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Banner ads at 20: why don't people want their faces on elves?

Graeme Noble, the executive creative director at TMW, reflects on 20 years of digital.

 

Earning time: the new age of paid and social

Active participation in social media resonates across channels, saves you money and will make you relevant.

 

My sensors detect an Internet of Stupid Things

I blame Tony Fadell. If the superstar Apple engineer hadn't left to build an Internet of Things business (Fadell being the guy who led the original iPod team and then helped Steve Jobs build something called the iPhone), we wouldn't be in this mess.

 

Things we like: MTV promoting safer sex

There is, by any measure, far too much twerking taking place in the music industry right now. So credit to MTV for extending its partnership with Durex to promote the message of empowerment and safer sex at this year s MTV Europe Music Awards taking ...

 

Why the days of Mail Online could well be numbered

At the start of the year, I was advised by a senior press leader to "keep my eyes on Northcliffe House" - words that have served me well in 2014.

 

Guardian's David Pemsel on 20 years of waiting

David Pemsel, deputy chief executive of The Guardian, celebrated the end of the newspaper's 20-year wait to win Sales Team of the Year at the Media Week Awards, fending off competition from all the other media owners in the UK.

 

YouTube's Susan Wojcicki hints at ad-free subscription service

Google's YouTube is in the early stages of developing an advertising-free subscription service for online video, according to chief executive Susan Wojcicki.

 

Facebook reports mobile now generating two-thirds of all ad revenue

Facebook advertising revenues hit $3.2bn (£1.98bn) in Q3, with profits up 90% year on year to $806m but admitted that its expenses would rocket as much as 75% in 2015.

 

Sky invests £7m in YouTube network for millennials

BSkyB has invested $7 million (£4.3 million) in Whistle Sports, an American youth-focused YouTube sports network.

 

Mattessons Fridge Raiders campaign delivers AI robot to YouTube gamer

Mattessons Fridge Raiders, the Kerry Foods snack brand, has launched a campaign with the YouTube gamer Ali A

 

Media Week Awards 2014 video: The biggest night of the year in 155 seconds

Footage from last week's Media Week Awards 2014 extravaganza, including interviews with some of the big winners on the night The Guardian, Maxus and PHD.

 

Enjoyed getting an hour back on Sunday? You'll get years back if you stop smoking, says charity

Quit, the anti-smoking charity, shows people how much longer they would live if they gave up the habit in a campaign to coincide with the end of British Summer Time.

 

GMG chief Andrew Miller calls on 'dominant' BBC to share content with competitors

Andrew Miller, the chief executive of Guardian Media Group, has urged the BBC to allow newspapers access to raw news feeds and to tap into its back catalogue.

 

Media Week Awards 2014 celebrates outstanding talent and creativity

The UK's vibrant commercial media sector celebrated the year's best work at the Media Week Awards last night, attended by 1,400 executives from agencies, media owners, advertisers and production companies.

 

Virgin Media 'night owl' ad to break in Gogglebox

Virgin Media's next ad featuring Ally the Night Owl, an owl who likes to stay up late watching TV shows, will launch in 'Gogglebox' tonight.

 

PHD wins Media Grand Prix 2014

Omnicom's PHD has won the coveted Media Grand Prix 2014 after claiming no fewer than seven gold awards at the Media Week Awards last night.

 

Guardian wins Sales Team of the Year 2014

The Guardian has won Media Week's Sales Team of the Year in 2014 after a series of brave initiatives, new partnerships and strategic hires that have served to reinvigorate the news brand.

 

DOOH shows how far it has come in five years

In the fifth year of the competition, winners from Topshop and Women's Aid show why digital out-of-home is one of the fastest-growing media in the UK, forecast to be worth some £250 million by the end of 2014. Campaign reports from a packed event at ...

 

With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed

The bristling excitement among the young masses milling into an East London church as dusk fell was palpable - it had all the hallmarks of a cult, but was in fact a clarion call for advertisers.

 

Stop lamenting the heady days of media - we need to change with the times

Many seasoned protagonists often bemoan the lack of personalities in our media business today, but such a perspective misses the point.

 
 

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