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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

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

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

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

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

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

Hlaudi 'must pay SABC Eight's bill'
Hlaudi 'must pay SABC Eight's bill'Article

The two trade unions which represented SABC journalists fired for criticising editorial decisions at the public broadcaster want former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng to personally pay for the legal costs of their Labour Court application...

Bekezela Phakathi 15 Nov 2016

Community radio - game-changers
Community radio - game-changersArticle

Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape

Dumisani Moyo 3 May 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

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

Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaign
Govt to embark on digital migration awareness campaignArticle

CAPE TOWN: Government will be embarking on a massive public awareness campaign on digital migration in the coming few weeks, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

21 May 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

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

Anton Harber
SABC is key weapon in ANC's arsenalArticle

Elections present us with the various parties' competing narratives: different views of the past, present and future vying for the attention of voters.

Anton Harber 9 May 2014

2014 MTN Radio Awards announces adjudicators
2014 MTN Radio Awards announces adjudicatorsArticle

The adjudication panel for the 2014 MTN Radio Awards has been selected and 50 adjudicators across South Africa will assess the multiple entries.

7 Mar 2014

Community media need 'to be wary of [government] adspend'
Community media need 'to be wary of [government] adspend'Article

Community and small commercial media need to maintain their independence, despite receiving preferential adspend from the government, Media Monitoring SA director William Bird says.

26 Feb 2014

Act-SA creates charter for community TV
Act-SA creates charter for community TVArticle

The Association of Community Television - South Africa (Act-SA), has produced a charter for its members, following a meeting in East London last week.

13 Nov 2013

MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards will announce new categories
MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards will announce new categoriesArticle

When the MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards open for journalists in November 2013, there will be new categories to encourage more broadcast entries.

18 Oct 2013

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