Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa
Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is extending its African video offering with a mobile-first news video service, Africa Journal...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 2 days ago

Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public
Media classification guidelines to protect artists, public

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says the draft Film and Publication Board's (FPB) Classification Guidelines seek to determine the extent to which media content is reflective of the public's values and expectations...

2 days ago

#MarketingFridays: Are journalists the new marketing superstars?
#MarketingFridays: Are journalists the new marketing superstars?

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays says that in the age of content marketing, those with the ability to tell engaging stories are going to win at the content game...

2 days ago

Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel
Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel

Emirates has launched its own food and wine channels comprising a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus...

3 days ago

Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards
Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards

Registration for the prestigious 2018 African Digital Media Awards has opened...

19 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?
Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?

#Newswatch: It's not necessarily a death knell. There's speculation on potential positive outcomes following Naspers's announcement that it will unbundle MultiChoice to shareholders early next year and separately list the company on the JSE...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Sep 2018

Primedia Broadcasting wins Media Owner of the Year Radio Award
Primedia Broadcasting wins Media Owner of the Year Radio Award

The greatest accolades are the ones that we receive from our clients. This is why Primedia Broadcasting is elated to have won the 2018 MOST Awards Media Owner Radio Award...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 18 Sep 2018

Mokonyane opposed to SABC retrenchments
Mokonyane opposed to SABC retrenchments

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the SABC...

18 Sep 2018

SPARK Media wins at MOST 2018
SPARK Media wins at MOST 2018

SPARK Media has won the highly competitive newspaper category at The 2018 MOST Awards...

Issued by SPARK Media 17 Sep 2018

The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards
The Internal Communications cluster at New Media cleans up at local awards

New Media's Internal Communications team scooped multiple awards at the SA Publication Forum's 17th annual SAPF Awards, which took place on Friday...

Issued by New Media 17 Sep 2018

Free course: Working towards a free, independent African media
Free course: Working towards a free, independent African media

Registration is now open for a free Wits Online Course on African Media Policy in our digital world...

17 Sep 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Everything's coming up roses
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Everything's coming up roses

One of the charming oddities of living on a Mediterranean island is that a facet of national identity and indeed islander mentality manifests in how news is reported...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 14 Sep 2018

How digital is driving media growth in Africa
How digital is driving media growth in Africa

Affluent consumers in Africa are at the forefront of adopting new technologies and social media is now considered the first port of call for news...

14 Sep 2018

Both the Best Radio Award (Category 1: National/commercial) and the Journalist of the Year Award for the best overall entry were won by Megan Lubke.
2018 RDMA winners announced

Last week, the winners of the 2018 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced, following an awards ceremony held at Summer Place in Johannesburg...

14 Sep 2018

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#MostAwards2018: A bumper year for celebration

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

Tickets available for #AmasaAwards2018
Tickets available for #AmasaAwards2018

Calling all media magicians! Buy tickets now for the highly anticipated AMASA 2018 Gala awards and dinner to avoid disappointment...

Issued by Amasa 14 Sep 2018

AfricaCom 2018 takes place in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018.
Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

The Citizen photographer, Jacques Nelles, named Upcoming/Rising Star. © Danette Breitenbach.
#SBSJA18: A celebration of verified journalism

This year's Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards celebrated journalism and its contribution to the country's society and democracy with the Gupta Leaks articles awarded the prestigious South African Story of the Year...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

The 2018 Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards' investigative journalism and story of the year winners on stage.
Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners announced!

The Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 winners have been announced, with Bongani Fuzile of Daily Dispatch named Journalist of the Year...

13 Sep 2018

CPJ produces safety kit for journalists
CPJ produces safety kit for journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists has released a Safety Kit to promote greater journalist safety...

13 Sep 2018

Michael Wokorach races towards the try line. Credit: APO.
Writing the story of the rise of African rugby

The APO Group presents 'The Incredible Rise of African Rugby' in a new published guide to the sport on the continent...

13 Sep 2018

Messages of hope for those affected by cancer
Messages of hope for those affected by cancer

All those affected by cancer are being granted the opportunity to write messages of hope on two new vehicles and on their race numbers as part of the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer...

Issued by Algoa FM 13 Sep 2018

In-app programmatic exchange for Africa launched
In-app programmatic exchange for Africa launched

InMobi launches global in-app programmatic exchange in EMEA to provide premium mobile ad experiences...

12 Sep 2018

Slide 202 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: Smarter-than-you-think millennial coping strategies and life hacks

Not familiar with brand polygamy, Finstagram and Twitter suicides? You're not alone. In the final session at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018, Dali Tembo, MD of Instant Grass International, explained how marketers can tap into the coping strategies of today's youth...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Sep 2018

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

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

10 Sep 2018

Games and interactive art at Playtopia Fest
Games and interactive art at Playtopia Fest

The Playtopia Indie Games and Playful Media Festival will be held at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town from 30 November-2 December 2018...

10 Sep 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens

At the end of August, I wrote that Malta has no hate crime on the statute books. A week later, an initiative has been launched aimed at tackling the proliferation of hate speech and bringing together a basic understanding of the dangerous discourse that has swamped social media...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 7 Sep 2018

Investigative journalism is evolving as newsrooms continue to shrink
Investigative journalism is evolving as newsrooms continue to shrink

Investigative journalism is under threat as newsrooms continue to shrink, with technology disrupting media and collapsing its funding model...

6 Sep 2018

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