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The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) is a vibrant national organisation for advancing the interests of the local grassroots independent print media sector in South Africa. The association comprises mostly small newspapers, but it also represents newsletters, magazines and online publications, all of which are owned by local communities.

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National Conference

My South Africa, my story National Conference OCTOBER 2016 Building on the successful national conference in 2013, AIP wishes to hold a national conference every three years. The broad goals for these conferences are: to highlight the independent grassroots community print media sector as part...

13 June 2017

Governrnent Advertising

Dear All, At the Portfolio Committee meeting of Communication, Donald Liphoko of the GCIS stated that there is a three tier system for community advertising. Registering as individuals, co-op registration and advertising procurement agency registration but that the GCIS reserves the right to work with...

13 June 2017

AIP Rising Awards: Local Election Reporting

AIP Election Reporting Awards is a call for dedicated community media editors and journalists to seek out the issues governing, people, parties and politics in the upcoming local elections. Quotes Every election is determined by the people who show up. (Larry J Sabato – whoever...

13 June 2017

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