Newspaper news & analysis
Things we like this week include Austin, Texas, the end of Daybreak and the rise of news brands.
The Advertising Standards Authority has taken the rare step of withdrawing Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad pending its investigation.
News UK's chief executive Mike Darcey launched another full frontal assault on its newspaper rivals today, questioning the long-term business models of both.
Guardian Media Group (GMG), publisher of theguardian.com and the Guardian and Observer newspapers, provided a fuller picture of its financial health today as its nears its full year trading and completes the sale of Trader Media Group.
The Financial Times Group achieved profits of £55m in 2013, up 17% year on year as strong growth in digital and content businesses are reported to have "more than offset weak advertising".
Westfield, the shopping centre group, will be the first partner for Shop London, a multi-screen shopping experience from the upcoming TV channel London Live.
Does the exodus of senior journalists suggest divided opinions on the news brand's digital drive? By David Benady.
Things we like this week include a decommissioned UN vehicle, Newsworks creating the UK's 'Super Bowl moment' and the second wave of OMD's predictions for the future.
James Wildman, who recently stepped down as the managing director of Yahoo! UK and Ireland, is set to take the lead commercial role at Trinity Mirror.
Matt Teeman, the former commercial director of Metro turned group leader of its client sales team, has become the latest high-profile scalp of an ongoing review at parent Daily Mail and General Trust.
The new division of The Guardian is aiming for long-term, high-value commercial partnerships, its managing director, Anna Watkins, tells Arif Durrani.
The evolution of the media market is again top of mind this week, as the boardroom dynamo Anna Watkins returns to the spotlight in her new role at Guardian Labs. Lightning quick, personable and full of passion, Initiative's loss definitely feels like...
More brands are looking beyond the old marketing model to engage sceptical modern consumers, David Benady writes.
Things we like this week include the return of Fish 'n' Chips, Sir Martin Sorrell's defence of adland after MP Helen Goodman's 'riot' comments and EE's "Fanboxes" at the Baftas.
Beavers Strip Club & Bar has had an ad banned for being irresponsible and likely to cause serious or widespread offence.
Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose join Carphone Warehouse and Coppafeel, the breast cancer charity, with tactical ads positioned in today's newspapers.
Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse is putting an ad in national and regional newspapers that offers readers a crafty alternative to buying flowers for your Valentine.
Unilever has signed a "seven figure" partnership with Guardian News & Media centred on sustainable living, as the publisher officially launches its branded content division, Guardian Labs.
The Guardian's "three little pigs" ad by Bartle Bogle Hegarty has been named the UK's most awarded film work in the world in 2013, according to the latest Gunn Report.
Rupert Howell, Trinity Mirror's group transformation director and chairman of Sunday brands, has said journalists "can't just do words, you have to have video".
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