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Sean Cornwell Appointed CEO of Immediate Media Co
Immediate Media Co has announced the appointment of Sean Cornwell as its new CEO and Tom Bureau as Chairman. Immediate own and publish some of the UK’s biggest multi-platform brands, including Radio Times and BBC Good Food, reaching more than 60m consumers a month through print, digital, audio and live events.
Published: 16 May 2023Read
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO APPOINTS NEW FOOD MD AND PEOPLE DIRECTOR, STRENGTHENING ITS LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES IN KEY STRATEGIC FUNCTIONS
Immediate Media Co announces the appointment of Jessica Norell Neeson as Managing Director of its market-leading Food Portfolio and David Reay as People Director, as it strengthens its leadership capabilities in two key strategic business areas. Jessica will have responsibility for Immediate’s Food Group, the UK’s largest food media portfolio including BBC Good Food and olive, and Nutracheck, the UK’s leading subscription-based weight management and dietary improvement platform, as Immediate looks to accelerate its growth in the food and health sectors through continued digital expansion, new product development, partnerships and strategic M&A.
Published: 05 May 2023Read
Guardian agrees deal with Illuma to categorise article pages and protect intellectual property
The Guardian recently signed an agreement with Illuma, which now has a commercial licence to categorise article pages and match advertising with those pages in ways that make sense to advertisers and to readers. The Guardian agreement with Illuma is the first standalone commercial licence to use data from our site for contextual targeting purposes.
Published: 20 Apr 2023Go
THE RADIO TIMES PODCAST CELEBRATES 1 MILLION DOWNLOADS
Now it’s third series, The Radio Times podcast, hosted by Radio Times’ Kelly-Ann Taylor, brings listeners weekly interviews with television’s biggest names, discovering their TV viewing habits and delving into their careers. And just 18 months after its launch, the podcast achieved one million downloads.
Published: 11 Apr 2023Read
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 2023Read
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 2023Read
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 2023More
mediarithmics announces the arrival of new hires in UK with growing commercial organisation.
mediarithmics, the next-gen (CDP) customer data platform that helps leading media, retailers and consumer data-centric brands, announces the arrival of Kourosh Ayrom (Business Development Director) and Adam Saunders (Customer Success Manager) within the Northern Europe team. Both will report to Philip Raby, General Manager Northern Europe. They will both be focused on signing new customers and developing existing relationships and opportunities with existing international clients including Channel 4, UKTV, AutoScout24, Digicel, TV Azteca and many more.
Published: 17 Mar 2023More
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO’S OLIVE MAGAZINE INNOVATION GIVES READERS INSTANT ACCESS TO TAILORED VIDEO CONTENT
The March issue of olive magazine’s showcases an innovative redesign including the launch of fully interactive videos embedded into feature pages accessible via QR codes. The new design is introduced with streamlined interactive elements offering seamless clips for readers to further explore the venues and topics featured, alongside seasonal spring food ideas and a showstopper cover of an exclusive pink grapefruit cheesecake tart recipe.
Published: 10 Mar 2023Read
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO ADD TO THEIR DISNEY MAGAZINE PORTFOLIO WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW ENCANTO MAGAZINE
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, is launching a new Disney magazine, Encanto magazine, filled with the magic of Casa de las Madrigal and the adventures of Mirabel and her extraordinary family.
Published: 03 Mar 2023Read
3 trends that will transform the UK digital landscape in 2023
Index Exchange spoke with Matterkind and Warner Bros. Discovery about scaling programmatic efficiency and the three trends that will change UK digital advertising in 2023.
Published: 28 Feb 2023Go
UKOM December 2022 Digital Market Overview
Take a look at UKOM’s latest Digital Market Overview - December 2022 Digital Market Overview (ukom.uk.net). Using approved data from Ipsos iris the DMO provides a top-line snapshot of the UK population’s online behaviour across pcs, tablets and smartphones.
Published: 13 Feb 2023Download
ALAMY SEALS DEAL WITH AP, GIVING ACCESS TO MILLIONS OF UNIQUE IMAGES THAT SHAPED HISTORY
Alamy has struck an exclusive agreement to supply AP’s contemporary and archive news images to UK and Irish customers. The five-year deal means 18 million historic images and a daily feed of thousands of news pictures from around the world will be available on the Alamy platform.
