2019 Articles

Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One’s share price soars after Hasbro deal
Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One’s share price soars after Hasbro deal
Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One soared by almost a third on the exchange this morning as it yesterday announced a [...]
August 23, 2019
Apple Plus 'to launch in November' as content budget rises
Apple Plus 'to launch in November' as content budget rises
Apple is said to be planning a November launch date for its eagerly-awaited streaming service, as it ramps up its [...]
August 20, 2019
Hipgnosis acquires music catalogue of The Chainsmokers
Hipgnosis acquires music catalogue of The Chainsmokers
Music royalties specialist Hipgnosis has continued its recent run of strong form, securing the rights to the music catalogue of [...]
August 20, 2019
Netflix snaps up Uxbridge production space in latest UK push
Netflix snaps up Uxbridge production space in latest UK push
Netflix has signed a deal to rent out production space in Uxbridge, just weeks after it unveiled its new UK [...]
August 19, 2019
Broadcasters push for longer ad breaks as streaming competition heats up
Broadcasters push for longer ad breaks as streaming competition heats up
UK broadcasters are consulting with the government on plans to extend TV advert breaks as they look to stave off [...]
August 19, 2019
The ASA’s puritanical ban spree is a flagrant assault on free speech
The ASA’s puritanical ban spree is a flagrant assault on free speech
When the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) first announced that it would ban “gender stereotypes that are likely to cause [...]
August 16, 2019
Fleet Street veteran David Montgomery plots takeover spree
Fleet Street veteran David Montgomery plots takeover spree
Veteran Fleet Street executive David Montgomery is poised to launch a media takeover spree, with struggling publisher JPI Media slated [...]
August 14, 2019
DEBATE: In light of the row over alleged bias in the Telegraph’s survey, is there any point to polls?
DEBATE: In light of the row over alleged bias in the Telegraph’s survey, is there any point to polls?
In light of the row over alleged bias in the Telegraph’s survey, is there any point to polls? Olivia Utley, [...]
August 14, 2019
CBS and Viacom 'in final stages' of merger talks
CBS and Viacom 'in final stages' of merger talks
CBS and Viacom are said to be in the final stages of talks over an all-stock merger that values Viacom [...]
August 12, 2019
Physical entertainment sales slump amid shift to streaming
Physical entertainment sales slump amid shift to streaming
The physical entertainment market declined by almost a fifth over the last quarter, as the growing popularity of streaming services [...]
August 12, 2019
Facebook to launch 'news tab' in US and offers newspapers $3m for licenses
Facebook to launch 'news tab' in US and offers newspapers $3m for licenses
Facebook is set to launch a “news tab” in the US, confirming reports that it has been contacting media companies [...]
August 10, 2019
MNG Enterprises discloses 9.4 per cent stake in New Media
MNG Enterprises discloses 9.4 per cent stake in New Media
MNG Enterprises has disclosed a 9.4 per cent stake in New Media Investment Group and has said it may try [...]
August 9, 2019
WPP shares jump as it boosts key client business
WPP shares jump as it boosts key client business
Advertising giant WPP has outperformed market expectations in the first half of the year, as its turnaround strategy helped boost [...]
August 9, 2019
Youtube and Netflix among most-watched channels as streaming booms
Youtube and Netflix among most-watched channels as streaming booms
YouTube and Netflix are now the third and fourth most-watched video services in the UK, as streaming continues to eat [...]
August 7, 2019