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My Media Week: Davina Barker

My Media Week: Davina Barker

Davina Barker, head of agency sales at Digital Cinema Media (DCM), on championing rising female talent, "tribing up" and inevitable media cancellations

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The Specialist Works sails off with cruise company Hurtigruten's media account

The Specialist Works sails off with cruise company Hurtigruten's media account

Independent media agency The Specialist Works has won Norwegian adventure cruise company Hurtigruten's UK media planning and buying account.

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ESI Media set to announce decision over future of Independent

ESI Media set to announce decision over future of Independent

ESI Media is set to announce its decision over the future of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers in a statement later today.

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Amazon and BT lead insurgents challenging for BPG Award honours

Amazon and BT lead insurgents challenging for BPG Award honours

Two Amazon TV shows and a BT's ultra high-definition channel have been shortlisted for the annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards in a sign that new entrants are challenging traditional broadcasters.

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Instagram to demo video view count feature

Instagram to demo video view count feature

Instagram is testing a feature that shows how many times a video has been viewed on the platform.

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'I hope we will still be cousins': Levy on Brexit, UK and Publicis restructure

'I hope we will still be cousins': Levy on Brexit, UK and Publicis restructure

Publicis Groupe's chief executive, Maurice Lévy, has said the group's performance in the UK in 2015 was "better than expected", despite the 4.4 per cent drop in revenues.

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Magazine ABCs: ShortList leads men's mags for print/digital

Magazine ABCs: ShortList leads men's mags for print/digital

ShortList has the highest combined print and digital circulation of any men's magazine in the UK and Ireland at 505,562, according to figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

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MPs claim Google tax row will harm UK staff morale

MPs claim Google tax row will harm UK staff morale

MPs have suggested that Google's tax avoidance row is harming the morale of its 4,000 UK employees and that it will undermine staff retention.

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IPG Mediabrands names Krakowsky chairman

IPG Mediabrands names Krakowsky chairman

Interpublic Group has named Philippe Krakowsky as the chairman of IPG Mediabrands.

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Magazine ABCs: Women's weeklies fall 11.4%

Magazine ABCs: Women's weeklies fall 11.4%

Women's magazines took a hammering as six-monthly circulation figures showed sales of weekly titles fell 11.4 per cent year on year and monthlies including Vogue and Glamour saw significant falls.

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Magazine ABCs: Top 100 for second half of 2015

Magazine ABCs: Top 100 for second half of 2015

The UK's most actively purchased magazines and digital editions have been revealed for the second half of 2015.

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Johnston Press and ESI Media confirm talks over sale of i newspaper

Johnston Press and ESI Media confirm talks over sale of i newspaper

Johnston Press has said it is in "late stage discussions" with Independent Print, the company owned by the Lebedevs, over the sale of i newspaper for £24 million.

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Publicis Groupe's UK revenues dropped by 4.4% in 2015

Publicis Groupe's UK revenues dropped by 4.4% in 2015

Publicis Groupe saw a 4.4 per cent decline in revenue in the UK in 2015, according to its full year results, released this morning.

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Twitter's ad revenue up 48% but user growth stalls for first time

Twitter's ad revenue up 48% but user growth stalls for first time

Twitter has reported a $521.03 million (£358.65 million) net loss for trading in 2015 and, for the first time, no growth in its user numbers.

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Kirkham joins Bigballs Media to lead Copa90

Kirkham joins Bigballs Media to lead Copa90

Bigballs Media has appointed the Holler co-founder James Kirkham to head Copa90, the high-profile football channel on YouTube.

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Ten things you need to know: new role for O&M's Human

Ten things you need to know: new role for O&M's Human

Ogilvy's Gerry Human moves to a global role, Virgin Media ad banned, and more advertising and media highlights this week.

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IAB says 70% use mobile device when watching TV

IAB says 70% use mobile device when watching TV

Half of UK online adults say that the TV is the focal point of their living room, according to research by the Internet Advertising Bureau UK.

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The Week Junior pulls in 10,000 paid subscribers

The Week Junior pulls in 10,000 paid subscribers

The Week Junior, the Dennis Publishing title, has attracted more than 10,000 paid subscribers three months after its launch.

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MEC chief warns 'Mediapalooza' of client reviews is 'the new normal'

MEC chief warns 'Mediapalooza' of client reviews is 'the new normal'

The boss of one of the world's leading media agencies has warned that last year's "Mediapalooza" when an unprecedented number of big clients put their accounts up for review at the same time "is now the new normal".

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UKTV unveils new look of rebranded W channel

UKTV unveils new look of rebranded W channel

UKTV has unveiled the new look of its W channel, which will replace Watch in a rebrand next week that is aimed at women in their thirties.

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