Published: 08 Feb 2023Read
National World launches new ad manager platform, power by DanAds
National World has launched a self-serve advertising platform, National World Ad Manager, powered by DanAds. The new platform is designed to automate the ad buying process and offer greater flexibility to advertisers, allowing businesses of all sizes to easily access National World’s extensive portfolio of respected news brands across the UK.
Published: 25 Jan 2023Read
Research from PubMatic Reveals Two-Thirds of European Retailers are Increasing Investment in Commerce Media
PubMatic have produced the new Insights & Attitudes report, in association with ExchangeWire, “The Evolution of Commerce Media in Europe”. The study looks into how sellers of goods and services within Europe are interacting with commerce media, the core drivers and barriers to increasing commerce media investment, and how retailers are working with technology partners to capitalise on opportunities within the sector.
Published: 25 Jan 2023Read
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO APPOINTS CATH WALLER AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ADVERTISING
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, announces the appointment of Cath Waller as MD of Advertising.
Published: 23 Jan 2023Read
The HistoryExtra podcast celebrates 200 million downloads
The phenomenally successful HistoryExtra podcast celebrated 200million downloads as December 2022 drew to a close. Launched in 2007, as an offshoot of BBC History Magazine, the History Extra podcast, owned by Immediate Media Co, now has a huge global following, achieving over five million downloads a month.
Published: 20 Jan 2023Read
Record-breaking year for RadioTimes.com on its 25th anniversary
RadioTimes.com marked 25 years of coverage of the best television, film, streaming and gaming, sport and technology in 2022, with a record-breaking year for page views, users and engagement.
Published: 20 Jan 2023Read
Justin Ravitz has been named Editorial Director for HELLO! U.S
Justin Ravitz has been named Editorial Director for HELLO! U.S.. In this newly-created role, he will establish and expand the digital American presence, reach, and identity for HELLO!, one of the United Kingdom's most popular and successful celebrity and lifestyle brands.
Published: 17 Jan 2023Read
EX.CO Partners with ID5 to Increase Privacy-Compliant Addressability for Advertisers and Grow Value of Publisher Inventory
EX.CO announced a new partnership with ID5 this week to provide its advertising partners with a privacy-compliant solution for identity targeting while increasing the value of publisher video inventory across EX.CO’s platform. Since ID5’s technology was integrated, EX.CO has seen a 15% increase in overall cost-per-mille (CPM) across its network of demand partners.
Published: 29 Nov 2022More
ID5 Releases 2022 State of Digital Identity Report
ID5, the market-leading identity provider for digital advertising, today released its 2022 State of the Digital Identity Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the developments made by publishers, advertisers, and ad tech platforms when it comes to the evaluation and adoption of alternative identity resolutions.
Published: 18 Nov 2022More
UKOM Q3 2022 Digital Market Overview
Find here the UKOM Q3 2022 Digital Market Overview. Using UKOM approved data from Ipsos iris, the DMO provides a top-line snapshot of the UK population’s online behaviour across pcs, tablets and smartphones.
Published: 15 Nov 2022More
ID5 and Sincera Study Reveals Damaging Implications of Cookie Syncing
ID5, the market-leading identity provider, has just released its findings from a commissioned study with Sincera, a leading provider of data management solutions, to assess the damaging implications of cookie syncing by looking at 63,604 global domains.
Published: 14 Nov 2022More
FORMER AMNET MANAGING DIRECTOR TIM WILLCOX JOINS PUBMATIC
PubMatic, an independent technology company delivering digital advertising’s supply chain of the future, announced today the appointment of Tim Wilcox as UK regional vice president, as the company continues to expand and deliver responsible media solutions to publishers and brands. Read more here.
Published: 05 Oct 2022Read
Immediate Media Co launches new Disney and Pixar Lightyear magazine
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, is launching a new Disney and Pixar magazine, Pixar Adventures with…, bringing the magic of Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear and Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story to life.
Published: 04 Oct 2022Read
UKOM Digital Market Overview
“Take a look at UKOM’s latest Digital Market Overview - July 2022 Digital Market Overview (ukom.uk.net). Using approved data from Ipsos iris the DMO provides a top-line snapshot of the UK population’s online behaviour across pcs, tablets and smartphones”
Published: 26 Sep 2022Download
Sovrn has enabled its publishers to achieve an almost two times greater lift in eCPMs thanks to the ID5 ID
To support publishers' monetization efforts, Sovrn ran a test where Sovrn Signal matched participating publisher first-party IDs to consented and permissioned hashed emails (HEMs) in the Sovrn Data Collective. Publishers then passed the HEM to ID5, which attached it to the ID5 ID and passed it to all SSPs supporting the identifier. Sovrn linked permissioned, first-party data from the Sovrn Data Collective on each applicable user visit to an ID5 ID, which was then passed to buyers for evaluation.
