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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.

 

ASA bans Vitabiotics ads over health claims

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a TV ad for Vitabiotics, the vitamin supplements brand, after complaints references to a professor emphasised its health claims.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Things we like: C4 raising £14.5m, Telegraph and Guardian unite, FourFour Two in good Kompany

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 24 October, and one thing we didn't...

 

It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

News UK's leader thinks the result of the Scottish referendum shows the enduring power of the press. By Arif Durrani.

 

Johnston Press appoints BBC's Terry McGrath as brand director

Johnston Press has appointed the BBC marketer Terry McGrath to the newly created role of senior director of brand and product marketing.

 

Publishers name date for audience measurement RFP

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.

 

Things we like: ITV2 giving young people a shot at advertising

We all know the dangers of a one-dimensional workforce, so full credit to ITV2 for appointing Commercial Break to respond to a youth-focused brief. The not-for-profit organisation is challenging the traditional recruitment process by giving 18- to 24...

 

Guardian joins forces with Telegraph for media planning tool

Guardian News and Media (GNM) and Telegraph Media Group (TMG) have formed a ground-breaking partnership to launch a combined version of the Audiences not Platforms cross-platform planning tool.

 

Auckland poaches Metro's Karen Wall as executive director for ESI

Steve Auckland, the newly appointed group chief executive of ESI Media, has hired Metro leader, Karen Wall, as executive director for the group behind the Independent, Evening Standard and London Live news brands.

 

My Media Week: Rosemary Gorman

This week, Rosemary Gorman, group advertisement director, Mail Newspapers, prepares for the annual sales conference in Scotland and gets caught in an uncompromising position by the CMO.

 

Addison Lee campaign highlights business-class status

Addison Lee positions itself as the business-class taxi service in a new campaign designed to separate the company from rivals, including Uber.

 

Publishers keep tabs on Google's latest skirmish

Could the tech company's escalating wrangle with German newspapers impact the UK industry, David Benady asks.

 

Things we like: C4's hard-hitting best, Pride of Britain, Asimo coming to UK

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 10 October, and one thing we didn't...

 

Wildman is bringing some much-needed optimism back to the press industry

"We finally have milk in the kitchen," a Trinity Mirror sales executive says; three months into his role of chief revenue officer, James Wildman is starting to make an impact.

 
 

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