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Boxer partners with Mindshare to launch Durban media service offering
Boxer partners with Mindshare to launch Durban media service offering

"Africa's Favourite Discount Supermarket" has gone into a media partnership agreement with Mindshare, a leading media household name part of the global network across 86 countries...

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 17 hours ago

How blockchain will disrupt the entertainment and media industry
How blockchain will disrupt the entertainment and media industry

Blockchain has the potential to grow into a key capability, helping companies in the entertainment and media industry to keep track of content assets, avoid contractual disputes and establish the certainty and accountability that will foster trust with business partners and customers...

By Paul Mitchell 1 day ago

Silversoft acquires leading agency management software firm, Magnetic
Silversoft acquires leading agency management software firm, Magnetic

This acquisition accelerates the momentum of Silversoft's solutions for the creative industry with Deltek WorkBook and ConceptShare by bringing in more resources, capabilities and expertise...

Issued by Silversoft 1 day ago

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

L to R: Theodore Jephta (Die Son); Asanda Nini (Daily Dispatch – also accepted obo Bongani Fuzile, Nonsindiso Qwabe); Travis Goate (Vodacom); Jayed-Leigh Paulse (SABC); Malibongwe Dayimani (accepted obo Sino Majangaza, Bongani Fuzile); Ryland Fisher (VJOY convenor) and Deidre Uren (SABC - accepted obo SABC winners).
Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards: Regional winners announced

The Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards has announced its regional winners for 2018...

9 Nov 2018

Muthoki Mumo and Angela Quintal, Committee to Protect Journalists' Africa team.
Detained CPJ staffers released in Tanzania

The Committee to Protect Journalists has welcomed the release of staffers Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo, who have safely left Tanzania...

9 Nov 2018

#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup
#NewBiz: BDO appoints The Looking Glass, Alphabet Soup

BDO South Africa has appointed The Looking Glass and Alphabet Soup to launch their first local advertising campaign in line with BDO's merger with Grant Thornton Johannesburg...

8 Nov 2018

Telcos are the real media giants in Africa
Telcos are the real media giants in Africa

Google and Facebook own the most popular media platforms online. As the two most dominant players in the online advertising space globally...

By Emeka Enwere 8 Nov 2018

Open News MD, Nisa Allie.
How to launch an independent TV news channel like Open News

eMedia Investments launched Open News on Thursday, 1 November. I visited the studios in the eMedia building on Stirling Street for a glimpse at the magic behind the scenes with MD, Nisa Allie on their fresh, honest alternatives to the news you see elsewhere...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2018

Jerry Mpufane, chairman of the M&C Saatchi Abel JHB Group and jury president of the 2019 Bookmark Awards.
2019 Bookmark judges are announced

The IAB SA has announced a panel of industry leaders who will judge the Bookmark Awards in 2019...

8 Nov 2018

Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category
Newspapers ABC Q3 2018: First decline for total newspaper category

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%...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2018

Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3
Magazines ABC Q3 2018: Magazine decline slower for Q3

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation decline continued in Quarter 4 by 1% on the previous quarter, and by 13.7% on the prior year. However, this decline is less than Q2's decline of 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2018

Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe
Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe

Media activist and former South African journalist and editor, Angela Quintal, has been interrogated in Tanzania...

By Louise Marsland 8 Nov 2018

Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards
Seven South African entries on shortlist for the 2018 Epica Awards

Epica has announced its preselected entries for the 2018 competition with seven South African entries making the cut...

6 Nov 2018

Amasa appoints Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson
Amasa appoints Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson

On the back of announcing its 2018/19 committee, Amasa has confirmed the appointment of committee member Memoria Masilela as vice chairperson, serving alongside Wayne Bishop as chairperson...

Issued by Amasa 6 Nov 2018

Consumer psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd, Guido van Staveren van Dijk from Moyee Coffee and Anthony Hehir of DSM’s Nutrition Improvement Program.
Epica Awards: Keynote speakers for Creative Circles announced

The three international keynote speakers for the Creative Circles at the Epica Awards in Amsterdam are consumer psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd, Guido van Staveren van Dijk from Moyee Coffee and Anthony Hehir of DSM's Nutrition Improvement Program...

