- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 18 100 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Tuesday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Brighton Beach, Fynnland, Grosvernor, Montclair, Ocean View, Treasure Beach, Wentworth, Woodhaven, Woodlands, Yellow Park
The Southlands Sun enjoys over 20 years’ experience in the community newspaper industry and has, over the last two decades, built an incredible reputation for itself amongst the residential areas it serves. By all indications it is set to develop from strength to strength and will continue to provide readers with only the highest quality, and most important, news items. Augmenting the Southland Sun’s standing as the gold standard in community news publishing is the fact that it received Caxton Media’s Newspaper of the Year Award in 2009.
The title’s distribution area is the South Durban Basin and its surrounds, including the Bluff, Yellowwood Park and Montlands, and over the years the Southlands Sun has nurtured the trust-based relationship with its valued audience. The newspaper believes that it has been tasked by South Basin Residents to provide breaking news, as it happens, that is 100% accurate and beyond reproach. In this task, the Southlands Sun strives tirelessly to meet community members’ expectations.
In terms of being a part of the digital age, the Southlands Sun has fully embraced the challenges of having a strong online and social media presence, and the latest news is never more than a few easy clicks away.
The retail and advertising inserts ensure that the title’s communities are well-informed about product prices and promotions, and together the inserts combine to create a useful and accessible “mall between the covers”. For advertisers, the Southlands Sun is therefore a perfect channel through which they can keep their customers knowledgeable about their respective products.