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Publishers share greatest threats, fears for 2018 media industry

‘World News Publishers Outlook 2017, the new report from World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra), examines what are the world's top media executives' priorities in profitable news media businesses around the world

3 days ago

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

All the Most Awards 2017 winners

The 9th Most Awards were held at The Wanderers Club in Johannesburg last night, announcing Massiv Media as Media Owner of the Year and PHD as Media Agency of the Year

15 Sep 2017

Meanda Mills crowned as Food24's hottest new super chef

Meanda Mills from the Institute of Culinary Arts was announced as the winner of Food24's NextGen competition, an online culinary competition that set out to find a new generation of super-talented young chefs

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Sep 2017

Here's how CPL needs to change

Brands are being pinched between the scrawny forefinger of recession and the oppressive thumb of an interminable political kleptocracy

Issued by ACME Digital 12 Sep 2017

Books alive at South African Book Fair

The South African Book Fair, took place over this past weekend and centred around the theme, #OurStories

12 Sep 2017

What on-site freelancers bring to the party

Freelancers might not be part of the family, but like well-paid mercenaries they'll keep their heads down to deliver work of the highest standard to ensure they're called back to freelance another (half) day

By JS Smit 7 Sep 2017

A proofreading guide for proofreaders

Hansie Smit's tongue-in-cheek proofreading guide, listing some important tips for proofreaders

By Hansie Smit 31 Aug 2017

Steamroller destroys unpublished Pratchett novels

A steamroller was used to destroy a hard drive containing unfinished works by late British comic fantasy author Terry Pratchett, in accordance with his wishes

31 Aug 2017

JSE to keep print announcements

The JSE said on Wednesday that after consideration it would not amend its listing requirement for publication of short-form announcements in the print media

24 Aug 2017

Appeals panel rules Huffington Post blog post did not amount to hate speech

Former Huffington Post SA editor-in-chief Verashni Pillay has been successful in her appeal against a hate speech ruling by the press ombudsman

22 Aug 2017

Film and Publication Board holding dialogue on sexual violence in media

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) will host a stakeholder and media dialogue under the theme ‘Sexual violence and its prevalence in the media,' focusing on how exposure to violence, sex and sexual violence in the media impacts on societal norms and values

22 Aug 2017

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

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International

QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company, which forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry, aims to offer quality consumer products and elevate standards of living by encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship.

2 days ago

Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Although trading rhino horn has been illegal in China since 1993, this prohibited activity remains widespread in the country. Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa.

2 days ago

Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

3 days ago

Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

19 Sep 2017

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