Why this is the best time to be at a media agency

Why this is the best time to be at a media agency

Josh Krichefski responds to some of the criticisms and questions that have been directed at media agencies recently.

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TV and social are the perfect marriage - is Netflix trying to break them up?

TV and social are the perfect marriage - is Netflix trying to break them up?

As Thinkbox has often pointed out to us, we love talking about TV.

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How brands can harness influence of Gen-narrators

How brands can harness influence of Gen-narrators

An Economist study has identified a sub-group of millennials who could be effective brand advocates, Arif Durrani writes.

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Media business rankings

Media business rankings

3 April 2015: No changes in the media table.

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Should there be clearer ad guidelines around vlogging?

Should there be clearer ad guidelines around vlogging?

Does more need to be done to ensure transparency between vloggers and the brands they endorse, Gurjit Degun asks.

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Land Rover and SSE in rugby deal

Land Rover and SSE in rugby deal

The car marque Land Rover and the energy supplier SSE have signed up as the official sponsors for ITV's coverage of the Rugby World Cup. The deals are estimated to be worth a combined £7 million.

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Lloyds review is a lesson in media management

Lloyds review is a lesson in media management

Lloyds Banking Group is the sort of über-client in any agency's portfolio that demands close attention, but for Group M to retain its media business last week demanded a complete restructure.

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Things we like: Paxman, Trinity Mirror's ambition and Sorrell
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BuzzFeed hires Agostinho as first client services director

BuzzFeed hires Agostinho as first client services director

Buzzfeed UK has hired OMD's Cat Agostinho as its first client services director.

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My Media Week: Nick Baughan

My Media Week: Nick Baughan

It's a full week for Nick Baughan, the chief executive officer at Maxus, as he joins debates on content and context for the FT and Guardian and meets prime minister David Cameron.

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Haymarket reports £11m pre-tax profits

Haymarket reports £11m pre-tax profits

Haymarket Media Group has reported pre-tax profits of £11.1 million in the year to 30 June 2014, up from a loss of £7.6 million in the preceding 18 months.

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Sky broadband ad banned after Virgin Media complaint

Sky broadband ad banned after Virgin Media complaint

The ad watchdog has banned a Sky broadband ad that Virgin Media challenged for being misleading.

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The trouble with the pursuit of being a 'trusted' brand

The trouble with the pursuit of being a 'trusted' brand

It may seem a simple marketing goal, but being trusted is a far from one-dimensional attribute, which reflects our complex relationship with brands, writes Helen Edwards.

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Martin Sorrell: Advocacy is part of advertising

Martin Sorrell: Advocacy is part of advertising

Advocacy is not threatening to usurp advertising because they are both part of the same process, according to WPP's chief executive, Sir Martin Sorrell.

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TED2015: 10 reasons why it's better than ad conferences

TED2015: 10 reasons why it's better than ad conferences

Kevin Chesters, the executive planning director at Mcgarrybowen, gives his top ten take outs from TED2015.

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