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London Live to move closer to Evening Standard

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.

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Omnicom dispute to drive down Channel 5 prices in H2

Omnicom dispute to drive down Channel 5 prices in H2

Omnicom's trading dispute with Channel 5 is expected to drive down the broadcaster's prices by an estimated six per cent year on year, according to an internal Channel 5 document seen by Campaign.

 
 
Aga targets city homes with cooker campaign

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.

 
 
David Abraham MacTaggart lecture: full text

David Abraham MacTaggart lecture: full text

Read the full text of David Abraham's speech, called 'After The Gold Rush: Sustaining creative risk in UK television for the next generation', given at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.

 
 
David Abraham attacks Malone and Murdoch in MacTaggart lecture

David Abraham attacks Malone and Murdoch in MacTaggart lecture

David Abraham, the chief executive of Channel 4 has taken aim at the Liberty Global chairman, John Malone, Viacom and BSkyB in the MacTaggart lecture.

 
 
JCVD returns for Coors Light campaign

JCVD returns for Coors Light campaign

Jean Claude Van Damme returns to The Rockies for Coors Light's new campaign.

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

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.

 
 
What's the price of success?

What's the price of success?

It's a funny old time of year at the moment, a period of relative calm in a perpetually over-stimulated industry.

 
 
Celebrity Big Brother returns with 2.9m viewers

Celebrity Big Brother returns with 2.9m viewers

'Celebrity Big Brother's' return to Channel 5 delivered a peak audience of 2.9 million viewers last night, according to unofficial overnight figures.

 
 
Jack Daniel's owner kicks off global media review

Jack Daniel's owner kicks off global media review

Brown-Forman, the spirits giant, is reviewing its $100 million (£60.1 million) global media account.

 
 
Head lice-killing mousse launches in the UK with cartoon campaign

Head lice-killing mousse launches in the UK with cartoon campaign

Vamousse, a head lice-killing product by life sciences company TyraTech, is releasing a part-animated TV and cinema ad to announce its UK launch.

 
 
Jewish Chronicle apologises for running Gaza ad

Jewish Chronicle apologises for running Gaza ad

The Jewish Chronicle (JC) has been forced to apologise for carrying an ad for the Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza appeal, following complaints from readers.

 
 
Magazine ABCs: a media agency viewpoint

Magazine ABCs: a media agency viewpoint

Stephanie Arlett, a media director at Amplifi@Carat, gives her view on what yesterday's Audit Bureau of Circulations report means for the magazine industry.

 
 
Four lessons from a day with YouTube stars

Four lessons from a day with YouTube stars

Some 8,000 youngsters packed themselves into Alexandra Palace on Saturday to meet their online idols. Campaign spoke to some of the YouTube stars, as well as the people connecting them with brands.

 
 
Magazine ABCs: The Economist tops current affairs sector

Magazine ABCs: The Economist tops current affairs sector

The Economist's UK edition was crowned king of the current affairs titles in the Audit Bureau of Circulations' most recent report, with a combined print and digital readership of 223,730.

 
 
Magazine ABCs: Men's Health dominates print/digital race in men's mags

Magazine ABCs: Men's Health dominates print/digital race in men's mags

Hearst Rodale's Men's Health has the highest combined print and digital circulation of any men's magazine at 207,254, according to figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

 
 
Havas Media wins £5m Penguin Random House business

Havas Media wins £5m Penguin Random House business

Havas Media has been awarded the £5 million media business for Penguin Random House, the newly merged company.

 
 
Barclays launches Premier League campaign

Barclays launches Premier League campaign

Barclays says thank you to the people who take part in grassroots football in a TV ad highlighting the bank's Premier League sponsorship.

 
 
BuzzFeed outlines expansion plans after raising $50m

BuzzFeed outlines expansion plans after raising $50m

BuzzFeed has outlined its expansion plans after raising $50 million (£30 million) of investment from the venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz.

 
 

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Things we like: Downton Abbey/WaterAid tie-up

Things we like: Downton Abbey/WaterAid tie-up

The inclusion of a plastic bottle of water in the publicity shots for the new series of ITV's Downton Abbey sent social media into overdrive.

 
 

Media Analysis

Advertisers and agencies get ready for The X Factor

Advertisers and agencies get ready for The X Factor

With the public so interested in the judges, is the new series destined to be a success with brands, Maisie McCabe asks.

 
 
ABCs hint at consolidation ahead for women's titles

ABCs hint at consolidation ahead for women's titles

Although the overall sector performed poorly, the traditional, more upmarket magazines are faring well. By Jane Wolfson.

 
 
Jones brings refreshing perspective to Hearst UK

Jones brings refreshing perspective to Hearst UK

The publisher's new chief executive is a departure from past leaders - and innovation is top of her agenda. By Arif Durrani.

 
 
Ocean's £15m acquisition marks outdoor evolution

Ocean's £15m acquisition marks outdoor evolution

The Signature deal highlights outdoor's ability to deliver innovative solutions rooted in technology. By James Copley.

 
 
Public's favourite works of art return to the streets

Public's favourite works of art return to the streets

Art Everywhere is back, putting great pieces on a truly public display via a combination of new technology and outdoor media's intrinsic potency, Richard Morris says.

 
 
Yahoo keeps agencies guessing about Europe

Yahoo keeps agencies guessing about Europe

The company might have spent the past couple of years in an acquisition frenzy, but what's the strategy? By David Benady.

 
 
Quality content moves top of brands' agendas

Quality content moves top of brands' agendas

Last week, the IAB hosted its first-ever content marketing conference. Clare O'Brien reports on the event's highlights.

 
 
Are creatives too isolated from media?

Are creatives too isolated from media?

Is media moving into such complex areas that there's a danger of it leaving behind a bewildered array of other agency specialists - particularly creatives?

 
 

Media Opinion

You're not normal, nor is the person you sit next to - and as for your boss...

You're not normal, nor is the person you sit next to - and as for your boss...

You're not normal. It's something that is all too easy to forget - I do it myself on a regular basis. In a step-change from drinking and dining with media's finest, I was out with the "dads from school" last week.

 
 
You don't have to be a misery guts to succeed - just ask the toll-road hero

You don't have to be a misery guts to succeed - just ask the toll-road hero

It's August and holiday time, but most successful business people seem to be permanently miserable, whether on holiday or at work.

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

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".

 
 
There's no point yearning for the past because our future is brighter than ever

There's no point yearning for the past because our future is brighter than ever

Nostalgia ain t what it used to be. Can we all stop with the tales about what media used to be about, please? Some say: the art of the media agency used to be to find the perfect spot for a TV ad. I say: this is targeting the right audience at the ...

 
 
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Dave Trott

PURPOSE BEYOND PROFIT

 
 
 
Dave Trott

A BRAND TO BANK ON

 
 
 
Dave Trott

A ROSE, BY ANY OTHER NAME

 
 
 
Lol and Nat
 
 
Dave Trott

THROWING MONEY AWAY

 
 
 

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