The 4IR can ensure the printing sector's sustainability

The 4IR can ensure the printing sector's sustainability

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming the traditional definition of jobs, industries and economies at a monumental speed, says Steve Thobela, an executive at Novus Print (a division of the Novus Holdings Group). Thobela further says that the print sector must make use of the 4IR for its own advantage.

 
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4IR in print 2019
South African print sector stats 2019
4IR in SA print

The <i>Smile Secret Sound</i> for 2019 has been cracked

The Smile Secret Sound for 2019 has been cracked

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After three months of listeners trying to correctly identify the most recent Smile Secret Sound, Milnerton resident Jill Mills correctly identified it as 'adjusting the length of a pair of aluminium crutches'.

 
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The makings of a captivating news story

The makings of a captivating news story

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Writing a captivating news story is not as easy as it sounds. There are certain elements that need to be included in an article or broadcast to entice the audience. media update’s Emma Beavon takes you through five elements that will take a story from being ‘okay’ to being ‘unforgettable’.

 
How to write a captivating news story
News stories
Journalism industry

Meet Siyavuya Mzantsi — the first black editor at the <i>Cape Times</i>

Meet Siyavuya Mzantsi — the first black editor at the Cape Times

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The Cape Times has appointed Siyavuya Mzantsi as its first black editor in the publication’s 143 years of existence. media update’s Talisa Jansen van Rensburg spoke to Mzantsi about the importance of his appointment and his advice for young black youth wanting to follow in his footsteps.

 
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Year in Search: Google's trending SA searches of 2019

Year in Search: Google's trending SA searches of 2019

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Google has announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, which aims to provide insight into the year's major moments and top trends. The results are based on searches conducted in South Africa.

 
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South African top Google searches 2019

Uncovering the importance of investigative journalism

Uncovering the importance of investigative journalism

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Investigative journalism is an extremely important part of a democracy and is a safeguard for freedom of speech. It is an essential part of a functioning society. media update’s Emma Beavon dives into the world of investigative journalism and uncovers what makes it so important.

 
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<i>The Last Victims</i> wins <i>Best International Film</i> at the <i>Uganda Film Festival</i>

The Last Victims wins Best International Film at the Uganda Film Festival

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The Last Victims, a South African film that was inspired by true events, won the Best International Film Award at the Uganda Film Festival. The film depicts the story of a C1 Squad member Dawid, played by Sean Cameron Michael, who seeks atonement after his past. 

 
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South African Apartheid award winning films 2019
Uganda Film Festival 2019 films
Best award winning African films 2019

AWS and FOX partner to reinvent media content delivery

AWS and FOX partner to reinvent media content delivery

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Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has announced that Fox Corporation (FOX) has signed a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement to use AWS's portfolio of services. The agreement will aim to enable a new cloud-based media production and delivery platform.

 
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Four reasons why digital magazines are gaining more subscribers

Four reasons why digital magazines are gaining more subscribers

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Digital magazines continue to grow in popularity, despite the fact that many people still enjoy the feel of a hard-copy, printed version. These online publications are successful because most publishers are seeking savvy ways to produce great content without digging too deep into their pockets.

 
Digital magazines
digital magazine subscribers
Digital content
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Mbuso Khoza appointed CEO of Content Nation Media

Mbuso Khoza appointed CEO of Content Nation Media

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Mbuso Khoza has been appointed as CEO of Content Nation Media, which is under license to Condé Nast. The appointment will be effective as of November 2019. Khoza has been the acting-CEO since March 2018.

 
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Content Nation Media CEO 2019
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