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Navigating the evolving media mindscape

Like so many sections of society, the media landscape has changed in the last six months. Kim Polley, managing partner at Instinctif Partners, reflects on what it means for companies, and the communications professionals working to engage journalists on their behalf...

By Kim Polley 1 day ago

Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards entries reflect newspaper landscape

2020 saw shifts in some of the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards' categories, reflecting the trends across the industry...

21 Sep 2020

Journalism makes blunders but still feeds democracy: An insider's view

Politics editor Thabo Leshilo asked the Anton Harber, the veteran South African journalist, editor and journalism professor at the University of the Witwatersrand to provide the highlights of his new book: For the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture...

By Anton Harber 18 Sep 2020

President Ramaphosa salutes media for Covid-19 coverage

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the South African media for its in-depth coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic, despite the industry itself being confronted by daunting challenges...

15 Sep 2020

Announced last night, M&G 200 Young South Africans celebrated the achievements of the 208 winners for 2020

In keeping with its 2020 theme of innovation, Mail & Guardian 200 Young South African's took the form of a virtual reveal last night. Hosted by Mail & Guardian's Athandiwe Saba and broadcasting partner eNCA's Thembekile Mrototo, the event launched the list that will be showcased in this week's issue of the paper, on shelves this morning and featuring profiles of all 208 winners...

Issued by Mail & Guardian Media 11 Sep 2020

Caxton still leads the pack

The annual awards is Caxton's opportunity to acknowledge, for the 31st year, who the top dogs are in a fiercely contested race to the finals with 30 winners emerging from the more than 1,200 entries...

Issued by Spark Media 11 Sep 2020

The 14th Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans list celebrates eminent youth leading their fields on 10 September

Mail & Guardian's Athandiwe Saba and eNCA's Thembekile Mrototo will lead this years virtual reveal on 10 September at 7 pm, with 11 categories to award - along with 2020's special 12th category, Frontliners, highlighting heroes of the response to Covid-19...

Issued by Mail & Guardian Media 8 Sep 2020

Daily Maverick 168 pilot edition well-received

Daily Maverick's 168 pilot edition was successfully launched, with 8,800 copies in the hands of South African readers...

7 Sep 2020

D&AD announces shortlisted entries for final 4 categories

Following the final stage of judging, D&AD has announce the shortlisted entries for the final 4 categories: Graphic Design, Packaging Design, Book Design and Newspaper & Magazine Design...

2 Sep 2020

Have we forgotten how to check if it's fake news or fact?

Media strategist Eve Pennington is concerned that fake news is clouding the efficacy of the published word...

By Eve Pennington 1 Sep 2020

Saving SA journalism: Opportunities in AI development

Lerato Mokheti, a freelance journalist and communications consultant explores how investing in quality content and diversifying revenue streams are key elements in news media businesses' long term success...

By Lerato Mokhethi 25 Aug 2020

Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards announces 2020 finalists

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards has announced its 2020 finalists...

19 Aug 2020

Conference puts spotlight on sustainable community media

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, will on Thursday officially open and deliver the keynote address at the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Community Media Sustainability Consultative Conference...

13 Aug 2020

Newspapers ABC Q2 2020: Newspapers reflect the 'new normal'

The second quarter of 2020, the period April to June 2020, has mirrored the chaos caused by Covid-19 on the newspaper industry. As a result, only a third of publications submitted circulation data to the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2020

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