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All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners. Image supplied.
#SBSJA19: Pure Truth recognised

Last night the newspaper industry gathered to recognise and reward the best journalism in the country at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards. The winners lived up to this year's awards theme: Pure Truth...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Sep 2019

Standard Bank Sikuvile 2019 journalist and SA story of the year winners, Dewald Van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo of City Press.
#SBSJA19: All the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism winners!

City Press journalists Dewald van Rensburg and Sipho Masondo were named Sikuvile's Journalists of the Year for their stories on VBS, which also won them the South African Story of the Year, at the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards on Thursday evening...

12 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

All the panellists. Picture © Goethe-Institut South Africa.
Future of Journalism: A sector in crisis

The future of journalism is about the future of democracy, but all over the world journalism is in a crisis - a crisis that threatens not only the journalism sector but democracy itself...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Aug 2019

BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible
BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible

Your invitation to the first Trend Report of the new decade!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Aug 2019

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Living and Loving to cease print edition, go online exclusively

Caxton Magazines will cease the print edition of Living and Loving...

27 Aug 2019

A newspaper stand is seen in Mwanza, Tanzania, on September 19, 2015. Tanzania is currently considering legal amendments that could negatively affect press freedom. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Daniel Hayduk.
Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

Sphelele Mjadu, Unilever Personal Care Senior Public Relations Manager for Africa and Anne Githuku-Shongwe, representative of UN Women South Africa’s Multi-Country Office, in the UN Women-Dove masterclass panel at the Loeries. Image via Al Nicoll © via Gallo Images.
#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories
#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories

One of the first Loeries Masterclasses for the day was hosted by Brand SA. Sithembile Ntombela, acting chief marketing officer of Brand SA, opened the floor for speakers stating that the session was about building the South African brand, and how all stakeholders can (and should) be involved...

By Angie White 22 Aug 2019

Image credit: Charisse Kenion on Unsplash.
Futureproofing SA's magazine industry

In 2018 several popular printed magazine titles closed their doors, with others adjusting their frequencies...

By Peter Metcalfe 22 Aug 2019

Smart Media named Dis-Chem magazine partner
Smart Media named Dis-Chem magazine partner

In-store advertising innovators Smart Media has been appointed as the advertising sales partner for both the Dis-Chem Pharmacy Benefits and the Parent & Child Benefits magazines...

Issued by Smart Media 20 Aug 2019

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'Troubling' erosion of press freedom in certain SADC states

CPJ calls on SADC heads of state to prioritise press freedom and the safety of journalists...

19 Aug 2019

Winners of Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards: Rensha Manuel, Nondumiso Sibaya and Phillipa Geard. Image supplied.
Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards announces winners

The winners of the 2019 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards were announced at a VIP luncheon MC'd by businesswoman and Women of the Future judge, Johanna Mukoki...

16 Aug 2019

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Condé Nast reshuffles global leadership, Anna Wintour's role goes worldwide

American mass media company Condé Nast has made some changes to its global leadership team...

15 Aug 2019

Transcending cultural barriers with food
Transcending cultural barriers with food

Fresh Living is a multi-award-winning food magazine with proven ROI. Deputy Editor Robyn MacLarty discusses how food and solutions-based content transcends cultural barriers to successfully market a brand...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Aug 2019

Image credit: Aaron Burden on Unsplash.
The '4 Cs of business writing'? Hogwash.

Local training companies selling business writing workshops all seem to have borrowed their sales pitch from the same place - 1995...

By Tiffany Markman 13 Aug 2019

BMi Research introduces improved features to print ads app
BMi Research introduces improved features to print ads app

BMi Research has announced improvements and upgrades to its print promo ad tracker making the app even more user friendly...

Issued by BMi Research 13 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Air travel spreads infections globally, but health advice from inflight magazines can limit that
Air travel spreads infections globally, but health advice from inflight magazines can limit that

Washing hands and coughing into your elbow can help limit the spread of infectious diseases on planes and around the globe. So why don't passengers read about this in their inflight magazines?

By Ramon Zenel Shaban and Cristina Sotomayor-Castillo 19 Jul 2019

While print may be dying, traditional journalism is certainly adapting
While print may be dying, traditional journalism is certainly adapting

Rachel Briant, director and head of communications at Without A Doubt agency writes about preserving the old craft and what marketers can do about it...

By Rachel Briant 12 Jul 2019

Tshiqi captions this: “I really struggle with taking pictures of myself; I never know what to do with my face but, here goes. Hoping I look semi-normal #crossingfingers.”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Bongiwe Tshiqi

This #CSIMonth, we go behind the selfie with Bongiwe Tshiqi, editor of Bona magazine - a 63-year-old brand and the only magazine in the country that publishes in four different languages: English, Zulu, Sotho and Xhosa...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2019

Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa. Image source: Sigma Capital.
Naspers appoints new SA CEO

Naspers has appointed Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO of its SA business....

8 Jul 2019

Barista of the Year went to Simnikiwe Mkhize of Rosetta Roastery. Warren Fenner (RMB) and Jayendran Pillay (FNB) delivered the award to uproarious applause from the crowd.
FNB Coffee Magazine Awards announces 2019 winners

Cape Town's Rosetta Roastery and Johannesburg's Bean There Coffee Company walked away with top honours at this year's FNB Coffee Magazine Awards...

3 Jul 2019

An SA first: Fresh Living magazine now in Braille
An SA first: Fresh Living magazine now in Braille

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine is now available in Braille, making it the first supermarket in South Africa to offer something like this to its customers...

Issued by John Brown 2 Jul 2019

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

June 2019 Fresh Living Braille edition. Image supplied.
Fresh Living magazine now available in braille

Pick n Pay's Fresh Living magazine is now available in braille, making it the first supermarket in South Africa to offer this to its customers...

19 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?
#YouthMonth: Are you a Youthpreneur?

Are you a youthpreneur who would like to be featured on Bizcommunity as an opinion leader in your sector? This Youth Month, Bizcommunity invites you to nominate your favourite youth influencers in any industry making a difference in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Jun 2019

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