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Professional journalism versus citizen journalism: What's the difference?

Professional journalism versus citizen journalism: What's the difference?

Media

Professional journalism refers to ethically practiced journalism that is guided by media law, while citizen journalism comes with a few more intricacies.  Either way, they're both part of journalism and strive to inform. 

 
Citizen Journalists
professional journalists
war reporter
embedded journalism
freelance report

For traditional PR firms, the transition to digital is long overdue

For traditional PR firms, the transition to digital is long overdue

Publicity

Digital PR is simply the evolution of what has until now been known as 'traditional' PR, says Lynn Erasmus, managing director at HWB Communications Pty Ltd. Erasmus says that the time when there will no longer be a distinction between the two is fast approaching and that agencies still rooted in traditional practices should make the change sooner rather than later. 

 
Traditional PR firms
Digital in PR
Digital transformation in public relations
Digital PR strategies
Digital communications

<i>YFM's Perspective On Y</i> to reflect on child maintenance

YFM's Perspective On Y to reflect on child maintenance

Media

YFM has announced that it will be shedding light on the controversial but vital discussion of child maintenance. Host of Sunday Feels Xtremme, together with a panel of experts, will lead the discussion and will focus on South African family laws, the rights of a mother, father and child, as well as how these rights are determined by the court. 

 
YFM's Perspective on Y talk show
radio talk shows for SA youth
Youth-focused radio talk shows
Hip radio talk shows
child maintenance talk shows

hoola celebrates rapid growth with a new look

hoola celebrates rapid growth with a new look

Marketing

hoola has announced that it has been growing rapidly over the last four years. The agency says that to celebrate, it has unveiled a new look for its brand. The digital advertising and design agency, which was previously known as BrandIt, has been partnering with clients in the Eastern and Western Cape, and is now diving into the KwaZulu-Natal market.

 
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hoola agency 2020
Design agency SA 2020
agency rebrand

Crisis management: Three steps towards recovery after a PR mishap

Crisis management: Three steps towards recovery after a PR mishap

Publicity

No business is immune to a PR disaster and this is why it's essential to be prepared for the worst. However, rebuilding your reputation after a crisis does not happen overnight. Rather, it takes a solid crisis communication plan, as well as a great deal of time and effort.

 
Public Relations
crisis management
PR tips
PR crisis
how to handle a PR crisis
rebuilding your reputation after a PR crisis

<i>Smile 90.4FM's The Smile Secret Sound</i> announces new winner

Smile 90.4FM's The Smile Secret Sound announces new winner

Media

Smile 90.4FM has announced that its signature station feature The Smile Secret Sound was cracked by local resident Cindy Arendse, who correctly guessed the sound to be 'locking the brake lever of a wheelchair'. Arendse has won R100 000 in association with Lottoland.

 
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Smile Secret Sound Winner
Radio competitions SA 2020
Smile 90.4FM radio shows 2020
The Smile Secret Sound prize

Independent Media’s editors speak up for media freedom

Independent Media’s editors speak up for media freedom

Media

Independent Media and its editors have announced that, to mark the 43rd anniversary of Black Wednesday, it will be hosting a number of webinars that media colleagues and members of the public are invited to participate in. This falls part of its 'We Give Media Freedom a Voice' campaign that aims to enforce the commitment to seek out the truth and share it with readers. 

 
Indepedant Media editorial team
Independant Media campaign
Black Wednesday South Africa 2020
Black Wednesday webinars SA 2020
We Give Media Freedom a Voice

<i>Hot 91-9FM</i> presents <i>The Hot Local Series</i>

Hot 91-9FM presents The Hot Local Series

Media

Hot 91-9FM, in conjunction with Four Plus Three Productions and MJ Event Gear, has presented The Hot Local, a series of concerts that aim to celebrate the best of South African music live. The series will take place at the Local Bar and Kitchen in Kyalami. 

 
Hot 91.9FM
Music series SA 2020
The Hot Local Series
radio station South Africa
Best local music events SA 2020

Five things every make-shift crisis management plan needs [Infographic]

Five things every make-shift crisis management plan needs [Infographic]

Publicity

Creating a makeshift crisis plan is important for PR pros because, in this fast-paced world, PR pros need to stay on their toes — constantly. They need to be able to handle any crisis at any time without having to rely on a crisis management plan that is outdated or that will not provide the desired results.

 
PR and crisis management
fast crisis management plan
record time crisis management
How to solve a PR crisis quickly
The quickest way to to solve a communication crisis

Zero Gravity Communications bags account with Nimba Nature Cure

Zero Gravity Communications bags account with Nimba Nature Cure

Publicity

Zero Gravity Communications, an Ahmedabad-based integrated communication marketing consultancy, has announced that it has won the digital mandate of Nimba Nature Cure, India's best Naturopathy and holistic healthcare centre. As part of this mandate, the consultancy will handle creative and content duties in social media marketing, SEO and Digital PR.

 
Zero Gravity Communications
Social media marketing
Digital PR agencies 2020
Nimba Nature Cure PR
Integrated communication marketing
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