Published: 21 Sep 2022More
Passendo Signs New Strategic Partnerships as it Continues Growth Trajectory in Europe
Award-winning, Copenhagen-based email ad server and SSP Passendo has gone live with new integrations in Italy and Germany as it continues on its journey of rapid growth - building out a growing number of strategic integrations and further positioning itself as the leading global email ad serving platform.
Published: 17 Jul 2022Go
A guide to common Ad Manager policy questions
Ad Manager program policies help ensure we preserve a healthy digital ecosystem for the benefit of all users, advertisers and publishers. But we know we can do more to help Ad Manager partners better understand our policies. So, to answer some common questions, we’re sharing a new infographic with important information on: The role of advertising policies for Google’s advertising platforms Most frequently faced policy violations Resolving policy issues and navigating through the Ad Manager Policy Center
Published: 15 Jul 2022Go
News Equity Fund
Google has launched a ‘News Equity Fund’, a global commitment to provide financial support and opportunities to news organizations that primarily serve underrepresented communities. Our aim is to strengthen inclusion, further empower a diverse news ecosystem, and specifically support small and medium sized publishers creating original journalism for underrepresented audiences around the world.
Published: 29 Jun 2022Go
Virtual Minds, Ströer and OS Data Solutions Increase Campaign Reach of By Up To 78% with the ID5 ID
Companies test identity solution to support buy-side’s migration to the cookieless world in German market
Published: 29 Jun 2022More
Passendo appoints Harry Charalambous as Head of Demand & International Growth
Award-winning email ad server and SSP Passendo has appointed Harry Charalambous as Head of Demand & International Growth to help shape its go-to-market strategy globally. Charalambous is also tasked with creating an ad ecosystem for Passendo’s publisher clients; leading the worldwide demand team on best practice and strategy; and opening and growing new markets including the US, LATAM and the UK.
Published: 20 Jun 2022Go
Automotive media giants Haymarket Automotive and Autovia join forces to offer advertisers industry-leading opportunities
Automotive digital publishers Autovia and Haymarket Automotive will pool first party audience data to offer industry-leading value to advertising clients, following a new deal announced between the two companies today.
Published: 13 May 2022Read
The rise, fall and future of the subscription model
Passendo CCO, Anders Rantzau, talks about Netflix’s recent subscription woes, what they mean for the broader industry, and how the subscription economy is primed for a fascinating future.
Published: 10 May 2022Go
ID5 ID proven to increase average Bid CPM across all browsers
Two new case studies with Czech Publisher Exchange and Adasta demonstrate the value of the ID5 ID
Published: 24 Apr 2022More
EagleTree Backed Companies, Arc and The Channel Company, Acquire Incisive Media
Arc, the global events, data, and media platform, announced today it has acquired Incisive Media’s financial services and business sustainability portfolios. These portfolios expand Arc’s sector diversity across the UK market with the addition of leading financial services and business sustainability brands such as Investment Week, Professional Pensions, Professional Adviser, and BusinessGreen.
Published: 06 Apr 2022Read
Pubstack secures $6M in Series A funding to expand and meet increasing needs from Digital Media companies
Pubstack is proud to announce its successful $6 million Series A funding round, led by ISAI and existing investor Go Capital. Additional investors in the round include prestigious business angels Hervé Brunet (ex-CEO & Founder of Stickyads) and Jean Canzoneri (ex-CEO & Founder of Ogury). The company, which helps digital media companies unlock the real value of their inventory, will use the capital to accelerate product development as well as global sales.
Published: 23 Mar 2022More
Simply the best - how algorithms finally triumphed against ad measurement inertia
For obvious reasons, most of us prefer facts we can understand and trust to be valid. The challenge, in our technological times, is that the facts with the greatest validity are often hard to understand, and the most understandable facts are often wrong.
Published: 01 Mar 2022
Author: Anders Lithner
COPE Group integrates the ID5 ID
Vienna and London, February 17 2022 – COPE Content Performance Group (COPE), working with more than 100 platforms in Austria, is integrating with ID5, the market-leading identity provider for digital advertising, to protect the data for the publishers and monetise their users with a privacy-by-design approach.
