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Journalist forced to delete pics by Parliament's 'white shirt' officers
Media 12th Mar 2015
Two hours before President Jacob Zuma was due to take the podium in the Assembly, journalist Jan Gerber was blocked by five unidentified “white shirts” while taking photographs of Public Order Policing vans outside Parliament.
Parliament feed: media groups lose court bid
Media 11th Mar 2015
The high court on Tuesday dismissed an urgent interim application for an order enforcing uninterrupted audio and a wide-angle shot of the parliamentary chamber during disruptions.
Now TMG enters digital wires fray
Media 11th Mar 2015
Times Media Group has become the third entity in a month to announce plans to launch a digital news wire.
IAB Statement on Online Media Regulation
Media 10th Mar 2015
The IAB representing the country’s online media and marketing industry, has entered into discussions with the South African Press Council to explore the viability of a cross-platform news media code of ethics and voluntary editorial content regulatory system.
New law coming for online videos, games and posts
Media 10th Mar 2015
Online videos, pictures, posts and other content may soon find itself regulated. This is if the Film and Publications Board has its way in implementing the draft online regulation policy aimed at regulating content distributed in South Africa.
24.com steps into the SAPA void, launches news agency
Media 9th Mar 2015
24.com, the digital arm of Media 24, has announced the launch of its own news agency. The new service, which is set to launch in April, will be called News24Wire.
FPB in new move to police online content
Media 5th Mar 2015
The Film and Publication Board wants to regulate what people can see online through a new set of regulations published in draft form on Wednesday. But enforcing the rules could prove difficult.
Millennials ditching their TV sets at a record rate
Media 26th Feb 2015
In the era of smartphones and Netflix, it’s no surprise that traditional TV is losing relevance for younger viewers. But the sudden acceleration is alarming to even the most seasoned analysts.
The Video Content Question: To Stream or Not to Stream?
Media 25th Feb 2015
As broadband availability has increased and compression standards have become more efficient, streaming has become a hugely popular way to publish high-quality live and on-demand video.
Here's the future of hyper-personalized news delivery
Media 24th Feb 2015
Imagine a media outlet that knows exactly what its audience is doing and thinking, what news they want at a precise moment, and exactly how they want to digest that information.