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Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South Africa
Ipsos wins Radio Audience Measurement Survey contract in South AfricaArticle

The Broadcast Research Council (BRC) of South Africa has awarded Ipsos the contract to perform the official radio research in South Africa for the next five years...

Issued by Ipsos 3 May 2021

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Four Kids and It' and 'Made in Italy'
#OnTheBigScreen: 'Four Kids and It' and 'Made in Italy'Article

Two films are entering the South African box office this week: the family fantasy film Four Kids and It and the romantic comedy Made in Italy...

Daniel Dercksen 2 Oct 2020

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu. Image source: .
Conference puts spotlight on sustainable community mediaArticle

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, will on Thursday officially open and deliver the keynote address at the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Community Media Sustainability Consultative Conference...

13 Aug 2020

Image credit: Israa Ali on Unsplash.
Sanef reacts to the Icasa-NCRF community radio matterArticle

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has responded to Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (Icasa) closure of 29 local community radio stations...

25 Oct 2019

Local communities have taken advantage of campaign trail visits by leaders such as President Cyril Ramaphosa | Epa/Kim Ludbrook
Local radio is plugging gaps in South Africa's mainstream media coverageArticle

Beyond the choreographed photo opportunities and big rallies, there is a local dimension to South Africa's election campaign that is going largely unnoticed by the national media. As a result, important insights into political dynamics are being missed...

Franz Krüger 7 May 2019

Chris Moerdyk
One-on-one coaching - Marketing, advertising, PR, boardsArticle

I have been in the communications business for almost 50 years and instead of retiring I intend offering one-on-one coaching to anyone who needs it in the marketing industry...

Chris Moerdyk 25 Apr 2019

SADC media competition launches
SADC media competition launchesArticle

Media are urged to enter the SADC media awards competition aimed at recognising excellence in journalism in print, photography, radio and television...

13 Feb 2019

Radio's recipe for growth in 2019
Radio's recipe for growth in 2019Article

Radio is not a "sunset medium", it's as healthy and relevant now as it has been for the last 20 years - perhaps more so - and there's room for more growth in terms of reach and impact to the lives of its audiences...

Nick Grubb 14 Jan 2019

Policy to transform media sector in the pipeline
Policy to transform media sector in the pipelineArticle

Government is working on a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy for the media sector in South Africa, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane...

1 Aug 2018

Top (l-r): Virginia Keppler, Dinesh Balliah, Joe Thloloe. Middle (l-r): Henry Jeffreys, Dr Thalyta Swanepoel, Cornia Pretorius. Bottom (l-r): Izak Minnaar, Johann (Jabu) de Jager, Fanie Groenewald.
Judges announced for FCJ Excellence Awards 2017Article

The Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) has announced the names of the judges for the FCJ Excellence Awards 2017...

30 Apr 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2017: Marketing & MediaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2017

Call for urgent inquiry into Media Development and Diversity Agency
Call for urgent inquiry into Media Development and Diversity AgencyArticle

Right2Know Campaign calls for an urgent inquiry into the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA)...

1 Sep 2017

#Newsmaker: Sue Napier returns to advertising, her happy place
#Newsmaker: Sue Napier returns to advertising, her happy placeArticle

The Hardy Boys has its lucky hands on Sue Napier, who also believes a little bit of luck has had a role to play in her achievements to date. This combined with her upbringing and the people and experiences that have helped shape who she is today, and having a supportive family that motivate her to do the hard yards...

Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2017

Judges selected: FCJ Excellence Awards
Still time for community journalists to enter FCJ Excellence Awards, as judges selectedArticle

The deadline has been extended for the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) Excellence Awards 2016...

24 Apr 2017

Community radio stations are in tune with the times
Community radio stations are in tune with the timesArticle

The number of community radio stations has risen significantly in recent years, with some already having a bigger audience than larger commercial stations...

Thabiso Mochiko 23 Jan 2017

12th Annual ICT Summit to grace East London
12th Annual ICT Summit to grace East LondonArticle

From 21-23 November 2016, international and South African thought leaders will gather at the East London International Convention Centre...

18 Nov 2016

Local Media Excellence Awards honour top journalists
Local Media Excellence Awards honour top journalistsArticle

The annual Local Media Excellence Awards for 2015, held at Leriba Hotel and Spa in Centurion, were presented under the auspices of the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ)...

24 Jun 2016

Media reminded to enter SADC Media Awards
Media reminded to enter SADC Media AwardsArticle

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on Monday reiterated its call to members of the media to submit their entries for the 2016 SADC Media Awards Competition...

