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Siyaya denies SABC has Bafana Bafana local broadcast deal

27 May 2015 - News

The SABC announced today [Wednesday 27 May] that it had signed a three year deal with the South African Football Association (SAFA) to broadcast local ...

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Magazines matter, so Caxton launches TV channel

27 May 2015 - News

Caxton has officially launched its latest offering, Caxton TV. At an event at its offices in Randburg the media group unveiled more details about its ...

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What the SA press can learn from Picasso’s ‘Guernica’

27 May 2015 - Press

OPINION: The increased frequency of explicit and implicit threats to the media, by the ruling party, are rather foreboding. If we are to emerge as ...

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Zuma’s popularity plummets in SA’s seven metros

27 May 2015 - Research

President Jacob Zuma’s popularity is plummeting in South Africa’s metros, TNS research has found. This continues 2014's downward trend, moving from 37% to 33% who believe ...

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Pockets of excellence: Out of home industry in focus

27 May 2015 - Out of Home

The South African media industry as a whole has been receiving tons of bad press as of late. Numerous publications have closed their doors, mass ...

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Briefly… The Conversation on a hunt for academics, new research

27 May 2015 - Media Mecca

The Conversation Africa, which launched earlier this month, is searching for academics across a range of topics. The Conversation, which has sites across the world, ...

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Briefly… Five companies shortlisted for ES tender

27 May 2015 - Media Mecca

Five research companies have been shortlisted to participate in the Media and Marketing Industry Establishment Survey tender. The five companies are: ACNielsen Ask Afrika GfK Plus 94 Research TNS Research Surveys The ...

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Beautiful game reshuffled as e.tv loses UEFA to SuperSport

26 May 2015 - Television

Watching soccer matches on TV is becoming increasingly difficult for South Africa’s mass market with the news that e.tv has lost the rights to broadcast ...

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mAD World: Big egos break brands

26 May 2015 - Advertising

I have had my ego broken a fair few times. Not an explosive glass-vase-shattering break, leaving cuts and a messy floor; more like that by ...

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Rolling out online video advertising in SA

26 May 2015 - Online

Revenue generated by online video advertising doubled between 2011 and 2014, and is set to increase by a further 23% this year. That’s according to ...

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Africa: Fertile ground for media growth

25 May 2015 - Media agency

Today is Africa Day, a day we celebrate Africa and being African. It is a continent laden with amazing opportunities just waiting to be discovered, says ...

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Why African leaders need to learn better communication skills

25 May 2015 - Communications

From time to time, African leaders make gaffes in what they say and do. Whether they are deliberate or not, these slip-ups unwittingly contribute to ...

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Global TV media paints ‘bleak picture’ of Africa

25 May 2015 - News

A 12-month analysis on how the world’s television networks perceive Africa, reflected in the stories they cover, has painted a bleak picture of the continent, ...

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Campaign: McCain’s ‘slap chips’ brings home SA tradition

25 May 2015 - Advertising

Living in South Africa, almost everyone has their own memories or associations with slap chips. Originally something enjoyed with fresh battered fish covered in newspaper, ...

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Briefly… Education activist to talk at Big Issue breakfast

25 May 2015 - Media Mecca

Following two successful fundraising breakfasts at the Table Bay Hotel with Rhoda Kadalie and David Grier, The Big Issue is hosting its first Stellenbosch event at ...

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Briefly… Coca-Cola’s ‘Rainbow for a rainbow nation’ shines in NY

25 May 2015 - Media Mecca

‘Rainbow for a Rainbow Nation’, Coca-Cola South Africa’s activation to commemorate 20 years of democracy in the country, shone across the Atlantic on Thursday night taking two ...

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Beautiful game reshuffled as e.tv loses UEFA to SuperSport

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26 May 2015

Watching soccer matches on TV is becoming increasingly difficult for South Africa’s mass market with the news that e.tv has lost the rights to broadcast ...

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I can transform ya: Does your taste in music reflect your beliefs?

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5 May 2015

The emotive power of music isn’t a phenomenon that needs explanation or justification. It’s clear that the reason music shows up in every culture in ...

Online

Rolling out online video advertising in SA

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26 May 2015

Revenue generated by online video advertising doubled between 2011 and 2014, and is set to increase by a further 23% this year. That’s according to ...