Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism
Report reveals the impact of Covid-19 on journalism

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has released a report containing the voices of journalists working across the Global South and Emerging Economies highlighting the challenges faced by the profession during the pandemic...

3 days ago

ICASA to hold public hearings on the Subscription Television Broadcasting Services Inquiry
ICASA to hold public hearings on the Subscription Television Broadcasting Services Inquiry

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will hold public hearings from 12-15 January 2021 in respect of the draft findings document on the Inquiry into Subscription Television Broadcasting Services...

7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The platform isn't going to matter
#BizTrends2021: The platform isn't going to matter

Nobody saw our current 2020 reality coming and every trend that was predicted for 2020 was pretty much thrown out of the window on 27 March when our country went into lockdown...

Richard LordBy Richard Lord 6 Jan 2021

The top South African series on Netflix in 2020
The top South African series on Netflix in 2020

Streaming giant Netflix has released South African viewing habits for the year, along with the most popular South African content on the platform...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 28 Dec 2020

Social media, the overall preferred medium for the younger generation
Social media, the overall preferred medium for the younger generation

People aged 18-34 are 37% more likely to engage with social media, a study of 2,000 adults found; whilst 34% are far more swayed by online video ads than traditional advertising...

18 Dec 2020

YouTube's top-performing advertisements in SA for 2020
YouTube's top-performing advertisements in SA for 2020

YouTube has announced a list of the top-performing advertisements on the platform in South Africa for 2020, with Sensodyn taking the top spot...

17 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2020: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

From a Tiger King to an Octopus Teacher - Netflix reveals what South Africans watched in 2020
From a Tiger King to an Octopus Teacher - Netflix reveals what South Africans watched in 2020

Netflix reveals the films and series South Africans have been watching in 2020 - a year in which we've spent more time on the streaming platform.

10 Dec 2020

Shark Tank South Africa returns in 2021
Shark Tank South Africa returns in 2021

Shark Tank, the award-winning reality show that has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America, now returns to African shores...

8 Dec 2020

National Geographic announces epic upcoming factual entertainment series and specials
National Geographic announces epic upcoming factual entertainment series and specials

National Geographic festive season premiere programming includes Atlas of Cursed Places, India from Above and Trafficked with Mariana Van Zeller...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 3 Dec 2020

End of the road for local drama Rhythm City
End of the road for local drama Rhythm City

Well, in line with the 2020 plot, here's another surprise! Rhythm City's last episode will be aired on e.tv on 16 July 2021...

By Isabel Smit 1 Dec 2020

e.tv's latest primetime drama Durban Gen reaches 2 million viewers
e.tv's latest primetime drama Durban Gen reaches 2 million viewers

The much-anticipated dramedy, Durban Gen, premiered its first episode on Monday, 5 October and, less than two months later, the show has built momentum to an impressive two million viewers milestone...

Issued by eMedia 30 Nov 2020

Openview nets Belgian League showcasing stars like Percy Tau
Openview nets Belgian League showcasing stars like Percy Tau

Openview extends its world-class football lineup. The free-to-air platform has secured a broadcast deal that makes it the exclusive home of Belgian football in South Africa...

Issued by eMedia 26 Nov 2020

Biggest marathon ever of The Walking Dead coming to Fox this festive season
Biggest marathon ever of The Walking Dead coming to Fox this festive season

This festive season, Fox will be celebrating a decade of one of its most popular shows with a marathon of every single episode of The Walking Dead - from 2 December 2020 at 9.30pm...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 25 Nov 2020

Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations
Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations

The South African (SA) sound broadcasting industry has been waiting patiently for legislative developments regarding the switchover from analogue broadcasting to digital sound broadcasting (DSB)...

By Peter Grealy, Nozipho Mngomezulu, Wendy Tembedza, Karl Blom, and Ziyanda Ngcobo 24 Nov 2020

7 "secrets" marketers should know about YouTube in SA
7 "secrets" marketers should know about YouTube in SA

Google has been conducting ongoing research since the start of Covid-19, internally and with the help of Kantar and Ipsos, in a number of markets including South Africa...

By Zanele Hlatshwayo & Ciarán Whitaker 23 Nov 2020

Covid-19 is just a wake-up call
Covid-19 is just a wake-up call

Premiering in November 2020, Virus Hunters to serve as companion special to National Geographic magazine's single-topic November issue on Covid-19...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 18 Nov 2020

Katherina Tudball
#Loeries2020: Conceptual thinking is at the heart of everything

On day one of Loeries Creative Week, Katherina Tudball, creative director at Superunion London and this year's Loeries international jury president for design, shared an interesting talk around the theme of visceral creativity...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 17 Nov 2020

Openview introduces People°s Weather channel
Openview introduces People°s Weather channel

Openview is thrilled to introduce Africa's first and only 24/7 weather, environmental news and lifestyle channel, People°s Weather. Available on channel 115...

Issued by eMedia 17 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing division
#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing division

Positive Dialogue, the PR and communications agency in the Duke Group of companies, recently launched its specialist influencer marketing division, PD Influence...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 16 Nov 2020



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