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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...

 

Mindshare's Huddle 2014 widens media horizons

From creativity of the human brain to a sports brand launch, the key word at the event is collaboration. By David Benady.

 

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.

 

Hammerson uses automated mechanical model to showcase Christmas gifts

Hammerson, the retail property developer, has used a 13-feet automated mechanical model to showcase the wide variety of the Christmas gifts available at its shopping centres.

 

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.

 

Trinity Mirror appoints Andy Atkinson as commercial director

Trinity Mirror Solutions has appointed Andy Atkinson, the former Google and Channel 5 executive, as sales director.

 

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...

 

Peta hands John Lewis compassionate marketing award for Monty the Penguin

Peta has praised John Lewis for its compassionate marketing, in recognition for its Christmas 2014 campaign featuring computer-generated penguins.

 

How the UK is leading the way in brand safety online

The news last month that Yahoo, AOL and Google's DoubleClick have joined Microsoft in the fight against online ad misplacement by having their ad serving processes certified by JICWEBS, further underlines how the UK leads the way in safety online, sa...

 

Newsworks Planning Awards 2014 shortlist

The Newsworks Planning Awards attracted a record 85 entries from 16 agencies this year, including Manning Gottlieb OMD, MediaCom, OMD UK, Mindshare, Initiative and PHD.

 

Things we like: The Box of Wang, kids are alright... with alcohol, and happy GLabs,

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 7 November, and one thing we didn't...

 

Facebook app plans will test publishers' resolve

Publishers must decide whether they want to play ball with the social network's content plans, David Benady writes.

 

My Media Week: Tim Slee

Tim Slee, founder and chief executive of Square Up Media, reflects on a week of operational excellence, until media's biggest night of the year...

 

The Sun email banned for offering Page 3 girl as a prize

The Sun's email marketing for its Dream Team fantasy football competition has been banned for offering a date with a Page 3 girl, after complaints it was sexist and socially irresponsible.

 

ESI Media boosts digital capability with Stent and Balch hires

ESI Media, home to the London Evening Standard and the Independent, has appointed Caroline Stent as digital business development director and Matthew Balch as head of mobile.

 

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.

 

Things we like: MTV promoting safer sex, Hawking backing literacy, FirstFT

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 31 October, and one thing we didn't...

 

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.

 
 

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