Category Archive: News

Tim Cohen Moves

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Financial Mail’s editor, Tim Cohen, writes today about his move to Business Day. Cohen has steered the FM through rocky waters, with falling circulation having been experienced throughout the print world. In his final editorial… Continue reading

Global Outlook for 2016

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2016 is just around the corner, and the pundits are plying their… punditry. Bloomberg has released its outlook for next year in terms of global trade, and SA is–no surprise–a no-show. With our… Continue reading

Facebook, Snapchat Battle Twitter for News Eyeballs

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Twitter thus far has been king of breaking news, and this month it launched its Moments tab (previously known as Project Lightning), to help users–especially new users–to find the content they want. Tech… Continue reading

Newstag — When Less Is More

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It is definitely the era of ‘information overload’, and companies that do data mining and big data management are starting to produce results for marketers. But for individuals there is still too much… Continue reading

David Beckham Cleared of Leading Teens Astray

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David Beckham’s TV ad for whisky brand Haig Club has been cleared by the UK ASA. There had been two complaints from anti-alcohol abuse organisations that the former footballer’s endorsement promotes drinking among… Continue reading

State of the Newsroom

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At a Media Freedom Day celebration and Black Wednesday commemoration, co-hosted with the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) on 17 October 2014, Wits Journalism released its second State of the Newsroom report.… Continue reading

Newspapers are dead? Long live newspapers in Africa.

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“Print is dead!” Pick up an international media journal and its is highly likely that you will read this headline. But a newspaper publisher from Kenya is putting paid to this theory by targeting… Continue reading