All Posts By Simbongile Ndlangisa

What is it Like Working in Print Media in SA?

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"Print is dead", they said. About 3 years ago, there was a brief moral panic about the insurgence of digital media, mostly due to the threat that it posed to the print media industry. The same conversation was being had on South Africa's Twitter streets as news of print publications moving to provide content digitally alongside the print products. We're now in 2018 and print media is fine; one of the main issues seemingly being publications not creating the content that people want to see hence the fall of sales. It is a lot more complex than that sole reasoning though, but South Africa first needs to deal with the access to internet before we can really see a threat to print media. The small insider world of magazines and newspapers is often very different to what we see in television and movie depictions (i.e., The Devil Wears Prada, Scandal SA, ...

Melenial TV: Moments with DBN Gogo

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MOMENTS is a our new web series created to profile the biggest and brightest women in Mzansi. We talk to these women about their amazing careers and visually reveal them in their elements. Our second feature is South African dj,  DBN Gogo. The most exciting dj in South African entertainment right now,  sits down with Kuhle Adams to talk her year in music from performing at Ultra to a campaign with Ray-Ban. We also find out what lies ahead for the breakthrough talent. Image: Ray-Ban South Africa 

Lerato Kgamanyane is For Women

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"While influencers have long been known to use their … well, influence … to boost the sales of third-party brands, they have started to pivot to a potentially much more lucrative space: One in which they use their selling-power for their own brands." - The Fashion Law View post

Futhi Masilela and Her Radio Rise

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When I was 14,  I was watching 'Top Shayela', it was the Bonang Matheba episode and there was a scene where she was on Yfm. I went crazy. I wanted to know who she was and what that thing she was doing was. I started stalking the industry since then. I got fascinated by how everything is put together from the jingles, songs, content and the tech involved to create an atmosphere like no other. View post