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BREAKING: Eclipse Communications launches Mauritius office
BREAKING: Eclipse Communications launches Mauritius officeArticle

Eclipse Communications has officially opened its doors to its Mauritius operation, the agency's first African office outside of South Africa. The move forms part of the agency's drive to increase its footprint throughout Africa, due to its clients continental needs...

4 May 2021

Shaping relevance in media coverage
Shaping relevance in media coverageArticle

"Media reach, brand mentions, media relations, investor relations, reputation management, broadcast interviews, growing a brand, crisis communications, publicity campaigns and media analysis are but a huge slice of what your company or brand may benefit by subscribing to media monitoring..."

12 Apr 2021

How can the print media industry secure its future?
How can the print media industry secure its future?Article

Jennilee Peremore-Oliver shares vital strategic interventions that print media companies can adopt to secure its future...

Jennilee Peremore-Oliver 11 Mar 2021

#BizTrends 2021: Not all news is trusted news
#BizTrends 2021: Not all news is trusted newsArticle

Last year I predicted that "at the dawn of this new decade it is clear that traditional print publishing as we know it will never return to the glory days of record-breaking advertising revenue and circulation."...

Josephine Buys 29 Jan 2021

The new social networks
The new social networksArticle

Move over Facebook and WhatsApp; there are new social networks on the block and they have been taking the world by storm...

Issued by Meltwater 18 Jan 2021

Meltwater selected as finalist for Africa Tech: Technology Company of the Year 2020
Meltwater selected as finalist for Africa Tech: Technology Company of the Year 2020Article

Meltwater is elated to announce that they have been selected as finalists for this year's Africa Tech Week Awards, in the Technology Company of the Year category...

Issued by Meltwater 1 Dec 2020

Hit or miss: Instagram's Shop and Twitter's Fleets [social media analysis]
Hit or miss: Instagram's Shop and Twitter's Fleets [social media analysis]Article

With many mixed feelings towards these two new changes, Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence, tracked and analysed social media data to unpack whether or not these two new features from the platforms are a hit or miss among its users...

Issued by Meltwater 27 Nov 2020

Prisa president, Dr Dalien Rene Benecke – senior lecturer Communication at the University of Johannesburg.
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: The role of PR and communication during crisisArticle

Dr Dalien Rene Benecke, Prisa president and senior lecturer of communication at the University of Johannesburg, presented on the role PR and communication play in helping city, regional/provincial and country government communicate better in times of crises...

Juanita Pienaar 13 Oct 2020

What's the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case
What's the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane caseArticle

Civil society organisations have made court submissions on both sides of the debate...

Tania Broughton 16 Sep 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancingArticle

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

'Black Is King': How Beyoncé stopped the world with new visual album [social media analysis]
'Black Is King': How Beyoncé stopped the world with new visual album [social media analysis]Article

With over 370,000 global social media mentions on Black Is King between 28 June and 15 August 2020, Meltwater tracked social media mentions on the hashtag to analyse how Beyoncé has, yet again, managed to infamously 'stop the world'...

Issued by Meltwater 19 Aug 2020

Discover 4 ways to market healthcare brands in a Covid-19 world
Discover 4 ways to market healthcare brands in a Covid-19 worldArticle

Covid-19 has brought unprecedented global change. Here, Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares four ways in which healthcare brands can respond to changes in the needs and expectations of healthcare professionals...

Issued by Cingulate 4 Aug 2020

How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]
How Covid-19 has impacted print media [news and social media analysis]Article

Meltwater tracked and analysed news and social media to explore the impact that Covid-19 has had on the print media industry. The answer, the data seems to indicate, is not the end of print media, but rather, a 'new normal'...

Issued by Meltwater 23 Jul 2020

Why brands need high-quality broadcast ad monitoring in 2020 and beyond
Why brands need high-quality broadcast ad monitoring in 2020 and beyondArticle

Meltwater will now provide print and broadcast content, monitoring and tracking to the African market. This now allows Meltwater to provide a complete 360° solution that covers 1,150 print and 70 broadcast sources in Southern Africa...

Issued by Meltwater 15 Jul 2020

Request for pitch - Newsclipping service
Request for pitch - Newsclipping serviceArticle

The Walt Disney Company Africa is seeking a full-service solution for media monitoring for its business on the continent...

Issued by The Walt Disney Company Africa 8 Jun 2020

How to communicate affordably in the future
How to communicate affordably in the futureArticle

Businesses don't always have to spend a fortune on advertising to gain exposure in the media during this critical period of lockdown and in future...

Tranica Gurcharan 4 Jun 2020

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Hi-tech platform set-up to curb fake newsArticle

Government has set-up a hi-tech monitoring and evaluation platform in an effort to ramp up state capacity to monitor and respond to misinformation and fake news proliferating during the Covid-19 outbreak...

17 Apr 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa
#BehindtheSelfie with... Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Samantha Fuller, head of communications for Uber in sub-Saharan Africa...

Jessica Tennant 10 Mar 2020

#MatchInAfrica: What social media said about the Nadal vs Federer tennis match for charity
#MatchInAfrica: What social media said about the Nadal vs Federer tennis match for charityArticle

Meltwater tracked news and social media mentions on '#MatchInAfrica' since the beginning of the year, and conversations surrounding the riveting rivalry that fans were hoping to see...

Issued by Meltwater 10 Feb 2020

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group.
#BizTrends2020: End of an era as the 3rd party cookie crumblesArticle

An interesting year has just flown by, in which it feels like all things digital are under pressure - the adtech ecosystem is contracting, Facebook is being slammed as usual, Google is in a showdown with French publishers, and cookies are errr... crumbling...

