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Guardian discloses it gives cash and free ad space in rebates to agencies

Guardian discloses it gives cash and free ad space in rebates to agencies

The publisher of The Guardian has disclosed in its accounts for the first time that it makes "cash payments" and gives "free advertising space" to media agencies in return for certain levels of spend.

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News UK poaches Trinity Mirror's Mark Field to head content arm

News UK poaches Trinity Mirror's Mark Field to head content arm

News UK has raided rival Trinity Mirror to poach Mark Field, the director of invention, to head a new branded content division, The Bridge Studios.

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Vodafone to sponsor Evening Standard's one-off night Tube edition

Vodafone to sponsor Evening Standard's one-off night Tube edition

Vodafone will sponsor the London Evening Standard's special late-night edition to celebrate the opening of the night Tube this week.

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The New European launches auction to sell ad space

The New European launches auction to sell ad space

The New European, the pop-up newspaper for pro-Europeans, will begin selling ad space using an online auction.

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Unshackled from the EU, VAT reform should be a priority for the new chancellor

Unshackled from the EU, VAT reform should be a priority for the new chancellor

With publishers now delivering rich content across an array of platforms, and the UK unshackled from the European rule book, our domestic tax regime can finally catch up with the internet age, writes Owen...

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My Media Week: Elli Papadaki, Financial Times

My Media Week: Elli Papadaki, Financial Times

This week Elli Papadaki, global head of programmatic at the Financial Times, crosses London for a number of client and agency meetings and boosts her adrenalin with a supercar racing event in the...

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National newspapers bring in Steve Booth for collaboration project

National newspapers bring in Steve Booth for collaboration project

The UK national newspaper industry has appointed the Arena Media UK founder Steve Booth to lead an investigation into whether their commercial operations could work more closely together.

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James Murphy: Tap into regional insights and media to become a better ally

James Murphy: Tap into regional insights and media to become a better ally

Local community, insight and understanding continue to have a hugely important role to play in effective communications, writes James Murphy, the chief executive of Adam & Eve/DDB.

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A2 Milk Company pushes 'astonishing' single-protein drink in new campaign

A2 Milk Company pushes 'astonishing' single-protein drink in new campaign

A2 Milk, a brand of cow's milk that only contains certain proteins, is getting a new above-the-line campaign this week pushing the drink's "astonishing" properties.

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Do press ads and posters need headlines?

Do press ads and posters need headlines?

Are headlines an essential prerequisite for telling stories and can ads create intrigue and draw consumers' attention without them?

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Media in 2014 will be harnessing connected experiences

Media in 2014 will be harnessing connected experiences

The power of mobility, the breath of platforms, the application of new data and the harnessing of connected experiences are set to guide marketing in 2014, says Mindshare's chief executive, Mark Creighton.

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Auckland reforms former management team in Metro shake-up

Auckland reforms former management team in Metro shake-up

Steve Auckland, the former managing director of Metro newspaper who was reappointed to the same role in November, has rehired its former management team amid an ongoing restructure of the business.

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News UK hit by £100m pre-tax losses for Times and Sun brands

News UK hit by £100m pre-tax losses for Times and Sun brands

News UK, owner of The Times and The Sun newsbrands, has posted £100 million-worth of pre-tax losses for its subsidiaries for the year to 30 June.

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News UK branches out with The Times London Dry Gin

News UK branches out with The Times London Dry Gin

The Times newspaper has added to the array of brand extensions launched by publishers in 2013 with news of its own premium gin, called The Times London Dry Gin.

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Trinity Mirror to close Liverpool Post after 158 years

Trinity Mirror to close Liverpool Post after 158 years

Trinity Mirror is set to close the 158-year-old Liverpool Post newspaper next week, with its last weekly print issue published on 19 December.

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News UK's Darcey focuses on 'total sales' as Daily Mail overtakes Sun

News UK's Darcey focuses on 'total sales' as Daily Mail overtakes Sun

News UK's chief executive Mike Darcey has stressed he is now focusing on total paid-for sales of The Sun's multimedia brand as the Daily Mail overtakes it to become the biggest selling Saturday newspaper.

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Steve Auckland becomes MD of Metro for second time

Steve Auckland becomes MD of Metro for second time

Steve Auckland has been appointed managing director of Metro and will join the business on 10 December.

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The Sun sells page 3 for first time to PlayStation

The Sun sells page 3 for first time to PlayStation

In a media first, PlayStation has taken a double page ad on pages two and three of The Sun today and apologised to the paper's topless model star Rosie, who has been "bumped" to page five.

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Steve Auckland to return to Metro

Steve Auckland to return to Metro

Steve Auckland is returning to take the helm of Metro newspaper, a brand he left in March 2011 having run the operation for nine years.

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Winners announced for first Newsworks Planning Awards 2013

Winners announced for first Newsworks Planning Awards 2013

Newsworks, the UK marketing body for newsbrands, unveiled the winners of its inaugural planning awards last night at the Groucho Club in London.

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