19 Jan 2016

President Zuma appoints new MDDA board member
President Zuma appoints new MDDA board memberArticle

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Zanele Mngadi as a member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board...

8 Jan 2016

The Best of Biz 2015: Marketing & Media
The Best of Biz 2015: Marketing & MediaArticle

We've compiled a #BestofBiz 2015 list for all our industries, from articles with the most views, the most-read contributors to the press offices with the most hits...

14 Dec 2015

Entries open for 2016 SADC media awards
Entries open for 2016 SADC media awardsArticle

Members of the media are invited to submit their entries for the 2016 SADC Media Awards competition. The closing date is 29 February 2016...

11 Dec 2015

Zuma makes appointment to media board
Zuma makes appointment to media boardArticle

JOHANNESBURG: President Jacob Zuma has appointed Media24's head of corporate affairs Neo Momodu to the board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency board (MDDA) for three years, his office said...

Jenni Evans 3 Sep 2015

Gugulethu youth to benefit from interactive dialogue
Gugulethu youth to benefit from interactive dialogueArticle

The youth of Gugulethu are expected to use their interactive dialogue session with Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to get more information on how they can establish their own community radio station.

Nthambeleni Gabara 19 Jun 2015

President appoints MDDA Board member
President appoints MDDA Board memberArticle

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Musa Sishange as a member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board.

18 Jun 2015

SA's media strengthened through Local Media Awards
SA's media strengthened through Local Media AwardsArticle

The MDDA-Sanlam Annual Local Media Awards are a major contributor to the strengthening and development of local media, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015

SABC in a sound financial state
SABC in a sound financial stateArticle

CAPE TOWN: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi on Wednesday told Members of Parliament that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is in a sound financial state...

21 May 2015

Free media expression vital for global sustainability
Free media expression vital for global sustainabilityArticle

PRETORIA: Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world, top United Nations officials declared today.

4 May 2015

2015 MTN Radio Awards winners announced
2015 MTN Radio Awards winners announcedArticle

The stars of SA radio were heralded at the Sandton Convention Centre on 18 April, when the winners of the 2015 MTN Radio Awards were announced...

20 Apr 2015

2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entries
2015 SADC Media Awards and Water Awards call for entriesArticle

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2015 SADC Media Awards Competition...

20 Feb 2015

SABC board vacancy: Wanted: independent, suitably qualified candidates
SABC board vacancy: Wanted: independent, suitably qualified candidatesArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Communications will soon be interviewing nominees to fill a number of board positions for the SABC, MDDA and ICASA Council...

12 Feb 2015

SA brand image should go big abroad
SA brand image should go big abroadArticle

The campaign of marketing South Africa to the world needs to be taken to a higher gear, says Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications chairperson, Joyce Clementine Moloi-Moropa...

6 Feb 2015

Government, media talk digital migration
Government, media talk digital migrationArticle

Kimberley - Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the Department of Communications has the responsibility of ensuring that South Africans migrate from the analogue to digital world, with the help of media and government communicators.

More Matshediso 24 Oct 2014

Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filled
Minister Muthambi calls for MDDA's vacant posts to be filledArticle

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she will request the Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) to speed up the appointment of strategic positions within the agency...

17 Sep 2014

Lumko Mtimde leaves MDDAInBrief

1 Jul 2014

WIN - leading the drive to greater gender balance
WIN - leading the drive to greater gender balanceArticle

Many women enter the media and media-related industries, but there are still very few at the upper and board levels in the sector. This is set to change with the launch of WIN South Africa.

Danette Breitenbach 1 Jul 2014

Anton Harber
Awards put spotlight on values in the mediaArticle

Journalism awards provide one of the few occasions when underpaid and undervalued journalists can get positive recognition...

Anton Harber 5 Jun 2014

New Cabinet a blow to the right to communicate says R2K
New Cabinet a blow to the right to communicate says R2KArticle

The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) has strong reservations regarding some aspects of Zuma's new Cabinet, which includes a new Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services and a reconceptualised Ministry of Communications.

27 May 2014

Zuma announces new Cabinet
Zuma announces new CabinetArticle

President Jacob Zuma announced his new cabinet at a special media briefing in Pretoria last night.

26 May 2014

Finalists in MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards announced
Finalists in MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards announcedArticle

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and Sanlam have announced the finalists for the 2013 MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards following the conclusion of judging for both broadcast and print sections of the competition.

21 May 2014

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