24.com wins big at Bookmark Awards

24.com, the digital publishing arm of Media24, walked away with several awards at the IAB Bookmark Awards in Johannesburg on Thursday night, including best digital publisher. The awards, hosted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau South Africa (IAB SA), recognise the best digital and tech innovations in the media industry. Now in its 10th year, the IAB Bookmark Awards honour excellence …

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TOP SOUTH AFRICAN WEBSITES – JANUARY 2018

Effective Measure’s statistics for January 2018 show there are now more than 30 South African websites which attract over 1-million unique browsers per month. Effective Measure is the official traffic measurement partner of the IAB South Africa and provides accurate traffic and demographics statistics for SA’s top websites. The latest statistics show that News24 is the top South African website, …

Insights into a digital future at The SpaceStation’s 2017 Digital Salt

“South Africa’s digital industry is a highly innovative space, full of opportunities and challenges and as industry leaders in digital media we are often at the coalface,” says Gustav Goosen, Head of The SpaceStation. “Events like Digital Salt are a vital tool for digital players to get together and unpack the ups and the downs as a collective. We are …

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A consumer-centric approach in the digital world

While technology can be daunting, brands need to keep up with it and the potential it offers to remain at the forefront of customer service. This was the underlying theme of all the speakers at The SpaceStation’s Digital SALT conference, held last week. The SpaceStation offered some great insights to kick off the conference. “Technology works at its best when …

HuffPost SA appoints new editor-in-chief

Media24 today announced award-winning editor, journalist and political commentator Pieter du Toit has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost South Africa. Du Toit was Deputy Editor of the South African edition of the influential international news brand since its launch in October 2016. He takes over the reins on July 1. “Pieter is one of the leading political analysts in South Africa …

HuffPost and Media24 announce launch of HuffPost South Africa

The Huffington Post, in partnership with Media24, today launched The Huffington Post South Africa (www.huffingtonpost.co.za), the brand’s first sub-Saharan edition. HuffPost South Africa will provide a platform for local voices and communities, while delivering a mix of local and international news, politics, lifestyle and entertainment for South Africans. The partnership combines the strengths of The Huffington Post, a leading global …

HuffPost snags M&G’s Pillay as editor

Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Media24 and the Huffington Post recently announced the launch of the US website in South Africa. Pillay …

The Huffington Post SA will deliver quality digital journalism to South Africans

The Huffington Post will launch its 17th edition in South Africa in November in partnership with South African media company, Media24. Andreij Horn, the general manager of 24.com, the digital news website that will complement The Huffington Post South Africa, told the World Editors Forum that this venture is not just good for business, it’s good for Africa.  With a focus on …

Huffington Post, Media24 team up for HuffPost SA

A South African edition of the Huffington Post will be coming later this year, courtesy of a deal between the publisher and Media24. HuffPost SA will be the 17th edition and the first one for sub-Saharan Africa, the duo announced in a press statement. “South Africa is an extremely exciting market for the company as internet users there are expected …