Friday, June 29, 2012
  • Global Spend Sees 3.1% Uptick

    Global advertising spending was up 3.1% in the first quarter of 2012 -- lower than the gains in the first quarter of a year … Read the whole story

  • Media Deals Climb 52% In Q1 2012, Hit $32 Bil

    Media deals quickened in the first half of 2012 -- with many mergers and acquisitions coming among smaller companies. Media investment banker The Jordan, … Read the whole story

  • IPG Launches Advantage International, Sports Marketing Shop

    Interpublic Group has launched a new sports marketing agency called Advantage International and has hired 20-year industry veteran Tom Haidinger to run it as … Read the whole story

  • Gannett Debuts Dedicated Digital Sports Unit

    The USA Today Sports Media Group -- searching for a way to knit together sports assets at parent Gannett Co., from the flagship newspaper … Read the whole story

  • Radio Giants Tune Into Streaming Audio

    Yahoo struck a deal with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment (formerly Clear Channel Radio) to incorporate the latter's iHeartRadio into Yahoo's digital radio service, … Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Zinio Is For Sale

    Digital magazine newsstand and publisher Zinio is putting itself on the auction block. The company had retained Montgomery & Co., an investment bank, in … Read the whole story

  • Martin Agency Takes Top Prize In MBI Competition

    The Martin Agency/Ingenuity Media Group has won the gold prize in the Media Behavior Institute's case study competition for maximizing the USA TouchPoints research … Read the whole story

  • Tablets, More Content Power Mobile Video Growth

    The explosion of smartphones and tablets combined with a wider selection of premium content have given a big boost to mobile video viewing in … Read the whole story

  • Where Have I Seen That Scarf Before?

    Yahoo News this week offered audiences a chance to sport the same scarf and pants as an individual who appeared to be involved in … Read the whole story