News & Opinion

ABC Online: Bumper July for newsbrands


News: The latest ABC online figures, for July 2014, show that the Guardian, Independent, Evening Standard and Mirror all set new traffic records.

True innovation. Is it a realistic company goal?


Blog: Nick Hewat, commercial director at Guardian News & Media, on why we need to stop carping on about innovation and instead focus on everyday small steps.

TMG rebrands Telegraph Events


News: Telegraph Media Group announces the official rebrand of VOS Media to Telegraph Events.

Sky Sports runs series of ES cover wraps


News: Sky and ESI Media team up to run eight separate cover wraps on the Evening Standard as part of the former’s ‘More of the games that matter campaign’, ahead of the start of the Premier League.

The Telegraph partners with Philips


News: The collaboration will see 100 personal stories of how Philips products have improved user's lives published on the Telegraph website.

Newsbrands reach 12.4m on mobile phones


Data: 50.5 million people now own a mobile phone in the UK, with the majority owning a smartphone (76%), according to comScore's GSMA Mobile Media Metrics & MobiLens data (using a three month average to June 2014).

Hot off the press


Blog: Jessie Sampson, Newsworks' communications executive, writes for INMA about how advertisers can use current events to demonstrate their relevancy and catch readers' attention.

What does i100 offer brands?


Blog: Writing for Carat, Jenny Cornish speaks to Zach Leonard, MD of digital at ESI Media, about what the news and comment platform can offer advertisers and why it's different to what's already out there.

Competitors are "Google, Facebook & BuzzFeed"


News: Editor of The Sun, David Dinsmore, discusses competition, digital disruption, the future of print and new offices.

The Sun partners with Google


News: The collaboration aims to raise awareness of coding among parents, as well as teach children the skill at a 'Code Camp' held at Google's HQ.

Gary Neville joins Telegraph


News: Neville, whose signing was marked by an exclusive interview in last Saturday’s Daily Telegraph, will write a weekly column from now on.

Sun prints First World War front pages


News: This week The Sun has launched a 48 page special edition First World War newspaper, with a series of front pages showing how it might have reported the events had it been around from 1914 to 1918.

Guardian photographer exhibits at Foyles


News: The free exhibition, which runs from 2 September until 26 October, is a selection of David Levene’s favourite Eyewitness photographs.

Seiken: Reasons for Telegraph's traffic surge


News: The 20% traffic growth of in June was in part achieved by “improvements in how journalists are approaching the creation, publishing and promotion of their stories for digital”.

Newspapers commemorate the First World War


News: Newspapers mark the First World War centenary with a selection of powerful images, articles and 1914 reprints.

Media Week announces awards shortlist


News: Guardian News & Media, ESI Media and News UK are shortlisted for the 2014 Media Week Awards among fierce competition following more entries than ever before.

Mirror launches new online dating site


News: Trinity Mirror partners with White Label Dating to launch Mirror Matches, a new online dating site.

Times releases new films


News: Having launched ‘The Unquiet Film Series’ last month, The Times and Sunday Times' next two instalments of the collection, which aim to celebrate the historical and cultural impact of the newspapers, are now available.

TMG announces changes to digital sales team


News: Chris Ricketts is promoted to sales director of digital and Mike Buckley joins from Microsoft as digital commercial director.

Trinity Mirror reports first-half results


News: Simon Fox, Trinity Mirror CEO, says the group has made "good progress" in its first-half performance.

Gaby Hinsliff joins the Guardian


News: The former Observer political editor is to return to Guardian News and Media as a writer and columnist for the Guardian.

MailOnline's ad revenues up 49%


News: For the quarter ending 30 June 2014 the website has made £15 million in revenues, up £5 million on the same period last year.

Times' Commonwealth Games cover wrap


News: Following the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony, The Times sports a souvenir reversible cover wrap.

Guardian launches WW1 interactive documentary


News: To mark the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Guardian explores the global impact of the conflict via an "immersive approach" to digital story-telling.

Telegraph extends Project Babb


News: Having surpassed traffic targets The Telegraph extends Project Babb post World Cup and announces record-breaking traffic growth for Telegraph Sport during the tournament.

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