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Media Update

Welcome to Media Update, an online publication dedicated to reporting on the latest news and information relevant to the South African (and African) advertising & marketing; media & entertainment; PR & CSI, and Social Media industries.


Publicity and CSI news

This is the place to visit if you want to read up on any news about the South African (and African) public relations and communications industry. We focus on:

  • CSI initiatives;
  • Publicity campaigns;
  • New appointments;
  • New accounts;
  • Industry awards; and
  • Agency profiles.
A weekly Publicity newsletter is distributed every Tuesday. To subscribe, click here.


Media and Entertainment news

This is a media-centric space that provides relevant information for publishers, producers, journalists and media mavens. It supplies information on and includes:

  • General media news;
  • Entertainment news;
  • Print, Online, Radio, and TV news;
  • Events;
  • Industry movements and appointments; and
  • Event Galleries
A weekly Media and entertainment newsletter is distributed every Wednesday. To subscribe, click here.


Marketing and Advertising news

This is a comprehensive collection of local marketing and advertising industry news, including elements of branding and design innovations and creative award work. We provide information on:
  • Advertising news;
  • Marketing news;
  • Branding, design news;
  • New account gains;
  • New appointments;
  • Agency profiles; and
  • Industry opinion pieces.
A newsletter, focusing on the latest marketing and advertising news, is distributed every Thursday. To subscribe, click here.

Social Media news

If you want the latest social media news and information, this is the place to be. What you’ll find here is:
  • Social Media news;
  • What’s trending;
  • New account wins;
  • Industry opinion pieces; and
  • Agency profiles.


We can be found on Twitter, here and on Facebook, here.

If you have any news that you’d like us to cover, you can get hold of us via email: editorial@mediaupdate.co.za; or phone: 087 310 8438/011 288 6600.
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For more information on Newsclip and our services, please phone our Johannesburg office at +2711 288 6600, our Cape Town office at +2787 285 3522 or our Durban office at +2731 265 8448.

Alternatively, you can visit our website: www.newsclip.co.za.

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