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ViacomCBS unveils streaming strategy and expansive slate of originals headed to Paramount+
25-02-2021 | 10:08:00
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has updated investors on its differentiated streaming strategy, which leverages the company’s strong product offerings across free, premium and pay segments.


Redbox selects SpotX for video monetization across its free streaming platform
24-02-2021 | 12:47:00
SpotX, the global video advertising platform, today announced a new strategic partnership with Redbox to serve as a strategic supply-side platform (SSP) to power the video monetization of Redbox’s free live TV and AVOD content.


Havas Media Group grows GBfoods and Affinity partnership worldwide
23-02-2021 | 10:51:40
Havas Media Group has renewed an agreement with GBfoods and Affinity with a significant international presence in more than 10 markets, after a media review for Europe launched last May.


Willem-Albert Bol appointed CEO of Abovo Maxlead
23-02-2021 | 09:09:00
Willem-Albert Bol has been appointed as the new CEO of Abovo Maxlead effective April after being with DPG Media for seven years.




VICE Distribution announces first spring Slate
22-02-2021 | 12:36:07
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has revealed its first slate of programming for Spring following the launch of the business last year.


Mindshare research explores the evolving power dynamics between consumers, brands and media
22-02-2021 | 12:30:37
Consumers are more frequently and collectively demanding brands drive purpose and positive change, leaving nobody safe from call-out culture and backlash for less ethical decisions.


Small social platforms invest in tackling harmful content, IPG Mediabrands index
19-02-2021 | 13:31:07
IPG Mediabrands has released its latest Media Responsibility Index, a quantitative report that strives to raise industry standards around brand safety and media responsibility in advertising.


GroupM UK joins The Conscious Advertising Network
18-02-2021 | 09:36:45
Launched in 2019, CAN is a UK-based voluntary coalition of over 70 organisations, which share a vision to ensure industry ethics catch up with the technology of modern advertising.


[Interview] Léonie Koning (Initiative): Successful brands today are agile, have vision and purpose
17-02-2021 | 11:02:00
Léonie Koning has worked for Initiative for more than fifteen years, the last seven of which as the CEO. Time to talk to her.


Dentsu pilots tool to manage media industry’s digital carbon footprint
16-02-2021 | 10:48:21
DIMPACT, the pioneering initiative to help the digital media industry map and manage its carbon impacts, is moving beyond proof of concept.


Vice Media commissions Icon Films to produce documentary on diversity of the Amazon Rainforest
15-02-2021 | 15:32:31
UK independent factual production company Icon Films has announced a joint commission from VICE TV and VICE World News to produce ‘Unknown Amazon with Pedro Andrade’, a new documentary series that explores the unique diversity of Amazonia and the people who live there.


Hearst UK appoints Richie Booker as Diversity and Belonging Lead
12-02-2021 | 13:08:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced the appointment of Richie Booker to the role of Diversity & Belonging Lead.


Nielsen and Marquee ink TV measurement services deal
09-02-2021 | 13:34:07
Nielsen and Marquee Broadcasting Group, a privately held broadcasting company that owns several television stations, have announced a multi-year agreement whereby Nielsen will provide local TV measurement services for all broadcast stations.


Sony partners with Holzweiler to create digital content for brands
04-02-2021 | 14:34:00
Norwegian fashion house Holzweiler has announced it is collaborating with Sony Europe to create digital content for its brand and retail experiences.


GroupM partners with Unilever to launch first of its kind ethics tool
02-02-2021 | 10:08:11
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the launch of the industry’s first tool to operationalize data ethics.


GROUPM certified as a top employer Europe 2021 with five EMEA market accreditations
27-01-2021 | 12:34:42
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced that five of its EMEA markets have been recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2021.


BMG selects Google Cloud to enhance service to artists and songwriters
26-01-2021 | 10:55:16
Google has announced that BMG has selected Google Cloud to build a scalable, global infrastructure as it grows its digital music business.


MeMo² launches Crossmedia Analytics Platform THX in Belgium
25-01-2021 | 16:01:02
MeMo² has launched the innovative Crossmedia Analytics Platform THX in Belgium. This, after a successful introduction on the Dutch market with 1300 measured campaigns in 2020.


Nielsen begins tracking premium theatrical films being distributed on streaming platforms
22-01-2021 | 09:50:41
Nielsen has announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand.