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ViacomCBS announces enhanced streaming content leadership structure
25-06-2021 | 12:56:25
This newly aligned structure, which is effective immediately, will ensure that ViacomCBS is well positioned to continue producing compelling, diverse content at scale.


BuzzFeed acquires entertainment firm Complex Networks from Hearst and Verizon
25-06-2021 | 12:53:55
 The announcement follows BuzzFeed’s disclosure that it is seeking to go public by merging with 890 Fifth Avenue Partners, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) with $288 million in cash in trust.


IPA launches Media Climate Charter to measure and reduce carbon impact of media plans
24-06-2021 | 15:26:32
Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, IPA, has launched its Media Climate Charter that provides media agencies with the tools and resources, including a new carbon calculator, to support their transition to a zero-carbon future.


Helbiz selected as exclusive media partner for  Italian Serie B Soccer League
24-06-2021 | 15:23:09
Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B, chose Helbiz Media as its exclusive international licensee because it recognized the marketing power of the Helbiz brand.


ITV2 and Campaign Against Living Miserably to launch new mental wellbeing series
23-06-2021 | 14:21:34
ITV2 are to partner with charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) on a new six part series in which Kem Cetinay and Amber Rose Gill open up the conversation around mental health and wellbeing. 


RTL Group and Talpa Network merge Netherlands broadcasting and affiliated media businesses
22-06-2021 | 19:02:39
 RTL Group and Talpa Network have announced that they have signed agreements to merge their broadcasting and affiliated media businesses in the Netherlands and create a strong Dutch cross-media group.


Channel 4 unveils strategy to increase disabled representation on and off-screen
18-06-2021 | 15:51:55
It forms part of the channel’s wider Creative Diversity plan and will drive forward commitments  to deliver Commissioning Diversity Guidelines, the Valuable 500 Commitment, the CDN’s industry-wide commitment to Doubling Disability behind the camera, and the channel’s own commitment to increasing representation on-screen.


Hearst UK releases new research on how its content influences positivity in consumers
17-06-2021 | 14:53:00
The data showed that 82% of its audience immediately experienced an uplift in positive feeling following an individual interaction with Hearst UK content.


More companies join GroupM’s media inclusion initiative
16-06-2021 | 11:30:00
The Media Inclusion Initiative, a program within GroupM’s Responsible Investment framework, is an integrated strategy for directing investment in, and creating opportunities for, diverse media companies and content creators with an initial focus on Black-owned media.


Havas Media Group and Teads target consumers, publishers and advertisers with new project
11-06-2021 | 12:33:09
Havas Media Group and Teads have announced the beginning of their new joint collaboration, coined ‘Project Trinity’, which will focus on the fine balance between user experience, publisher monetization and advertiser results.


Paramount+ expands its content offering
09-06-2021 | 12:24:36
Paramount+ has announced it will significantly expand its content offering this summer, starting with the exclusive premiere of the sci-fi action film “Infinite” and introduction of more than 1,000 premium movies this week.


VICE Media Group launches new direct to consumer gaming subscription service, WayPoint+
09-06-2021 | 12:17:42
VICE Media Group launched Waypoint+, a new direct to consumer subscription service delivering additional content to Waypoint’s loyal audience.


Kantar secures audience measurement contract from UK’s Broadcasters Audience Research Board
03-06-2021 | 13:55:50
Broadcasters Audience Research Board, BARB, the UK television audience measurement currency, has announced that Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company, has won major contracts to continue to deliver audience measurement that supports the £7.5 billion UK TV industry.


VICE Media Group announces special coverage for LGBTQ Pride throughout June
01-06-2021 | 14:21:24
Across all its lines of business, including VICE News, VICE TV, VICE.com, VICE Studios, Refinery29 and i-D, VMG will feature special programming to celebrate and shine a light on equality and civil rights.


Havas Media Group appoints Mike Bregman as Chief Data Officer for North America
25-05-2021 | 14:28:38
Bregman joins HMG after other recent leadership appointments across North America with Meghan Grant, recently named Chief Strategy Officer, and Amy Ginsberg, as the Chief Investment Officer.


ViacomCBS underscores power of partnership, content and capabilities
25-05-2021 | 14:25:24
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS Inc. has showcased the strength of its content and capabilities with a special celebrity-casting Upfront edition of Survivor.


Boston Globe Media and Nielsen to conduct cross platform diversity and inclusion brand study
21-05-2021 | 13:24:31
The study, commissioned by BGMP and designed in partnership with Nielsen, will enable the media organization, particularly its nearly 150-year old daily newspaper, The Boston Globe, to develop a deeper understanding of its readers and potential subscribers.


Digital media landscape becoming a multiverse phenomenon, Mindshare research
19-05-2021 | 09:10:25
Streaming services are entering more niche markets. Consumers can choose to stick to mainstream platforms like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon and the breadth they offer or they can go deep in services like Screambox and Shudder.


ViacomCBS expands podcast footprint with new series
14-05-2021 | 14:35:41
This robust slate will super serve consumers across comedy, news, true crime, sports, kids, entertainment, and music, reinforcing the company’s strategy to create premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.


VICE FAST channel premiers on Roku platform
13-05-2021 | 15:34:00
The channel will feature informative and entertaining premium series and documentaries covering culture, entertainment, food, tech, sports and news from across VICE Media Group.