News International has taken another step towards seamless, multi-channel ad sales across its portfolio of newsbrands with the adoption of new booking system called AdPoint.
Five leading newspaper groups, including the previously standalone Express Newspapers, have rejected the Government's all-party plans for press regulation unpinned by statute, and launched their own "Royal Charter for independent self-regulation of the press".
Change was in the air at Newsworks' Shift 2013 event last week, when leaders from the fractious newspaper business set aside their differences and held the industry equivalent of the wartime Christmas Day football match.
Whenever I m tempted to slag off some Big Dumb Agency move, I think of something Clay Shirky wrote, comparing our era to the advent of publishing: "We re collectively living through the 1500s, when it s easier to see what s broken than what will replace it." And I try to remember that pointing at the...
Florette, the bagged salad brand, will use Met Office data to time the release of its 2013 "feelgood" ads to coincide with good weather, beginning next week.
Trinity Mirror's chief executive, Simon Fox, has admitted the publisher is currently not big enough when it comes to online, and revealed plans to boost the Daily Mirror's website with more multimedia and sports content from its regional newspapers.
News International Commercial has promoted Brendan Judge, currently head of strategy at The Sun, to sales director, to cover Karin Seymour's maternity leave.
Telegraph Media Group is preparing to launch an iPad app that will include static content from its Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph newspapers as well as dynamic content updated from its website.
The Guardian has launched a citizen journalism platform where readers can submit stories, videos and pictures, which will be published on the new GuardianWitness site.
The BBC has named the former editor of The Times, James Harding, as the next director, BBC News and Current Affairs.