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Thriving digital listening opens up new opportunities

Thriving digital listening opens up new opportunities

As this week's Rajar figures highlight digital listening hours are at an all-time high, up 6.4% (yoy), Simon Kilby, head of marketplace at Bauer Media, points to new commercial opportunities.

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Trinity Mirror considers appeal of £1.2m phone-hacking charges

Trinity Mirror considers appeal of £1.2m phone-hacking charges

Trinity Mirror is considering an appeal after a High Court judge ordered the publisher to pay "very substantial" damages to celebrities Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne and others for phone-hacking.

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Rajar Q1 2015: Commercial radio loses out as BBC makes minor gains

Rajar Q1 2015: Commercial radio loses out as BBC makes minor gains

BBC radio has scraped an upturn in its overall weekly audience reach in the first quarter of 2015, while commercial radio suffered a decline during the same period.

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Rajar Q1 2015: Magic's national boost pays dividends for Bauer Media

Rajar Q1 2015: Magic's national boost pays dividends for Bauer Media

Bauer Media's digital push to transform Magic into a national radio brand has paid off, as the network has grown 31.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2015.

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Industry leaders prepare to gather along the seafront for Media360 in Brighton

Industry leaders prepare to gather along the seafront for Media360 in Brighton

The stage is set for marketing and media leaders to explore best practices and be inspired by innovations at this year's Media360 by the sea in Brighton.

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Rajar Q1 2015: Capital FM loses breakfast number one radio spot to Kiss

Rajar Q1 2015: Capital FM loses breakfast number one radio spot to Kiss

Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon's Capital FM Breakfast Show is no longer the most popular morning show for Londoners, after the pair were overtaken by Kiss in the first three months of this year.

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Blinkx losses sound alarm bells for those in online advertising

Blinkx losses sound alarm bells for those in online advertising

News that Blinkx, the video advertising company, posted a pre-tax loss of $25 million this week for the year to the end of March 2015, should raise alarm bells for those in the online advertising business.

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Digital Cinema Media launches inaugural industry awards

Digital Cinema Media launches inaugural industry awards

Digital Cinema Media has launched an awards scheme to recognise the best in cinema advertising over the past year, across five categories.

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My Media Week: Craig Nayman

My Media Week: Craig Nayman

This week, Craig Nayman, chief commercial officer, Archant, spies local opportunity in the Championship play offs.

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MEC appoints first head of programmatic strategy

MEC appoints first head of programmatic strategy

MEC has appointed Martin Beauchamp, a solutions engineer at AppNexus, as its first head of programmatic strategy.

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M/SIX aims to future-proof with programmatic buying approach

M/SIX aims to future-proof with programmatic buying approach

M/SIX is launching a programme to work on new ways to develop programmatic buying.

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UTV to create broadcast centre for new channels

UTV to create broadcast centre for new channels

UTV Media, the owner of TalkSport, is creating a new broadcast centre as part of plans to launch four new national radio stations at the beginning of next year.

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Life after Mad Men: Rise of the holding company

Life after Mad Men: Rise of the holding company

The scale of your resources pales in significance to the power of your ideas.

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Viacom launches commercial innovation group

Viacom launches commercial innovation group

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), home to MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Channel 5, has formed a commercial innovation group to help advertisers create customised, content-led digital and social campaigns.

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Zoe Jones to head DCM marketing and insight

Zoe Jones to head DCM marketing and insight

Digital Cinema Media has promoted Zoe Jones, the marketing director, to marketing and insight director.

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Coco de Mer launches X-rated ad with Rankin and TBWA

Coco de Mer launches X-rated ad with Rankin and TBWA

Coco de Mer, the lingerie and sex-toy retailer, has collaborated with TBWA\London and Rankin, the fashion photographer, to produce an X-rated campaign.

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UKTV reports record revenues for 2014

UKTV reports record revenues for 2014

UKTV has reported revenues of £283 million, up 1.8 per cent year on year and a record for the broadcaster.

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Betfair to call £15m European media review

Betfair to call £15m European media review

Betfair, the gambling site, is preparing a review of its £15 million media planning and buying business, currently handled by Arena.

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DC Thomson takes full ownership of ShortList Media

DC Thomson takes full ownership of ShortList Media

DC Thomson, a long-standing investor of ShortList Media, has bought the 50% of the multimedia company it did not already own for an undisclosed sum.

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What I learned at Digital Shoreditch

What I learned at Digital Shoreditch

Adrian Gans, VCCP's innovation director, gives his impressions from the first week of Digital Shoreditch, a two-week event that unites technology, creativity and entrepreneurs.

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