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Cirrus Streaming launches new interactive streaming app for broadcasters worldwide
25-03-2022 | 07:48:35
Cirrus Streaming provides the live streaming app to broadcasters free of charge, allowing them to offer their listeners a dedicated listening experience through the iOS and Android-friendly app.


ITV announces new £80 million Diversity Commissioning Fund
24-03-2022 | 07:44:53
ITV has also created a new £500k development fund to develop ideas that will qualify for the Diversity Commissioning Fund.


Outbrain expands partnership with Japan’s Sankei Digital in multiyear deal
24-03-2022 | 07:40:44
Outbrain Inc. a recommendation technology company, has announced its expanded partnership with Sankei Digital, one of the largest digital publishers in Japan.


Channel 4 and Motion Content Group launch Fund for ethnically diverse-led indies
23-03-2022 | 15:15:19
Channel 4 and Motion Content Group have launched a multi-million pound fund to boost commissions from small and medium sized ethnically diverse-led production companies.


Regina Buckley named Chief Financial and Strategy Officer of Hearst Magazines
23-03-2022 | 14:51:18
In her new role, Buckley will oversee the financial and strategic planning processes across the business. The announcement was made by Hearst Magazines President Debi Chirichella.


Flemish broadcasters announce support for Ukraine in new campaign
17-03-2022 | 07:03:05
VRT, DPG Media, SBS and Mediahuis all put their shoulders to the wheel for the widely distributed spot campaign for Consortium 12-12. Now the broadcasters want to strengthen the strong living solidarity even more.


AT&T lays out growth strategy following pending close of WarnerMedia transaction
16-03-2022 | 08:17:21
AT&T is laying out its updated strategy and financial outlook for the company moving forward. This includes detailed operational and financial expectations through 2023.


Sony Pictures Television to acquire controlling stake in Industrial Media
15-03-2022 | 07:46:00
Sony Pictures Television, SPT, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), has announced an agreement has been signed to acquire Industrial Media, one of the foremost independent nonfiction production companies.


Channel 4 launches 4Schools to open up creative careers to young people
15-03-2022 | 07:42:00
4Schools will reach out directly to schools in a bid to encourage students, particularly those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, by showcasing the broad range of roles in the broadcast, film and digital sectors.


ITV announces investment in car marketplace carwow
15-03-2022 | 07:35:00
ITV has announced it is investing in a partnership with Europe’s biggest new car marketplace carwow, in return for advertising inventory across ITV’s channels and the ITV Hub.


Mediahuis provides support to five independent Ukrainian news media
15-03-2022 | 07:00:00
Through the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a non-profit investment fund based in New York and Pluralis, Mediahuis has announced that it will provide financial support for the benefit of five independent Ukrainian news media that have continued to operate and report in these difficult circumstances.


WarnerMedia unveils The WM Inclusive, a new hub for all things culture and content
14-03-2022 | 07:58:58
WarnerMedia has announced the launch of its new hub, WM Inclusive as the intersection of all things Equity + Inclusion across the company’s diverse roster of brands, content and programming.


DPG Media signs Inclusivity Charter
11-03-2022 | 08:09:20
 DPG Media undertakes to work even more on inclusiveness and diversity in the workplace and in its media products and is rolling out a concrete action plan for this.


Beata Magdziarz appointed Chief Digital Officer of Havas Media Group
11-03-2022 | 08:06:29
Her main areas of focus include enhancing the efficiency of processes and sales. She was recently in charge of e-commerce and performance-related activities at T-Mobile.


UK broadcasters unite to create ‘passports’ to support inclusion
11-03-2022 | 08:03:48
Seven of the UK’s main broadcasters have come together to create access and inclusion ‘passports’ that will remove barriers and support better inclusion of disabled people and other colleagues at work.


Bloomberg partners with Google Cloud to allow customers access market data feed in real time
11-03-2022 | 07:59:36
Bloomberg is the only financial data provider to enable cloud-native access to tick-for-tick data. B-PIPE offers global real-time access to comprehensive, consolidated market data with industry-leading data normalization and intelligence.


Laura Franses appointed ITV’s first Director of Content Partnerships
11-03-2022 | 07:56:14
Laura will lead the strategy of identifying and securing strategic content partnerships for ITVX, to support ITV’s ambitions to supercharge its presence in streaming.


Mediahuis Ventures leads investment round in Germany’s startup Tomorrow’s Education
10-03-2022 | 07:50:27
Mediahuis Ventures is leading a €3.4 million funding round in Germany’s Tomorrow’s Education, the start-up behind the remote-first university Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences.


Over 60 per cent of publishers expect revenue to increase in the post-third party cookie era, DoubleVerify study
10-03-2022 | 07:38:17
As the industry plans for a post-third party cookie advertising landscape, methods like contextual targeting and first party-data usage have taken main stage in strategic digital advertising conversations and initiatives.


GroupM Canada announces black and diverse media pledge to support media and content creators
04-03-2022 | 07:46:53
GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has announced their plans to launch a Black and Diverse media commitment that endeavors to have their clients pledge 2+% of their media budgets to Black and diverse media platforms, creators, and audiences in Canada.