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Newsworks hires Jed Glanvill to oversee audience review

Jed Glanvill, the former chief executive of Mindshare, has been appointed to oversee the audience measurement review initiated by Newsworks.

 

Aga targets city homes with cooker campaign

Aga, the British cooker brand indelibly linked with the upper-middle classes and their country homes, has released a campaign for its city oven.

 

Is local TV vanity over sanity?

It's early days, but teething problems at London Live don't bode well for Jeremy Hunt's brainchild. By David Benady.

 

The BuzzFeed investment shows our industry needs to get to grips with native

The people I know in the UK media business have little time for the terms "native advertising" or "organic reach".

 

Quirky celebs line up for Gap's 'dress normal' campaign

Anjelica Huston and other celebrities known for having a comfortable and unique style form the backbone of Gap's autumn campaign.

 

Things we like: Collaboration between Hearst and Global and The Sun and Google, and free Wi-Fi on buses

Some things in the media business we liked in the week up to 15 August, and one thing we didn't...

 

London Live to move closer to Evening Standard

The channel says a repositioning will boost viewing figures that have been held back by Barb's system.

 

My Media Week: Jerry Wright

We catch up with Jerry Wright, chief executive of ABC, as he oversees the Consumer Magazine Report and makes his guest cricketing debut as MediaTel take on Kantar.

 

Paddy Power 'mass debater' ad cleared by ad watchdog

Paddy Power's "mass debater" ad that was published ahead of the TV debates between Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg has escaped censure, despite claims its allusions to masturbation were offensive.

 

Johnston Press appoints John Bills as permanent MD

Johnston Press, the owner of The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, has appointed John Bills, currently the acting group managing director, to the role on a permanent basis.

 

Adam & Eve/DDB creates Polo ad for amorous elephant

Adam & Eve/DDB has created a tactical ad for VW following this week's news that an elephant had used a Polo model to ease its sexual frustration.

 

Newspaper ABCs: Print circulations for July 2014

All national newspapers have lost circulation in the last year, but the most resilient has been News UK's paywalled The Times, according to figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

 

Entertainment ad banned for implying illegal drug use

The Advertising Standards Authority has rapped the Inverness City Advertiser (ICA) for implying illegal drug use in an email mailer for its website Whatsonhighlands.com.

 

Media Week Awards 2014 shortlist

The shortlist for October's Media Week Awards 2014 can now be revealed, and following more competition and entries than ever before, all the companies to have made the cut have reason to celebrate.

 

The New York Times runs first cannabis ad

The New York Times ran its first ever ad for a marijuana-related product yesterday - a full-page advertisement for Leafly, an app that provides information on medical marijuana dispensaries.

 

Murdoch papers and PR industry welcome Matt Tee as press regulation chief

News the former permanent secretary for government comms, Matt Tee, has been appointed as the first chief executive of the new media regulator, IPSO, has met with a mixed reaction.

 

Record entries for Media Week Awards 2014: meet the judges

This year's Media Week Awards have attracted a record number of 563 entries from the UK's most innovative media companies.

 

My Media Week: Jon Slade

This week, Jon Slade, commercial director, global digital advertising and insight, Financial Times, readies the FT's new attention-based CPM alternative - engaged time.

 

Lori Cunningham out in Telegraph reshuffle

Lori Cunningham, director of digital revenues at Telegraph Media Group, is believed to be another high-profile departure at the publisher.

 

Mike Buckley leaves Microsoft for Telegraph Media Group

Mike Buckley, the head of agency sales at Microsoft, is joining Telegraph Media Group as its digital commercial director.

 
 

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