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  • Pluto TV debuts in Canada with more than 110 unique free channels
    Pluto TV debuts in Canada with more than 110 unique free channels | Media Strategy
    Published On: 02-12-2022 | 16:22:00
    Pluto TV, the global FAST (free ad-supported streaming television) service has made its debut in Canada streaming more than 20,000 hours of free programming to Canadians.
  • ITV signs licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution
    ITV signs licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution | Media Strategy
    Published On: 01-12-2022 | 15:37:01
    ITV has signed a multi-year licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution which will allow UK audiences to stream the likes of Everybody Hates Chris and Freaks and Geeks on ITVX for free in 2023 and beyond.
  • ITV launches unified brand across family of channels
    ITV launches unified brand across family of channels | Media Strategy
    Published On: 30-11-2022 | 16:30:49
    Ahead of the launch of ITVX, the UK’s freshest new streaming service, ITV’s channels have been given a fresh look too, with new channel branding, on-screen presentation and idents launching across all on air channels.
  • Targetspot sells its digital audio business to Azerion
    Targetspot sells its digital audio business to Azerion | Media Strategy
    Published On: 25-11-2022 | 11:39:30
    Targetspot SA has announced the sale of its digital audio business (Targetspot Division), housed within its subsidiary Radionomy Group B.V., to Azerion, an international group listed on Euronext Amsterdam that operates through a high-growth digital entertainment and media platform.
  • Channel 4 and Nectar360 sign pioneering data partnership
    Channel 4 and Nectar360 sign pioneering data partnership | Media Strategy
    Published On: 25-11-2022 | 11:36:00
    Channel 4’s award-winning commercial division, 4Sales, has announced an innovative new data partnership with the UK’s loyalty programme, Nectar360 that will revolutionise advertiser targeting on Channel 4’s streaming platform, All 4.
News.
ITV launches new initiative to collaborate with young content creators
13-04-2022 | 10:13:17
From graphic designers to animators, editors and social media wizards, ITV's BluePrint Network will collaborate with creatives aged 16-34 to produce digital content that will live on their social media platforms.


Hearst Newspapers names Patty Michalski Senior Vice President of content strategy and innovation
13-04-2022 | 10:04:33
Hearst Newspapers has announced that Patty Michalski has been named senior vice president of content strategy and innovation.


DPG Media and Groupe Rossel finalize acquisition of RTL Belgium
12-04-2022 | 09:53:31
The takeover fits in with the ambition to structurally strengthen the media landscape in French-speaking Belgium.


Mediahuis invests in Finnish proptech startup Skenariolabs
11-04-2022 | 08:57:40
European media group Mediahuis is investing in the Finnish company Skenariolabs, a fast-growing start-up that predicts the future of sustainable real estate, based on data and artificial intelligence (AI).


Mediatic expands with Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels
06-04-2022 | 17:25:05
Tamara Doves and Marie Wessels have joined Mediatic. This expansion fits within the growth ambition of the Amsterdam-based full-service content marketing agency. 


Blue Grass installs new leadership
06-04-2022 | 17:00:00
Blauw Gras, now part of Ace for almost two years, recently presented a new course. From now on, this also includes new leadership with three experienced agency staff members who will join the MT.


Paramount Global announces redemption of approximately $1.0 billion notes
05-04-2022 | 16:37:00
Paramount Global announced that it would redeem all of its outstanding 3.50% senior notes due January 15, 2025 (the "3.50% notes") and a portion of its outstanding 4.750% senior notes due May 15, 2025.


VIZIO introduces jump ads to connect linear TV with streaming
01-04-2022 | 14:42:40
Jump Ads give participating programmers and brands the ability to present an interactive overlay at the conclusion of linear TV programs, directing viewers into a supporting app on VIZIO’s operating system to continue their viewing experience.


Paramount Global announces $1.0 billion subordinated debt offering
31-03-2022 | 09:05:53
Paramount Global intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other fees and expenses related to the offering, for general corporate purposes, including the possible repayment of existing indebtedness.


Klarna appoints MediaCom as global media agency of record
30-03-2022 | 12:38:10
The agency’s remit excludes North America, where Havas Media Group won the retained account last December.


SAP, Unilever pilot blockchain technology supporting deforestation-free palm oil
25-03-2022 | 08:02:52
SAP and Unilever have announced a pilot of the GreenToken by SAP solution to further increase traceability and transparency in Unilever’s global palm oil supply chain.


European digital publisher Axel Springer selects Outbrain to power its sponsored content recommendations
25-03-2022 | 07:58:48
Outbrain Inc., a recommendation technology company, has announced it had been selected by Axel Springer, Europe’s digital publisher, to power its sponsored content recommendations – placing it among Outbrain’s top ten publisher partners.


Cirrus Streaming launches new interactive streaming app for broadcasters worldwide
25-03-2022 | 07:48:35
Cirrus Streaming provides the live streaming app to broadcasters free of charge, allowing them to offer their listeners a dedicated listening experience through the iOS and Android-friendly app.


ITV announces new £80 million Diversity Commissioning Fund
24-03-2022 | 07:44:53
ITV has also created a new £500k development fund to develop ideas that will qualify for the Diversity Commissioning Fund.


Outbrain expands partnership with Japan’s Sankei Digital in multiyear deal
24-03-2022 | 07:40:44
Outbrain Inc. a recommendation technology company, has announced its expanded partnership with Sankei Digital, one of the largest digital publishers in Japan.


Channel 4 and Motion Content Group launch Fund for ethnically diverse-led indies
23-03-2022 | 15:15:19
Channel 4 and Motion Content Group have launched a multi-million pound fund to boost commissions from small and medium sized ethnically diverse-led production companies.


Regina Buckley named Chief Financial and Strategy Officer of Hearst Magazines
23-03-2022 | 14:51:18
In her new role, Buckley will oversee the financial and strategic planning processes across the business. The announcement was made by Hearst Magazines President Debi Chirichella.


Flemish broadcasters announce support for Ukraine in new campaign
17-03-2022 | 07:03:05
VRT, DPG Media, SBS and Mediahuis all put their shoulders to the wheel for the widely distributed spot campaign for Consortium 12-12. Now the broadcasters want to strengthen the strong living solidarity even more.


AT&T lays out growth strategy following pending close of WarnerMedia transaction
16-03-2022 | 08:17:21
AT&T is laying out its updated strategy and financial outlook for the company moving forward. This includes detailed operational and financial expectations through 2023.


Sony Pictures Television to acquire controlling stake in Industrial Media
15-03-2022 | 07:46:00
Sony Pictures Television, SPT, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), has announced an agreement has been signed to acquire Industrial Media, one of the foremost independent nonfiction production companies.