Lisa Macleod 11 Dec 2019

#PR2020 Summit speakers Nadia Hearn of Faselis, Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios, Jaco Pienaar of PEAR, Sasha Knott of Job Crystal and Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters. Missing: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius.
#PR2020: Trends in the PR influencer, recruitment, reputation and measurement spaceArticle

Held at the new 44 on Long venue, above Tiger's Milk, the PR2020 Summit shared top insights into PR trends set to continue into 2020. Here are highlights from the five speakers of the day: Robin Tindall of Lead Genius; Regine Le Roux of Reputation Matters; Sasha Knott of Job Crystal; Jody Kolbee of Writers Hand Studios; and Jaco Pienaar of PEAR...

Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

SABC to launch streaming service
SABC to launch streaming serviceArticle

SABC CEO Madoda Mxakwe has revealed plans to launch an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service to compete with international players...

25 Oct 2019

Nigeria's first Broadcast Advert Analytics Audit Report launched
Nigeria's first Broadcast Advert Analytics Audit Report launchedArticle

A dedicated Broadcast Analytics Audit Reporting platform has been launchd in Nigeria to help brands interpret their TV and radio advert compliance reports...

17 Oct 2019

The panel was moderated by Francis Herd. The panellists included Carol Mohlala, Phatiswa Magopeni, Philip Schworbel and Siyabonga Africa. © Goethe-Institut South Africa. Taken by Judit Hoffkamp.
Future of Journalism: Media funding crisis runs deepArticle

Media funding is not only about finance; it is about media freedom. This makes the current problems around funding in journalism a crisis. This was the topic of the second in the Future of Journalism Series held at the Goethe-Institut...

Danette Breitenbach 20 Sep 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social mediaArticle

Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression...

Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala 10 Sep 2019

South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards women
South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards womenArticle

Ipsos examines the diverse opinions that South Africans have towards issues of women's place in marital relations as well as violence towards women...

Issued by Ipsos 9 Sep 2019

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

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...

Danette Breitenbach 30 Aug 2019

Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA media
Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA mediaArticle

This Women's Month, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) calls on the media to be more mindful of the kind of content they create and share...

Issued by [dot]Good 19 Aug 2019

Looking at technology's role in SA's democratic elections
Looking at technology's role in SA's democratic electionsArticle

There were several controversies around the 2019 national elections, some of which were spread like wildfire on social media...

3 Jul 2019

#FairnessFirst: Creating a safe space to interview children
#FairnessFirst: Creating a safe space to interview childrenArticle

With #YouthMonth underway and #ChildProtectionWeek fresh on the media's agenda, what better time to put the focus on how to more ethically report on children's issues? Here's my final report back from Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute's media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
#FairnessFirst: A picture tells a thousand words, but should it?Article

People are never just a means to your journalistic end, especially when it comes to children. Their stories are our work, and when you work to add their authentic voices, it automatically changes the angle of the story for the better. But what about images of children in news articles? Media Monitoring Africa and the UCT Children's Institute media workshop on 22 May at the Doubletree Hilton...

Leigh Andrews 31 May 2019

The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change
The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to changeArticle

This National Child Protection Week (CPW), Google South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa hosted a roundtable putting a spotlight on the importance of online safety for children...

Jessica Tennant 31 May 2019

#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on children
#FairnessFirst: Refreshing the legalities of ethical reporting on childrenArticle

With #YouthMonth just around the corner, what better time to put the focus on how to more ethically report on violence against children?

Leigh Andrews 23 May 2019

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe.
Nigerian journalist wins trip to AfDB annual eventArticle

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe wins APO Group invitation to attend the African Development Bank's 2019 Annual Meetings...

20 May 2019

Caption: Albrecht captions this: "Low selfie-esteem? All good! Filter up..."
#BehindtheSelfie with... Renate AlbrechtArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Renate Albrecht, media director and mob mother at Brand Cartel...

Leigh Andrews 16 Apr 2019

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

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

29 Mar 2019

Why science matters so much in the era of fake news and fallacies
Why science matters so much in the era of fake news and fallaciesArticle

Democracy and social progress die without science and fact-based knowledge. Science and facts are the foundational basis for rational and logical disputation and the possibility of reaching some truths. Fake news, on the other hand, is a calculated assault on democratic freedoms...

Tawana Kupe 25 Mar 2019

Facebook marks Safer Internet Day, partnering 20+ African NGOs
Facebook marks Safer Internet Day, partnering 20+ African NGOsArticle

Facebook has announced that it is supporting Safer Internet Day, held annually on 5 February, with a campaign spanning 15-plus African countries...

5 Feb 2019

APO Group selected as official newswire of Web Summit 2018
APO Group selected as official newswire of Web Summit 2018Article

An exclusive agreement means APO Group will provide enhanced press visibility of the event which is the largest of its kind in the world...

Issued by APO Group 12 Oct 2018

Frank Eleanya, online news editor, Nigeria.
APO sponsors journalist for Web Summit 2018Article

Nigerian journalist wins APO Group sponsored-trip to attend Web Summit 2018 in Portugal...

11 Oct 2018

Hall captions this: A visit to The Big Apple…
#BehindtheSelfie with... Lexi HallArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Lexi Hall, founder and director of Tinkwe PR...

Leigh Andrews 2 Oct 2018

Competition inquiry on data costs start next month
Competition inquiry on data costs start next monthArticle

The Competition Commission will next month hold public hearings for the Data Services Market Inquiry...

19 Sep 2018

Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for Africa
Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for AfricaArticle

APO Group launches enhanced press release monitoring service for Africa and the Middle East...

10 Sep 2018

How mobile, the internet has changed Africa's truth
How mobile, the internet has changed Africa's truthArticle

Pamro kicks off next week with presentations featuring how mobile and the internet have changed Africa's marketing research landscape...

21 Aug 2018

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