News & Opinion

Times releases latest in 'Unquiet Film Series'


News: The short film documents the work of the award-winning political cartoonist Peter Brooks, who has been at The Times for over 20 years.

Guardian launches redesigned US website


News: The website centres on a "ground-breaking, flexible 'container' format", is optimised to load as quickly as possible and sports responsive design for a "consistent reading experience across all platforms".

Trinity Mirror partnership highly commended


News: The editorial partnership, which launched earlier this year, is highly commended at the Corporate Engagement Awards 2014 in the Best PR and External Communications category.

MailOnline plans global expansion


News: Martin Clarke, publisher of MailOnline, says that in 2015 a new MailOnline homepage, catering for the rest of the world, will be set up and reporters will travel "to the biggest world stories wherever they happen".

ES Magazine party season special


News: ES Magazine's annual party season special is to be issued on 14 November, with a copy deadline of 5 November.

Guardian exploring uses for wearable technology


News: According to Tom Grinsted, Guardian group product manager, the newspaper is exploring with ways in which to use wearable technology as a news gathering tool and audience consumption platform.

1% growth predicted for newsbrands in 2015


News: National newsbrands are forecast to see +1% growth in 2015, driven by digital ad spend at +22.8%, according to the latest Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report.

2014 IPA Effectiveness Awards winners


News: adam&eveDDB pick up the Grand Prix for a second year running for their Foster's campaign featuring Australian comedy duo Brad and Dan at last night's IPA Effectiveness Awards.

Guardian partners with John Lewis for 'Sleep' campaign


News: The partnerships includes the retailer sponsoring a series of Guardian podcasts written by familiar names such as Will Self.

Clare Rush joins MailOnline


News: Rush takes up the role of deputy chief revenue officer, reporting directly to chief revenue officer Melanie Scott.

It's time media tapped into the bikegeist


Blog: Rufus Olins, CEO of Newsworks, discusses why cycling is a force for good and its presence in the media industry.

Appointments at The Telegraph


News: New promotions include Chris Evans taking on the role of director of content, while remaining editor of The Daily Telegraph, and Allister Heath and Robert Winnett becoming deputy directors of content.

RFP to be issued for new audience measurement system


Press Release: The UK's newspaper publishers in co-operation with consumer magazine publishers, leading advertisers and agencies, today announced the timing for its wide-ranging review of audience measurement for published media brands, with the aim of introducing a new system of measurement across multiple platforms from early 2016.

Winners of Observer Food Monthly Awards announced


News: Co-hosted by Jay Rayner and Sue Perkins, this year’s awards see Nigella Lawson win in the reader-voted best food personality category and the outstanding contribution award given to Shaun Hill.

Trinity Mirror hires Hearst's Rachel Stock


News: From January 2015, Stock will be group HR director, reporting directly to Trinity Mirror's chief executive Simon Fox.

Newspapers - the primary source of info for Scottish voters


News: Speaking at Press Gazette's 'News on the move' conference this week, News UK chief executive Mike Darcey explained why newspapers remain central to healthy political debate.

How will your role change in the next five years?


Video: The fourth and final film in our Newsworks Planning Awards 2014 series sees the judges discuss how they think their role is going to change in the next five years.

"We encouraged i100's team to speak language of the web"


Blog: Chris Smith, UK editor of Digiday, looks at how i100 is showing signs of paying off and speaks to Christian Broughton, digital editor at The Independent, about the venture.

ABC Online: Traffic records for all newsbrands


Data: The latest ABC online figures, for September 2014, show that it was a great month across the board, as all national newsbrands enjoyed traffic highs.

GNM and TMG create cross-platform planning tool


News: Guardian News and Media and Telegraph Media Group partner to launch a combined version of the Audiences not Platforms planning tool – Audiences not Platforms 2.0.

TMS releases hyperlocal mobile ad platform


News: Trinity Mirror Solutions launches pinpoint; a new app-mediated, hyperlocal mobile ad platform which targets smartphone users.

"Newsbrands lead the search for audience measurement"


Blog: Jim Freeman, group sales and trading director at Telegraph Media Group, writes for The Drum about audience measurement, diversified revenue streams and different business models.

Telegraph introduce new mobile ad formats


News: Telegraph Media Group launch two new advertising formats for its mobile site – 'Interscroller' and 'In-line video'.

GNM appoint director of philanthropic & strategic partnerships


News: Rachel White takes on the new role which will see her lead Guardian News and Media's relationships with a range of philanthropic partners as well as identify new opportunities to increase the impact of the Guardian's journalism globally.

Newsbrands shortlisted for IPA's Media Owners Awards


News: The Guardian, MailOnline, The Telegraph and ESI Media are all shortlisted in the 2014 IPA online Media Owner Awards.

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