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Cigar butt or a Havana? Stay out until Kaplan again calls “Buy Gijimia”

 Gijima founder and chairman Robert Gumede is a real charmer. He showed that again after my late morning call yesterday. I rang to follow up on a shock SENS announcement that his closest business associate, Carlos Ferreira, had left the building. Within a few minutes Gumede had rounded up his company’s interim CEO, cleared their … Read more

ProPublica Nerd Blog's design principles for news apps and graphics (Part 1)

By Lena Groeger, ProPublica. This article was co-published with Source.   While the tools and techniques to present large datasets in graphics and news apps may differ from project to project, the basic design principles stay pretty much the same. Many of these principles should seem pretty familiar – even if you’ve never studied design … Read more

ProPublica Nerd Blog’s design principles for news apps and graphics (Part 1)

By Lena Groeger, ProPublica. This article was co-published with Source.   While the tools and techniques to present large datasets in graphics and news apps may differ from project to project, the basic design principles stay pretty much the same. Many of these principles should seem pretty familiar – even if you’ve never studied design … Read more

Ramsay looking to sell after failed Highbury Safika merger

[box]This piece by Herman Manson was published first on his website, MarkLives.com (@marklives)[/box] Ramsay Media is being whipped into shape in preparation for the sale of shares currently held by the Ramsay family (mostly through a family trust). Ramsay Media, publishers of popular magazine titles such as CAR, Getaway, Leisure Wheels and Popular Mechanics, was … Read more

self-worth

Inspiration: Sometimes all we need do, is to relax and listen

 My favourite young writer has done it again. This time Jes Edgson has taken a look at where she is right now. Rejects the mundane, tosses away instant gratification and finds her mojo. Inspiration. Something that comes a lot more easily when we’re open minded and ready for it. Another little gem from Jes.

Micel

Micel Schnehage scoops the most deserving journalism award. Ever.

Little provides more pleasure than witnessing the flourishing of those once mentored. Over the years I’ve enjoyed great joy watching the progress of many whom I helped guide during their early years in financial journalism. But few public accolades struck as delighted a chord as seeing former Moneyweb colleague Micel Schenhage honoured this week as … Read more