According to Leonora Redelinghuys, the divisional head of Touchlab, the unit specifically set up to develop Media24's tablet applications, the group is 'very aggressive in this space'. "With the largest tablet-focused development house in South Africa, we aim to solve the difficult problems facing digital publishing," she says.
Roshila Jarosz 23 Jan 2012
Media24 group editor Tim du Plessis on Thursday, 19 January 2012, confirmed that the group's head of digital for Afrikaans titles, Liza Albrecht, has resigned. According to Du Plessis, the decision as to who will replace Albrecht will be made within the next week or so.
Roshila Jarosz 20 Jan 2012
Two days after newly appointed minister of communications Dina Pule briefed Parliament on the SABC's progress, unions, film makers, NGOs, freedom of expression activists and members of the public will converge on the broadcaster's headquarters and Parliament today, Thursday, 24 November 2011, 1pm-2pm, to picket. Organisers SOS: Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) will be calling for "visionary leadership now".
Roshila Jarosz 24 Nov 2011
Yesterday, Sunday, 20 November 2011, the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) released a press statement voicing its concern over "the attempts by presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj to censor reports about his appearance before a secret inquiry conducted by the Scorpions investigative unit before its disbanding by bringing criminal charges against a newspaper." [video]
Roshila Jarosz 21 Nov 2011