Mark Reads: Fire those Brandhouse people!

Date posted: November 23, 2009

Stories worth a read this morning:

Winfrey Bets on Her Future With Cable
Ms. Winfrey, the billionaire queen of daytime television, is planning to announce on Friday that she will step down from her daily pulpit, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in two years in order to concentrate on the forthcoming cable channel that will bear her name.

The most influential South African you’ve never heard of. Yet.
He might just possibly have become the most influential South African in the world – Kumi Naidoo. Who? Until last month he was the head of Civicus, an international civil society advocacy outfit, but he has just become the head honcho of Greenpeace, the worldwide environmental campaign to protect endangered species and ward off global warming.

Brandhouse #senseofhumourfailure
Mandy de Waal says fire whomever is offering Brandhouse reputation advice or PR strategy.

Malema ‘sunk to lowest ebb of racism’ BusinessDay
Young Communist League demands meeting with ANCYL president over Cronin comments