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BREAKING: Y&R Cape Town closing down

by Herman Manson. Y&R South Africa is closing down its Cape Town office.

Graham Lang resigns from Y&R South Africa
by MarkLives. Graham Lang, CCO of Y&R South Africa and Africa, is leaving the agency at the end of November 2017.

Hidden Figures: Kgomotso Seabe
by Musaba Kangulu. It gives me great pleasure in celebrating an unsung heroine who believes a woman’s voice should never go unheard in the workplace.

Re-tilting influencer campaigns
by Herman Manson. Arye Kellman and Jason Levin are positioning this new influencer marketing agency, TILT, as a creative concept-led one.

Dissident Spin Doctor: Assaulting our media — let slip the dogs of war
by Emma King. Has anyone else been worried about the recent outright and coordinated attack on our free media?

Regular Reads:

Ad of the Week: Nedbank CIB’s new angle on money
Cover Stories: Thoughtfulness in design 15 Sep 2017 — formerly MagLove
Shelf Life: The Blacksmith Collective — where creatives merge
SA TV Ratings: SABC 3 — primetime top 20 for Aug, Jul 2017

On the Radar:

PPS announces new agency
Cape Town International Film Market & Festival
Octagon’s SA affiliation agreement ends

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