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Beeld now South Africa’s most quoted daily newspaper

31 October 2014 - News

Beeld has emerged as South Africa's most quoted daily newspaper, according to new research by Media Tenor. The company's quarterly 'Most Quoted Media' (MQM) analysis ...

Duncan McLeod

20 Questions with… Duncan McLeod

31 October 2014 - Digital Media

Chasing technology rather than tornadoes: Duncan McLeod is founder and editor of TechCentral, a technology news website. He has a column in the Sunday Times and ...

Musica ad

Campaign critique: Not a great ad but really effective

31 October 2014 - Advertising

What makes an ad a good ad? Well, it depends on the individual. Everyone will have a different opinion on what makes an ad good, ...

Josephine Buys

On your marks, get set and enter for Bookmarks 2015

31 October 2014 - News

The 2015 IAB South Africa Bookmarks Awards are on track. Entries have officially opened for the awards that celebrate and support  Africa’s digital marketing and media ...

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Briefly… 5FM is the ‘best of Joburg’

31 October 2014 - Media Mecca

SABC 'MG5' commercial station, 5FM, has taken home three Best of Joburg Reader’s Choice awards this year. DJ Fresh and his fellow Fresh @Five team grabbed ...

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Briefly… Food24 surveys Banting, with surprising results

31 October 2014 - Media Mecca

Banting has become synonymous with a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or Noakes Diet. Famous or infamous, we all know someone on the eating plan, so ...

Daily Sun

A day in the life of the Daily Sun – and its readers

30 October 2014 - Newspapers

The Daily Sun has proved what they always knew to be true: that one copy of the tabloid is read by up to 20 people. ...


‘Greenwashing’ our troubles away

30 October 2014 - Communications

We live in a world of mixed messages, nowhere more than around the environmental health of our planet. While humans relentlessly fray the fabric of ...


All the media moves

30 October 2014 - Media Mecca

Media Moves… TheMediaOnline's weekly round up. Glow TV launches on DStv. DJs and Celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV. Xamarin and Full Stack partner for ...

Bronwyn Keene-Young

Keene-Young resigns amid claims of editorial interference

29 October 2014 - News

Bronwyn Keene-Young, chief operating officer of, has resigned. Her departure follows that of CEO, Marcel Golding. In an email to staff, Keene-Young said it was ...

Oscar Pistorius / Barry Bateman

The ethics of trial by the media in 2014

29 October 2014 - Opinion

Trials are conducted in much the same way that they have been over the last few hundred years. Media, on the other hand, is nothing ...

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Does dirty data detract from your day?

29 October 2014 - Digital Media

How much time do you spend with dirty data? Are you even thinking about the time lost trying to clean it up? What would you ...

Wikimedia / Daniel Ogren

Lego Harry Potter has it sussed

29 October 2014 - Media agency

It is not just media talking about convergence. Those multi-billionaire brands have coined the market in it, writes Harry Herber. I love fairy tale endings. You ...

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Briefly… Wild success at corporate publications awards

29 October 2014 - Media Mecca

Wild magazine has won top honours at the 2014 SA Publication Forum Awards for publishing excellence. Wild was announced South Africa’s Top Corporate Publication of 2014 and was also ...

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Briefly… TASTE celebrates 100 issues with 100 exclusive bottles of wine

29 October 2014 - Media Mecca

After more than a decade of leading the foodie revolution in South Africa, Woolworths TASTE magazine celebrates its 100th edition with a collector’s issue and ...

Marcel Golding

Fallout from the Golding affair at rains down

28 October 2014 - News

The suspension, and then resignation, of boss Marcel Golding and the reasons he has given for his drastic move, are of major concern to ...


Is radio losing its touch?

28 October 2014

The latest RAMS report (released August 2014), which was researched in field from May 2014 to July 2014, shows radio listenership in general is stable. ...

Media Mecca

Briefly… 5FM is the ‘best of Joburg’

new briefly
31 October 2014

SABC 'MG5' commercial station, 5FM, has taken home three Best of Joburg Reader’s Choice awards this year. DJ Fresh and his fellow Fresh @Five team grabbed ...


Is your brand lying, or telling the truth?

Red Bull
13 October 2014

Authenticity is one of the most valuable attributes a brand needs in our connected world. With the super-connected lives we live, consumers from an ever ...