Maxus brings in ZenithOptimedia's Symons as head of talent

Maxus brings in ZenithOptimedia's Symons as head of talent

Maxus has appointed Rudi Symons as its first EMEA head of talent and culture.

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Most people do not know how UK newspapers are funded by advertising, reveals study

Most people do not know how UK newspapers are funded by advertising, reveals study

Consumers underestimate the contribution that advertising revenue has in funding high quality editorial, research from video advertising specialist Teads has found.

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Men's magazine sector awaits new competition

Men's magazine sector awaits new competition

Two fitness and lifestyle titles hope to succeed in a sector with declining circulations. Kate Magee asks what they can offer

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Cochrane open to the Clear Channel challenge

Cochrane open to the Clear Channel challenge

The outdoor giant's chief executive is refreshingly candid about the TfL loss and its implications for the company's future, Omar Oakes writes

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Do magazine digital editions have a future?

Do magazine digital editions have a future?

Magazine publishers had high hopes for digital editions but new figures suggest a rethink is in order

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Private Eye bolstered by 'less is more' ad approach

Private Eye bolstered by 'less is more' ad approach

The title boasts an ABC1 readership and circulation is on the up. Is it an attractive proposition for brands, James Swift asks

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It is time for agencies to stop resisting change

It is time for agencies to stop resisting change

Planning and buying teams bring strategy to life through execution; we reach audiences.

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Making good advertising requires delicate balance

Making good advertising requires delicate balance

Havas Media's Tom Goodwin misses expensive advertising: "The very act of investing in TV, buying a premium billboard, taking an ad in Vogue became brand-building... because of the cost, not despite."

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Things we like: MEC staff cooking for charity

Things we like: MEC staff cooking for charity

Five hundred MEC staff teamed up with the charity FareShare last week to prepare meals for 5,000 vulnerable Londoners.

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McDonald's to launch youth YouTube channel

McDonald's to launch youth YouTube channel

McDonald's is this month unveiling a YouTube channel targeted at UK audiences in an attempt to drive more engagement with 16- to 24-year-olds.

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#60yearsTVads: JWT's Russell Ramsey on films made with love and care

#60yearsTVads: JWT's Russell Ramsey on films made with love and care

Throughout September, Marketing will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of TV advertising in the UK with a series of articles penned by influential industry leaders. The aim is to explore where TV advertising is now and, more importantly, its future in a rapidly evolving media landscape. We continue with J Walter Thompson London executive creative director Russell Ramsey.

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Rebekah Brooks returns as News UK chief executive

Rebekah Brooks returns as News UK chief executive

Rebekah Brooks is to take the reins as chief executive at News UK, which owns The Times and The Sun newspapers, from Monday.

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DCM appoints David Hipkiss as commercial and trading director

DCM appoints David Hipkiss as commercial and trading director

Digital Cinema Media (DCM) has appointed David Hipkiss, the former commercial director at Bauer Media, as its commercial and trading director.

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Aldi joins the content rush and launches YouTube channel

Aldi joins the content rush and launches YouTube channel

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has launched a new YouTube channel to broaden its social media reach.

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Carat retains £9m Department for Transport media account

Carat retains £9m Department for Transport media account

The Department for Transport has reappointed Carat as its media agency following a two-year statutory review.

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