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Formed in 2002, Association of Online Publishers (AOP) is a UK industry body representing digital publishing companies.

We champion the interests of media owners from diverse backgrounds including newspaper and magazine publishing, TV and radio broadcasting, and pure online media. Our mission is to support these organisations in their continued commitment to the creation and  distribution of high-quality, original content, for the benefit of the consumer.


Our regular events are designed to tackle key topics identified as being of interest to the publisher community


Our groups allow our publisher members to discuss key industry issues with their peers


Our bespoke research allows our members to benchmark their performance in the industry


Our resource area provides members with the tools and insight to keep up with key industry subjects

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AOP News | Awards News

The Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing

The Association of Online Publishers [AOP] is announcing a new Award as part of the annual Digital Publishing Awards. In partnership with UKOM and with the support of Haymarket Media Group, this new AOP Award will honour the memory of Bill Murray, who passed away suddenly in February 2023.

Published: 29 Mar 2023

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Advertisers and agencies share five ways they want publishers to deliver against ESG goals

Publishers are increasingly looking to the broader responsibilities they have outside of their own organisations – but what is it that agencies and advertisers are asking of publishers to help them deliver against their own ESG targets? The AOP asked their buy-side judges to outline what they look for in a publishing partner – read more here!

Published: 28 Mar 2023


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Calling time on publisher IP theft: an open letter to advertisers and agencies

Sustaining a healthy digital media ecosystem means ensuring equal value for all participants. While better recognition of consumers as data owners has driven vital changes in privacy regulation and cemented a consent-based online value exchange, failure to protect publisher data is still putting future stability at risk.

Published: 27 Mar 2023

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The Stationers’ Company announces dates as entries open for the 2023 Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards

‘From Warships to Washing Machines’ is how the Stationers’ Company summed up the achievement of the overall winner of the most recent Innovation Excellence Awards, as it launches this years’ Awards and announces entries are now open for the 2023 Awards, with a closing date of 21 April.

Published: 06 Feb 2023

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Government announces further sanctions on Russia including advertising exports

Today, the Government has announced via a Statutory Instrument that, from midnight tonight, it will prohibit the export of advertising services, alongside some other professional services, to Russia. As the industry’s trade body, we fully support these measures, as well as the decision of many companies who have already ceased trading with Russia.

Published: 16 Dec 2022

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Application date extended for the 2023 Stationers’ Company Warrants

The Stationers’ Company announced today that it is extending the date for applications for new Warrants and 2022 Warrant renewals.

Published: 28 Nov 2022

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Our Media Enters New Corporate Partnership with West of England Centre for Inclusive Living

Our Media Ltd, the Bristol-based specialist content company, and award-winning user led organisation West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL), has announced a corporate partnership for 2023, as WECIL support Our Media on their journey to become a ‘Disability Confident Leader’ through consultancy and training.

Published: 28 Mar 2023

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Launching HELLO! Happiness, accessible happiness for everyone

To coincide with World Happiness Day on 20th March, HELLO! is proud to unveil the launch of HELLO! Happiness, an ongoing initiative designed to help our community to achieve the one thing they really want - a happy and contented life. Following a year of research and working in partnership with Warwick University’s Professor Andrew Oswald, HELLO! Happiness’s first audience and engagement will be the Pathway to Happiness, a free 10-week subscription with actionable content and measurable results

Published: 22 Mar 2023

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ID5 Earns Top Data Privacy Ranking from Neutronian as Most Compliant Identity Solution in the Market

ID5, the market-leading identity provider, has earned top recognition from Neutronian, a startup that independently provides verification and ranking of companies and domains based on an assessment of data privacy. Neutronian promotes quality and compliance in the ecosystem and scores the approaches that publisher networks, ad tech platforms, retail media platforms, data providers and brands are taking to implement a high-quality, transparent, and privacy-first identity framework.

Published: 20 Mar 2023


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