Uncategorized / 01.04.2022

Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele to launch the MAC Charter Sector Council The Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele will launch the Marketing, Advertising and Communications SA (MAC SA) Charter Sector Council. The MAC Charter Council is tasked with monitoring transformation of the sector by facilitating the implementation of the B-BBEE sector code. In addition, the Council, which has representatives from government, the regulator, MAC sector, women, youth and organised labour, will measure transformation progress made by the MAC sector. The appointment of the MAC Charter Council is directed towards ensuring that transformation in the sector is promoted, monitored and reported on...

Uncategorized / 29.03.2022

Transformation only skin-deep The SA Human Rights Commission recently held an inquiry into the advertising industry. The five-day inquiry, held in Rosebank, Johannesburg, focused on the production chain in the advertising sector to look at ways to eliminate racism, tribalism, homophobia and sexism, among other forms of discrimination. There is no doubt that reform is needed. The problem is not so much racial discrimination in the advertisements. If we are being honest, since the TRESemmé and H&M incidents two years ago, we have not really had another racism incident. The biggest problem is the racial exclusion of black-owned and black-run agencies from lucrative...

Uncategorized / 28.03.2022

The SA Human Rights Commission recently held an inquiry into the advertising industry. The five-day inquiry, held in Rosebank, Johannesburg, focused on the production chain within the advertising sector to look at ways to eliminate racism, tribalism, homophobia and sexism, among other forms of discrimination. There is no doubt that reform is needed. The problem is not so much racial discrimination in the advertisements. If we are being honest, since the TRESemmé and H&M incidents two years ago, we have not really had another racism incident. The biggest problem is the racial exclusion of Black-owned and Black-run agencies from lucrative advertising...