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IAB formally engages FPB on online censorship
Media 4th Jun 2015

iab, FPB, on online censorship, Film and Publications Board

The Draft Policy, as currently tabled, has potentially far-reaching implications for free speech in South Africa, and doesn’t address a large number of operational challenges the FPB will face in attempting to implement and enforce it.
Mike Carter heads up IAB’s new Media Innovation portfolio
Media 29th May 2015

iab, Mike Carter, Media Innovation

In its efforts to keep the South African digital industry abreast of latest global developments, the IAB has established a new Media Innovation portfolio, the new portfolio will initially focus on addressing the industry’s knowledge gaps when it comes to programmatic media.
#freeajstaff campaign scoops major PR award
Media 26th May 2015

Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy, Abdullah Elshamy, #freeajstaff campaign

The campaign to secure the release of Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Abdullah Elshamy has won a major PR Award.
Media's Latest In-Demand Job: Platforms Editor
Media 21st May 2015

media, trends: Platforms Editor

New Role Is Tasked With Carrying Out Publishers' Social, Mobile Syndication Strategy,
Five tools for creating your own podcasts
Media 20th May 2015

media, tools, podcast

The need for journalists to jump onto the podcast wagon is more important than ever. Hence comes the need for online tools that help journalists create their own audio shows using their desktop or mobile phones.
How publishers are using Facebook's instant articles
Media 15th May 2015

Facebook, Publishing

On Wednesday, nine major publishers began publishing articles straight to Facebook under the social network’s long-anticipated product, called Instant Articles.
How freelancers are funding independent journalism with Contributoria
Media 13th May 2015
Journalists can register for a free account on the site and are able to propose a new article idea each month.
Meerkat Launches Developer Platform
Media 8th May 2015
To set itself apart from arch rival Periscope, Meerkat is officially launching a developer platform.
Media Promotion: New State Financial Assistance Announced
Media 7th May 2015
Media companies in Cameroon will witness an Increase in the financial support from the government Beginning this year. The announcement Was Made by the Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary
Journalism industry gets a dedicated domain extension with .press
Media 29th Apr 2015
Journalists can buy a .press domain for a new website, a redirect to their current site, or even as a redirect to your social media account.