• Trinity Mirror Titles Hit Hardest By Circulation Drops
    Trinity Mirror titles are the hardest hit in the latest round of ABC figures for print circulations. "The Sunday Mirror" and "The People" dropped 24% and 21% respectively while the daily newspaper, "The Mirror," dropped 20% year-on-year.
  • Starbucks Hands Iris Its EMEA Creative Brief
    Starbucks has appointed Iris as its creative agency across EMEA. "Campaign" reveals the appointment does not impact the coffee brand's global ad agency, 72andSunny.
  • Murdoch Reveals 'Tremendous Damage' Digital Is Doing To Print
    Rupert Murdoch admitted at News Corp's Annual General Meeting yesterday that digital "has been tremendously damaging to print" and, according to "The Guardian", he has ruled out trying to expand the company's print portfolio. Instead, he said, the business has its "hands full" trying to keep print viable in a digital age.
  • 'Gay Times' Editor Suspended Over Hate Posts
    He was supposed to be the champion of minority rights, but instead, the new editor of "Gay Times" has been suspended just a month in to the new role after previous hateful social media posts were unveiled. "The Drum" reveals that these appeared to be anti-semitic and unsupportive of the transgender community as well as disabled children and the obese.
  • Duke Of Cambridge Launches Anti-Bullying Initiative Backed By Facebook and Snapchat
    The Duke of Cambridge has launched a cyberbullying code that is being supported by Facebook and Snapchat, the BBC reports. It is built around the tenets of "Stop. Speak. Report." and will see the social media giants offering more proactive methods of helping users who feel they are being bullied.
  • CMO Budgets Hit A Plateau, Is Proving ROI To Blame?
    After a spike between 2015 to 2017, CMOs are seeing their budgets slide back, new research published by "Marketing Week" suggests. Marketing's share of overall company spending is down from just over 12% to 11%. Difficulty in proving ROI and a charge by the huge names in advertising to cut cost and reduce rosters are identified as possible contributors.
  • Twitter Reverses Verification For Far Right Activists
    "The Telegraph" is reporting that far right activists in the UK are losing their blue tick verification status after a Twitter clampdown. One of the most prominent is the former leader of the English Defence League (EDL), Tommy Robinson.
  • CHI And Partners Wins P&G's Lenor From Grey London
    Bad news for Grey London as CHI and Partners replaces it as the pan-European ad agency for P&G's laundry conditioner brand, Lenor. Grey had worked on the account for the past fifty years, "Campaign" reports.
  • MP's Anger At 'Mutineer' Headline In Brexit Bill Coverage
    MP Anna Soubry has blasted "The Telegraph" for running pictures of her and other Tory MPs as "mutineers" over their opposition to the Government's Brexit Bill, "The Guardian" reports.
  • BBC To List Shows Viewers Complain About Most
    The BBC has revealed it will soon begin publishing the names of shows that have attracted more than one hundred viewer complaints, "The Guardian" reports. The move is the corporation's reaction to an Ofcom demand that it must become more transparent.
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