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Posterscope aims to bolster digital offering with acquisition of Liveposter

Posterscope aims to bolster digital offering with acquisition of Liveposter

Posterscope, the Dentsu Aegis out-of-home specialist, has bought Liveposter, an out-of-home platform which enables digital campaigns to run across multiple networks and media owners.

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Adblock Plus maker and Pirate Bay founder launch publisher payment service

Adblock Plus maker and Pirate Bay founder launch publisher payment service

Eyeo, the maker of Adblock Plus, has partnered with Flattr to launch a product enabling online readers to make small payments to publishers producing content.

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Bloomberg Media launches custom content division Kinection

Bloomberg Media launches custom content division Kinection

Bloomberg Media has expanded its content offering with the launch of Kinection, a new division producing custom content for its commercial partners.

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SoundCloud to sell ads on UK music streaming service

SoundCloud to sell ads on UK music streaming service

SoundCloud, the music streaming and sharing service, is to sell advertising for the first time in the UK through Global's digital audio exchange, Dax.

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WPP confirms search has begun for Sorrell's successor

WPP confirms search has begun for Sorrell's successor

WPP has begun to look at external candidates to replace Sir Martin Sorrell as the chief executive of WPP, the company confirmed today.

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PHD and MediaCom lead nominations in Thinkbox TV Planning Awards shortlist

PHD and MediaCom lead nominations in Thinkbox TV Planning Awards shortlist

PHD and MediaCom are the most shortlisted agencies in the 2016 Thinkbox TV Planning Awards, run with Campaign, which will be judged next week.

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ISBA's media transparency contracts under fire from agencies

ISBA's media transparency contracts under fire from agencies

ISBA's attempts to introduce greater transparency around media agency contracts with advertisers are unworkable and irresponsible, it has been claimed.

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Ogilvy & Mather and WPP top Effie Index

Ogilvy & Mather and WPP top Effie Index

Ogilvy & Mather has been named as the most effective ad network in the world by the Effie Index, while its owner, WPP, was named the most effective holding company for the fifth year in a row.

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Iris hires ex-BuzzFeed director of brand strategy Lewis

Iris hires ex-BuzzFeed director of brand strategy Lewis

Digby Lewis, the former director of brand strategy at BuzzFeed, has joined Iris to lead its global content division Content That Pops.

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WPP revenue up 10.5% despite marketing taking 'back seat' for clients

WPP revenue up 10.5% despite marketing taking 'back seat' for clients

WPP, the owner of Group M and Ogilvy & Mather, has reported a 10.5 per cent increase in revenue year on year to £3.08 billion for the first quarter of 2016.

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Rick Hirst joins Carat as CEO

Rick Hirst joins Carat as CEO

In a rare move, Mcgarrybowen's UK boss takes charge of sister media agency.

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Brexit blamed for fall in TV adspend

Brexit blamed for fall in TV adspend

TV insiders are blaming clients' anxiety over the Brexit vote for a bigger-than-expected fall of up to 7 per cent in the TV ad market in April and have revised down forecasts for the year.

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Facebook unites sales teams in expanded single operation

Facebook unites sales teams in expanded single operation

Facebook has gone on a hiring spree after integrating the teams that used to deal separately with media and creative agencies in a single operation.

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Hearst picks up highest nominations at PPA Awards

Hearst picks up highest nominations at PPA Awards

Hearst Magazines UK, which publishes Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping, has received the most number of nominations for this year's PPA Awards.

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Predicting 2020: The end of the media owner

Predicting 2020: The end of the media owner

The future media industry will be divided between content creators and content distributors, says Maxus' chief executive.

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Sky wins DHL as first international client

Sky wins DHL as first international client

Sky has won DHL as its first international client that will run an ad campaign across the pay-TV giant's five European markets simultaneously.

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YouTube launches six-second Bumper Ads

YouTube launches six-second Bumper Ads

Google has introduced a brand new ad format on YouTube that will last for six seconds and cannot be skipped, in order to quickly attract attention from impatient mobile users.

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DCM restructures sales team led by Barker

DCM restructures sales team led by Barker

Digital Cinema Media has promoted its head of agency sales, Davina Barker, to the role of sales director in a team restructure.

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The Times and Sunday Times combine for first joint brand campaign

The Times and Sunday Times combine for first joint brand campaign

The Times and The Sunday Times have released a stirring TV ad as part of their first joint brand campaign.

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UK adspend grew at highest rate since 2010 to £20 billion

UK adspend grew at highest rate since 2010 to £20 billion

UK adspend grew at its highest rate since 2010 last year by 7.5 per cent to £20.1 billion, according to the Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report.

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