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About us

Welcome to media update, an online publication dedicated to reporting on the latest news and information relevant to the South African (and African) media, marketing, public relations and social media industries.

Media news

This is a media-centric space that provides relevant information for publishers, producers, journalists and media mavens. It covers:

  • General media news
  • Print, online, radio, and TV news
  • Events
  • Industry movements and appointments

A weekly media newsletter is distributed every Thursday morning. You can subscribe to it here.

Marketing news

This is a comprehensive collection of local marketing and advertising industry news, including elements of branding and design innovations and creative award work. We provide information on:

  • Advertising news
  • Marketing news
  • New account gains
  • New appointments
  • Agency profiles
  • Industry opinion pieces

A newsletter, focusing on the latest marketing and advertising news, is distributed every Friday morning. You can subscribe to it here.

Public relations news

This is the place to visit if you want to read up on any news about the South African (and African) public relations and communications industry. We focus on:

  • CSI initiatives
  • Publicity campaigns
  • New appointments
  • New accounts
  • Industry awards
  • Agency profiles

A weekly publicity newsletter is distributed every Wednesday morning. You can subscribe to it here.

Social media news

If you want the latest social media news and information, then this is the place to be! What you’ll find here is:

  • Social media news
  • Industry opinion pieces
  • Monthly trending pieces

If you have any relevant news that you’d like to share with us, contact us at [email protected]; or give us a call at 010 020 5285.

Physical address

Newsclip House
Cnr Springhaas & J.G. Strydom
Constantia Kloof
South Africa

Postal address

Private Bag X1

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  Johannesburg Head Office

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