SmartNews becomes first unicorn news startup since 2015

2019-08-05 21:51

It’s a challenging time in the digital media industry. BuzzFeed and Vice Media, which defined a generation of news startups, dismissed hundreds of employees this year in cost-cutting manoeuvres. But a glimmer of hope is coming from a software company in Tokyo.

Independent Media: We didn't deliberately inflate circulation figures

2019-07-19 05:00

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has amended its report on newspaper circulations for the period between Q1 2017 to Q2 2018 to accurately reflect Independent Media's circulation figures. Fin24 unpacks why its important these figures are accurate.

Photos show people playing in historic fountains and eating gelato to cool down ahead of a killer heat wave looming over Europe

2019-06-27 08:48

A killer heat wave looms over Europe. Here are some photos of tourists and locals doing their best to keep cool.

SA media faces 'grim future' as it battles falling revenues – Reuters study

2019-06-16 13:27

Newsrooms are going to have to rely on subscription and membership models to ensure their sustainability in the face of declining revenues across various mediums, a study by the Reuters Institute found.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Hong Kong to express their outrage against a bill that would allow residents to be tried in China

2019-06-10 10:42

Critics of the bill argue Hong Kong residents would be subjected to unfair trials and worse legal protections in the mainland.

14 nurses in a hospital's oncology unit are pregnant at the same time, and their picture is a sight to behold

2019-05-27 11:34

Fourteen nurses are pregnant at Massachusetts General Hospital, and that doesn't include the four other women who already gave birth this year.

DStv's new channel Newzroom Afrika to launch later this week with familiar faces

2019-04-30 12:20

The new South African TV news channel Newzroom Afrika plans to launch this week with news talent including former eNCA journalists Cathy Mohlahlana and Thulasizwe Simelane.

All the priceless artifacts inside Notre-Dame that firefighters tried to save

2019-04-16 05:56

Here's everything inside Notre-Dame Cathedral that could be lost after the devastating fire on April 15.

1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway, which was left stranded by windy conditions and massive waves

2019-03-24 13:48

The Viking Sky cruise ship sent a mayday call after stormy weather caused engine problems. The ship was forced to moor in Hustadsvika Bay.

Tesla driver killed in high-speed Florida crash and fire

2019-02-26 09:28

The driver of a Tesla Model S was killed when his car crashed near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and erupted in flames.

 

Gordon Ramsay shared a photo of his breakfast at the airport and the reactions left us chuckling

2019-07-22 15:22

Gordon Ramsay fans are not shy to share their opinions on his food pics.

Erin Bates the latest reporter to leave eNCA

2019-07-04 14:54

Erin Bates is the next TV reporter to exit eNCA (DStv 403) shortly after Leigh-Anne Jansen resigned last week and the axing of Tonight with Jane Dutton

The divers in charge of the Thai cave rescue revealed the moment when they knew they'd have to sedate the boys to get them out

2019-06-25 11:14

After a diver panicked in the cave system, officials realized the only way to get the Thai soccer team out was to sedate them during the mission.

News24 is SA's most trusted news brand, says Reuters study

2019-06-14 14:31

The Reuters Institute has named News24 as the most trusted news brand in South Africa.

The SABC is looking for weather presenters

2019-06-08 11:00

The SABC is hiring and looking for freelance weather presenters for its TV news bulletins.

SEE: What makes a classic, antique or vintage car?

2019-05-14 05:30

Do you know the difference between a classic and vintage car? This cool infographic explains all you need to know about classic car value.

WATCH: This road-sign crew should go back to 'school' for botched pedestrian crossing

2019-04-25 14:45

A road contractor in Florida might need to brush up on spelling and grammar as they botched a the road signage for a pedestrian crossing.

Facebook mulls a dedicated news tab and paying 'trustworthy' publishers

2019-04-01 21:05

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg says the company is considering building a dedicated tab on the social network for news, and is willing to pay publishers for high-quality content.

US man paralysed after dispute over handicapped parking spot

2019-03-09 09:49

An Amazon driver who pulled into a handicapped-accessible parking space is paralysed from the waist down after a suburban St. Louis man allegedly confronted him about it and shot him.

Gauteng traffic officers arrest speedster for clocking 222km/h

2019-02-13 12:30

The Gauteng Traffic Police High-Speed Unit arrested a 30-year-old man this morning for driving at 222km/h on the N1 towards Bloemfontein.

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