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    I am Woman Hear me Roar

      Chipo Mujuru. Digital Media Strategist at The MediaShop On December 14th 2018, Khanyi Dhlomo made headlines after announcing that she’d be closing down Ndalo Media. The industry gave a collective shudder and my mind started reeling. How could this be? This is a strong black woman (like me) who’s been described as a media mogul, […]

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    To compare or not to compare

    Belinda Kayton, Media Strategist at The MediaShop says that comparative advertising isn’t rude, it could be brilliant! The ad wasn’t rude, obnoxious or over-the-top. It was actually really quite useful, asking: “Vehicle A has such n such brakes, Vehicle B does not – would you put your family at risk?” I sat up and took […]

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    Look for the positivity throughout 2019…

      Gareth Grant, Business Unit Director at The MediaShop challenges us to lose negativity And just like that it’s 2019! The festive season decorations have been packed away and the Easter eggs have already found a new home on the impulse purchase shelves, making resolutions for the New Year that much harder to adhere to. […]

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    Why the wall?

    Chris Botha, Group Managing Director of Park Advertising says that the future will be built by Wall Breakers, not Builders There is something about Donald Trump that I admire. I don’t agree with some of his political views but what the man has done for social media and entertainment around the US Presidency, is well, […]

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    The Frog in the Pot

    Chris Botha, Group Managing Director of Park Advertising says that the advertising industry is remaining stagnant in some areas and that this will negatively impact us all. A famously made meal in the beautiful country of France is “Cuisses de Grenouilles” or Frog’s Legs. Seasoned in flour and then sautéed in butter and olive oil […]

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    Looking up towards 2019…

    Gareth Grant, Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop says that we’re looking at our smartphones every 12 minutes, but is it making us smarter? In today’s hyper connected ‘smart’ world, we find ourselves operating at an increasing and ever demanding pace. To help facilitate this are the likes of laptops, smartphones, Google, YouTube, smart watches, […]

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    On Comic Con, YouTubers and the business of gaming

    Jarred Mailer-Lyons Digital Media Strategist at The MediaShop investigates how 8 million gaming South Africans spend their time. I recently attended the Business of Gaming Forum (BOGF) in association with Comic Con South Africa, which hosted over 40,000 fans of comic related superheroes, sidekicks and villains. Comic Con SA featured a large range of pop […]

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