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The end of digital doom-mongering is nigh... or is it?

The end of digital doom-mongering is nigh... or is it?

Digital prophets calling the doom of the old world are well past their sell-by date, says Mark Barber, planning director at the Radio Advertising Bureau.

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In pictures: Campaign Media Awards 2014

In pictures: Campaign Media Awards 2014

More than 550 leaders from media agencies, media owners and advertisers celebrated creativity in the media business at the Campaign Media Awards, held at the London Hilton on Wednesday 19 October.

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Justin Gibbons quits Arena for Enter

Justin Gibbons quits Arena for Enter

Justin Gibbons, the creative director at Arena, has joined Enter as a strategy partner.

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MediaCom grabs top Campaign Media prize

MediaCom grabs top Campaign Media prize

MediaCom picked up the Grand Prix at the Campaign Media Awards on Wednesday night after winning in three categories.

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Coronation Street plans live episode to celebrate 60 years of ITV

Coronation Street plans live episode to celebrate 60 years of ITV

Coronation Street, the Manchester soap, is planning to broadcast a live episode to celebrate the 60th anniversary of ITV, the UK's largest commercial broadcaster, in 2015.

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Q&A: Tremor Video chief talks online video advertising

Q&A: Tremor Video chief talks online video advertising

The rise of online video is only set to continue as it is inherently easier to sell than copy alone, says Bill Day, chief executive of Tremor Video as he discusses the future of TV vs video advertising

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My Media Week: Scott Knox

My Media Week: Scott Knox

This week, Scott Knox, managing director of the Marketing Agencies Association, ponders media fragmentation, creative talent beyond London and whether texting might just be the future of awards judging.

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Johnston Press, Local World and Newsquest unite for 1XL digital sell

Johnston Press, Local World and Newsquest unite for 1XL digital sell

Local media owners, Johnston Press, Local World and Newsquest, have formed a partnership to create a nationwide digital advertising proposition called 1XL.

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Ofcom kick-starts investigation into £3bn Premier League TV rights

Ofcom kick-starts investigation into £3bn Premier League TV rights

Ofcom has opened an investigation into how the Premier League sells £3 billion worth of live UK audio-visual football rights in the UK, following a complaint from Virgin Media.

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Forever Sports wins BSME's Launch of the Year

Forever Sports wins BSME's Launch of the Year

Forever Sports, Haymarket Media's fitness, style and sport magazine, was named Launch of the Year at last night's BSME Awards.

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Karen Blackett joins Creative England board

Karen Blackett joins Creative England board

Karen Blackett, the chief executive of WPP's MediaCom, has joined the Creative England board.

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Square Up Media launches Foodism in print

Square Up Media launches Foodism in print

Foodism, the food and drink website owned by Square Up Media, will launch as a monthly print title next month.

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Samsung launches first Christmas TV campaign in the UK

Samsung launches first Christmas TV campaign in the UK

Samsung is launching its first festive TV campaign in the UK, which portrays its products as an integral part of the Christmas season.

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O2 launches 'walk' campaign with Ed Sheeran

O2 launches 'walk' campaign with Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran, the singer songwriter, follows Michael Bublé and The Gorillaz in getting his own O2 "walk" ad to promote his Wembley Stadium shows.

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MediaCom's Karen Blackett 'most influential black person in Britain'

MediaCom's Karen Blackett 'most influential black person in Britain'

Karen Blackett OBE, the chief executive of WPP's MediaCom, has been named the most influential black person in Britain, in the Powerlist today.

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I'm a Celebrity returns with 11.1m viewers

I'm a Celebrity returns with 11.1m viewers

'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' returned to ITV last night with a peak of 11.1 million viewers, the most-watched programme of the night.

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Tackling the £6.5bn ad fraud problem

Tackling the £6.5bn ad fraud problem

Ari Levenfeld, the senior director of privacy and inventory quality at Rocket Fuel, the programmatic platform that was linked to ad fraud earlier this year, explains what it is doing to combat the issue.

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Watch: The Post Office's first Christmas TV campaign in five years

Watch: The Post Office's first Christmas TV campaign in five years

The Post Office launches its first Christmas campaign on TV in five years tonight, with a 60-second spot featuring the actor Robert Webb and the singer Pixie Lott.

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Brands invited to takeover TDK's Piccadilly Circus digital screen

Brands invited to takeover TDK's Piccadilly Circus digital screen

Japanese technology giant, TDK, is ending its contract with Land Securities, making its iconic Piccadilly Lights digital advertising available for the first time in 24 years.

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News UK launches The Newsroom with Iceland deal

News UK launches The Newsroom with Iceland deal

News UK's brand journalism unit The Newsroom launches its first campaign tomorrow with a native ads from Iceland around its 'I'm a Celebrity...' sponsorship included in Saturday's The Sun newspaper.

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