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My Brother the Islamist to air on BBC World News this September

Tree surgeon-turned-filmmaker Robb Leech is an ordinary white middle-class boy from the Dorse ...


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Durban’s first film location scouting programme launches soon

The Durban Film Office is excited to launch SCOUT, the first location scouting mentorship an ...


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In the next episode of The X Factor SA ...

It’s time for Boot Camp as the 83 acts from around the country will make their way back to the hom ...


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In the next episode of Our Perfect Wedding, which airs on Sunday, 21 September at 19:00 on Mzansi Magic, channel 161 on DStv, the team follows couple Emma and Eric. After groom-to-be Eric battled with the passing of his ex he thought he would never find love again, especially with a lady wh ...


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BBC Click to celebrate its 750th edition

BBC Click, the popular tech programme for BBC World News, will celebrate it ...


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In the next episode of The Link, which airs on Wednesday, 17 September at 18:00 on SABC1, the team takes a look at what fashion trends local celebrities will be rocking this summer before they go behind the seams with Urban Zulu’s head designer Papy Kaluw.


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4 steps to conducting a better interview
The interview in journalism forms an important component in the profession. Good journalism is dependent on a total strangers participation and engagement in an interview, as journalists are often sent out into a field to obtain hard facts from those at a scene or those who they will be writing about.
How to start your own Internet radio station
Ever wondered how all radio stations get started? Are you thinking about starting your own show or podcast? Creative director at Music Radio Creative, Mike Russell notes, “If you’re thinking of setting up your own Internet radio station the good news is that it’s easier than ever to do.”
<i>My Brother the Islamist</i> to air on BBC World News this September
Tree surgeon-turned-filmmaker Robb Leech is an ordinary white middle-class boy from the Dorset seaside town of Weymouth. So too is his stepbrother Rich, but a little over a year ago Rich became a radical Islamist who now goes by the name of Salahuddin. He associates with jihadist fundamentalists and believes the UK should be ruled by Sharia law.
Durban’s first film location scouting programme launches soon
The Durban Film Office is excited to launch SCOUT, the first location scouting mentorship and development programme in Durban. Kicking off this programme, a riveting one-day free Locations Scouting Workshop will take place at the picturesque Botanic Gardens, on Thursday, 9 October from 09:00 to 16:00.
Danilo Acquisto: Building an empire to be proud of
Danilo Acquisto is already many things. Law graduate; TV presenter; Radio host; entrepreneur. And yet, at 23-years-old, the Johannesburg native, who currently resides in Cape Town, is only just making his way in the world.
Newsclip gives back 67 minutes to UCPA this Mandela Day
This Friday, 18th July, Newsclip took part in the international call to action inspired by the 67 years Nelson spent fighting for freedom. The 67 minutes campaign issued by the Nelson Mandela Foundation invites members of society to give back, by dedicating 67 minutes of community service in honour of Nelson’s fight for freedom.
Anthony Doman named new editor of Popular Mechanics
Seasoned journalist and current deputy editor of Popular Mechanics, Anthony Doman will pick up the editorial reins at South Africa’s leading science and technology brand on Wednesday, 1 October with the retirement of founding editor Alan Duggan, who has held the position since the magazine was launched locally in August 2002.
Jana Marais appointed new editor of Finweek
Media24 Weekly Magazines announced the appointment of Jana Marais as editor of Finweek magazine, effective from Wednesday, 1 October. Marais joins the title after celebrating several years as senior business reporter at Sunday Times.
The Champion, winner of the 2014 Zabalaza Theatre Festival’s Best Production Award, will be staged at the Baxter’s Golden Arrow Studio for a very short season. The powerful and moving story will run for one week only from Tuesday, 30 September to Wednesday, 8 October at 19:00 nightly.
Lovell Gallery presents De(re)tritus by Lovell Tranyr Art Trophy 2013 solo winner, Vivien Kohler. The exhibtion will run from Saturday, 20 September to Saturday, 25 October. The opening reception will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, 20 September.
Christa Biyela’s <i>Getting Dirty</i> doesn&#39;t shy away from gritty issues
Christa Biyela’s latest book, titled Getting Dirty, is all about the gritty issues around sex, HIV and AIDS. She believes that the positive way forward is by having open and honest conversations with not only our partners, but also our children.
Dick Mawson’s <i>The Gods who Fell from the Sky</i> makes for inspiring reading
Dick Mawson’s non-fiction debut is nothing short of inspiring. Titled The Gods who Fell from the Sky, it outlines his adventurous life including the loss of both his legs during two separate incidents.
5 minutes with ... Trevor Romain
June sees the release of Trevor Romain's Random Kak I Remember About Growing Up in South Africa by Penguin Books South Africa. He spent a few minutes answering questions about the book and his life.
Five minutes with Mary Watson
Mary Watson's novel, The Cutting Room is hitting shelves this April. She took some time out of her busy scehdule to chat to Media Update about her novel.
<i>Asset</i>
Asset, a new, interactive digital publication for the commercial property industry, has just launched its first issue. The publication represents a pioneering effort in the world of new media through its crossover between the publication itself and the eProp.co.za website and e-newsletter.

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