Media news & analysis
Latest media news
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.
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.
Check One Two, the testicular cancer awareness campaign, is launching a comedy show airing tonight on Channel 4, as part of its commitment to beat cancer.
Congratulations to Maxus, five years old in 2014 and winner of Media Week's fiercely contested Agency of the Year last night.
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.
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.
Gerard Crichlow is appointed to a newly created social media role at Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and marketer Nick Robinson leaves Coca-Cola for AB InBev, in this week's round-up of people moves in advertising, marketing and media.
Adspeak, the term for the language used by advertisers, has been recognised in the latest edition of the Collins English Dictionary, among a host of words used in the industry.
London's commercial radio stations have taken a pummelling to their weekly audience figures, with the big four all shedding listeners year on year and Heart's breakfast show sliding to sixth place.
Commercial radio tightened the gap between it and the BBC, according to the latest Rajar audience figures.
Heart has been keeping a tight grip on its nine million weekly listeners, according to the latest Rajar radio audience figures.
The stage is set for Media Week Awards 2014 tonight, which will be attended by 1,400 members of the UK media industry and hosted by comedian and writer, Russell Kane.
The IPA has voiced concerns after Telefónica reversed its appointment of Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia and hired Havas to handle its £200 million European media account after a process estimated to have cost agencies $4 million (£2.5 million).
Mail Online has appointed Clare Rush, the managing partner of commercials and joint head of investment at MEC, as its deputy chief revenue officer at Mail Online UK and rest of the world.
This week, Barnaby Rothwell, promotions director, UK & EMEA at Disneymedia+, focuses on a major collaboration with Sky and Pixar, the ongoing 'Star Wars Rebels' promotion and sorting wedding pics
Hotpoint Appliances is sponsoring the Good Food Channel's World of Flavour strand in a six-figure deal, with idents running until September next year.
UKTV is supporting the launch of UKTV Play, its new video-on-demand service, with an animated campaign.
Johnston Press has appointed the BBC marketer Terry McGrath to the newly created role of senior director of brand and product marketing.
Timings of the review of audience measurement for published media brands have been announced, with the aim of introducing a new system by early 2016.
Currys PC World is launching a brand campaign ahead of the Christmas season with the strapline "we start with you".
Latest jobs Jobs web feed
- Digital Designer 20-35k London - Advertising Tech Company Creative Recruitment £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, London
- senior account director > RETAIL > GLOBAL AGENCY collectivo Salary confidential, London
- social media account manager > DRINKS BRAND collectivo to £25-30k + amazing bens, London
- Press Investment Senior Exec Aspire £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum, London
- Group Marketing Manager - Leading Media Business ADLIB £30000 - £40000 per annum, Bath
- new business manager > INDEPENDENT YOUTH/EXPERIENTIAL/INTEGRATED AGENCY collectivo £20-25k + commission, Central London