[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: The press ombudsman has dismissed Durban tycoon Vivian Reddy's complaint against the Mail & Guardian newspaper in its entirety, the newspaper reports, and Icasa is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, reports BD Live. On a sad note, SABC television and radio presenter Vuyo Mbuli has died, reports Times Live.
[Sara Butchart] Oh how I love my PVR! After years of being in the advertising and communications business, my husband and I delight in zapping the rubbish ads and moving on to what we really want to watch - the programme! It's a global trend which is resulting in more and more interest being placed on AFP's (Advertiser Funded Programmes) with some really interesting results.
[Rod Baker] NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian's editor-in-chief, Nic Dawes, has resigned to take up a post at the Hindustan Times in New Delhi, the newspaper reports.
A reminder once again to all branding, design or advertising students in Jozi to enter our competition to win a ticket to attend South Africa's first Portfolio Night hosted by McCann Johannesburg next week, Wednesday, 22 May! Complete this form and upload a Biz Portfolio Showcase before Monday, 20 May. You will need to create a MyBiz Profile if you don't have one already.