18 Oct 2011
| by Christian Schmalzl
The uncertain global economy might be causing a few nerves, but it is having little negative effect on ad budgets, writes Christian Schmalzl, global investment director at MediaCom.
With digital radio showing only a gradual rise in listening, according to yesterday's Rajar figures, here's a look behind the scenes at Absolute Radio, where the promise of a free digital radio brought van drivers flocking to the station.
18 Jul 2011
| by Oliver Luft
Guardian Media Group's Smooth Radio has launched a new online advertising and social media campaign, featuring breakfast show presenter Simon Bates.
The BBC will be making moves to address the issue of the "toxic" salaries paid to its executives, according to Lord Patten, BBC Trust chairman.
24 Jun 2011
| by Clementine Marcel and David Akeredolu
Festival fever is sweeping the UK, and brands and advertisers should take note, write Clear Channel UK's Clementine Marcel and David Akeredolu.
The popularity of watching TV or video clips on tablets has doubled over the past six months, according to research from KPMG.
06 Jun 2011
| by Staff
The total value of radio advertising revenue in Brazil, Russia, India and China for the period 2005 to 2014.
Moderate growth in royalty revenues from the commercial radio industry was not enough to fully offset the decline in the royalties paid to music artists, which fell for the first time in 2010.
The impact of the recession on the BBC's ad-funded competitors made it look like a "dangerously tall poppy" ripe for cutting down to size, according to Sir Michael Lyons, outgoing chair of the BBC Trust.
Chris Patten, the former Conservative minister and governor of Hong Kong, has been confirmed as the Department for Culture Media and Sport's preferred candidate for the position of chairman of the BBC Trust.