Published: 17 Feb 2022More
ENDURING RELEVANCE OF MAGAZINES CONFIRMED AS IMMEDIATE POSTS THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF CIRCULATION GROWTH
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, has recorded its third consecutive year-on-year circulation growth for its market-leading titles, confirming the continued resurgence of demand for special interest magazine brands.
Published: 17 Feb 2022Read
Autovia titles show growth in latest ABC figures Auto Express maintains its market dominance evo and Octane go up a gear
Auto Express has maintained its dominance of the weekly automotive magazine segment according to the latest figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). During 2021 Auto Express outsold its nearest competitor by 25%.
Published: 17 Feb 2022Read
CMA to keep ‘close eye’ on Google as it secures final Privacy Sandbox commitments
The CMA has accepted a revised offer from Google of commitments relating to its proposed removal of third-party cookies from the Chrome browser (known as the Privacy Sandbox proposals).
Published: 11 Feb 2022Read
ID5’s flagship event, Identity 2022, is back to help the industry prepare for the new era of digital advertising
ID5’s flagship event returns to bring together identity innovators and thought leaders from across the industry. Join online next Wednesday 26 January to explore topics ranging from privacy, the future of mobile identity, implementing cookie alternatives, and more.
Published: 19 Jan 2022Read
Planet Media incorporates Ogury Thumbnail Ad for a superior advertising experience
Learn how Ogury adds to Planet Media's mobile ad experience through new ad formats and a network of recognizable brands
Published: 13 Dec 2021Go
Legalising e-scooters could save more than 44,000 tonnes of CO2 a year according to Move Electric
Legalising e-scooters for use on public roads could help save more than 44,000 tonnes of CO2 a year in the UK – equivalent to the annual emissions from 29,000 cars*. More than one in five drivers would consider replacing short car journeys with an e-scooter, according to new research by e-mobility champion and consumer expert, Move Electric.
Published: 09 Dec 2021Read
New Move Electric website dedicated to e-mobility launched by Haymarket Automotive
The site will serve as the definitive destination for anyone looking to investigate or own any type of electric vehicle, from cars to bikes, scooters and more, as well as demystifying new technology surrounding energy generation and supply. The launch cements Haymarket Automotive’s position at the heart of the e-mobility movement.
Published: 03 Dec 2021Read
Transition to a cookie-less future: A guide for brands
With browsers like Safari and Firefox no longer supporting third-party cookies and Chrome announcing their deprecation from 2023, brands must reconsider how they address audiences. Many brands have still not started their migration journeys as they have been presented with many different solutions and methods to survive the cookie apocalypse, which has created lots of confusion. ID5 has therefore created a guide for brands that explains the steps they need to take to implement shared ID solutions in order to reach cookie-less audiences effectively today and be better prepared for the post-cookie world.
Published: 30 Nov 2021Go
Outbrain Acquires video intelligence AG, Expands Brand and Video Offering
Acquisition strengthens Outbrain’s video offering for media owners and advertisers; Combines contextually matched content and in-stream video advertising for desktop, mobile and CTV
Published: 23 Nov 2021More
video intelligence wins two Google Certified Publisher Partner Awards in first year as a Partner
Contextual video platform video intelligence (vi) has been selected by the Google Certified Publishing Partner Program as a winner for the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Award for launching purpose-led video campaigns to support purposeful brands in publisher environments.
Published: 18 Nov 2021More
Thriving in a first-party digital ecosystem
Lessons from conversations with leading European publishers and broadcasters.
Published: 14 Oct 2021
Author: Patrick Ugeux
Guiding principles for UX-led publishing
Designing sites to encourage these behaviours is one thing, but can that goal reconcile with the other imperative, the need to generate revenue from these readers? Do our revenue generating models interrupt the user, break their flow, and create the very ‘fuss and bother’ that UX demands we avoid?
Published: 12 Oct 2021
Author: Ronan Murphy
Your blueprint for navigating the programmatic privacy shift
The Adtech industry has always been fast-moving – and with concerns around privacy shifting and new regulation emerging, the industry is evolving once again. Today, our focus must be on ensuring that consumer privacy is front of mind, while still creating a relevant advertising experience for the end user.
Published: 08 Oct 2021More
Autovia Accelerates Product Leadership with Dan Cohen Hire
Autovia, the UKs leading automotive content and commerce business, has hired Dan Cohen as its first Chief Product Officer.
