Media

CURB cleans up at creative out of home awards

Outdoor advertising (or out of home as we should call it these days) is a booming sector with digital this and that all over the place on top of conventional billboards. Poster giant Clear Channel and enterprising UK trade publication ...

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Visualise shoots world’s biggest sports pic for Adidas and Getty Images

Photographer Henry Stuart has shot the world’s biggest sports picture for Visualise client Adidas and Getty Images. The panoramic photo, all 33 gigapixels of it, shows last Saturday’s match between the all-conquering New Zealand All Blacks and Italy. Viewers can ...

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Wonga is caught out for blogging dirty on Twitter

Sally Bercow and Alan Davies – who you may recall were a little too keen to blacken the name of Lord McAlpine – are not the only prominent twitterati caught abusing social media recently. Wonga, the so-called payday loans company ...

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RKCR/Y&R spreads the love for digital radio

Digital tyranny continues apace in the UK with the Government planning to turn off the FM frequency ‘sometime’ in the next couple of years. The trouble is that most people seem not to want it to – digital radio sets ...

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Can BT mount a serious sports challenge to Sky?

It looks like it’s giving it a damn good go with news emerging that the former UK state-owned telephone supplier is planning two new pay sports channels for football and rugby plus a third for one-off pay-per-view matches, an offer ...

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Conor Dignam MBO buys Emap media titles

Top Right Group, formerly Emap, has sold its three main media titles to Media Business Insight, a management buyout headed by former Broadcast editor Conor Dignam. The three are Broadcast, Screen (film) and Shots (commercials). We don’t know how much ...

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