Tag Archives: Channel 4

Why Channel 4 privatisation is a process of Discovery

The UK government has finally pressed the starting gun on the privatisation of broadcaster Channel 4, even though virtually no-one seems to think it’s a good idea. The best Boris Johnson’s gang can up with is that private money will ...

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UK ad industry lines up against Channel 4 sell-off

The UK ad industry is lining up against the Government’s mad, mean-minded plan to sell off broadcaster Channel 4 with Campaign (subscription required) orchestrating an open letter against the plan, claiming C4 “plays a key role in offering diverse programming ...

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Starcom shows its inclusivity creds with Channel 4

Media agency Starcom has decided to tell some ‘Brave Stories’ in a deal with Channel 4, highlighting members of staff and their issues (in this trailer a stammer and someone who’s shy) to emphasise (presumably) the agency’s diversity. clients these ...

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Channel 4 brings back branded entertainment with Balmain

Branded entertainment comes and goes: once trumpeted as the next big thing it wasn’t, but seems durable all the same. One issue is where do ads end and branded entertainment start? Mother’s current series for Dubai with Zac Efron and ...

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Channel 4 claims first with programmatic deal for All 4.

Channel 4’s All 4 is claiming to be the first UK broadcaster to allow advertisers to buy digital ad space programmatically through its new All 4 Private Marketplace, which uses real-time bidding. C4’s Future4 plan aims to deliver 30% of ...

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Channel 4 plugs (fairly) starry line-up with complaints ad

There’s quite a battle going on between in-house broadcaster creative departments as their masters grapple with a changing TV world where subscription-based streaming is challenging more conventional forms of funding (advertising or, in the case of the BBC, you and ...

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