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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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22
Jan

Gareth Cliff. Radio Reinvented.

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. Once enfant terrible of SA’s airwaves, Gareth Cliff, caused a major stir when he left his former employer, 5FM, for the brave new world of streaming digital […]

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