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'Customers will pay for digital content' as subscribers reach 225,000, says The Sun editor

'Customers will pay for digital content' as subscribers reach 225,000, says The Sun editor

The Sun, News UK's tabloid, has reported its number of digital subscribers has more than doubled to almost 250,000, less than 15 months after erecting a paywall around its content.

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Financial Times promotes Jon Slade to MD of B2C products

Financial Times promotes Jon Slade to MD of B2C products

The Financial Times has internally announced commercial director Jon Slade will become managing director of its business to consumer operations.

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Samsung becomes first Our Story sponsor on Snapchat

Samsung becomes first Our Story sponsor on Snapchat

Snapchat, the mobile app that lets users share photos and videos, allowed advertising on its Our Story feature for the first time over the weekend.

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7Up kicks off global campaign with urban knitting ad

7Up kicks off global campaign with urban knitting ad

7Up Free, the sugar free lemon and lime fizzy drink owned by PepsiCo, is launching a global campaign featuring people with quirky interests, like urban knitting.

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Havas board approves Bolloré takeover

Havas board approves Bolloré takeover

The Havas board has approved the Bolloré Group's attempt to buy a controlling stake in the company.

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Hearst launches Good Housekeeping Institute online

Hearst launches Good Housekeeping Institute online

Hearst magazines has launched the first stand-alone digital product for the Good Housekeeping brand, Good Housekeeping Institute online, which will feature product reviews.

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Hearst promotes Ella Dolphin to group commercial director

Hearst promotes Ella Dolphin to group commercial director

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Ella Dolphin to the newly created role of group commercial director.

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Zurich launches snowmen cinema campaign across Europe

Zurich launches snowmen cinema campaign across Europe

Zurich is today launching a Europe-wide cinema and online campaign showing the insurer's employees going to great lengths to protect some snowmen.

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Sainsbury's calls £60 million media review

Sainsbury's calls £60 million media review

Sainsbury's has started a review of its £60 million media planning and buying business, handled by PHD for 19 years.

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Cinema ads eight times more effective at making brands stand out than TV, says DCM

Cinema ads eight times more effective at making brands stand out than TV, says DCM

Ads shown in cinemas have more of an impact on the audience compared with those watching TV, according to research by Digital Cinema Media (DCM).

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Arqiva Hall of Fame 2014: Whiley, Feltz, Campbell and Brazil...

Arqiva Hall of Fame 2014: Whiley, Feltz, Campbell and Brazil...

The Arqiva Hall of Fame 2014, organised by The Radio Academy, will induct Jo Whiley, Vanessa Feltz, Trevor Nelson, Nicky Campbell, Pete Price, Alan Brazil and Barry Cryer into its industry honours list in 2014.

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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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