"Standard Bank’s new digital, media agencies • ABC Q3 results • New Grey Africa MD • Oosthuizen for global Ogilvy role" - MarkLives

And other top advertising, media and marketing news, analysis and opinion on the website for this week and last, including…

On the Radar:

Ogilvy promotes Oosthuizen to global role
New Riverbed exco member
Arena Holdings to house Lebashe's media assets
M&C Saatchi Group SA appoints partner: talent


Standard Bank changes media, digital agencies
by MarkLives. Standard Bank has ended its 10-year-old relationship with its digital agency, VML&YR SA.

#CircData: Men's Health sees 40% decline YOY
by Herman Manson. The ABC of SA has released consumer-magazine circulation statistics for July–September 2019 (ABC Q3 2019).

#CircData: Weekend papers down 14%, dailies down 11.7%
by Herman Manson. The ABC of SA has released newspaper-circulation statistics for July–September 2019 (ABC Q3 2019).

Grey Africa appoints new MD
by MarkLives. Grey Advertising Africa has appointed Louise Johnston as MD of its South African operations.

Q5: Brands, media buying and more — with Claudelle Naidoo [interview]
by Carey Finn. The MediaCom South Africa MD taps into her 20-plus years of experience in the industry to share insights into consumer trends, media buying and the d-word.


By Invitation Only: Avoid Chernobyl in your business — don’t let culture become cult
by Laurent Marty. Is it better for us to tell our clients what they want to hear, or is it better to tell them what we really think?

Media Redefined: News(papers) are back!
by Martin MacGregor. The future of newspapers has nothing to do with paper; it has to do with the world’s biggest digital platform deciding to behave like a newspaper.

FieldNotes: From staying to slaying
by Marguerite Coetzee. Here are three lessons for brands as to how the Facebook group #ImStaying may teach us about reflection.

Dear Radio: Radio without borders, radio on repeat & radio silence
by Paulo Dias. Have you ever, on a random Tuesday morning, wondered what song is playing right now on the biggest station in Vietnam?

Zeitgeist of Now: Business disruption
by Jason Stewart. It’s no secret that one of the key drivers of the social change we are witnessing is ‘technology’, but it’s also disrupting how we approach ‘business’.

SA TV Ratings:
SABC 2 — primetime top 20 for Sep 2019

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