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#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industryArticle

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

Female empowerment, #ChallengeAccepted
Female empowerment, #ChallengeAcceptedArticle

Celebrating Women's Month, MediaHeads 360 is awarding deserving women a bursary opportunity to study a course in digital marketing or social media marketing through the Digital School of Marketing...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 2 Aug 2020

Media consumption through the roof but not followed by adspend
Media consumption through the roof but not followed by adspendArticle

The Advertising Media Forum (AMF) has a fair vantage point to give perspective on what advertisers, agencies and media owners have faced during the Covid-19 crisis...

Issued by Advertising Media Forum 29 Jun 2020

Primedia Broadcasting scoops best Radio Media Owner Award at 2019 MOST Awards
Primedia Broadcasting scoops best Radio Media Owner Award at 2019 MOST AwardsArticle

Primedia Broadcasting, the holding company for commercial music and talk radio stations: 947, Kfm 94.5, 702 and CapeTalk in addition to news brand, EWN, received the award for best radio media owner as voted by agency clients at the MOST Awards held in Johannesburg earlier this week...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 12 Sep 2019

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO founder & chairman, addresses journalism students in Senegal.
APO founder talks about his meteoric media journeyArticle

The African media industry can help shape economic development across the continent...

8 Feb 2019

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#MostAwards2018: A bumper year for celebrationArticle

Industry professionals from all over gathered at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg yesterday, Thursday, 13 September, in their droves to honour the achievements of their peers at the 10th Annual Most Awards...

14 Sep 2018

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: WiM Africa masterclass on the progress of women in mediaArticle

The Loeries masterclasses started off with a bang, with the well-supported launch of the Women in Marketing: Africa initiative...

Angie White 16 Aug 2018

Kwesé Free Sports joins OpenView's programming line-up
Kwesé Free Sports joins OpenView's programming line-upArticle

OpenView has announced a breakthrough deal with Kwesé Free Sports for broadcast in South Africa, bringing premium sports content to over one million homes in South Africa, for free...

Issued by eMedia 14 Mar 2018

Zanzibar's famous Stone Town. © mirco1 via
Focus on Africa's film industry growsArticle

The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar...

23 Nov 2017

Studio Zoo a winner in the 2017 Promax & BDA Africa Awards
Studio Zoo a winner in the 2017 Promax & BDA Africa AwardsArticle

Promax & BDA is a global, non-profit association dedicated to advancing the role and effectiveness of promotion, marketing and broadcast design professionals in the electronic media...

Issued by Studio Zoo 14 Nov 2017

ABC 2016 year-end round up
ABC 2016 year-end round upArticle

In my view ABC has done great work in 2016, embarking in a new direction, to not only to report on print but digital audiences as well...

Andre van Tonder, Issued by Audit Bureau of Circulations 21 Dec 2016

The MediaShop receiving their MOST Media Agency of the Year Award.
It's the MOST wonderful time of the yearArticle

The MediaShop Johannesburg and DStv took top honours at last night's MOST Awards, with The MediaShop taking home the MOST Full Service Media agency 2106, a category that the Media Shop has won in five previous years...

Danette Breitenbach 14 Sep 2016

A new socio-economic segmentation system for the South African media industry
A new socio-economic segmentation system for the South African media industryArticle

There have been a number of industry comments in the past week about "SELs" as a "replacement" for LSMs...

Issued by Kantar 30 Aug 2016

#CannesLions2016: The importance of properly packaging award entries
#CannesLions2016: The importance of properly packaging award entriesArticle

Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with Marc Taback, CEO of Initiative Media, about his experience in judging work entered into the Media Lions category and the importance of properly packaging your media award entries so that they resonate with the judges, who often view hundreds of piece of work in a day...

Ann Nurock 27 Jun 2016

#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin Media
#AfricaMonth Newsmaker: Amanda Louw joins AdJoin MediaArticle

AdJoin Media has appointed Amanda Louw as head of publisher relations. Louw was formerly at AdClick Africa working with agencies, publishers, ad networks and ad-serving technologies...

