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Subscription gains help put NY Times in profit column

NEW YORK - The New York Times Co. said on Thursday gains in paid digital subscriptions and stronger online advertising revenues helped the newspaper swing to profit in the second quarter

2 hours ago

AFRICA

Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded

20 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Ads heading for Messenger home screens globally

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Tuesday said that advertisements will begin popping up on Messenger home screens globally after promising tests with users in Australia and Thailand

12 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#CSIMonth: The sustainability of bag advertising

Sacatelle founder, Ikey Bensimhon talks about the brand sustainability of bag advertising - they're walking billboards, when you think about it - and the success of branded bags in a world that's slowly moving away from disposable plastic

By Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

“Show up and stop bashing yourself!” Industry reflections with Susan Credle

I chatted to FCB Global's CCO Susan Credle post-One Show Creative Week about the creative industry in general as a preview for Cannes Lions 2017

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

#Loeries2017: Jury president jabber with Pum Lefebure

I chatted to the four recently revealed international jury presidents for the Loeries. Next up is Pum Lefebure, co-founder and chief creative officer of Design Army in Washington, DC

By Leigh Andrews 2 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections

By Leigh Andrews 26 May 2017

UNITED STATES

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

21 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

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

21 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

CBS, BBC announce global newsgathering tie-up

WASHINGTON - CBS News and the BBC on Thursday announced a new editorial and newsgathering partnership that aims to boost their global strength against rivals such as CNN

14 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Gangnam Style dethroned as top YouTube video

NEW YORK - Gangnam Style, the quirky South Korean video that spawned a global dance craze and went so viral it nearly broke YouTube, has finally been dethroned as the most watched video

12 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

US newspaper group assails Google-Facebook online 'duopoly'

WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants

11 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Digitally impress through DOOH and social media blending

Integrating social media campaigns with DOOH boosts visibility and reach and allows the audience to become part of the campaign

3 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Catalina launches purchase-based digital coupon solution

Personalised digital media company Catalina is introducing to the US a new purchase-based digital coupon

29 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday

27 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme

22 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Consumers prepared to abandon brands appearing alongside objectionable content

A CMO Council survey in the US, Canada and UK reveals that 48% of consumers will punish brands they love for not using trusted media platforms

13 Jun 2017

GLOBAL

Four realities facing brands today

We Communications' inaugural ‘Brands in Motion' study uncovers four realities that allow brands to embrace motion

9 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

How 'dark genius' Ailes reshaped US television news

NEW YORK - Championed by conservatives as a visionary, reviled by liberals as a menace, Fox News founder Roger Ailes re-shaped US television news and helped to craft a conservative populism that ultimately gave rise to Donald Trump

19 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away

18 May 2017

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