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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.


Essence launches Media Health check service targeting marketers
21-01-2021 | 11:13:15
Global data and measurement-driven media agency Essence has announced the introduction of its Essence Media Health Check service, developed to help marketers achieve effective business outcomes from their digital media campaigns by delivering measurable performance improvements over current baselines.


[Interview] Nick Kalse (Outbrain): Native advertising will gain a solid position within digital marketing strategy
20-01-2021 | 17:07:00
On January 27th Outbrain, the world's largest native advertising platform, will host the webinar Outbrain Unveil. We speak with Nick Kalse, Head of Sales at Outbrain Benelux.


Havas Media launches Havas Market e-commerce offering
20-01-2021 | 10:02:22
From the point of view of Havas Media Group, e-commerce is to be seen as a holistic challenge. The agency is consequently bundling its expertise in the areas of DTC, marketplaces and digital drive to retail on a global level in the Havas Market unit. 


Maiko Valentijn to lead GroupM Netherlands as CEO; Tessa van der Starre CEO MediaCom Netherlands
16-01-2021 | 10:04:00
GroupM Netherlands has promoted Maiko Valentijn to GroupM’s new Chief Executive Officer. In this role he will lead the Netherlands operations


Hearst UK launches PositivityFest, a virtual event for its commercial partners
15-01-2021 | 09:05:00
Hearst UK, the premium content and experience business, has announced the launch of its PositivityFest, a day-long event offering a number of mood-boosting activities for its valued commercial partners.