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JCDecaux to buy Continental Outdoor Media

19 December 2014 - News

Global out of home player JCDecaux has signed contract with a view to the acquisition of Continental Outdoor media, a top outdoor advertising company in Africa, FEPE ...


Book: Top journalist tackles the skeletons in SA’s cupboard

19 December 2014 - Media Mecca

“I’d rather have our country established on a national truth than on a national myth.” Veteran journalist­ turned­ author, Michael Schmidt, pulled no punches at the ...

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Amy Webb on trends that will affect journalism in 2015

19 December 2014 - Press

Webbmedia Group's annual trend study, released this week, is a much anticipated pointer to digital and tech developments affecting media. Founder Amy Webb spoke to Ashleigh ...


The Eskom effect on TV advertising

18 December 2014 - Advertising

Eskom kept the nation on tenterhooks by first announcing rolling loadshedding in December, and then quickly reversing the statement and promising to keep our Christmas lights ...

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Post Office strike a ‘publisher issue’ says ABC

18 December 2014 - News

South Africa’s Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) says the recent South African Post Office (Sapo) strike, which ran for over three months, is a “publisher ...

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Book review: Wallop! delivers a kick

18 December 2014 - Advertising

Wallop! is more than a book about the work done by Rightford Searle-Tripp and Makin and Ogilvy RSTM. It is a nostalgic, passionate romp through ...

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Six tech trends set to change news media in 2015

18 December 2014 - Digital Media

Webbmedia Group has released their research into near-future trends in digital media and technology. They have identified 55 key insights about media trends in 2015. ...

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Book: The life and times of Flora Shaw, The Journalist

18 December 2014 - Newspapers

A new book by Jos Scharrer, The Journalist, explores the life and times of Flora Shaw, colonial editor of The Times newspaper in the 1890s. ...


All the media moves

18 December 2014 - Media Mecca

Media Moves… TheMediaOnline's weekly round up. Heart 104.9FM appoints new MD. Managing director of Quantum Global Research Lab appointed a member of Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s ...

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Zimbabwe’s Induna magazine: Inspiration is here

18 December 2014 - Magazines

Induna Magazine, a glossy, lifestyle publication paying attention to issues concerning young women, recently hit the market in Zimbabwe. This is despite the country’s economy still ...


SA Media 2014: More lowlights than highlights

17 December 2014 - News

TheMediaOnline takes a look at key events in the local media industry in 2014. January Independent News and Media SA (now Independent Media) suspends Business Report Cape Town ...

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Vanessa Raphaely resigns from AMP to ‘do something different’

17 December 2014 - News

Vanessa Raphaely has resigned as content director of Associated Media Publishing (AMP), the company her mother, Jane Raphaely, started 32 years ago. “Vanessa will step down officially ...

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What’s Tuks FM’s secret for radio success?

17 December 2014 - Radio

Campus radio in South Africa has produced some of the best radio talent in South African radio and one campus radio in particular sticks out ...

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Five things you need to know about new practices in journalism

15 December 2014 - Press

The annual New Practices of Journalism conference at Sciences Po University in Paris last week focused on how algorithms, robots and data security are shaping journalism. Ashleigh Tullis reports her top take-aways. “All algorithms ...

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Targeting the whole Western Cape

15 December 2014 - Media agency

Reaching every home in a province isn’t simple. Media strategist Cheryl Dube tackles such a campaign. The Western Cape is South Africa’s fourth largest province – ...

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A mixup of personal and business on social

15 December 2014 - Digital Media

The world of social media causes interesting mixups. Personal and business lives are much closer these days than in a past when one’s personal and ...


Zimbabwe’s Induna magazine: Inspiration is here

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18 December 2014

Induna Magazine, a glossy, lifestyle publication paying attention to issues concerning young women, recently hit the market in Zimbabwe. This is despite the country’s economy still ...


Global e-commerce CEOs on trends for 2015

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15 December 2014

Three leading Nordic e-commerce CEOs give their insights on what they believe will be the major global e-commerce trends in 2015. 'Consumer goes global': Jörgen Bödmar, ...


Place of sorrow: Farm murders and the public broadcaster

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9 December 2014

Last week the seventh annual United Nations Human Rights Commission Forum on Minority Rights in Geneva heard a submission on farm murders in South Africa ...