Media

Amazon heads march of the FANGs as they dominate adland

Ad Age has confirmed what we all suspected, that the so-called FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Neflix and Google) are increasingly driving advertising, in the US in this case but the same is true around the world surely. Much of the ...

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Is digital currency Libra set to become Facebook’s Midland Bank moment?

Readers with (very) long memories may recall that in 1987 the Saatchi brothers, then running the world’s biggest agency group, announced their intention to take over the UK’s Midland Bank, one of the biggest at the time. The Midland (now ...

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Drum wins global social content business for Jura whisky

Omnicom Media Group’s Drum has won the global content brief for Jura single malt whisky; another case, perhaps, of the lines blurring between some media agencies and creative agencies. Drum, originally an offshoot of PHD, has always been at the ...

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Cheil’s Russell Schaller: making the most of six seconds

Have you got a second? Thought not. Advertisers are all too familiar with a negative response from consumers, weary from being perpetually bombarded with content – so much so that the Internet Advertising Bureau defines a viewable impression as one ...

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Sorrell boosts S4’s global reach with BizTech deal

S4Capital may still be a nut (it varies) according to boss Sir Martin Sorrell but it’s a nut with a considerable global reach. Now the owner of MediaMonks and programmatic media company MightyHive is expanding into Australia with a conditional ...

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Ocean brings digital Out of Home network to Birmingham

Ocean Outdoor is rolling out a new network of digital 6-sheet poster screens in partnership with Birmingham City Council. The new network will cover main city arterial and commuter routes. The screens are being supplied by Samsung with Esprit Digital. ...

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