Ayanda-Allie Payne, eNCA News anchor challenges Brand SA CEO, Miller Matola in light of the recent headlines that have placed South Africa in a bad light. Payne and Matola discuss issues ranging from the Oscar Pistorius trial to the brutal death of Mido Macia at the hands of the police, and the Marikana massacre. Payne [...]
If you missed the Mail & Guardian Newsroom show on 2oceansvibe Radio, don’t dispair. We have the podcast of this week’s Mail & Guardian Newsroom show for your analytical pleasure. In this week’s edition, show presenters Charles Leonard and Amanda Strydom started the show off by talking about one story that will certainly stay on the news agenda for this week [...]
The New York Times is a good example of how savvy print publishers can survive in a digital age. And their advertisers are keeping in step with them, giving a great example of what it takes to delight the eye on the printed page in an era of online rich media ads. The full page [...]
This year’s Marie Claire naked issue is on sale, and boy it is a doozy. If you ever wanted to catch the likes of Rob van Vuuren, 2oceansvibe Radio‘s Bailey Schneider or EWN’s Aki Anastasiou in their birthday suits, then this is an all-in-one solution. Who does this year’s issue benefit? The Organ Donor Foundation [...]
If you missed the Mail & Guardian Newsroom show on 2oceansvibe Radio, don’t dispair. We have the podcast of this week’s Mail & Guardian Newsroom show for your analytical pleasure. In this week’s edition, show presenters Deshnee Subramany and Lisa Van Wyk covered the Oscar Pistorius bail application hearing, and Mamphela Ramphele’s new political party platform, “Agang”. They spoke [...]
Fox News experts mention necklacing, “white-on-white violence”, and apartheid in the space of 30 seconds while discussing the Pistorius case. Just enjoy that
Additional reporting by Gabi October The live tweeting of the Oscar Pistorius legal proceedings has announced a fundamental shift in the way that news is reported and consumed, and in the way in which we the audience relate to reporters. Magistrate Nair’s ban of video recording or photography while court is in session has left [...]
This is great. Capetonian and current resident of New York, Andre-Pierre du Plessis has produced this delicious highlights reel of US television news fails in the Pistorius case. The title of the video is “14 Things Oscar Pistorius Coverage Can Teach You About Working In TV News”, and it is delightful. Du Plessis is also the [...]
Well, this is awkward. The Star, a Johannesburg newspaper in the recently sold INM South Africa stable ran with a poorly placed advertisment in the February 19 morning edition. The advertisement for a local insurance company depicts a stylised prosthetic leg right beneath the head and shoulders of paralympian, Pistorius. Click here for full sized image Contacted for [...]
This is potentially awesome. Let’s imagine something for a moment: rolling lawns, a stately abode, a noble leader and his graceful wife, their lovely daughters, set in a bubble of privilege and intrugue – just who did burn the roast chickens at last night’s dinner service? Now imagine the building is the White House, the noble leader [...]
Independent News and Media (INM), the Irish publishing group, has sold its South African unit, Independent Newspapers SA to Sekunjalo Independent Consortium, owned by philanthropist Iqbal Surve, for a cool R2 billion. This after the group announced in July of last year it had appointed advisers to look into the various options for the South African unit. The Irish [...]
Oscar Pistorius made front page headlines across the world during last year’s Olympic Games. Now he’s back at it again, for all the wrong reasons and even more prominant than bafore. Click to see the biggest names in global news featuring Pistorius as their main front page headline yesterday.
South Africa has halted the total ban on rhino trophies, while 96 Rhinos have already been poached in South Africa this year. The United Nations Wildlife Trade Regulator (CITES) secretariat’s proposal halting the trade of rhino trophies and rejecting rhino products, is now being backed by Government. Environment Minister, Edna Molewa said in a statement, [...]
We’re talking about the US edition of Sports Illustrated, as the local edition went belly up. Speaking of bellies, please enjoy Kate Upton who lands her second cover in a row. But she’s not the only one.. Kate Upton has gone from strength to strength since blowing the world away last year as the cover [...]
No one actually watches the Super Bowl for the futball, do they? For your viewing pleasure, please enjoy our selection of favourite TV ads and movie trailers from Super Bowl 2o13. 1. Every year Dorito’s runs a competition called the “Crash the Super Bowl Contest”. This year, their Goat 4 Sale ad came in at [...]
A buddy of mine gave me a hard drive with some video files on it. Most were AVI file format. I told him I converted them to work on my Apple TV and he got very excited. So just in case, here it is for you..
The M&G Newsroom on Monday morning, kicks off with a look at the top stories from Friday: Mac Maharaj’s tender kickbacks and heavy metals having an influence on crime. Your hosts Mmanaledi Mataboge and Amanda Strydom take a closer look at the latest Afcon news and break down the big stories of the week.
In case you missed it, two Playboy models were bounced from the finalists’ list of Miss ZigZag 2013, even though they got the most online votes. Turns out public votes counted 40% so they would need just one of the judges’ votes to get through. Alas..
It’s one thing having a spelling mistake on the net. But how does it happen in print? More importantly, how does it happen twice in the 10 main bold words of your copy. Kercher cleaning tools managed to do it in the latest issue of Your Family magazine.
Alex Jones, the guy who wants to get Piers Morgan deported from the US for his views on gun control, was invited to Morgan’s show on Monday night. Jones lost the plot and ended up sounding like an even bigger nut-job than before. No one thought this possible.
A photo of an Indochinese tigress shaking herself dry has been crowned the Grand Prize Winner of the 2012 National Geographic photography competition.
While the United States, of America, still grapples to come to terms with the worst ever school shooting in its history, a newspaper went and did the unthinkable yesterday.
Sorry girls, Hugh Hefner is off the market again! The Playboy boss married former playmate Crystal Harris in a small ceremony at the playboy mansion in Los Angeles on New Year’s eve. This after Harris called off their previous wedding only five days before the ceremony in December 2011.
Yes, you are indeed looking at a picture of Adolf Hitler at a Christmas party. It was taken on 18 December 1941 in Munich during World War II, at a time when the horrors of the Third Reich’s “final solution” grew ever clearer.
Following yesterday’s release of their annual Top 10 Photographs of the Year, TIME magazine has now also dropped a “2012: A Year of Deja Vu” gallery. In it, they have assembled a host of paired up images, each taken roughly a year apart, to reveal some uncanny similarities between them.
Did you know that 10% of all of the photographs made in the entire history of photography were taken last year? More than ever before, thanks in part to cell phone technology, the world is engaged with photography and communicating through pictures.
BizCommunity reports that it has learnt from reliable sources that Media 24′s SA Sports Illustrated is to fold. SASI has served as the premier South African sports magazine for decades. The magazine’s profile on Media 24′s website reads as follows: Sports Illustrated is the most successful and enduring multi-sport magazine in South Africa’s publishing history. [...]
One of 2oceansvibe’s favourite South Africans and former guest, Koos Bekker, conducted an interview with Summit TV and featured on BDlive. Click through to see what Koos has to say about newspapers, digital media, Naspers, their operations in China, and acquisitions.
An eNCA newsreader, Andrew Barnes, was verbally abused at Virgin Active Green Point on Tuesday morning. This after a fellow gym member took offense after seeing Barnes and his boyfriend kiss each other.