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Naspers makes cutting its stock's discount a priority

Naspers was taking measures to reduce its stock's significant discount to fair value, largely the result of capital outflows from SA, CEO Bob van Dijk told investors in New York on Tuesday

By Nick Hedley 1 day ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

Record number of journalists imprisoned globally

A record number of journalists remain imprisoned throughout the world for their work, the annual census by the Committee to Protect Journalists finds. In Africa, Egypt and Eritrea top the list

1 day ago

Winners announced for Wan-Ifra's African Digital Media Awards

This year the majority of the Africa digital media winners at Wan-Ifra's Digital Media Awards were from South Africa and Kenya

1 day ago

Positive reaction to Mail & Guardian acquisition by MDIF

NEWSWATCH: The Mail & Guardian reports that it has been acquired by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF). Former publisher Trevor Ncube has also left the company

2 days ago

PewDiePie 'not salty' at YouTube for not including him in 2017 Rewind

NEWSWATCH: Swedish comedian PewDiePie was not included in YouTube's Rewind this year, for the first time since his debut appearance in the 2013 round-up

2 days ago

SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management

2 days ago

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

Judges for the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 announced

3 days ago

Why the media sector's print run is not done

Five years ago, Warren Buffett famously bought a handful of newspapers in a move that went against the generally accepted idea that print media was facing a painful death

By Nick Hedley 3 days ago

OMC Road research update reveals how OOH industry has evolved

The OMC's Road measurement system update gives an overview of the methodology used, fieldwork efficiencies and innovation, insight and benchmarks as well as the benefits to media planners, media strategists and advertisers

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action

On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different

3 days ago

We don't talk anymore

The ability to communicate - be it face-to-face or in written form - is withering away. And I mourn its imminent demise keenly

By Janine Lazarus, Issued by Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy 7 Dec 2017

MediaCom named as victor in global AkzoNobel Decorative Paints account review

MediaCom has won the global AkzoNobel Decorative Paints account, extending its long-standing relationship with the world's leading paint and coatings company by adding media planning and buying duties in South Africa, Argentina, and MENA to their roster

Issued by MediaCom 7 Dec 2017

Time names sexual abuse 'Silence Breakers' as Person of the Year

Time magazine named as Person of the Year "the silence breakers" who triggered a national reckoning by revealing the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, assault and abuse in US life

7 Dec 2017

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Wines and their labels: Crafting narratives that speak to us

Marketing professionals often consider packaging to be a product's primary means of communication. It communicates explicit and implicit messages to the consumer, particularly through its visual aspect.

By Franck Celhay 12 hours ago

Times Media Films represents 10 of Golden Globe-nominated films announced

Earlier this week (Monday, 11 December) the nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced of which Times Media Films represents ten, including the forerunner for nominations, The Shape of Water with seven nods, followed by The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with six each. The Greatest Showman and Dunkirk have three nominations each as well.

13 hours ago

Jury chairs for ADC 97th Annual Awards announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced nine creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards.

16 hours ago

Piyush and Prasoon Pandey honoured with the Lion of St Mark

Brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey will be honoured by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with the Lion of St Mark award at the 2018 Festival.

1 day ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

While conducting on-going, large sample studies over the past two years, London based research company Lumen has proved that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales.

2 days ago

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