Suddenly there’s a threat to BSkyB’s mountain of money – pub landlady Karen Murphy from Portsmouth

According to the accepted wisdom British pay-TV broadcaster BSkyB has made its big investments in programme rights (particularly football), technology (HD and 3-D) and marketing (ten million customers) and all that’s left is for it to count the money. Which ...

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Is Rupert Murdoch just too old for this The Daily new media lark?

Well if you look at this presentation for the launch of his new iPad paper The Daily you might come to that conclusion. Editor Jesse Angelo does a good job, clearly understanding all of it and then Rupe himself emerges ...

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Adam & Eve beats RKCR/Y&R in needle match for £25m Halifax

This one would have made Liverpool versus Manchester United look like a friendly Lancashire kickabout. Adam & Eve, the breakaway from RKCR/Y&R whose partners were successfully sued for £750,000 by WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell for breaking the terms of ...

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Freshly-armed with £200m Lovefilm ambitious Amazon takes aim at Netflix

Amazon, which at one time was an online bookshop, seems to be taking on the world, taking aim at US film streaming market leader Netflix shortly after buying UK film rental outfit Lovefilm for £200m. Amazon is spreading its wings ...

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A dealer spot at the Super Bowl? Never mess with a Chevy dude

Car companies have snaffled most of the best spots in the Super Bowl, as you would for a likely audience of more than 100 million. There’ll be lots of art and poetry. So it’s intriguing that one of General Motors’ ...

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