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26
Feb

The Data Divide in Africa

Data is required for businesses to plan – be it in marketing or development or expansion. African data is notoriously bad – incomplete, inconsistent and unreliable. If the continent is to take its place on the world stage, governments and businesses need to find a way to work together to collect and provide the data […]

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23
Feb

Fiercely Independent: Mail & Guardian’s Chris Roper on Media and Independence

Chris Roper, Editor-in-Chief of the Mail & Guardian answers questions about editorial independence, honest information and offers deep insight into the M&G brand and future trajectory.   This article was first published in The Media Report. Click here to download it and get more insights by some of South Africa’s leading media and marketing minds. […]

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04
Feb

Esmaré Weideman on Independence, Power, Monopoly and Africa

Undoubtedly the most influential and powerful woman in the media in South Africa, former Editor-in-Chief of Huisgenoot, You and Drum, Esmaré Weideman has a colossal challenge. As the boss of Media24 she is responsible for the commercial success of Africa’s largest publishing group, which includes top news titles like Beeld, Rapport, City Press and the […]

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26
Jan

[Video] What made #JeSuisCharlie more popular than Boko Haram on Social Media?

Following this recent report  on some contributing factors that made Charlie Hebdo’s #JeSuisCharlie mentions more popular on social media in comparison to the incidents in Baga, Nigeria at the hands of Boko Haram, Kai Botha shared insights with Adlip. Among factors such as the location of mentions, how the content went viral and the involvement of […]

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