• 'Marketing Week' Columnist Calls For More To Take A Stand Against Fossil Fuels
    "Marketing Week" columnist Mark Ritson writes this week to implore markets and other publishers to follow the lead set by "The Guardian" in banning fossil fuels and stop energy companies' attempts to distract from the environmental harm they are causing.
  • MediaCom Assumes Global Media Duties At Hasbro
    MediaCom is now the global media agency for Hasbro, "Campaign" has learned. It reportedly has won the US part of the business from Omnicom Media Group in what is believed to be an effort to consolidate media duties into one global account.
  • Katie Hopkins Twitter Account Suspended
    Controversial right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins appears to have been suspended from Twitter while complaints over racist language in her posts is investigated, HuffPost writes.
  • John Lewis Launches AR Sofa Tool
    John Lewis is tapping into augmented reality to allow its app users to visualise what sofas and armchairs would look like in their home, "Mobile Marketing"r reports.
  • Editor Of BBC Radio 4 'Today' Resigns Over Job Cuts
    The Editor of BBC Radio 4's "Today" flagship news radio programme, Sarah Sands, has resigned in reaction to the BBC's planned mass redundancies in its newsroom, "The Guardian" writes.
  • Unilever Considers Selling Off Its Tea Business
    Could customers in developed markets, including Britain, be turning their backs on tea? It seems unthinkable, but Unilever claims sales are stalling for traditional black tea as it considers putting its tea division up for sale, "Sky News" reports.
  • DCMS Committee To Be Chaired By 'Critical Friend' Of The BBC
    The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee has a new Chair in the Houses of Parliament. Julian Knight is a former journalist who describes himself as a "critical friend" of the BBC who is open to a frank debate about changing the future of the licence fee, according to "Press Gazette."
  • UK Film And TV Production Industry Has A Record Year
    The UK's film and television production industry had its best year ever last year as Netflix and the BBC splashed out on big productions and the latest James Bond film was shot. "The Guardian" is reporting it meant the industry enjoyed a record year as GBP3.6bn was spent on new productions.
  • Budweiser Helps Bring Major League Baseball To UK Shoppers
    Major League Baseball is teaming up with Budweiser and Passyunk Avenue in the Westfield Stratton mall to promote the sport to UK shoppers, "Campaign" reports. The "Home Run House' pop up baseball cages will let Brits try their hand at the sport.
  • BBC Cuts 450 Jobs As Journalists Are Focussed On Stories, Not Shows
    The BBC will axe 450 jobs from its newsroom as it focuses on its stories that will be pushed out across platforms and shows, rather than staff each show or platform with its own dedicated team of journalists, "Press Gazette" reveals.
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