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Arqiva Hall of Fame 2014: Whiley, Feltz, Campbell and Brazil...

The Arqiva Hall of Fame 2014, organised by The Radio Academy, will induct Jo Whiley, Vanessa Feltz, Trevor Nelson, Nicky Campbell, Pete Price, Alan Brazil and Barry Cryer into its industry honours list in 2014.

 

The end of digital doom-mongering is nigh... or is it?

Digital prophets calling the doom of the old world are well past their sell-by date, says Mark Barber, planning director at the Radio Advertising Bureau.

 

In pictures: Campaign Media Awards 2014

More than 550 leaders from media agencies, media owners and advertisers celebrated creativity in the media business at the Campaign Media Awards, held at the London Hilton on Wednesday 19 October.

 

Things we like: Sunday Times' Waitrose ad, Nick Milligan golf day, Radio's award

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 19 November, and one thing we didn't...

 

Q&A: Tremor Video chief talks online video advertising

The rise of online video is only set to continue as it is inherently easier to sell than copy alone, says Bill Day, chief executive of Tremor Video as he discusses the future of TV vs video advertising

 

ASA bans 'strongly sexual' Giffgaff ad

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has banned a "strongly sexual" ad by Giffgaff, the mobile telephone network, after one complaint.

 

Johnston Press, Local World and Newsquest unite for 1XL digital sell

Local media owners, Johnston Press, Local World and Newsquest, have formed a partnership to create a nationwide digital advertising proposition called 1XL.

 

Ofcom kick-starts investigation into £3bn Premier League TV rights

Ofcom has opened an investigation into how the Premier League sells £3 billion worth of live UK audio-visual football rights in the UK, following a complaint from Virgin Media.

 

Tesco Clubcard uses Twitter to pick out Christmas gift ideas

Tesco Clubcard has launched a Twitter campaign that helps Christmas shoppers find gifts that "won't break the bank".

 

Forever Sports wins BSME's Launch of the Year

Forever Sports, Haymarket Media's fitness, style and sport magazine, was named Launch of the Year at last night's BSME Awards.

 

Square Up Media launches Foodism in print

Foodism, the food and drink website owned by Square Up Media, will launch as a monthly print title next month.

 

Tackling the £6.5bn ad fraud problem

Ari Levenfeld, the senior director of privacy and inventory quality at Rocket Fuel, the programmatic platform that was linked to ad fraud earlier this year, explains what it is doing to combat the issue.

 

Brands invited to takeover TDK's Piccadilly Circus digital screen

Japanese technology giant, TDK, is ending its contract with Land Securities, making its iconic Piccadilly Lights digital advertising available for the first time in 24 years.

 

ASA receives 240 complaints about Sainsbury's Christmas ad

The Advertising Standards Authority has received 240 complaints about the Sainsbury's Christmas ad in the first two days since its launch.

 

News UK launches The Newsroom with Iceland deal

News UK's brand journalism unit The Newsroom launches its first campaign tomorrow with a native ads from Iceland around its 'I'm a Celebrity...' sponsorship included in Saturday's The Sun newspaper.

 

Cocktail party etiquette will help with content marketing, says Yahoo ad boss

Blending in with conversations on social media, or using "cocktail party etiquette", is the best way to develop content marketing, according to Patrick Albano, the vice president of EMEA advertising solutions at Yahoo.

 

John Lewis Christmas ad gets three times more views than Sainsbury's in first 24 hours

Sainsbury's "Christmas is for sharing" ad managed less than a third of the online views achieved by John Lewis ad in its first 24 hours.

 

How James Connelly became a mobile multimillionaire

It wasn't so long ago that James Connelly was cold-calling potential clients from the directory. Now he is celebrating the big-money sale of his business, Fetch, to Dentsu Aegis Network. Arif Durrani reports

 

Things we like: MTV and Channel 5 collaboration, FT's fundraiser and C4 goes programmatic

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 14 November, and one thing we didn't...

 

The media story behind the festive magic of Monty

Who would have thought we'd all be talking about the arrival of a flightless bird native to Antarctica in the run-up to Christmas 2014?

 
 

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