Twitter, the popular micro-blogging service, isn’t being utilised properly by South African newspaper publishers. Internationally Twitter is being used by media organisations as diverse as CNN and the NYTimes to push breaking news to subscribers. Big name local brands such as The Star, Beeld, Die Burger, the Cape Times, the Sowetan and others are still missing in action. So which South African newspapers make use of Twitter?
This innovative ad was created for Steers by King James. Mocked up to look like a Heat magazine paparazzi shot the agency signed up the model who has been the star of KFC’s long running local ad campaign (her contract expired opening the gap for King James). The KFC model was ‘busted’ walking out of a Steers joint with a Steers burger in hand.
While the financial world faces what has been described as earthquake promising to re-align world markets a political earth-quake is shaking up South African politics since the Natal High Court ruling slamming President Mbeki for interfering with the prosecution of his rival Jacob Zuma.