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TV, in all its forms, continues ‘in rude health’

17 April 2015 - Television

Graham Lovelace, a UK-based international media consultant, looks into the future of television. The Media reports. Because each country has its own mix of pay and ...

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‘Disturbing’ DIY social media trend bad for business

17 April 2015 - Digital Media

Social media is fast becoming a mature marketing option for South African business. Organisations should embrace social media to engage their market, build their brand ...

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The beating ‘Pulse’ of IAB SA goes heart-shaped

17 April 2015 - Advertising

The Internet Advertising Bureau of South Africa’s mission is to promote digital growth and in doing so, has to tap in to what South African ...

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Briefly… Eastern Cape premier launches I’solezwe lesiXhosa

17 April 2015 - Media Mecca

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle gave the arrival of South Africa’s first Xhosa daily newspaper, I’solezwe lesiXhosa, a huge thumbs up and commended Independent Media ...

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Briefly… The Times launches Creative Press Ad Challenge

17 April 2015 - Media Mecca

The Times has announced the launch of its third annual Creative Press Ad Challenge, which for the first year will include a digital component. Running ...

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WPP’s Sorrell: Print media advertising ‘more effective’ than given credit for

16 April 2015 - Advertising

Until midyear last year, I worked for a WPP media agency. WPP is the world’s largest communication services group, founded by Sir Martin Sorrell. Unforgettably ...

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D-Day for digital terrestrial television…

16 April 2015 - Broadcasting

South Africa is counting down to the deadline for digital terrestrial television but it is likely to go whooshing by because we are far from ready ...

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Your brand is more than a hashtag

16 April 2015 - Digital Media

One of the most important things to get right in your social media monitoring strategy is to track the correct keywords in order to get ...

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All the media moves

16 April 2015 - Media Mecca

Media Moves… TheMediaOnline's weekly round up. Greg & Lucky to host 947's new Shazam Chart. Ndoni Khanyile joins Al Jazeera earthrise. Jaco Lintvelt appointed to drive AMNET Dentsu ...

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African News Agency: IOL just a client, like any other media house

15 April 2015 - News

RIGHT of REPLY: On Tuesday, we published an analysis by Ed Herbst of three of South Africa's top news sites' - News24, IOL and TimesLIVE - ...

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20 Questions with… Dinesh Diar

15 April 2015 - Out of Home

A creative can be a strategic leader: Dinesh Diar was appointed the CEO of Ad Outpost in 2014, having previously been its creative director. He has ...

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Social media vs email: Guess who wins?

15 April 2015 - Digital Media

The word “distraction” comes up all too often within the context of social media, and Bryan Adams said it himself, ”Social Media is a giant ...

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The acid test: How SA’s news sites covered Zille’s announcement

14 April 2015 - News

OPINION:With the demise of  the South African Press Association (SAPA) three competing entities have established news wire services: African News Agency (ANA), funded by Sekujalo; ...

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Three months after ‘Charlie’, Paris newsrooms are still under armed guard

14 April 2015 - Press

There has been a significant increase in threats to Paris newsrooms following January's Charlie Hebdo attack, according to the Director General of France's TV5 Monde. ...

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Putting a new spin on radio

14 April 2015 - Media agency

 Harry Herber considers why radio continues to be such a powerful medium and which stations are the most lucrative. Perhaps the medium that has shown the ...

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Media battle goes down to the wire

13 April 2015 - Press

The media industry is murder right now, with newspaper circulations and advertising under pressure and no new obvious business model to replace the tired old ...

Media Mecca

Briefly… Eastern Cape premier launches I’solezwe lesiXhosa

new briefly
17 April 2015

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle gave the arrival of South Africa’s first Xhosa daily newspaper, I’solezwe lesiXhosa, a huge thumbs up and commended Independent Media ...

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AMPS vs ABCs, circulation vs readership: The BIG debate

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9 April 2015

Journalist Pragasen-Edwin Naidu threw down the gauntlet late on Thursday evening, the day before Good Friday and the long weekend. Using the Facebook forum, Journos ...

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TV, in all its forms, continues ‘in rude health’

Netflix LivingRoom2_BehindCouch_CoupleMixed_shot1-0073_V_FINAL_2 copy
17 April 2015

Graham Lovelace, a UK-based international media consultant, looks into the future of television. The Media reports. Because each country has its own mix of pay and ...