Friday, January 18, 2013
  • MPG, Media Contacts Folded Into Havas Media Group

    Havas is shuttering its MPG and Media Contacts monikers as client-facing brands. Those operations will be rebranded and folded into the newly created Havas … Read the whole story

  • Lance Armstrong And His Tour De Rants

    What a week for semi-confessionals, bizarre attempts at damage control, and angry stabs at absolution. Actually, I'm not referring to Coca-Cola's decision to address … Read the whole story

  • GfK MRI CEO Love Stepping Down

    GfK MRI President and CEO Kathi Love is stepping down effective Feb. 15, according to a letter she sent to clients on Wednesday. The … Read the whole story

  • Enough Impressions

    I was in the middle of reading the ever-thoughtful Tessa Wegert's column on sponsored tweets when I again suffered a momentary case of advertising … Read the whole story

  • Kaufman Exits Possible, Becomes Tinypass CEO

    Former Possible Worldwide CEO Trevor Kaufman has joined Tinypass as president and CEO, the startup paywall operator. Read the whole story

  • How Companies Should Prepare For Breaking News

    Media companies are increasingly relying on the Web for news reporting. A breaking news story on online channels can be both a blessing and … Read the whole story

  • Presidential TV Ad Spend Screen Nearly $3B

    TV stations maintained their high share of political advertising in 2012 -- some 80%, pulling in $2.9 billion. This was 38% higher than the … Read the whole story

  • 'Idol' Still Reigns, But With 20% Viewer Decline

    TV's once mighty "American Idol" hasn't completely fallen -- it's just less mighty -- for the start of its 12th season. The new season … Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Hearst Hosts Fashion Hack

    Hearst Magazines is jumping on the "hack" train with its planned "Hearst Fashion Hack," a 24-hour "hackathon" where programmers are invited to create fashion-focused … Read the whole story

  • Flingo, Innvoid Partner For Interactive, Cross-Platform Ads

    Further blurring the line between TV and Web experiences, app publisher Flingo is inviting advertisers to serve interactive video messages over multiple platforms. Read the whole story