5 Nov 2018

From the 'Touch of Care' campaign for Vicks (India) Publicis Singapore. Image supplied.
Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018 - Winners announced

Warc has announced the winners of its Warc Prize for Asian Strategy 2018, a search for the best strategic ideas that have driven business results in Asia...

2 Nov 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: When Daphne met Dropbox
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: When Daphne met Dropbox

For a nation-state marked in the recent past by the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on an island that is positioning itself as the future blockchain capital of the world, it was inevitable that both these strands would come together at some point...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 Nov 2018

Minister declares SABC executives' salaries
Minister declares SABC executives' salaries

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has declared the executive salaries of the SABC, saying the current crop of executives at the public broadcaster were earning significantly less than their predecessors...

2 Nov 2018

The 'old boys club' and glass ceilings for women in the SA news media
The 'old boys club' and glass ceilings for women in the SA news media

The 2018 Glass ceiling report on women in the South African news media shows that female journalists still battle sexist and patriarchal attitudes, lower wages, less opportunities for ascension to managerial positions, and are increasingly targets of online harassment...

By Prof. Ylva Rodny-Gumede 31 Oct 2018

Image credit: Waldo Swiegers |
Concerns regarding SABC restructuring strategy, mass retrenchments

NEWSWATCH: In an effort to turn the business around, the SABC announced on Monday that it will be going ahead with Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act...

30 Oct 2018

Zimbabwean journalist Kelvin Jakachira.
Foreign journalists to observe US mid-terms

Zimbabwean journalist to observe US mid-term elections...

30 Oct 2018

Pragmattica appointed as d6 Group's digital media partner
Pragmattica appointed as d6 Group's digital media partner

Pragmattica, an independent consulting company focused on commercial monetisation strategies for digital media companies, has acquired a one-year contract with d6 Group...

Issued by Pragmattica 29 Oct 2018

Rollersigns takes market by storm with all-new advertising possibilities
Rollersigns takes market by storm with all-new advertising possibilities

Online advertising and viral campaigns may be top of the marketing mix list these days, but Rollersigns is bringing sexy back to traditional displays...

Issued by Marin's Southern Africa 29 Oct 2018

Brands can, and should, ensure that their ads don't appear on fake news sites
Brands can, and should, ensure that their ads don't appear on fake news sites

A brand's ad appearing on a fake news website can do massive damage to its reputation and, ultimately, its bottom line...

By Neil Pursey 26 Oct 2018

Amasa Joburg announces new committee for 2018/19
Amasa Joburg announces new committee for 2018/19

The Johannesburg chapter of Amasa (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) has announced the committee that will be guiding the chapter's work over the course of the next year...

Issued by Amasa 26 Oct 2018

The SpaceStation's Digital Trends workshop emphasises key industry considerations
The SpaceStation's Digital Trends workshop emphasises key industry considerations

The SpaceStation hosted a series of presentations that culminated in a Digital Trends workshop in Durban in September...

Issued by The SpaceStation 25 Oct 2018

Why the Khashoggi murder mystery has dominated news headlines
Why the Khashoggi murder mystery has dominated news headlines

With fake news at an all-time high and trust in the media at an all-time low, the Khashoggi murder case highlights the role of the media as the fourth estate, as killing the journalist does not necessarily mean you've killed the story...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Oct 2018

#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands
#TopBrands2018: Celebrating iconic brands

The 20th Sunday Times Top Brands Awards saw iconic South African brand, Koo, awarded the Consumer Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix. In the business category, another local brand, Discovery Health, was awarded the Business Overall Favourite Brand Grand Prix...

By Danette Breitenbach 25 Oct 2018

2018 Robyn Putter winners, Ogilvy SA. Image: © Ogilvy CT on
#TopBrands2018: Ogilvy, Koo, Discovery Health excel in Sunday Times Top Brands survey 2018

The results of the annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards ceremony hosted at The Empire venue in Parktown, Johannesburg on Wednesday...

24 Oct 2018

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