Beverley Klein 13 May 2016

SA journalists expect increase in use of online platforms
SA journalists expect increase in use of online platformsArticle

Reputation Matters, the South African member of the ECCO network, asked South African journalists for their viewpoint on the future of journalism in the country...

7 Mar 2016

Workonline Communications to disrupt the African media industry with Africa Media Exchange (AMX)
Workonline Communications to disrupt the African media industry with Africa Media Exchange (AMX)Article

Pan-African fibre-based network service provider Workonline Communications is set to launch Africa's first media exchange platform, which it believes will revolutionise the African media industry...

2 Apr 2015

James Hier travels to SA for the AMASA forum
James Hier travels to SA for the AMASA forumArticle

There is much excitement for the next AMASA forum, to be held on Monday, 30 June. AMASA Joburg will host a stimulating guest speaker all the way from Australia, and one of the most celebrated son 's of the SA media industry: James Hier.

Issued by Amasa 26 Jun 2014

Opportunities in the sports TV sector in Africa
Opportunities in the sports TV sector in AfricaArticle

The sports TV segment in Africa is largely under-developed despite several paradoxes; the fact that Africa holds, 1) a very strong sports audience, especially for football games; 2) a large number of TV channels and radio stations; 3) a pool of talented African sports players active in international games.

22 Apr 2014

Mint 40 under 40s opens for nominations
Mint 40 under 40s opens for nominationsArticle

Nominations have opened for the annual top 40 under 40s in the media. Now in its fourth year, the initiative is aimed at recognising the most influential and talented individuals in the South African media industry under the age of 40.

29 Oct 2013

Harry Herber
Some things I didn't know about the media industryArticle

Sometimes you're amazed at how little you know. I'm not talking about the 702 'Brain of Johannesburg' competition, where the questions are aimed at anyone with a double digit IQ. I'm talking about the media industry.

Harry Herber 15 Apr 2013

Virginia Hollis to consult to Times Media
Virginia Hollis to consult to Times MediaArticle

Virginia Hollis, director of Magnetic Connection, is to join Times Media as strategic consultant.

5 Feb 2013

Women in News Summit
Women in News SummitArticle

"We must keep women media professionals within the media sector". This was the message received by the more than 50 participants attending the 3rd Annual WAN-IFRA Women in News Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, this week, which brought together women from the media industry in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia for a three-day event.

11 Dec 2012

Afrikan Dust Media launches Wabona
Afrikan Dust Media launches WabonaArticle

Afrikan Dust Media Group (ADMG) has launched Wabona, Sotho for 'You See', a an online Pay-Per-View video streaming service in beta phase.

22 Nov 2012

New magazine targets people, innovation, entertainment
New magazine targets people, innovation, entertainmentArticle

A new glossy magazine, targeting people, innovation and entertainment, has been launched by Lonaka Media, a new publishing company. The magazine, entitled PiE, puts people at the heart of the innovative digital era.

14 Nov 2012

PIC out of the Avusa picture; Mantashe mauls media
PIC out of the Avusa picture; Mantashe mauls mediaArticle

NEWSWATCH: The Public Investor Corporation (PIC) won't be supporting the buyout of Avusa, reports Business Day, and Andrew Donaldson, writing in Politicsweb, discusses a piece by Gwede Mantashe, in which the latter, writing in the Sowetan, had mauled the media.

31 Jul 2012

AMI, WAN-IFRA partnership to boost African media
AMI, WAN-IFRA partnership to boost African mediaArticle

The African Media Initiative (AMI) and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have launched a strategic partnership to provide professional training and other forms of technical support to develop media businesses across the African continent.

