SABC denies banning second DA ‘Ayisafani’ ad

Head group communications at the SABC, Kaizer Kganyago, has denied that the national broadcaster will not be flighting the second of the Democratic Alliance’s ‘Ayisafani’ election ads. “The ad will be played,” Kganyago has confirmed to MarkLives. This follows media reports and claims by the DA that the ad has been banned by the SABC.

Design Annotator: #designindaba expo product highlights, new Polo Vivo ad a hit

by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) Today’s Design Annotator features the best from 10and5 in the form of: Design Indaba Expo highlights and brand activations; the new Volkswagen Polo Vivo TVC “The Hit”; Native VML’s e-reader app, bookly; a TV licence ad; SA-born comic book artist Willem Samuel; Mirage magazine’s Henrik Purienne; more on Absa’s L’Atelier competition; and visual development artist Lorraine Alvarez Posen.

SABC News “unprofessional”, “reckless” and “duplicitous” – BCCSA

SABC News has been shown to have sunk to a new low. The Broadcast Complaints Commission (BCCSA) has found that the SABC was “unprofessional and actually reckless”, as well as “duplicitous” and deceptive, in its broadcast of allegations by controversial businessman Robert Gumede that investigative journalist Sam Sole was ‘bribed’ with a R900 air ticket by John Sterenborg, a former business partner of Gumede, to investigate him.

Mercury retrenches third of staff following GCIS move

Media placement house Mercury has had to retrench 10 staff members following a decision by the Government Communication and Information Service (GCIS) to centralise control of Government’s R1.7 billion annual advertising budget (including departmental). The GCIS was a long-standing client of Mercury, which has had considerable success in attracting business from government departments and parastatals over the years.

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