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LBC gets boost from Brexit coverage

LBC gets boost from Brexit coverage

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Radiocentre "Hugh Pile, you're worth it" by Lucky Generals

Radiocentre "Hugh Pile, you're worth it" by Lucky Generals

L'Oréal's Hugh Pile has become the latest high-profile marketer singled out by Radiocentre.

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Bauer Media kicks off Magic creative review

Bauer Media kicks off Magic creative review

Bauer Media is reviewing its creative business for Magic after the radio station lost 9% of its listeners in London in the first three months of the year.

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Colin Murray to leave talkSPORT ahead of News Corp deal

Colin Murray to leave talkSPORT ahead of News Corp deal

Colin Murray, the presenter of talkSPORT's late morning show, is leaving the station ahead of its acquisition by News Corp.

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Rebekah Brooks: 'We must offer different things to advertisers'

Rebekah Brooks: 'We must offer different things to advertisers'

Rebekah Brooks has been making up for lost time, refashioning News UK as a multimedia business since her return to the helm. It's all about giving advertisers what they want, she tells Gideon Spanier.

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Bauer expands Magic with Motown station

Bauer expands Magic with Motown station

Bauer Media is continuing its strategy of developing sister stations for its key brands with the launch of Magic Soul Summer, a digital radio station playing soul and Motown.

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Brooks: Sun takeover of talkSPORT will be strong 'cross-platform sell' for advertisers
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Murdoch moves into radio as News Corp buys talkSPORT owner for £220m

Murdoch moves into radio as News Corp buys talkSPORT owner for £220m

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is to buy the owner of talkRADIO and Virgin Radio in a £220m cash deal.

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Nine UK entries in Cannes Radio Lions shortlist

Nine UK entries in Cannes Radio Lions shortlist

The UK has received nine nominations in the Radio Lions shortlist at Cannes Lions 2016.

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Chris Moyles heads up Radio X ad campaign around Euro 2016

Chris Moyles heads up Radio X ad campaign around Euro 2016

Chris Moyles, Vernon Kay, Johnny Vaughan and Ricky Wilson prove they're better at presenting than hairdressing in Global's Radio X ad, supporting ITV's coverage of the Euro 2016 tournament.

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LTA moves away from middle-class image of tennis in first brand campaign

LTA moves away from middle-class image of tennis in first brand campaign

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has launched its first brand campaign to persuade more people to pick up a tennis racquet as the weather warms up.

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Rajar Q1 2016: Capital steals the show in London

Rajar Q1 2016: Capital steals the show in London

Capital has outperformed all of its nearest radio rivals in London, growing its audience by more than a quarter year on year and taking it leagues ahead of Kiss, Magic and Heart.

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Rajar Q1 2016: Heart retains lead despite slow start to year

Rajar Q1 2016: Heart retains lead despite slow start to year

Heart has clung onto its place at the top of the national radio listening charts, despite an audience drop-off in the first quarter of 2016.

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Rajar Q1 2016: Commercial radio loses lead against BBC

Rajar Q1 2016: Commercial radio loses lead against BBC

Commercial radio has lost the ground it gained in the last quarter, falling back behind the BBC's listening figures.

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Mindshare wins Arqiva awards agency of the year

Mindshare wins Arqiva awards agency of the year

Bauer and Global were once again big winners at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards last night, as Mindshare won agency of the year.

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Radiocentre "See radio differently" by Lucky Generals

Radiocentre "See radio differently" by Lucky Generals

You're Keith Weed, Unilever's marketing chief.

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Radiocentre appeals to Unilever's Keith Weed with rap

Radiocentre appeals to Unilever's Keith Weed with rap

Radiocentre, the trade body for UK commercial radio, has directed a new campaign directly at Keith Weed, Unilever's marketing boss, with a rap.

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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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Cancer Research UK "one day" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO
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Ed Vaizey seems 'clueless'

Ed Vaizey seems 'clueless'

So today was 'D day' in the radio industry, with "the announcement of the digital switchover", but Government minister Ed Vaizey appears "clueless", says radio DJ Edward Adoo.

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Government's Ed Vaizey delays radio switchover

Government's Ed Vaizey delays radio switchover

Communications minister Ed Vaizey has today resisted calls to set a radio digital switchover programme, acknowledging that when it comes to listeners "there is still much to do before the transition can...

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