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Kellman, Levin partner to launch new influencer marketing agency

Arye Kellman from Tbo Touch's Touch HD and Jason Levin from Elevation Holdings have partnered to start a new agency that will use influencer marketing to build real connections with digitally-driven audiences and mavens

18 hours ago

Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN's Laurie Segall interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. They chat about the company's new mission statement, political divisions, democracy, and internet access [video]

13 hours ago

#CannesLions2017: Film shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film shortlist has been released, with work from SA making the cut

18 hours ago

Constitution Hill comes of age with launch of innovative virtual guide

With the launch of an innovative app, one of South Africa's most popular and important heritage sites have become even more accessible. Visitors can now tour this sprawling precinct with a virtual guide

14 hours ago

#CannesLions2017: Film Craft Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Film Craft Lions award ceremony on 23 June 2017, with three SA entries casting a Bronze glow

5 hours ago

#CannesLions2017: The rise of real-time updates with Shazam

Music featured strongly at Cannes Lions 2017. I chatted to Josh Partridge, director for EMEA, LatAm and Canada at Shazam, live in Cannes

By Ann Nurock 16 hours ago

#CannesLions2017: Digital Craft Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Digital Craft Lions award ceremony on 23 June 2017

5 hours ago

#CannesLions2017: Creative Effectiveness Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Creative Effectiveness Lions award ceremony on 23 June 2017

5 hours ago

A new measurement paradigm that is ideal for ad testing

One of the difficulties of advertising research is to determine the dimensions to measure.

By mike broom 11 hours ago

Marketing leadership in the new world

A brand is a symbol of the organisation, but reputation is the overall trust and appreciation that observers feel for the organisation. Marketers focus on the identity and brand of an organisation, but externally the image of the organisation is the perception of observers

By Danette Breitenbach 11 hours ago

They're future-fit! Announcing the finalists of the 2017 Future of HR Awards

The third annual Future of HR Awards has just announced its 2017 finalists. The awards, hosted in association with Careers24, recognises South Africa's most outstanding, inspiring and effective leaders in people management strategies and HR innovation

Issued by Topco Media 15 hours ago

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

WhatsApp group admins could be held liable for defamatory content that is shared in the group, following case in India

18 hours ago

Commanding the spotlight... Video on command

The increase in consumers opting for VOD is slowly changing viewing habits in SA and making it more challenging for marketers to reach their audiences in numbers

By Luca Dignam, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 16 hours ago

Mediatech - an event that brings creative thought to life

Simon Robinson, show director for Mediatech Africa, talked to Media@SAFM's Ashraf Garda about how technology is shaping the way creativity plays, creates and lives

Issued by Mediatech Africa 15 hours ago

Motion picture's digital revolution

Today, filmmaking has little to do with film. Digital technology has advanced so much that we can shoot quality video on our phones and share it on social media in seconds

By Glen Bosman, Issued by CPA 15 hours ago

Court reverses media blackout in Karabo Mokoena murder case

The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has rescinded its order that had barred the media from reporting on the bail application proceedings of Sandile Mantsoe, accused of murdering his lover, Karabo Mokoena

By Naledi Shange 11 hours ago

Terence Neale becomes first SA director to win Cannes Lions Grand Prix

Egg Films' director Terence Neale is the first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world's most prestigious advertising awards

Issued by Egg Films 1 day ago

Banking the win of simple business innovation

Are you using the power of digital to make things worse?

By Douglas Kruger 1 day ago

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

1 day ago

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Sappi invests in community growth through Abashintshi youth project

With the initial goal of improving stakeholder relations in the communities surrounding their operations in KZN, Sappi Southern Africa sought community-minded individuals and recruited them for the Abashintshi Social Mobilisation Project

Issued by Sappi 19 Jun 2017

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Africa news

Urban growth a boon for Africa's industrialisation

The 2017 Economic Report on Africa calls for harnessing urban growth

By Franck Kuwonu 16 hours ago

Telling Africa's history from an African perspective

DW launches history project for young Africans in cooperation with Gerda Henkel Foundation

19 hours ago

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International

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

1 day ago

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

1 day ago

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

1 day ago

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

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