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Safrea raises the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa’s Copyright Act
Media 24th Aug 2015
Safrea Chairperson, Clive Lotter, says that an update to the Copyright Act of 1980 contains clauses that could threaten the rights and livelihoods of all media creatives in South Africa.
5 online databases for journalists to find new sources
Media 31st Jul 2015
These resources can help you find people for your story when you're struggling with your own contacts
Periscope for iOS gets Handoff support, ability to mute notifications and more
Media 30th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips. Periscope

Twitter has released a new update to its live-streaming app Periscope, which sees it get a bunch of fresh and reworked features.
Press Council, FPB lock down content regulation deal
Media 16th Jul 2015

FPB, Press Council, content regulation

The Film and Publications Board (FPB) has agreed in principle to defer the regulation of online press content to the Press Council of South Africa.
Meerkat's new Cameo feature lets other users join your video stream
Media 13th Jul 2015

Meerkat, streaming video

Live streaming app Meerkat on Wednesday released what might just be its biggest update yet with features that allow users to invite others into their stream, better Facebook integration and the ability to store your library of clips for the future.
Film and Publication Board recognises authority of Press Council to regulate online press content
Media 10th Jul 2015

FPB, Film and Publication Board, Press Council, PCSA, online press content, IAB SA, SANEF

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has, in principle, recognised the authority of the Press Council of South Africa (PCSA) to regulate online press content published by PCSA members.
These are the words people can’t resist in a headline
Media 6th Jul 2015

media, headlines

Sharethrough says they have narrowed down a thousand words in the English language that are proven to elicit higher emotional engagement.
How media outlets are making online video work
Media 1st Jul 2015

media, online video

Experts from Spiegel Online, France24, and BBC News highlight the highs and lows of coming up with online video formats that work.
Google introduces News Lab, a project to birth journalists on steroids
Media 25th Jun 2015

journalists, Google, News Lab

Google has announced a new project called News Lab, designed to give journalism more power. The site is a new effort by the company to empower innovation in which technology and media work far more closely and efficiently together.
Just a few days left to save 34% off the full MIPCOM 2015 rate!
Media 23rd Jun 2015
MIPCOM, the world’s entertainment content market, gathers the TV industry’s leading players for 4 dynamic days of networking, conferences, exhibition, keynotes and screenings.