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Monday 14 February 2011
Ofcom, the media regulator, today unveils its new on-screen warning signal designed to alert viewers to the presence of product placement in television programmes.
Sunday 13 February 2011
America's top social media analyst said Twitter's $8bn-$10bn valuation is more than justified despite others baulking at a valuation 100 times the company's expected revenues this year.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
Tuesday 02 November 2010
ITV appealed today to be released from advertising sale restrictions it says have locked it into a "ratings rat race" at the expense of quality programmes.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
A leader on 26 October suggested that Google collected private data to better sell targeted advertising, and that it had admitted doing so to link users to local advertisers. Google wants to make it clear that its collection of payload data was a mistake and completely unconnected to selling advertising.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Tommy Sheridan visited the home of a woman who claims to have had an affair with him, a court was told today.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
An online system which will bring together dozens of UK radio stations will begin its launch in December, it was announced today.
Friday 08 October 2010
Traditional broadcasters are having a tough time trying to keep their advertisers on board during this economic downturn. The last thing they need is for those clients to go away and, well, become broadcasters themselves.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Thursday 16 September 2010
More than 190 million visitors per month isn't bad for a web phenomenon that is widely criticised for being inconsequential, ephemeral and narcissistic. But despite the huge popularity of Twitter, which scores 370,000 new users every day, making money out of its customers has proved more of a challenge – until yesterday, when the social network unveiled a new look that will have advertisers salivating.
Monday 23 August 2010
Thursday 19 August 2010
An early bid has been made for some sort of honour from the Coalition Government. Charlie Mullins, the chap behind Pimlico Plumbers, the posh tradesmen, has this to say about the efforts so far of Messrs Cameron and Osborne: "After years of rescuing botched jobs by cowboy plumbers, I've got a rough idea how the Coalition must feel after 100 days in power, trying to turn around Labour's disastrous mismanagement of the country. I may be dealing in millions rather than billions but the frustrations are the same." What a brown-noser.
Thursday 19 August 2010
Dr Laura doesn't do tea and sympathy. For 30 years, she has been dispensing tough love to tens of thousands of listeners who call her radio talk show each day, seeking blunt, provocative and unashamedly conservative advice on how to cope with their most pressing personal problems.
Sunday 01 August 2010
Splenetic Times columnist Giles Coren must be running out of things to get angry about – he has just signed up to write a new technology column for science mag T3.
Thursday 15 July 2010
It's often said that advertising is the canary in the economic coalmine, turning sickly well before the rest of the country catches a whiff of recession. But if the ad business is often first in to a downturn, history suggests it's also first out. When marketers start spending again it's a sure and early signal that the economy is picking up.
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Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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