19 Jan 2012

Gill Moodie
Media awards 2011: Rock(y) and rollArticle

2011 was a rocky year for the South African media industry, with the ANC seeming to back off, and then not, on the controversial Secrecy Bill - and with slowing economic growth dampening revenues and newspapers continuing to suffer sustained circulation decline. But there were also high points, let us not forget. [multimedia]

Gill Moodie: @grubstreetSA 12 Dec 2011

M-Net partners with Thema TV
M-Net partners with Thema TVArticle

M-Net, the South African pay-television channel, has been sub-licensed the rights of its Africa Magic content to international distributor Thema TV in a partnership that will see a selection of Nollywood content translated into French, to be broadcast to the French-speaking regions of Africa.

20 Sep 2011

Adstream appoints MediaHost as licensee partner in South Africa
Adstream appoints MediaHost as licensee partner in South AfricaArticle

Adstream has announced the appointment of MediaHost as its exclusive representative for the South African market, launching all solutions across broadcast and print.

Issued by The Brand Boutique 28 Jun 2011

AMASA, MDDA education partnershipArticle

AMASA has just completed its Media Planning workshop to specifically train South African Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) beneficiaries on the basics of advertising, insights into the South African media industry and illustrate the full scope of the industry from a sales and marketing perspective, based on its annual Media Planning workshop.

7 Mar 2011

bigFIG boss reckons "ours is bigger than yours"
bigFIG boss reckons "ours is bigger than yours"Article

The bigFIG (digital) and Africa Geographic (print) partnership will be planting more than 2 500 indigenous trees in 2011, and will match or better this number in the years going forward. What is your business doing to mitigate its carbon footprint?

Issued by bigFIG Digital Media 14 Jan 2011

Africa on brink of bandwidth revolution
Africa on brink of bandwidth revolutionArticle

The African continent will have 13 submarine cables by the end of 2011, a process that will redefine the technology environment and set the continent on a major broadband explosion, Sadiq Malik, director of operations at Broadband Communication Technologies (BCT), told a workshop at the Africa Media and Broadcasting 2010 Congress at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 29 Nov 2010

Outrage over The New Age's 'confidentiality agreements'
Outrage over The New Age's 'confidentiality agreements'Article

The move by the management of pro-government newspaper The New Age, forcing journalists to sign contracts containing 'confidentiality clauses' to stop them from leaking information to the media, might have serious legal implications, experts have told Bizcommunity.com. Moneyweb reported earlier this week that its 27 October 2010 article, containing an insider's chronology of events leading up to mass news staff resignations shortly before launch, has resulted in bosses cracking the whip.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 3 Nov 2010

Bizcommunity.com, AdVantage strategic partnership announced
Bizcommunity.com, AdVantage strategic partnership announcedArticle

Bizcommunity.com and Primedia Publishing's AdVantage magazine have announced a strategic partnership which will see Bizcommunity.com becoming the online partner for the print brand as Bizcommunity.com editor and editorial director, Louise Marsland, leaves to take over the reins of AdVantage.

25 Nov 2008

Industry heavyweights in largest media merger this yearArticle

It was announced today, 17 November, that independent printing heavyweight Uniprint and multimedia giant Hirt & Carter will seek to join forces in what will be the largest industry union of its kind in the South African media industry this year. The deal, currently under review by the Competition Commission, will see the two successful companies in a commercial benefit share swap deal to create a merger of equals with all downstream brands and business units unaffected.

17 Nov 2008

2008 Vodacom Women in The Media winnersArticle

Talk Radio 702 station manager Phaladi Gwangwa was the overall winner of this year's Vodacom Women in The Media Awards, Redi Direko was presented with the Vodacom Rising Star Award and veteran journalist and well-known social columnist Gwen Gill received the Lifetime Achievement Award. The awards took place yesterday, Tuesday, 29 July 2008, in Johannesburg.

30 Jul 2008

Issa Sikiti da Silva
SABC Foundation bails out media studentsArticle

South African matriculants willing to study media, telecommunications, engineering, business and health and environment studies, but constrained financially, will from now on be able to do so, bailed out by the SABC Foundation. The foundation, which will provide bursaries to the tune of R650 000, was launched today, Wednesday 5 December 2007, at the SABC headquarters in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 5 Dec 2007

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