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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 3 days ago

Mapi Mhlangu: eNCA's new managing director and editor-in-chief

eNCA is proud to announce the appointment of a new managing director and editor-in-chief, Mapi Mhlangu. Mhlangu assumes the helm of South Africa's premier news channel, taking over from Anton Harber on 1 July

Issued by e.tv 21 Jun 2017

Technology, consumer usage generates new opportunities in TV, radio

New egta president makes a call for the TV and radio industry to enter a new era of transformation

21 Jun 2017

#OrchidsandOnions: There's no monopoly on capital doing good

When a brand does good for the society in which it exists, it can have powerful positive effects not only on its image, but also on sales

By Brendan Seery 20 Jun 2017

How digital killed the TV star

It's official: digital advertising has overtaken TV advertising revenue (IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, 2016). As a medium, digital advertising has grown at supersonic speed. Here's what the latest statistics reveal

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 20 Jun 2017

Black Coffee sugar-free on SABC u-turn

Black Coffee has expressed disappointment over the return of "old American music" on radio stations since the SABC's u-turn on the 90% local content quota

19 Jun 2017

Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name

12 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Sarah-Jane Harling joins BBC Worldwide to grow its advertising business across Africa

BBC Worldwide recently appointed Sarah-Jane Harling in the newly created role of advertising account director for its Africa division, based at BBC's Melrose Arch office

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2017

From radio star to soapie darling

Heart FM presenter Tracey Lange will be gracing our screens on the popular Afrikaans kykNET soapie, Suidooster, on Thursday, 8 June, at 6pm

Issued by Heart FM 8 Jun 2017

Celebrate supreme women on e.tv

This June, e.tv celebrates the supreme women across its family of channels, in award-winning local and international drama series

Issued by e.tv 7 Jun 2017

UK election on CNN International

CNN International will air special coverage of the UK election with special programming, beginning at 10pm BST on Thursday 8 June

7 Jun 2017

Creative illustrators sought to turn MTV Shuga into comic book

MTV Breaks is looking for creative illustrators and colourists to translate TV show, MTV Shuga into a comic book

31 May 2017

New innovation firsts for BMW SA

With the growing consumer trend of using more than one screen while watching television, Vizeum has brought TV sync technology to South Africa

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 26 May 2017

How emotion affects advertising

You really have to be operating in the dark ages of marketing if you haven't cottoned on to the importance of emotion in marketing communication

By John Laurence 25 May 2017

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International

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

3 days ago

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.

22 Jun 2017

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.

22 Jun 2017

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.

22 Jun 2017

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 21 Jun 2017

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