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German media groups furious after 32 reporters barred from G20

BERLIN - German media groups protested Wednesday after government authorities at last week's G20 summit suddenly withdrew the accreditations of 32 journalists on unspecified security grounds

13 Jul 2017

BLF loses first round as journos fight back

The Johannesburg High Court have dismissed arguments by Black First Land First against an application by the SA National Editors Forum to halt attacks on journalists

7 Jul 2017

Print media 'need to be controlled'

ANC policy conference delegates have called for parliament to implement urgently a proposal that a media appeals tribunal and regulatory body be established for the print media

6 Jul 2017

WATCH: Mob attacks Business Day editors

Business Day editor Tim Cohen and the newspaper's editor-at-large, Peter Bruce, were threatened and assaulted by members of the Gupta-linked Black First Land First movement, who descended on Bruce's house in Parkview, Johannesburg, yesterday

30 Jun 2017

Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

#WNC17: Highlights from Day 1

DURBAN: Following the Women in News Summit, the men were ready as ever to take the stage, with the second half of Day 1 at the World News Media Congress kicking off with a roundtable on sports news as a major driver for media innovation

8 Jun 2017

#WNC17: Turkish journalist Can Dündar receives the Golden Pen Award

DURBAN: Turkish journalist and former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, Can Dündar is the deserving recipient of the Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

8 Jun 2017

Wan-Ifra calls on South Africa government to protect media freedom

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has called on the South African government for renewed solidarity in the wake of threats to media freedom

8 Jun 2017

Media under gun in Africa

Press freedom is being increasingly compromised in Southern Africa, where journalists and media owners are being targeted for exposing the truth

By Shenaaz Jamal 4 May 2017

Sanef expresses concern over media freedom

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has expressed its concern regarding a spate of incidents that have the potential to erode media freedom in South Africa

2 May 2017

Media freedom award winners announced

Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is named IPI Press Freedom Hero; and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer

26 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown

24 Apr 2017

Right2Know campaign addresses new SABC interim board

The Right2Know campaign has written an open letter to the new SABC interim board, addressing its hopes and needs going forward

24 Apr 2017

#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views

12 Dec 2016

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International

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

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Facebook to test news story paywalls: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday.

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NBC News launches new broadcast on Snapchat

NEW YORK - NBC News launched a news show Wednesday on Snapchat, a first-of-its- kind broadcast aimed at wooing a younger audience.

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Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico. More than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period.

By César Vacchiano 1 day ago

Boomerang pet survey highlights role of pets within families

Boomerang Africa, channel and home of popular animal characters like Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo and Bugs Bunny, has released the results of a new study looking at the role pets and animals play in family life.

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