by MarkLives. Subject to finalisation, Media24 wants to close five magazines and two newspapers; outsource and reduce the frequency of its remaining monthly magazines; take two newspapers digital only; and reduce staff in related support services.
Banking on glass recycling, Muslim mobisite goes tabloid and Primedia pops up places — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
Slo-Jo focuses on taste, SAB launches Blue Label and platinum gets a shine/skitter — Cheryl Hunter’s weekly pick!
by Oresti Patricios. Imagine a world without news. Which is why Media24.com’s new campaign, Adsman, really hits home with me.
by Herman Manson. Tony Koenderman has cancelled AdReview — the industry awards show he has been running for nearly 15 years.
a The Media Report 2014 interview. Undoubtedly the most influential and powerful woman in the media in South Africa, Esmaré Weideman has a colossal challenge. As the boss of Media24, she is responsible for the commercial success of Africa’s largest publishing group. Here she talks about this challenge as well as freedom of expression, advertising, independence and monopoly.
Media24 has unveiled a new visual identity as well as visuals of what its foreshore head office building will look like once its current revamp is completed. The new logo was designed by Crispian Brown, group creative director at New Media Publishing, a Media24 affiliate.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) Efinity is a new South African ecommerce fulfilment service, built by Media24 ecommerce on the back of experience gained through its consumer-ecommerce plays, Spree.co.za and ShopGuru.
by Gill Moodie (@grubstreetSA) With the launch of Netwerk24, Media24 did a very significant thing — but it might have passed you by because only a short press release about it was sent out.
by Gill Moodie (@grubstreetSA) Media24 announced recently that it is launching a new fortnightly women’s magazine called mine! – a move which tells us as much about the state of the magazine industry as it does about the clever team behind this new title.
The English-language magazine, which is aimed at LSM 6-8 women and will launch in August, is coming from the same people who do the Afrikaans-language fortnightly, Kuier.