Celebrity radio DJ Chris Evans is moving from BBC Radio 2 to Virgin Radio from January 21st, and to avoid advertising breaks the entire show is being sponsored by Sky, "The Drum" reveals.
An investigation into mobile networks, utilities and insurance companies has found they rip Britons off to the tune of GBP4bn per year by charging loyal users more than new customers, "Sky News" reports.
Ofcom has reported that nearly 700,000 homes cannot get broadband speeds of 10 Mbps or higher and so are unable, it says, to watch Netflix or YouTube, "The Guardian" reports.
Ofcom has rejected a plea from Talksport to investigate BBC radio for claimed dominance in sports rights. The regulator said Talksport is able to secure rights, often outbidding the BBC, and is a profitable business that cannot show it is being harmed, "Press Gazette" reveals.
A Colgate ad that claimed it could repair teeth "instantly" has been banned by the ASA, "Campaign" reports.
"The Atlantic" has an interesting article that looks at the other side of poor influencer practice. Rather than not reporting a post has been paid for, the latest trend for aspiring influencers is to pretend a post has been sponsored by a big-name company to suggest they are popular enough to be courted by brands.
One in fourteen tweets directed at female journalists in the UK and US features abuse or is "problematic" research from Amnesty International has found, "Press Gazette" reveals.
"Press Gazette" is reporting on the latest readership figures that show although "The Guardian" is the most trusted news brand in the UK, "The Sun" and the "Sun on Sunday" are the most read online
Saatchi & Saatchi has won the Samsung Home Appliances ad account that will be serviced through its offices in Germany and China, "Campaign" reports.
There is sad news this morning as "The Drum" confirms that Blippar has called in administrators. The AR app which allows printed ads to spring to life, had simply burned too much cash and couldn't secure emergency financing.