My Media Week: Grant Branfoot

My Media Week: Grant Branfoot

A week in the life of the commercial leader of an independent outdoor media company with big ambitions from Grant Branfoot, sales director at Outdoor Plus.

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Havas Media Group UK appoints James Shepherd to head of mobile

Havas Media Group UK appoints James Shepherd to head of mobile

Havas Media Group UK has taken on James Shepherd, the head of mobile at Engine's Deep Focus, as it head of mobile.

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Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%

Phone-hacking hits pre-tax profits at Trinity Mirror as newspaper ad revenues slump 19%

Trinity Mirror's pre-tax profits for the first half of the year declined by 76 per cent to £12.1 million, partly as a result of the ongoing costs of phone hacking.

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#TwitterMusic: is selling out a thing of the past for brand-band partnerships?

#TwitterMusic: is selling out a thing of the past for brand-band partnerships?

With this year's festival season well under way, Rebecca Coleman gets exclusive access to new research from Twitter that offers fresh insights into what fans want from brands' involvement in music.

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Princess Cruises appoints Baber Smith as first creative shop

Princess Cruises appoints Baber Smith as first creative shop

Princess Cruises, the American cruise company owned by Carnival, has appointed Baber Smith to handle its creative business in the UK.

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Traditional TV viewers predicted to drop as mobile fuels rise in online video

Traditional TV viewers predicted to drop as mobile fuels rise in online video

Linear TV viewing figures are set to drop worldwide for the first time next year, with online video consumption set to rise by 23.3 per cent in 2015, according to a report by ZenithOptimedia.

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Liberty Global increases ITV stake but denies takeover plans

Liberty Global increases ITV stake but denies takeover plans

Liberty Global, the owner of Virgin Media, has increased its stake in ITV to 9.9 per cent after buying 138.7 million shares.

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Virgin Media uses animal characters to show football fans' personalities

Virgin Media uses animal characters to show football fans' personalities

Virgin Media's latest TV ad shows the different animal personalities that watch football to promote its offering for the upcoming sports season.

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Campaign Viral Chart: AT&T car crash ad takes top spot

Campaign Viral Chart: AT&T car crash ad takes top spot

AT&T's ad showing the harsh reality of using a phone while driving has been shared more than 85,000 times this week.

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Netflix seeks shop for launch of UK series

Netflix seeks shop for launch of UK series

Netflix is seeking an agency to promote an original TV series launching in the UK.

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Haven reviews media planning and buying

Haven reviews media planning and buying

Haven, the UK-based holidays company, is reviewing its media planning and buying business.

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Bauer considers free weekly launch with Kiss magazine

Bauer considers free weekly launch with Kiss magazine

Bauer Media is considering launching a magazine for the Kiss radio brand aimed at millennials.

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Should broadcasters welcome a scaled-back BBC?

Should broadcasters welcome a scaled-back BBC?

With the BBC's future under review, would a reduced remit benefit its commercial rivals, Gurjit Degun asks.

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Rapport picks up 20th Century Fox OOH task

Rapport picks up 20th Century Fox OOH task

20th Century Fox has moved its £12 million UK outdoor media planning and buying account to Rapport without a pitch.

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Things we like: Intelligent outdoor

Things we like: Intelligent outdoor

Outdoor media continues to break new ground, with M&C Saatchi claiming the first-ever artificially intelligent poster last week.

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