Wed, 21 Oct 2020

VENN secures $26M investment round

The Video Game Entertainment and News Network (VENN), a 24-hour streaming channel that launched in August, lined up $26 million ...

Further clashes loom at SABC over 600 jobs on the line

In an ongoing tussle over looming job cuts at the public service broadcaster, the Broadcast, Electronic Media and Allied Workers ...

Schools in rural areas receive assistance from 'Bisaya Gyud' team

BUTUAN CITY, Oct. 19 (PIA) -- As a form of augmentation to sustain the efforts of all those involved in ...

U.S. Ad Economy Expands Again In September, Second Consecutive Month Of Gains 10-20-2020

The U.S. ad economy grew 2.7% in September, marking its second consecutive month of expansion since the effects of the ...

Will Sorrell's Soon-To-Be Ex Have A Say In S4 Capital? 10-20-2020

The Sunday Times quoted Martin Sorrell's second wife, Christiana Falcone, as saying that she felt she had "lost" her own ...

House Democrats Blast FCC Chief Over Plan To Regulate Social Media 10-20-2020

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is engaged in "a blatant attempt to help a flailing President Trump" by aiming to influence ...

Fake News Spreads To Fill Local Newspaper Void 10-20-2020

The murky world of "pink slime" websites publish biased stories, many from conservative news sites. ...

Coalition organizes day of action for movement to fix public medias workplace culture

Public Media for All calls on those who seek to improve diversity, equity and inclusion across the system to take ...

Local Radio Networks Partners with Broadcast My Brand

Local Radio Networks Partners with Broadcast My Brand RADIO ONLINE ...

Essential Truths Of Climate Change

The intersection of Earth Day's 50th anniversary and the COVID-19 pandemic spotlights important truths that must be addressed to combat ...

Agencies Lend Their Talents To Get-Out-The-Vote Campaigns

One Example: Connecticut's Fairfield County Community Foundation teamed with agency Haddad & Partners for a public service campaign. ...

IPG Agencies Join Forces To Help Launch #MeToo's 'Act Too'

IPG agencies are uniting with the initiative's founder on a new phase focused on such calls to action as enacting ...

TV Networks Cut Losses, Down 6% in Q3, AVOD To Surge 32%- Analyst

Broadcast TV networks are expected to sink 15.8% to $2.4 billion, with cable TV networks slipping 1% in Q3. The ...

Holiday Ad Spending Starts Early As Brands And Retailers Face Concerns Over Shipping Capacity

Some companies expect the budget allocations to run heavier earlier in the season and less as the holiday season approaches. ...

'Local Marketing' Surges, 'Content Marketing' Erodes

"Local marketing" intent among brands has been steadily increasing since mid-September. In June, both "demographics" and "local marketing" saw increases. ...

Promote Iceland Taps Havas Media

Promote Iceland, a public-private marketing group promoting Icelandic companies in foreign markets, has tapped Havas Media Group as its media ...

Voice Of America- On PBS, The Times Of Walter Winchell

Walter Winchell, the gossip-columnist star of newspapers and radio whose career was derailed in the television era, gets the "American ...

Political Advertising Spend Hits Record $6.7 Billion

A vast percentage of political ad spend has gone to local TV stations and cable, with $4.1 billion for local ...

Snap, Pinterest Snapped Up Ad Crumbs From Facebook Boycott

Snapchat's YoY ad revenue more than doubled between July and September, and Pinterest's rose about 40%, reports The Information. ...

Enquiring Minds Want To Know How Rupert Murdoch Became David Pecker

Rupert Murdoch's media empire arguably did more than any other source to help the President get elected in 2016, and ...

Kantar Taps Marketing Vet Nasard As CEO

Kantar, the global marketing and media research firm owned by Bain Capital and WPP, has named Alexis Nasard as CEO, ...

Lost In The Supermarket? On TV, This Is Not The Case

A groundswell of interest in a revival of the old "Supermarket Sweep" shopping-aisle game show was easy to miss because ...

GroupM's Xaxis Appoints Gila Wilensky President Of Its U.S. Operation

Wilensky joins from sibling agency Essence, where she was senior vice president of media activation with oversight of activities including ...

Report- 2020 Magazine Covers Feature Black People 3X More Than In Past 90 Years

There were about 40 total covers of non-ethnic magazines that showed Black subjects as "respected, celebrated or as everyday Americans," ...

Biden Thumps Trump In Head-To-Head Town Halls

Joe Biden's Town Hall event on ABC posted 8% more TV viewers than three NBCU networks' airing of a Donald ...

White House Presses To Move Forward With TikTok Ban

Citing the risk of Chinese espionage, the Trump administration is seeking to lift an injunction that prevents the government from ...

NBC's Trump Town Hall Coverage Lost Viewers, Probably Money, Too

Fact-checking of Trump by Rachel Maddow on her MSNBC show revealed incorrect and false information from the President. ...

Is Digital Audience Accountability Going On Hiatus?

At a time when digital media appears to be accelerating share gains vs. traditional media, questions regarding its underlying veracity ...

What Are The Ethical Implications Of Technology?

Technology drives change faster and faster, and we shouldn't assume what is acceptable today will be acceptable tomorrow, says author ...

Biden Word-of-Mouth Sentiment Turns Positive For First Time

Joe Biden is being talked about slightly more positively than negatively for the first time during the campaign, according to ...

Facebook Blocked 2.2 Million Ads For Breaking Political Campaign Rules

Facebook tagged warnings to 150 million misleading election-related posts, and 2.2 million ads were rejected because they failed to complete ...

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Israelis outraged at treatment of critically ill Palestinian official

JERUSALEM - Chief Palestinian negotiation Saeb Erakat is critically ill in an Israeli hospital.The official was rushed to Hadassah Medical ...

Polls point to Biden victory but Trump confident of reelection

WASHINGTON, DC - With two weeks remaining before the U.S. presidential election, Democratic challenger Joe Biden continues to lead in ...

Emirati ministers and officials on historic visit to Israel

ABU DHABI, UAE - Government ministers from the UAE boarded an historic flight to Israel on Tuesday morning.They were accompanied ...

U.S. sanctions shipping companies in China for doing business in Iran

WSHINGTON, DC, October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for their ...

United States Covid-19 death toll rises above 220,000

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a notice board with COVID-19 preventive instructions at a Macy's store in ...

Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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