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Print is dying and Radio is next!


Published on Tuesday, 04 December 2018 by Marino Sigalas in Technology
Print is dying and Radio is next! Now that was dramatic! OK, maybe I should change the header to “Radio as we know it is dying” says Marino Sigalas from The MediaShop. That’s because just like when the internet crawled…

Looking up towards 2019…


Published on Monday, 26 November 2018 by Gareth Grant in Technology
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…

On Comic Con, YouTubers and the business of gaming


Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 by Jarred Mailer-Lyons in Technology
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…

Evolution of a Goldfish


Published on Thursday, 25 October 2018 by Sean Sullivan in Technology
Sean Sullivan - Business Unit Manager at The MediaShop. Attention spans are not shrinking, rather they are evolving to be more selective, according to new research. If someone invited you to watch a day-long movie you’d probably be pretty quick…

THE GENERATION GAP – WHO IS WHO?


Published on Monday, 22 October 2018 by Belinda Kayton in Technology
Belinda Kayton, Media Strategist at The MediaShop looks at the differences between Xers and Millennials and highlights quite a few differences I often get asked “Who is Gen X?” and “What is the difference between a Millennial and a Gen…

Ad crooks: the ongoing problem in digital advertising


Published on Thursday, 11 October 2018 by Mercia Lampen in Technology
Mercia Lampen, Digital Media Strategist, The MediaShop Online advertising fraud is a huge problem globally in the digital industry, with cyber criminals stealing $3 - $5 million per day from advertisers. This issue was raised in 2004 by Google’s CFO,…
Margie Knap, Media Strategist, The MediaShop My career in media started somewhere in the 80’s. Needless to say, what we do today in media and what we did ‘back in the day’ is poles apart, mostly due to media choices…

Blurred Media Lines


Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018 by Victor Koaho in Technology
By Victor Koaho, Business Unit Manager, The MediaShop I remember growing up on the dusty streets of the Vaal as a radio addict who used to love listening to Radio Bop. Radio Bop had some of the coolest voices on…
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