Magda Ibrahim

Industry faces political ad shake-up
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Industry faces political ad shake-up

The DCMS select committee's interim report on disinformation and fake news is a damning critique of interference in political processes.

Adland volatility will mean more agency departures, analysts warn
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Adland volatility will mean more agency departures, analysts warn

The recent flurry of departures from agencies including Ogilvy, Grey and, of course, their holding company WPP, indicate a shifting landscape that is set to continue, analysts have warned.

Paddy Power launches 'pants protest' at Premier League for Brighton Pride
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Paddy Power launches 'pants protest' at Premier League for Brighton Pride

Paddy Power will fire thousands of rainbow-coloured pants in the crowds at Brighton Pride this weekend to challenge a lack of openness on homosexuality in the Premier League.

Channel 4 restructures with loss of head of agency and client sales
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Channel 4 restructures with loss of head of agency and client sales

Channel 4 has restructured its agency and client sales leadership, with Matt Salmon taking on a merged role and his colleague Damon Lafford leaving the business.

Ad industry music night returns to help young people pursue creative future
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Ad industry music night returns to help young people pursue creative future

The UK ad industry is staging a second fundraising music quiz in aid of helping young people from lower socioeconomic and diverse cultural backgrounds pursue a career in the creative sector.

Delia Smith combines cooking with football in latest EE ad
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Delia Smith combines cooking with football in latest EE ad

EE brings foodie legend Delia Smith into its latest campaign with Kevin Bacon to highlight its new BT Sport function that casts live action from phone to TV.

Babylon Health in hunt for new agency
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Babylon Health in hunt for new agency

Babylon Health is reviewing its ad requirements after splitting from Ogilvy UK.

Rajar Q2 2018: Largest commercial stations buck downward listening trend
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Rajar Q2 2018: Largest commercial stations buck downward listening trend

Four of the five most popular commercial radio stations nationally grew their audiences in the last quarter, despite overall radio listening taking a downward turn.

Kenco picks Karmarama as lead creative agency
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Kenco picks Karmarama as lead creative agency

Kenco coffee brand has chosen Karmarama as its lead creative agency following a competitive pitch for the £10m account.

Mr President takes equity stake in Stockholm-based First Lady
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Mr President takes equity stake in Stockholm-based First Lady

Mr President is expanding to Sweden by taking a stake in newly-launched creative technology and innovation agency First Lady.

Global marketers expect their budgets to rise in 2019
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Global marketers expect their budgets to rise in 2019

At least six in 10 marketing chiefs globally are expecting growth in their budgets in the coming year, with 73% of UK chief marketing officers predicting a boost.

IPG Mediabrands appoints former OMG global head of trading Zonfrillo
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IPG Mediabrands appoints former OMG global head of trading Zonfrillo

IPG Mediabrands has appointed Omnicom Media Group's former global head of trading Andy Zonfrillo to the newly-created position of global president at Magna, the network's intelligence, investment and innovation unit.

Radio and internet accelerate as UK adspend rises 5.9%
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Radio and internet accelerate as UK adspend rises 5.9%

UK advertising expenditure grew 5.9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, reaching £5.7bn, the latest Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report has revealed.

Diageo launches data-responsive outdoor campaign for five brands
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Diageo launches data-responsive outdoor campaign for five brands

Diageo has launched a digital out-of-home portfolio campaign for Gordon's, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan, Smirnoff and Smirnoff Cider.

Former Barclays head of media joins AnalogFolk
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Former Barclays head of media joins AnalogFolk

Digital creative agency AnalogFolk has hired Nicola Shepherd-Banks into a new role of associate managing partner as part of a focus on using data intelligence to drive creativity.

Reach newspaper group posts £113.5m loss amid falling ad revenues
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Reach newspaper group posts £113.5m loss amid falling ad revenues

Newspaper publisher Reach plc - formerly known as Trinity Mirror Group - has reported a pre-tax loss of £113.5m in its latest financial results.

Rajar Q2 2017: London radio buoyancy given boost by LBC
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Rajar Q2 2017: London radio buoyancy given boost by LBC

Talk radio LBC 97.3 has grown its audience by almost a third amid a healthy picture of the capital's commercial radio stations this quarter, according to the latest Rajar listening figures.

Rajar Q2 2017: Commercial radio outperforms BBC for second consecutive quarter
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Rajar Q2 2017: Commercial radio outperforms BBC for second consecutive quarter

Commercial radio has outperformed the BBC in the latest Rajar listening figures, as the sector shot ahead in Q2.

Rajar Q2 2017: Summer upturn for national commercial radio
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Rajar Q2 2017: Summer upturn for national commercial radio

The start of summer has added a little shine to national commercial radio, as the leading stations experienced a period of positivity in Q2, according to the latest Rajar listening figures.

Rajar Q1 2017: Capital reasserts London dominance
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Rajar Q1 2017: Capital reasserts London dominance

Capital has expanded its listening figures by almost a third in the first quarter of 2017, to retake the top spot among the London stations.