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365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa
365 Digital signs exclusive partnership agreement with TikTok in South Africa

365 Digital is thrilled to announce its appointment as exclusive partner to TikTok in South Africa. The exclusive partnership specifies 365 Digital as TikTok's exclusive media representatives...

15 hours ago

Dr Sindi van Zyl
RIP Dr Sindi van Zyl

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Sindi van Zyl. The much-loved healthcare activist, DJ and social media personality lost her battle to Covid-19 on 10 April...

19 hours ago

Rachel and Siya Kolisi get on board GBV-themed short film "#WeAreDyingHere" as executive producers
Rachel and Siya Kolisi get on board GBV-themed short film "#WeAreDyingHere" as executive producers

Siya and Rachel Kolisi have come on board the gender-based violence-themed short film, "#WeAreDyingHere", as executive producers...

25 Feb 2021

Carat releases findings from its 2021 Trends Report
Carat releases findings from its 2021 Trends Report

Carat has released its annual 2021 Trends Report focussing on societal, tech and media trends...

Issued by Dentsu 25 Feb 2021

Cell C, Joe Public - an invitation to 'Change Your World'
Cell C, Joe Public - an invitation to 'Change Your World'

The Cell C Change Your World campaign launched with a 90-second TV film, revealing the growth journey of a football-mad young girl who, in the shadow of her two brothers, has to go above and beyond to fight for her passion and make her mark in the world...

Issued by Joe Public United 25 Feb 2021

More than half of global business leaders don't expect economic recovery until 2022
More than half of global business leaders don't expect economic recovery until 2022

With widespread economic concern and severe constraints, Kantar has identified the three core strategies marketing teams should pursue to support their business's 'rebound and recovery' strategy...

By Barbara Cador, Issued by Kantar 25 Feb 2021

Howard Audio tells big brand stories the musical way for Cell C
Howard Audio tells big brand stories the musical way for Cell C

Howard Audio was responsible for the emotive music heard on the latest Cell C campaign. Adam Howard explains a little about the musical process...

Issued by Howard Audio 25 Feb 2021

Attention is the new currency in adland
Attention is the new currency in adland

Advertising has piggybacked on technology since the 17th century and in our modern world has evolved to a pervasive presence in the daily lives of people across the globe. A little bit too pervasive some would say...

By Edward Herridge 24 Feb 2021

Should you insure your promotion?
Should you insure your promotion?

People are funny, we are hard to predict and, at times, behave strangely. Why not eliminate any uncertainty by using fixed fee promo insurance with VCG PromoRisk?...

By Robin Uys, Issued by VCG PromoRisk 24 Feb 2021

TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative director
TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative director

TJ Njozela is a creative director with a curious mind. His work is based on insights that he gathers by spending his time immersing himself in real life; from the most remote rural places to lavish champagne gardens...

Issued by Grey Africa 24 Feb 2021

What's next for our old friend the newspaper?
What's next for our old friend the newspaper?

Newspaper circulations have been dwindling for years, but Covid-19 has exacerbated a shocking and sharp decline that I doubt many will recover from...

By Marino Sigalas 24 Feb 2021

Influence+United aligns with HaveYouHeard to offer access to influencers in Africa
Influence+United aligns with HaveYouHeard to offer access to influencers in Africa

Influence+United, has partnered with Cape Town head-quartered agency, HaveYouHeard, to expand its footprint on the African continent...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 24 Feb 2021

Mediamark launches Guaranteed Target Segment solutions
Mediamark launches Guaranteed Target Segment solutions

Mediamark has launched Guaranteed Target Segment solutions, in response to the market's need for ways to achieve audience uplift and deliver audience KPIs...

Issued by Mediamark 24 Feb 2021

Showmax original Dam now streaming; drawing comparisons to HBO's The Outsider
Showmax original Dam now streaming; drawing comparisons to HBO's The Outsider

The Showmax original Dam, a small-town psychological thriller set in the Eastern Cape, is now available to binge...

Issued by Showmax 24 Feb 2021

#Newsmaker: Colin Loughlin appointed senior creative editor at Nice Shoes
#Newsmaker: Colin Loughlin appointed senior creative editor at Nice Shoes

Creative production studio Nice Shoes has promoted editor Colin Loughlin to senior creative editor...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2021

A Valiant digital transformation
A Valiant digital transformation

2021 may have started off rocking for some, but for Valiant this year is just getting started with a new extended set of digital services: Valiant Connect, Valiant Performance and Valiant Production...

