Newspaper rivals News UK, The Guardian and The Telegraph have launched a premium marketplace for video advertising in a rare act of industry unity.
MediaCom has picked up the estimated £300m Vauxhall/Opel media account across Europe.
Rob Norman, who helped to build WPP's Group M into the world's biggest media buyer, is to retire as its chief digital officer.
Marshall Wace has become the second hedge fund to bet against WPP's shares in the space of two months.
One of Europe's biggest advertisers is taking its media strategy in-house and will no longer use just one large media agency for all its needs.
Trusted brands can now double down on their relationships with customers and advertisers to build everlasting value.
Chris Satterthwaite is to step down as chief executive of Chime after 15 years in charge.
The onus is on advertisers to demand changes to the media supply chain, and at last they are taking the lead.
If ITV had three aims with this year's advertising upfronts, it only got two out of three right, Campaign's head of media says.
The recent raft of job moves and departures across the big media agency groups is a sign of further upheaval to come.
YouTube has launched an ad campaign, called "More than just viewers", to woo the UK ad industry after a torrid year for the video site.
Publicis Groupe has claimed its new data and technology division, Publicis Spine, can make it "much more of an indispensable partner" for brands as it battles to generate new revenues.
Former chancellor George Osborne says being a newspaper editor is 'more fun and more interesting' than he thought it would be. And he has ambitions for the London Evening Standard to have national - even international - impact.
Media Fight Night is on course to raise a record £150,000 after leading figures from the UK media industry took part in the third annual charity boxing evening.
Lindsay Pattison has been named chief transformation officer of WPP with responsibility for getting its agencies to work more closely together for its top 50 clients.
BT has agreed to move its estimated £160m media planning and buying account from Maxus to WPP's sister agency Essence.
The co-founder of Business Insider has warned it is "much more difficult" to launch an online news site than a decade ago because the media market is close to saturation point.
Sally Weavers has launched Craft, a communications strategy agency that aims to fill a gap in the market by "putting the media craft back at the heart of communication plans".
Stef Calcraft has been named executive chairman of Dentsu Aegis Network UK & Ireland in what the ad group claimed is a "transformational appointment".
WPP's net sales fell 1.1% in the third quarter, better than the previous three months, but there was no sign of improvement as it expects annual sales will be "broadly flat" and reduced its profit margin target.