Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q1 2019: Marginal declines

Newspapers ABC Q1 2019: Marginal declines[Danette Breitenbach] In the first quarter of 2019, the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa shows a decline for all categories of newspapers on the prior year and the previous quarter, except for the local newspapers category...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q4 2018: 2018 ends on a low for newspaper industry

Newspapers ABC Q4 2018: 2018 ends on a low for newspaper industry[Danette Breitenbach] The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) last quarter (quarter 4) for 2018 ended on a disappointing note for the newspaper industry, with total newspaper circulation declining 1.6% on the previous quarter...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Behind the keyboard w/ Mninawa Ntloko, SAB Sports Columnist of the Year

#Newsmaker: Behind the keyboard w/ Mninawa Ntloko, SAB Sports Columnist of the Year[Jessica Tennant] Tiso Blackstar digital sports editor, Mninawa Ntloko, was named Sports Columnist of the Year at the SAB Sports Media Awards last month, for his weekly Business Day column Finding the net...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category

Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category[Danette Breitenbach] The newspaper category suffered its first decline for 2018 in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) Quarter 3 2018 newspaper circulation, with a decline in the previous quarter of almost 3%...

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Werner Theron
SOUTH AFRICA
What's in a (cross)word?

What's in a (cross)word?
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[Werner Theron] Newspaper readers don't like change. Especially if that change means the loss of their beloved crossword...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q2 2018: Static, with some highlights

Newspapers ABC Q2 2018: Static, with some highlights[Danette Breitenbach] The second quarter of the 2018 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC) shows a static Total Newspaper circulation compared to the previous quarter...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Lukanyo Mnyanda returns to Business Day

#Newsmaker: Lukanyo Mnyanda returns to Business Day[Jessica Tennant] Lukanyo Mnyanda recently returned to South Africa from Bloomberg in Edinburgh to join Business Day (where he worked as economics editor after graduating) this time as editor, succeeding Tim Cohen...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q1 2018: Some positives for press

Newspapers ABC Q1 2018: Some positives for press[Danette Breitenbach] Despite a decline of 4.4 % on the prior year, the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) total newspaper circulation increased by 0.8% on the previous quarter, bucking the prior quarter's trend of overall declines...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Newspapers ABC Q4 2017: Losses across the board

Newspapers ABC Q4 2017: Losses across the board[Danette Breitenbach] In the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) 4th quarter 2017 release, Press saw a 2.1% decline over Q3, and 5.1% decline over the prior year...

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Chris Brewer
SOUTH AFRICA
Innuendo and the power of the pen

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[Chris Brewer] Very sad that Tiso Blackstar is about to close The Times because it remains unprofitable.

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Chris Brewer
SOUTH AFRICA
Is print media about to curl up its toes and die?

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[Chris Brewer] The Audit Bureau of Circulations recently reported that, overall, consumer magazine circulations grew over the past year by just under 3%, which isn't too bad considering that they fell 11.7% in the 4th quarter of 2016 from the same period in 2015...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Making the case for print marketing in a digital landscape - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When you study the numbers and really attempt to understand what makes print such an effective medium, it quickly becomes obvious that businesses should make room for print in their marketing mixes...

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Vaughan Patterson
SOUTH AFRICA
Real-time advertising can catapult newspapers to greater revenues

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[Vaughan Patterson] Publications can improve advertising revenues if they take advantage of real-time print adverts and that will help not only their ailing fortunes but the ailing fortunes of publishing printers, too...

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Daya Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Family finance decisions are made on Sundays

Daya Coetzee[Daya Coetzee] Sundays, for many, are family days and a time of rest and relaxation. A day to unwind, dream of and plan for the future. Family finance decisions are often made on Sundays when there is time to discuss budgets for big ticket items...

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Beverley Klein
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Vuyani Joni, editor of Soccer Laduma

#Newsmaker: Vuyani Joni, editor of Soccer Laduma[Beverley Klein] Vuyani Joni was recently appointed as editor of Soccer Laduma, a weekly newspaper focusing on soccer news in South Africa. Joni was an avid reader of the newspaper and was offered a position at the paper...

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Louise Marsland
SOUTH AFRICA
[NewsMaker] Bongani Siqoko

[NewsMaker] Bongani Siqoko[Louise Marsland] Bongani Siqoko will take over as the new editor of the Sunday Times on Monday, 11 January 2016. Siqoko was appointed editor of East London's Daily Dispatch, Saturday Dispatch and DispatchLive in June 2013...

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Daya Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Afrikaans speakers prefer to read 'in die taal'

Afrikaans speakers prefer to read 'in die taal'
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[Daya Coetzee] Most South African newspaper readers can read their news in English, but that does not mean that it is their preference...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Photojournalist Herman Verwey on his Pistorius trial coverage

Herman Verwey
Herman Verwey
[Leigh Andrews] Following the Oscar Pistorius trial as an SA citizen wasn't easy. Especially for Herman Verwey, one of the photojournalists present during the actual court proceedings. Here's how he got it right...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
Exciting Times full steam ahead for Times Media

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Msomi, Karras and Monare
[Leigh Andrews] There have been a handful of new appointments at Times Media, and a new editorial system is being implemented to incorporate digital into the group's daily workflows...

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Louise Marsland
SOUTH AFRICA
EXCLUSIVE: Verashni Pillay new M&G Editor-in-Chief

Verashni Pillay
Verashni Pillay
[Louise Marsland] The Mail & Guardian has appointed seasoned journalist, editor and digital strategist Verashni Pillay as its new Editor-in-Chief...

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