Issued by JNPR 24 Feb 2021

Public trust in the media is at a new low: a radical rethink of journalism is needed
Public trust in the media is at a new low: a radical rethink of journalism is needed

A recent report by an independent panel on the ethics and credibility of South Africa's news media makes for worrying reading...

By Herman Wasserman 24 Feb 2021

Mike McCarthy on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake news
Mike McCarthy on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake news

Mike McCarthy, executive vice president and general manager of CNN International, shares insights on the future of CNN, Trump, social media and fake news...

24 Feb 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Cheapie bucks the trend
#OrchidsandOnions: Cheapie bucks the trend

Nissan: Bizarre series is clever departure from tradition; Wheetabix in the UK stirs up Twitter storm with post featuring baked beans on product...

By Brendan Seery 23 Feb 2021

Google launches second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, Middle East, Turkey
Google launches second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, Middle East, Turkey

Google announced the second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey with an open call for projects that increase reader engagement and explore new business models for media...

23 Feb 2021

D&AD Shift partners with Google to help secure jobs for diverse creative talent
D&AD Shift partners with Google to help secure jobs for diverse creative talent

Education charity D&AD and Google have announced a new partnership that aims to uncover, support and help secure jobs for diverse creative talent...

23 Feb 2021

Truworths to launch value clothing chain Primark
Truworths to launch value clothing chain Primark

Truworths will open approximately 15 Primark stores over the next few months - a mix of standalone stores and others located in existing Truworths-owned stores...

23 Feb 2021

4 directions for the modern graduate to consider in the digital marketing space
4 directions for the modern graduate to consider in the digital marketing space

At the beginning of every year there are a new generation of school-leavers and graduates trying to make an important choice that will determine their futures, which career path to follow and how to get there...

23 Feb 2021

BMi Research to launch online mystery shopping tool
BMi Research to launch online mystery shopping tool

BMi Research will launch an online customer experience solution that measures and provides insights to help companies improve their customers' online shopping experience...

Issued by BMi Research 23 Feb 2021

Are your marketing leads not converting? This could be why
Are your marketing leads not converting? This could be why

Sylvia Schutte, managing director of Stratitude, shares reasons why your marketing leads are not converting and what you can do to solve it...

By Sylvia Schutte 23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Ashraf Majiet, creative director at Superunion Cape Town
#BehindtheMask: Ashraf Majiet, creative director at Superunion Cape Town

Ashraf Majiet, creative director at Superunion Cape Town, tells us that what's really behind his mask is a "pretty respectable beard", but also someone who's gone through something like this lockdown before...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2021

Jeremy Mansfield takes a sabbatical
Jeremy Mansfield takes a sabbatical

Hot 91.9FM announced that Jeremy Mansfield will be leaving the station on Friday, 26 February 2021 to focus on his health...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 23 Feb 2021

Winning the future
Winning the future

Media Fuse's Emeka Okeke believes the best approach to 2021 is combining old and new, known and unknown and settling on a hybrid model for success...

Issued by Dentsu 23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer
#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer

This week I catch up with Chioma Umeala, known as Ayo on BET Africa's Isono...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Feb 2021

Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchair
Big boost for KG Montjane as Macsteel donates custom wheelchair

Macsteel recenly handed over a state of the art custom-made wheelchair to internationally-ranked wheelchair player Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane...

Issued by Optimize Agency 23 Feb 2021

Primedia Outdoor celebrates Valentine's Day once again with its outstanding #PrimediaBigLove campaign
Primedia Outdoor celebrates Valentine's Day once again with its outstanding #PrimediaBigLove campaign

For the third consecutive year, Primedia Outdoor celebrated Valentine's Day in the most extraordinary way with its renowned #PrimediaBigLove campaign...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 23 Feb 2021

Marketing in a world without third-party cookies
Marketing in a world without third-party cookies

Colleen Rose, consulting director at Acceleration, discusses how the move away from third-party cookies is gathering momentum...

By Colleen Rose 23 Feb 2021

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