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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results
#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results

Three days of Epica jury proceedings in Amsterdam have come to an end...

21 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

13 Nov 2019

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King James Group, Atmosphere ranked 17th at 2019 Global Sabre Awards
King James Group, Atmosphere ranked 17th at 2019 Global Sabre Awards

The 2019 Global Sabre Awards were recently announced at PRovoke19 Global PR Summit in Washington, DC. The 40 winners were selected from over 5,500 entries submitted around the world to The Holmes Report's Sabre Awards competition...

25 Oct 2019

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Epica Awards adds Grand Prix for PR category

The Epica Awards will now also hand out a Grand Prix for PR...

27 Aug 2019

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PR and marketing: Worlds that merge to unite

Today, the world of PR, marketing and advertising are connected in more than one way - all of which are complex and granular...

By Linda Hassall 26 Aug 2019

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Wina announces shortlist for 2019
Wina announces shortlist for 2019

Wina announced its shortlist for the 2019 competition with South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise featuring in four categories...

31 May 2019

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Report examines impact of technology on society and communication industry
Report examines impact of technology on society and communication industry

The 2019 USC Annenberg Global Communications Report released findings that examined the impact of technology on society and the communication industry...

29 Mar 2019

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Boeing is doing crisis management all wrong
Boeing is doing crisis management all wrong

Here's what a company needs to do to restore the public's trust...

By Kelli Matthews 26 Mar 2019

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#KFCCrisis: The ABCs of KFC's FCK apology

NEWSWATCH: Last week, KFC London faced a chicken shortage as a result of "operational issues" with new delivery provider, DHL. This led to a temporary shut down of some 700 of its 900 branches - but they quickly crossed the road to the other side of the crisis...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2018

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Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

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The preachers and the busker

A couple of days ago I was walking down a windy Queen Street, the main street in Auckland. It is a street every port city has...

By Damon Stapleton 27 Sep 2017

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Take that, Bell Pottinger: Guptas' PR firm given UK's harshest industry smackdown

Monday's reveal of the results of an independent review commissioned by Bell Pottinger into its work on the Gupta account was quickly overshadowed by the announcement that the PR industry regulator has handed down the harshest possible sanction to the firm...

By Rebecca Davis 5 Sep 2017

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UK PR firm Bell Pottinger has been kicked out of its industry regulatory body
UK PR firm Bell Pottinger has been kicked out of its industry regulatory body

In a unanimous decision by a British PR regulatory body, the controversial UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger has been struck a fatal blow...

By Kyle Cowan 5 Sep 2017

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Women in Marketing Awards open to South African candidates

South African women in marketing can enter the international Women in Marketing Awards, which has identified a global need to celebrate women in marketing, advertising and communications...

16 Aug 2017

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Red Dot Award: Communication Design selects 67 winners

Agencies, designers and companies from 50 countries entered their works in the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017...

11 Aug 2017

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

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87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future
87% of PR executives believe the term “public relations” does not describe their future

Key findings from the USC Annenberg CPR's global communications report...

By Daniel Munslow 19 Apr 2017

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#OneShow2017: Public relations finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Public relations finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘public relations' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with two South African entries making the grade...

12 Apr 2017

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US study predicts PR industry will approach $20bn by 2020
US study predicts PR industry will approach $20bn by 2020

The USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations has released an executive summary of its Global Communications Report, which predicts the worldwide PR agency business will grow from its current estimated size of $14bn to $19.3bn...

18 Apr 2016

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Collaboration - a game changer
Collaboration - a game changer

Comment8, a UK internal communications consultancy, hosted its third annual iCollaborate conference in London, focussing on key trends impacting practitioners...

By Daniel Munslow 22 Apr 2015

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