The Burn Media Group, a media stable with publications that include Ventureburn and Memeburn, has broken away from M&C Saatchi Abel's digital agency Creative Spark and has embarked upon a new "aggressive" growth curve, says Burn Media's founder Matthew Buckland...
Stephen Timm 7 Jun 2018
Devastating news that @matthewbuckland has passed away from cancer. A prime mover in South Africa's digital media sector, a man who taught so many so much. Not least us @MediaTMO, giving @glendaN her first lessons in content management. #RIPMatthewBuckland. Please DM tributes.— The Media Online (@MediaTMO) April 23, 2019
Devastated to hear @matthewbuckland has passed away. He was one of the originals, helping shape digital in SA. See his tweets - they encapsulate his passions. (He was there when I signed up to Twitter at the Rat & Parrot 12 years ago - still a vivid memory) #RIPMatthewBuckland pic.twitter.com/rfsU7ifHQO— Arthur Goldstuck (@art2gee) April 23, 2019
Constant change, evolution, endless challenges. The constant ‘wow’ factor. The strong feeling of “ownership” that our generation has over this industry as we were a part of shaping it — not the old industrialists and the “old money" of the past.
This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Matthew Buckland, MD and founder of Creative Spark, an M&C Saatchi company... Buckland was honoured with a special award for ‘best individual contribution to digital at this year's Bookmark Awards...
Leigh Andrews 10 May 2017
A memorial service for #MatthewBuckland will take place at Cape Point Vineyards at 10 o'clock on Tuesday, 30 April. It is an open service, and all are welcome. A date and venue for Johannesburg is still to be finalised.— The Media Online (@MediaTMO) April 26, 2019