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Phil Ranta
LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition, chaired by Phil Ranta, to validate the importance of the Social Influencer...

1 hour ago

GLOBAL

UK Advertising Expenditure 2016
UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

UK has a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn...

3 hours ago

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Amber Finlay
Amber Finlay heads up jury for LIA The New category

Amber Finlay, global brand ambassador at Converse will be the jury president of the LIA's The New category...

23 hours ago

SOUTH AFRICA

WGSN press event in Cape Town
Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion, unveils four key trends of African design in 2017 and 2018...

1 day ago

GLOBAL

Faris Yakob, author of ‘Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world’.
The ‘New' category at LIA reshapes itself

Almost a decade ago, the London International Awards (LIAs) collaborated with Faris Yakob, author of Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world, to conceptualise the New category to recognise work that sat outside traditional media definitions...

20 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ajay, left, and Atul Gupta. Picture: Martin Rhodes,
Bell Pottinger walks away from the Guptas

UK-based public relations firm Bell Pottinger announced on Wednesday that it was cutting ties with Gupta-owned Oakbay, saying its ability to be an effective advocate for the company had been compromised...

By Natasha Marrian and Genevieve Quintal 18 Apr 2017

GLOBAL

Nicoleta Ifrim-Ionescu © –
Daily Mail pays Melania Trump damages over escort claim

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s. ..

18 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2017: Nadja Lossgott's judging pick of the day
#OneShow2017: Nadja Lossgott's judging pick of the day

“It's just a giant pram and adults get to test drive the pram that they're buying for their child”. That's the entry that was a delight for Nadja Lossgott to watch. She is creative partner at AMV BBDO in London and One Show Print & Outdoor juror...

3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Emevil © –
Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 29 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places

LONDON, UK: Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said on Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control...

22 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Pearson plunges on profit warning and Penguin sale
Pearson plunges on profit warning and Penguin sale

Shares in UK publisher Pearson plunged up to 28 percent on Wednesday after it issued a profit warning and said it would sell holdings in Penguin Random House, a joint venture with German media company Bertelsmann...

19 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Do you trust the news? Image credit: Studiostoks © –
What is happening to Western democracy, and is it all the media's fault?

It is a massive understatement to say that it is an interesting time for Western democracy...

By Jim Egan 12 Jan 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans
Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

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BBC chair quits amid shake-up of British broadcaster

The head of the BBC's governing body has resigned after being asked by Prime Minister Theresa May to reapply for her job ahead of a major overhaul, the public broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday...

15 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist
New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist

Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London...

14 Sep 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Self-reliance is critical skill for business/marketing students
Self-reliance is critical skill for business/marketing students

The London School of Marketing emphasises the importance of self reliance and independence for business and marketing students...

24 May 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

New ad campaign against palm oil
New ad campaign against palm oil

A new advertising campaign on the London Overground network is aiming to educate the British public about how everyone's daily routine is destroying the rainforest...

22 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

New event features at TV Connect 2016
New event features at TV Connect 2016

TV Connect, one of the world's leading events in connected entertainment has unveiled new event features to the upcoming TV Connect 2016, taking place from 26-28 April at ExCeL London...

15 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

LIA selects Design & Package Design jury president
LIA selects Design & Package Design jury president

London International Awards (LIA), has announced its Design & Package Design jury president for 2016, Pum Lefebure, co-founder & CCO of Design Army in Washington, DC...

13 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Ride sharing services to double revenue in four years
Ride sharing services to double revenue in four years

Juniper's latest research, 'Sharing Economy: Opportunities, Impacts & Disruptors 2016-2020', found that shared transport platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, which typically take just 20% of driver earnings...

8 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Research indicates that global digital payments will reach $3.6 trillion
Research indicates that global digital payments will reach $3.6 trillion

The annual transaction value of online, mobile and contactless payments will reach $3.6 trillion this year, up from $3 trillion on 2015, resulting in a 20% increase...

23 Mar 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

App advertising to exceed $44bn by 2020
App advertising to exceed $44bn by 2020

Latest data from Juniper Research indicates that app advertising, using context and location targeting, could rise from an estimated $13bn last year to over $44bn by 2020...

17 Mar 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Apple, Samsung account for nearly 70% of new contactless payments customers
Apple, Samsung account for nearly 70% of new contactless payments customers

Apple and Samsung together account for nearly 70% of new customers making contactless payments via their mobile handsets. A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of consumers will reach 148 million this year...

3 Mar 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

TV Connect 2016 announces leading speakers
TV Connect 2016 announces leading speakers

TV Connect has announced the addition of several noteworthy speakers from leading global technology and media companies for the upcoming TV Connect 2016 from 26-28 April...

19 Feb 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Good CVs essential for marketing graduates
Good CVs essential for marketing graduates

The London School of Marketing (LSM) emphasises the importance of developing a clear, accurate and eye-catching CV in today's competitive job market and advises students to take a pro-active approach...

5 Feb 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

LSM reviews emojis marketing campaigns
LSM reviews emojis marketing campaigns

The London School of Marketing (LSM) discusses new online communication methods and in particular how to reach out to the teen demographic, often referred to as Generation Z...

29 Jan 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Britain's Guardian newspaper to cut costs by 20%
Britain's Guardian newspaper to cut costs by 20%

LONDON - The Guardian newspaper is to cut running costs by 20 percent over three years and may begin charging for some online content following a 25-percent plunge in print advertising...

28 Jan 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

UK's Cameron taunted after opposition Twitter feed hacked
UK's Cameron taunted after opposition Twitter feed hacked

LONDON, UK: The Twitter account of the leader of Britain's main opposition party appeared to have been hacked Sunday, judging by bizarre tweets including one calling Prime Minister David Cameron a "pie"...

11 Jan 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Robots rule by 2020
Robots rule by 2020

Research indicates that the current figure of fewer than 1 in 25 American homes owning a robot will rise to 1 in 10 by 2020...

18 Dec 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Research indicates the EU legislation will affect operator-billed mobile roaming revenues
Research indicates the EU legislation will affect operator-billed mobile roaming revenues

A new study from UK-based Juniper Research indicates that operator-billed mobile roaming revenues are expected to experience a marked decline in 2017, as new EU regulations come into force...

15 Dec 2015

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