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John Brown SA nominated for eight international awards

Following a highly successful 2016 awards season, John Brown Media South Africa has announced nominations for no fewer than eight international content marketing awards

Issued by John Brown 1 day ago

Sikuvile Awards set to honour top journalists

The 2017 Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards will take place today, the 40-year anniversary of the banning of The World newspaper by the Apartheid regime and the detention of its editor Percy Qoboza

1 day ago

Ads24 scoops award for its successful Food for Thought campaign

Ads24 has scooped yet another accolade in what has been an award-full year, this time at the 2017 Amasa Awards, a gala dinner held at The Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg

Issued by Ads24 2 days ago

SABC board finally appointed

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to the Board of the SABC

2 days ago

Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East

3 days ago

Mindshare SA wins big at AMASA Awards 2017

Mindshare SA took home two Gold Awards at the annual AMASA Awards 2017, despite some seriously stiff competition

Issued by Mindshare South Africa 3 days ago

AfricaCom offers free passes for Cape Town event

By registering for a free AfricaCom visitor ticket online, visitors can gain access to more than 450 exhibitors, masterclasses, plus an innovation hall packed with visionary insights on future tech trends

3 days ago

Features category of Sikuvile Journalism Awards draws large number of entries

The Features category of the Sikuvile Journalism Awards not only draws a large number of entries - this year there were 52 entries - but generally also attracts a high quality

3 days ago

Ayanda Dlodlo extends tenure of three top acting SABC executives

The three acting executives at the SABC will remain in their posts until the vacancies are filled permanently

By Bekezela Phakathi 13 Oct 2017

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

TOKYO, Japan: The news that a young reporter at Japan's public broadcaster had worked herself to death came as little surprise to those inside the country's media, where a culture of excessively long hours has become the norm

13 Oct 2017

Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report

YouKnow Digital in partnership with consumer insights platform Crimson Hexagon launched the South African Consumer Trends Report today, 12 October

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2017

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted

12 Oct 2017

Programmatic media buying has changed digital marketing... for good

In South Africa, generally the level of knowledge of what programmatic media buying is, is low. The problem with this, is that programmatic isn't going away

Issued by Sprout 12 Oct 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 1 day ago

The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The ADC 97th Annual Awards with the theme “Where craft will take us”, continues the organisation's historic focus of honouring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year's jury, to be announced soon, includes top advertising creatives and designers from around the world. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, 31 January 2018.

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#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.

2 days ago

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