Media

Apple TV+ launches with a whimper

AppleTV+ has finally made it on the world stage after years of “will they, won’t they?” But does the world actually need yet another streaming service? Apple maintains it does in this introductory film although some of us might say ...

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US brewing giants take their joust from Super Bowl to court

Been trying to avoid this one – who really cares if certain beers contain corn syrup, or rice perhaps. But brewing rivals MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch clearly do and the former is suing the latter for..hmm…saying Miller Lite contains corn syrup ...

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Blue State Digital’s Samir Patel: why the whole world needs proper regulation for Facebook and its rivals

It’s been a hellish few weeks for Facebook. Earlier this month, just 24 hours after announcing its pivot to a more privacy-focused platform in an attempt to reassure an increasingly concerned user base, it was revealed that Facebook’s single biggest ...

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Atomic finds new political angles for i newspaper

The i newspaper is still with us following the implosion of previous owner Johnson Press, somewhat controversially as it’s now owned by a consortium of Johnson’s creditors in the shape of JPI Media. JPI is running a new print campaign ...

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Adam&eve wins global brief to protect children from war, UK media rallies round in wake of Cyclone Idai disaster

Save the Children’s UK agency adam&eveDDB has been appointed to handle a new global campaign for Save the Children International with the theme Stop the War on Children. Save the Children was founded by Eglantyne Jebb 100 years ago, in ...

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Peter Reid of MSQ: the WPP diet – cutting weight fast looks healthy, but are its arteries clogged?

At WPP’s last earnings call, the second since Sir Martin Sorrell jumped ship to avoid the plank, the Ogilvy-to-Kantar behemoth rebranded. The group became a ‘creative transformation company,’ whatever that means. earlier this week, addressing the bafflement that has rippled ...

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Yonder Media wins VitaCoco coconut water

London media independent Yonder Media has been appointed as UK media agency for coconut water brand, VitaCoco, without a pitch. Vita Coco, which was founded in New York in 2004, is the world’s leading coconut water brand, and is sold ...

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Bercow puts UK government’s Brexit TV blitz in the balance

As House of Commons speaker John Bercow (below) throws a new spanner in Theresa May’s Brexit works – telling her she can’t bring back the same bill three times, which she should have known already – the UK’s TV stations ...

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