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<i>IAB Bookmark Awards</i> finalists announced

IAB Bookmark Awards finalists announced

Media
South African agencies, publishers, marketers, and individuals brought talent and digital innovation to the IAB Bookmark Awards this year. Following several weeks of judging, the panel has narrowed down the record number of entries into a shortlist of official finalists.
 
IAB
Josephine Buys
IAB Bookmark Awards

Registration is open for <i>Madex</i> 2017

Registration is open for Madex 2017

Marketing
Madex 2017, an event focusing on marketing with two seminar theatres boasting more than 20 free lectures will take place on Wednesday, 7 June and Thursday, 8 June at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. Registration is now open.
 
Madex
Marketing
John Vlismas
Femi Abedanji
Grant Lottering
Brent Lindeque
Samke Ngwenya

<i>Leave The Couch</i> wins at 2016 <i>South African Blog Awards</i>

Leave The Couch wins at 2016 South African Blog Awards

Media
Fareed Behardien’s blog, Leave The Couch, won Top Honours at the 2016 South African Blog Awards, winning the Overall category. In addition, Leave The Couch was also awarded as Best Lifestyle Blog and Best Sport Blog. Winners were announced in February 2017.
 
Leave The Couch
South African Blog Awards
Fareed Behardien

Nu Metro to host first screenings of <i>Logan: The Wolverine</i>

Nu Metro to host first screenings of Logan: The Wolverine

Media
Nu Metro Cinemas has confirmed that it will host the first-ever screenings of Logan: The Wolverine in South Africa on Tuesday, 28 February. These exclusive screenings of the latest blockbuster in the X-Men series will take place in Nu Metro’s Scene Xtreme and 4DX cinemas nationwide.
 
Nu Metro
Logan: The Wolverine
Scene Xtreme

Woolworths and MySchool raise over R400 000 for Shine Literacy

Woolworths and MySchool raise over R400 000 for Shine Literacy

Publicity
Every festive season, Woolworths and MySchool embark on a drive to raise funds in order to make a meaningful life-long impact on children in need. During December 2016, up until Christmas Day, R420 000 was raised for Shine Literacy simply by customers swiping their MySchool and linked Woolies cards at till points.
 
Woolworths
MySchool
Shine Literacy

How to avoid circular reporting and spreading fake news

How to avoid circular reporting and spreading fake news

Media
The fake news phenomenon has caused damage to the credibility of media houses who publish dubious stories. With media trust at an all-time low, journalists need to become critical when tracing the origins of suspicious information in order to slow down the trajectory of a lie. Circular reporting is one of the most common ways in which journalists aid the spread of fake news.
 
Circular Reporting
Fake News
Journalism
TED Talks
Ylva Rodny-Gumede
Anim Van Wyk
Africa Check

Ad Talent’s Stacey Bossenger on essential skills in communications and marketing

Ad Talent’s Stacey Bossenger on essential skills in communications and marketing

Marketing
As a director at specialist recruitment agency Ad Talent, Stacey Bossenger has spent the last 12 years finding out what skills the communications and marketing industries need from those they hire. Driven by the need to make a difference in people’s lives, Bossenger spoke to media update about her business, those she recruits for, and what keeps her going every day.
 
Ad Talent
Communications Skills
Marketing Skills
Stacey Bossenger

Nickelodeon and Ushaka Marine World host <i>SlimeFest</i>

Nickelodeon and Ushaka Marine World host SlimeFest

Media
Nickelodeon (DStv channel 305) and uShaka Marine World are hosting the first ever African edition of SlimeFest on Saturday, 8 April and Sunday, 9 April.
 
Nickelodeon
Ushaka Marine World
SlimeFest
Cassper Nyovest
Mafikizolo

SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project visits the Eastern Cape

SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project visits the Eastern Cape

Marketing
The SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project is being rolled out across the country and is rallying support in communities and making a visible difference. The 215 participating daycares joined the SASKO team in Mdantsane to learn more about the Siyasizana Daycare Project.
 
SASKO Siyasizana Daycare Project
Mdantsane
SASKO

The Muses to perform for one night at The Barnyard Theatre Cresta

The Muses to perform for one night at The Barnyard Theatre Cresta

Media
For one night only, The Muses will perform at The Barnyard Theatre Cresta on Sunday, 23 April.
 
The Muses
The Barnyard Theatre Cresta
Cresta
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