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G&T: Grabbing the tourism industry's eye with authentic travel content

Through connecting all role players in the tourism industry, Go & Travel (G&T) ventures to find the best travel stories from around the globe and ensure they are told in an exciting and informative way

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

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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

Pearson to sell 22% of Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann
Pearson to sell 22% of Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann

LONDON - British publisher Pearson said Tuesday it has agreed to sell almost half of its stake in Penguin Random House (PRH) to joint venture partner Bertelsmann

11 Jul 2017

#Newsmaker: Holly Meadows, the new face of Cosmopolitan South Africa
#Newsmaker: Holly Meadows, the new face of Cosmopolitan South Africa

This week is Holly Meadows' first as editor of Cosmopolitan South Africa. She succeeds Kerrie Simon-Lawrence, who is returning to Australia.

By Jessica Tennant 4 Jul 2017

Exchange-based allocation takes centre stage in SA
Exchange-based allocation takes centre stage in SA

Exchange-based dynamic allocation (EBDA) is Google's brand-new solution to all the issues around header bidding. This new product means that regardless of what platform the bid comes from, it is awarded solely based on price

By Jeremy Abbott, Issued by The SpaceStation 30 Jun 2017

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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

More than just ponytails
More than just ponytails

Designers tell us that a picture is worth a thousand words, which means you're probably getting a lot more mileage out of your overall design than you may realise

Issued by Blue Apple 29 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2017

WITSReview named joint winner of international award
WITSReview named joint winner of international award

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, based in Washington, DC, has announced that WITSReview is the joint winner in the external audience print newsletter category, for its December 2016 issue

22 Jun 2017

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Industry invited to discuss Establishment Survey, SEMs, READ studies, role of PRC

The Publisher Research Council (PRC) invites the industry to an immersion day to discuss Establishment Survey (ES), SEMs (Socio-Economic Measure), its recent READ studies and the role that the PRC has to play

22 Jun 2017

Cracking integrated reporting
Cracking integrated reporting

Choosing designers for your report is the easy part. It's knowing what to put in that stumps many

Issued by Blue Apple 14 Jun 2017

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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

Mission: Capture M&G - Guptas advised on buying out one of their most vocal critics
Mission: Capture M&G - Guptas advised on buying out one of their most vocal critics

The Guptas considered buying one of their most vociferous critics, the Mail & Guardian newspaper, in a James Bond-style 'Project M', leaked emails show

6 Jun 2017

Radio group AME makes move on Moneyweb
Radio group AME makes move on Moneyweb

Radio station owner African Media Entertainment (AME) is offering to buy financial news service Moneyweb for about R28m

By Robert Laing 18 May 2017

Writers on shortlist for the Alan Paton award
Sunday Times Literary Awards announces shortlist

The 2017 Sunday Times Literary Awards has announced shortlisted books for the Barry Ronge Prize (fiction) and the Alan Paton Award (non-fiction) and the winners will be announced on Wednesday, 24 June

16 May 2017

Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey reveals the 'coolest' brands, celebs
Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey reveals the 'coolest' brands, celebs

The results of the thirteenth Sunday Times Generation Next youth survey were announced at the Awards held at Sandton Convention Centre on Thursday, 11 May. Nike was once again awarded as the 'Overall Coolest Brand', after claiming top spot in three of the 75 categories surveyed

12 May 2017

NetNuus - bite-sized news and snackable ads
NetNuus - bite-sized news and snackable ads

MJ Lourens, the editor of NetNuus, shares insights about NetNuus, where it started, the loyalty of the Afrikaans audience and what the app actually does

By MJ Lourens, Issued by Ads24 11 May 2017

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ABC Q1 2017: A mixed bag

The first quarter 2017 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's ABC figures released this morning show the trend of the decline in newspaper and magazine sales continues

By Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2017

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Sinclair to buy Tribune Media in $3.9bn broadcast deal

WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcast Group announced on Monday a $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media, in a major consolidation of local television operators in the United States

9 May 2017

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A glimpse into the online newsroom

On day two of the National Prisa Conference, journalist, media consultant and trainer Marion Scher shared insights on managing news in digital media, how this has changed and stayed the same, and the relationship between public relations (PR) and the media in this regard

By Jessica Tennant 8 May 2017

Amazon bows to EU's demands on e-books
Amazon bows to EU's demands on e-books

The EU said on Thursday that Amazon had bowed to its demands and agreed to drop clauses requiring e-book publishers to disclose information

5 May 2017

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China tightens rules for online news providers

BEIJING - China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web

3 May 2017

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Novus falls on news print deal is still on

Novus Holdings's share price fell 3.68% to R7.85 on Tuesday after it announced the existing printing agreement with Media24 would not be terminated

By Ann Crotty 3 May 2017

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New software toolkit for modern journalism launches this week

Horizon 2020, the EU's framework for research and innovation, has selected Wan-Ifra to help facilitate the transfer to market of a new toolkit for modern journalism

3 May 2017

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Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies

28 Apr 2017

AutoTrader, first issue and last issue
AutoTrader moves to fully digital magazine, drops print

After 25 years AutoTrader is closing the print version of the magazine and will only be producing a digital version

25 Apr 2017

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Real-time advertising can catapult newspapers to greater revenues

Publications can improve advertising revenues if they take advantage of real-time print adverts and that will help not only their ailing fortunes but the ailing fortunes of publishing printers, too

By Vaughan Patterson 18 Apr 2017

Ndalo Media secures the licences for the Elle brand - The world's number one fashion media brand
Ndalo Media secures the licences for the Elle brand - The world's number one fashion media brand

Ndalo Media has secured the licence for both the Elle and Elle Decoration media brands. The licence covers print, digital, events and other related media brand extensions

Issued by Ndalo Media 5 Apr 2017

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Publisher Research Council launches Establishment Survey

The Publisher Research Council (PRC) has launched the Establishment Survey (ES), a collaborative partnership between it, the Broadcast Research Council (BRC) and the Advertiser Media Forum (AMF) so media owners, marketers and advertisers can use it as a strategic inter-media planning tool

4 Apr 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News
#BrandManagerMonth: Re-brand just the beginning for Change News

Local good news portal Marketing CSI South Africa (MCSISA) recently underwent a rebranding exercise that saw the platform renamed to Change News

By Sindy Peters 29 Mar 2017

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