WPP backs $50m fund for American fashion website

WPP backs $50m fund for American fashion website

WPP has made an investment in Refinery29, a fashion and lifestyle media company, for $50 million through its WPP Ventures arm.

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Charlie Palmer named Channel 4 head of viewer relationship management

Charlie Palmer named Channel 4 head of viewer relationship management

Channel 4 has appointed Charlie Palmer, its group marketing manager, as the head of viewer relationship management.

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House of Fraser launches new TV campaign

House of Fraser launches new TV campaign

House of Fraser parodies popular internet memes for a new TV campaign promoting the store's brand event.

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Bloomberg launches Europe digital brand

Bloomberg launches Europe digital brand

Bloomberg Media has made two senior appointments to its commercial team, as it launches Bloomberg Business Europe today.

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Newspapers' website ABCs: March 2015 at a glance

Newspapers' website ABCs: March 2015 at a glance

The Guardian's global website achieved a record month in March, alongside new highs for The Independent, Evening Standard and The Telegraph.

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Jazz FM's Richard Wheatly dies aged 69

Jazz FM's Richard Wheatly dies aged 69

Richard Wheatly, the Jazz FM chairman who died last week, was a "maverick" driven by an "entrepreneurial passion and a deep love of jazz".

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Vice partners with Mind for 'empowering' mental health guide

Vice partners with Mind for 'empowering' mental health guide

Vice has partnered with the charity Mind to launch The Vice Guide to Mental Health.

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Labour Party winning social media election battle

Labour Party winning social media election battle

The Labour Party is winning the social media election battle with its policymakers broadcasting nearly double the number of posts as Conservatives, according to new analysis by social media monitoring platform, Yatterbox.

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Judges rail against 'sexed up' work at D&AD open sessions

Judges rail against 'sexed up' work at D&AD open sessions

Judges at D&AD's open sessions in the Truman Brewery criticised the rise of video case studies in awards submissions, arguing they "sexed up" average work.

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Prime Mover: the priming effect of digital out-of-home revealed
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Prime Mover: the priming effect of digital out-of-home revealed

Digital out-of-home is an exciting new medium with great scope for visual and interactive communication: but how effective is it as an advertising channel? Ocean turned to the world of neuroscience to find out

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BBC social media manager calls for brands to add value

BBC social media manager calls for brands to add value

Brands should add value on social media to engage younger audiences, according to Rajiv Nathwani, the social media manager for BBC One and BBC Two.

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Manning Gottlieb OMD, MediaCom and PHD head shortlist for 2015 Thinkbox TV Planning Awards

Manning Gottlieb OMD, MediaCom and PHD head shortlist for 2015 Thinkbox TV Planning Awards

Three agencies are neck to neck in the Thinkbox TV Planning Awards shortlist, with three entries each.

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There is still a difference between causation and correlation, whatever era we live in

There is still a difference between causation and correlation, whatever era we live in

"Too long, didn't read". Microsoft's chief envisioning officer, Dave Coplin, swept into our offices this month to remind us that behind every bit of tech, there's a human being.

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Media business rankings

Media business rankings

24 April 2015: No changes this week in the media league.

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Curran leaves BBC for head of planning role at Gravity Road

Curran leaves BBC for head of planning role at Gravity Road

Gravity Road has hired Ruairi Curran, the head of marketing at BBC World Service, as its head of planning.

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