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Inaugural Creative Circle Quarterly Digital Awards winners announced

A total of 53 entries were received. Mesh/Draftfcb took top honours with 5 other entries receiving awards.   COMMENTS FROM THE CHAIRPERSON – BEN WAGNER An excellent turn out for a first time and long overdue category. An interesting and wide array of entry pieces totalling 53 entries from the first six months of this Read more…

Paywalls an Act of Desperation

Source: BizCommunity.com. Written by Herman Manson (@marklives) Last week, the Digital Media & Marketing Association (formerly the Online Publishers Association) hosted debates in Johannesburg and Cape Town around the feasibility of paywalls and by extension the feasibility of the local online publishing industry. The Cape Town leg of the debate (sponsored by Primedia Online and Read more…

Online publishing – who’s going to pay for it?

Source: The Media Online Paywalls were the hot topic at a debate arranged last week by the DMMA (Digital Media and Marketing Assoc, formerly the Online Publishers Assoc) and hosted by BDFM at the Avusa offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg Panellists, including Bronwen Auret, News24.com publisher GM Geoff Cohen, IOL editor Rhys Johnstone, iafrica.com publishing GM Read more…