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Oscar may just outfox the State with PR

21 October 2014 - Communications

It is not easy to predict how Judge Thokozile Masipa is going to consider all the evidence led in mitigation and aggravation in the famous ...

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Riding the airwaves, hanging on to the mane

21 October 2014 - Radio

The news that Jenny Crwys Williams is (almost) retiring from 702 signals the end of an era for the talk radio station. Cryws Williams is ...

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The ‘disrupted’ state of our newsrooms… and news

21 October 2014 - News

Last year’s debut State of the Newsroom report postulated that South Africa’s media landscape was a “leaky ship facing strong headwinds but with an adventuring ...

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Campaign critique: Effu-ing good social media effort

21 October 2014 - Advertising

I would like to talk at you for a moment, if you can spare one, about a marketing campaign for Efferflu C. If you’re not ...

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The future of media is about business outcomes, not media outputs

20 October 2014 - Digital Media

All across the media business, folks are trying to figure out how to measure, value and synchronise media delivery across an ever-expanding multitude of platforms ...

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Five steps to make your mobile app go global

20 October 2014 - Mobile

Putting mobile apps within reach of a global audience is one of the easiest steps companies can take to tap into the market of more ...

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Myopia: Are we slowly suffocating the out of home industry?

20 October 2014 - Media agency

Bartho Janse van Rensburg believes those in the out of home media industry must consider their long-term future rather than short-term gains. Out of home (OOH) ...

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Community media: You don’t get more hyper-local

20 October 2014 - Press

Community media is essential for tackling grassroots issues. Peta Krost Maunder speaks to community media activist Nkopane Maphiri about the status of this sector. “Service delivery protests ...

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Le Creuset fried in trade mark case

20 October 2014 - Advertising

Le Creuset recently launched an urgent application in the Pretoria High Court against South Africa’s largest tomato producer, ZZ2, to stop a promotional campaign in ...

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Times Sowetan Retail Awards show power of print ads

20 October 2014 - Awards

The seventh Times Sowetan Retail Awards this year added a vitally important new question to its annual survey: Times Media Group wanted to find out ...

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Briefly… FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola SA top Loeries rankings

20 October 2014 - Media Mecca

The Loeries Official Rankings, first published in 2010, offer a transparent oversight of the awards as well as promote creativity and innovation as primary business ...

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Briefly… TREAD mag makes tracks to subscribers via couriers

20 October 2014 - Media Mecca

TREAD magazine has resorted to using a courier service to deliver the magazine to subscribers this month as a result of the ongoing strike at ...

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‘Breathtaking’ Coke rainbow campaign takes top honours at Amasa Awards

17 October 2014 - News

The inaugural Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (Amasa) awards took place on Thursday with The MediaShop taking home the  Roger Garlick Grand Prix ...

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Fergus Sampson resigns from Media24

17 October 2014 - News

Media24’s news chief Fergus Sampson has resigned, the company announced in a statement issued late on Thursday. He will be replaced by Ishmet Davidson, head of ...

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Briefly… BBC World Service launches chat app Ebola information service

17 October 2014 - Media Mecca

The BBC World Service has launched a new ‘lifeline’ Ebola service for people in West Africa on instant messenger app WhatsApp. The new service is in ...

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Briefly… Rooibos Ltd’s new website celebrates newly acquired Geographic Indicator status

17 October 2014 - Media Mecca

Rooibos’ newly acquired Geographic Indicator status, which will protect the name Rooibos, and allow it to capitalise and build on its geographical origin and global ...

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Riding the airwaves, hanging on to the mane

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21 October 2014

The news that Jenny Crwys Williams is (almost) retiring from 702 signals the end of an era for the talk radio station. Cryws Williams is ...

Media Mecca

Briefly… FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola SA top Loeries rankings

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20 October 2014

The Loeries Official Rankings, first published in 2010, offer a transparent oversight of the awards as well as promote creativity and innovation as primary business ...

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20 Questions with… Bongani Siqoko

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6 October 2014

Working in his dream job: Bongani Siqoko (@SiqokoDD ) is editor of the Daily Dispatch, having worked on the newspaper since 1998. What drew you to the media? Initially ...