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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Havas Media Group hires global head of content

Havas Media Group hires global head of content

Havas Media Group has created the new role of global head of content and has appointed Damien Marchi from Euronews to the post.

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Samsung Home Appliances sponsors Channel 4 in seven-figure deal

Samsung Home Appliances sponsors Channel 4 in seven-figure deal

Samsung Home Appliances is to sponsor Channel 4, More 4 and UKTV's Good Food shows for one year in a seven-figure deal.

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Xaxis buys mobile app business ActionX

Xaxis buys mobile app business ActionX

Xaxis, the programmatic media and technology company, has acquired ActionX, a mobile app and cross-screen ad business.

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ZenithOptimedia downgrades global adspend amid tougher headwinds

ZenithOptimedia downgrades global adspend amid tougher headwinds

ZenithOptimedia has downgraded its global ad expenditure by 0.5 percentage points due to "severe economic problems" in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and a "slowdown" in China.

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Reed.co.uk sponsors Channel 5

Reed.co.uk sponsors Channel 5

Reed.co.uk, the job site, has signed a deal to sponsor Channel 5 shows as part of its 'Love Mondays' campaign.

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Sound Digital wins bid for second UK national DAB multiplex

Sound Digital wins bid for second UK national DAB multiplex

Sound Digital, a consortium of Arqiva, Bauer and UTV Media GB, has won its bid for a licence to operate a second national DAB multiplex in the UK.

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Germanwings removes 'get ready to be surprised' ads in wake of crash

Germanwings removes 'get ready to be surprised' ads in wake of crash

Germanwings, the budget airline, has asked Transport for London to remove ads featuring the line "get ready to be surprised" from London tube stations, after one of its planes crashed into the Alps.

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Oxis Media to roll out Jack FM brand across UK

Oxis Media to roll out Jack FM brand across UK

Oxis Media, the radio business run by Donnach O'Driscoll, has bought the rights to offer the Jack FM brand across the UK and Europe.

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Daily Mail's financial update confirms tough press market

Daily Mail's financial update confirms tough press market

The UK's press market has had another tough trading start to the year, with widespread falls in print circulations and advertising spend, as typified in a financial update by the Daily Mail & General Trust today.

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Top 50 media agencies

Top 50 media agencies

MediaCom retains its crown in the top 50 media agencies table. It leads the way ahead of OMD, Carat, Mindshare and MEC, which all make the top five.

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The TV debate saga has little to do with politics

The TV debate saga has little to do with politics

TV debate row, Kitchengate - British politics continues to fail to treat people like adults.

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Viacom to bring Breaking Bad to Freeview with Spike launch

Viacom to bring Breaking Bad to Freeview with Spike launch

Viacom, which owns Channel 5, will launch Spike, a new free-to-air channel featuring the full series of Breaking Bad, next month.

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Martin Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, Tesco, and the global outlook

Martin Sorrell talks Maurice Lévy, Tesco, and the global outlook

Last year's attempts for a mega-merger of equals between Publicis Groupe and Omnicom collapsed because Maurice Lévy failed to show John Wren "sufficient respect", according to WPP's Martin Sorrell, who went on to talk retirement plans, Tesco and Dunnhumby.

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Advertising Week Europe: Day one round up

Advertising Week Europe: Day one round up

Campaign's deputy features editor, James Swift, joins Gemma Charles and Charlotte McEleny, the deputy editor and digital editor of Marketing respectively, to run through the first day of Advertising Week Europe.

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