The Times celebrates its best scoops in its 230-year history with new campaign

The Times celebrates its best scoops in its 230-year history with new campaign

News UK is resurrecting iconic stories from The Times’ 230-year history as part of a campaign designed to reinforce the value of the newspaper’s journalism. The three-month campaign, created by WPP’s Team News through Wunderman UK, targets current trialists of The Times and The Sunday Times, and is intended to improve retention rates by showcasing […]

New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

“Mobile advertising as a whole is just fairly crappy,” said Sebastian Tomich, The New York Times senior VP of advertising and innovation. Mr. Tomich isn’t saying anything controversial. Most people seem to agree that those thin horizontal banners pinned to the bottom of publishers’ mobile sites haven’t won many fans. Neither have the full-screen interstitial […]

If Marketers Are Worried About Ad Blockers, They Should Throw More Cash at Mobile

If Marketers Are Worried About Ad Blockers, They Should Throw More Cash at Mobile

Genesis Media, which surveyed more than 11,500 US adults in late May and early June, found that while 24 percent of respondents installed ad blockers on either their home or work computers, just 3 percent did so on their smartphones or tablets. Two things immediately jump out from those statistics: First, marketers already had plenty […]

Fantastic Four hype builds with New York human torch drone

Fantastic Four hype builds with New York human torch drone

Thinkmodo, the viral video agency, are stoking hype ahead of the release of Fantastic Four with the creation of a pyrotechnic human torch drone which has been lighting up the skies above New York City. With the film set to open at theatres this week Thinmodo set about building a human shaped drone to resemble […]

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