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The SpaceStation integrates into 24.com

24.com has made some strategic changes to its organisational structure by integrating its sales division, The SpaceStation, with its publishing business unit, and establishing a new commercial unit focusing on data-driven sales technology. “We ensure clarity of focus and faster turn-around times for clients by integrating the full value chain of our market-leading publishing division […]

Andreij Horn new head of 24.com Digital Media

Media24 has announced the appointment of Andreij Horn, has had a long career with Naspers and Media24, as the head of 24.com Digital Media. Horn is currently the chief information officer at Media24 and has long been involved with Media24’s digital operations. “Andreij has that rare combination of editorial expertise, business acumen, technological know-how and entrepreneurial […]

Geoff Cohen resigns from 24.com

Media24 has announced the resignation of Geoff Cohen, general manager of its digital division, 24.com. New appointments to head up its digital businesses will be announced shortly. Cohen, who has been with the group for eight years, will leave the company at the end of September 2015 to pursue his own interests in the digital […]

24.com gets into news wire game, offers free content to digital titles

The digital division of Media24, 24.com, is launching a news wire service News24Wire from 1 April 2015, the day after the South African Press Association (Sapa) closes. Announced on Thursday, 5 March 2015, this also follows upon the launch of the African News Agency, backed by Sekunjalo. A 16-strong, national reporting team is being built by […]

Hermaneutics: 24.com closes down Afrikaans news portal to save paywall strategy

By Herman Manson (@marklives) Media24 owned 24.com has decided to close down Nuus24 – the Afrikaans edition of news24.com – strating July 1. The group recently announced that it would be rolling out paywalls on the websites of its Afrikaans language newspaper sites for Die Burger, Beeld and Volksblad.

When the group announced its paywall strategy in April it said its papers would also adopt a ‘digital first’ strategy which will see them breaking news on their sites. At the time MarkLives questioned the viability of the paywall concept if a free Afrikaans language site competed in the market for Afrikaans news.

Refocused 24.com: good news for newspaper brands?

24.com, the largest and one of the most important South African digital media players, earlier this week announced a significant strategic move that will see it restructured and refocused. It will, in effect, move from being standalone to a division integrated with Media24 Newspapers.

Launch of full-service integrated media agency

Nybble, a new independent, full-service, integrated media agency, has been launched by Farah Thompson, Gustav Goosen and Deirdre Ingpen. Thompson is the former head of operations at The SpaceStation, Goosen the former head of 24.com’s Conversion Science team, and Ingpen the former commercial head of 24.com. “We’ve worked within and managed some of the biggest […]