Media@SAFM: Why political parties should use EMPLOYED MEDIA for their 2019 election campaigns

Media@SAFM: Why political parties should use EMPLOYED MEDIA for their 2019 election campaigns

Here is a curation of tweets from Bra Willy Seyama's January 2018 radio feature on Ashraf Garda's #MediaShow on SAFM earlier today. The discussion was on the advantages of employed media in the current political environment in South Africa, and thus the advice to political parties to leverage this "free" platform as part of their…

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Warning to the ANC: Beware the fourth estate in the 2019 national elections

Here is my declaration   The fourth estate has become the de facto player in the politics of South Africa, influencing public opinion on a whole range of related issues. My declaration is backed by 1) a Pew research finding that I shall share shortly, which shows that citizens of Mzansi (a Zulu word loosely…

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#Obama gave the #DA a blueprint for #digital election campaign

During the month of November, I saw #MyFirstTime video and if you saw the smile on my face you would know I was not thinking politics. The objective of the video was to encourage youth or "born frees" to register to vote but importantly to make a sound & informed decision that will affect their…

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#Socialmedia will play a huge role in South Africa’s 2014 national elections

My prediction is that social media will set new standards in the 2014 national elections in South Africa, and I cannot wait to keep my tabs on this development.

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#ProudlyBroughtByANC: Was the twitter campaign a hit or a miss?

On Friday the 4th of October 2013, it was reported that a number of billboards were erected on the N1 & N3 highways in Gauteng. The billboards had the following message: "e-tolls proudly brought to you by ANC" the billboards caused a stir in the media as no one took ownership of them. On Saturday,…

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Infographic: Tweeting2Mangaung – 13 to 26 August 2012

In this infographic, developments relating to the road to Mangaung are being tracked based on Twitter mentions.

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