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Video is stealing the media show – except in South Africa

27 November 2014 - Communications

South Africa's pitiful internet speeds and hideously expensive data tariffs are just two of the many reasons why the future of communication in this country ...

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A case study in coverage of chaos: Cape Times vs Die Burger

27 November 2014 - Newspapers

 “The transformation of Independent into a media house that is reporting fairly, objectively, is what the country needs….” Dr Iqbal Survé in an interview with ...

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At last! Rand Daily Mail archive to be digitised

27 November 2014 - News

The Rand Daily Mail’s archives are finally being digitised. NewsBank will incorporate the vast archive, chronicling 83 years of South African history, into a digital ...

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All the media moves

27 November 2014 - Media Mecca

Media Moves… TheMediaOnline's weekly round up. Sweeping appointments at Independent Media.  New head of advertising sales for Media24 Lifestyle. Samantha Morgan now editor of Environmental Management magazine. Paula ...

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Tshabalala extends Motsoeneng’s CEO authority

26 November 2014 - News

SABC board chairwoman Ellen Tshabalala has extended chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's power to act as chief executive officer of the public broadcaster until the ...

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Bleak look at South Africa’s media freedom

26 November 2014 - Press

Where in the world has a ventriloquist’s dummy been sued for defamation and won a gagging order in court? Why, in South Africa, of course. ...

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All about the The Media Yearbook, coming soon…

26 November 2014 - News

Embarking on a fresh project always presents challenges, The Media Yearbook (TMY) is no exception. The first challenge was to differentiate the Yearbook from other ...

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Reducing vulnerability will improve SA’s global competitiveness and reputation

26 November 2014 - Agencies

As borders between countries become smaller and narrower, nations look to strengthening their global competitiveness to ensure they can access global markets for, among others ...

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Grooming to fill big shoes

26 November 2014 - Media agency

As media agency leaders step back for the next generation to take up leadership positions, Melina Meletakso and Joanna Wright ask about succession planning. When Ryan ...

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Briefly… Continental Outdoor Ignites the streets of Malawi

26 November 2014 - Media Mecca

Continental Outdoor has continued its roll-out of roadside digital billboards across sub-Saharan Africa into Malawi. The erection of these world-class advertising structures into Blantyre and ...

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Briefly… Radio 2000 and Abvajee give abuse a punch

26 November 2014 - Media Mecca

Radio 2000 and fitness expert Ronald Abvajee will conduct a self-defence class to raise awareness about gender-based violence during the 16 days of activism against ...

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Wise investment or mad money: Independent Media’s prospects

25 November 2014 - Press

The acquisition of the South African subsidiary of Independent News and Media (IMNSA), now known as Independent Media, last year by a Senkunjalo-led consortium has ...

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Talking TV and its future

25 November 2014 - Television

Television entertains us, informs us, inspires us and accompanies us everywhere we go. It is a fundamental part of almost everyone’s lives in one way ...

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South Africa: Nice to visit, but not a country brand

25 November 2014 - Research

South Africa hasn’t cracked the nod as a ‘country brand’ according to global research by FutureBrand. Although the highest ranked African country, South Africa’s position ...

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New editor for News24.com, Durban Witness closes

25 November 2014 - News

In the wake of its announcement of a major restructuring of its business last week, Media24 has made two more major changes to staff, and ...

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How soon will traditional media disappear?

24 November 2014 - Advertising

One thing is a certainty: traditional media will come to an end. It’s simply a question of when, not if, says Jarred Cinman. Those of us ...

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Five steps to make your mobile app go global

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20 October 2014

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 ...

Newspapers

A case study in coverage of chaos: Cape Times vs Die Burger

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27 November 2014

 “The transformation of Independent into a media house that is reporting fairly, objectively, is what the country needs….” Dr Iqbal Survé in an interview with ...

Television

Talking TV and its future

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25 November 2014

Television entertains us, informs us, inspires us and accompanies us everywhere we go. It is a fundamental part of almost everyone’s lives in one way ...