2013 13:33
Nando's reckons Sanral could at least have taken us to dinner before, what many believe to be a case of, taking us to the cleaners, that is.
3 Dec 2013 10:56
I have, over the past year, had some form of interaction with four people whom I believe to be among South Africa's greatest marketers.
By Chris Moerdyk 3 Dec 2013 07:29
Many people have a presence on one of the social networking sites and let's admit it, many of us are addicted to it - and why not, for it is the quickest way to contact our friends and make a long "friend's list". However, like every good thing, it has a flip side as well. Yes, social networking sites such as Facebook, My Space and Tumblr etc, can also have a negative effect. Here are some of the reasons why:
By Kelly Marsh 7 May 2012 11:41
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