Published: 04 Aug 2021Read
Copy of Immediate Media Co launches Bluey Magazine
Immediate Media Co, the special interest content and platform company, is launching Bluey Magazine, bringing to life the multi-award-winning TV show Bluey.
Published: 03 Aug 2021Read
78% of senior UK marketers believe the withdrawal of third-party cookies will have a positive impact on advertising strategies
The UK marketer research reveals how UK brands are preparing for the withdrawal of third-party cookies. The research also delves into alternative advertising strategies and solutions the respondents are looking to implement, whether closer relationships with publishers would benefit their brand as well as ways publishers could convince them to run more campaigns.
Published: 21 Jul 2021Read
PERMUTIVE EVOLVES TO CONNECT PUBLISHERS AND ADVERTISERS WITH A PRIVACY-SAFE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DIGITAL ADVERTISING
The company evolves from a data management platform (DMP) to an Audience Platform to connect first-party data owners on a privacy-first infrastructure
Published: 20 Jul 2021Read
The Week Junior Launches The Summer of Reading 2021
The Week Junior, the multi award-winning news magazine for 8 to14 year-olds, is launching its annual Summer of Reading campaign in the 3 July issue.
Published: 29 Jun 2021Read
Autovia Builds out Digital Leadership with Dan Daly Hire
Amazon and Auto Trader Alum Appointed Marketing Director as Autovia Records Record Traffic
Published: 01 Jun 2021Read
ID5 announces its partnership with Italiaonline, Italy’s largest online publisher
The collaboration enables Italiaonline to identify and better monetise cookieless traffic in a privacy-compliant way
Published: 20 May 2021Read
ID5 raises $6 million in Series A funding
The identity specialist will use the funds to expand its operations and provide the digital advertising ecosystem with the infrastructure required to challenge Google’s dominance
Published: 31 Mar 2021Read
Taboola Announces Milestone Adoption for Mobile Apps
Mobile SDK Introduced in 2018 Now Drives More Than $65M in Revenue to Publishers Each Year Including Daily Mail, Fox Sports Australia, WeatherBug
Published: 30 Oct 2020Read
The De-commoditisation of the SSP and 'Tech Tax'
A decade ago, when programmatic was in its infancy, publishers used supply-side platforms (SSPs) as an efficient way to sell remnant inventory while continuing to sell the majority of inventory through direct deals. Publishers and brands soon realised the benefits of programmatic warranted increased investment and today, the majority of digital advertising is traded programmatically. As brands and agencies ramped up programmatic ad spend the inner workings of the supply chain came under
Published: 22 Oct 2020Read
JW Player expands monetisation in EMEA
Elliot MacNay joins to accelerate efforts to help advertisers target digital video advertising at scale across publishers using JW Player technology
Published: 20 Aug 2020Read
PubMatic Establishes Global Integration with LiveRamp on Identity Hub
Partnership Ensures Improved Omnichannel Addressability Across New Channels, Including Mobile In-App and Connected TV
Published: 07 Aug 2020Read
Index Exchange First Exchange To Expand LiveRamp IdentityLink Globally
Published: 24 Jul 2020Read
Let's Change The Narrative
Rio Ferdinand Foundation, Young Urban Arts Foundation and Digilearning Foundation come together to launch the UK’s first inclusive skills platform (Y.R.D) combining mental wellness, digital, arts, creativity and sports leadership to support the underserved communities around the UK.
Published: 15 Jul 2020Read
PubMatic Announces Prebid Server-Powered Header Bidding To Drive Ad Pod Optimization
PubMatic’s OpenWrap OTT aggregates 100% of video demand while creating a seamless TV-like viewer experience
Published: 26 Jun 2020Read
Technology and transparency, the key to advertisers’ trust
Published: 27 May 2020
Author: Steve Palin
PubMatic Implements The Transparency & Consent Framework (TCF) v2.0
The company continues to champion global privacy and transparency initiatives
Published: 07 May 2020Read
Dennis Automotive launches £1 million #GetBritainMovingAgain campaign
Dennis Automotive, publishers of Auto Express, evo, Car Throttle, Octane, Carbuyer and DrivingElectric, has announced a million-pound campaign to support the UK car industry as it looks to reopen and rebuild as a result of the Coronavirus crisis.
Published: 01 May 2020Read
JW Player launches Live Channels
Digital media companies can live stream quality quickly and easily
Published: 29 Apr 2020Read
UNcovered: How Coronavirus Pandemic Is Changing Consumer Behaviour
Published: 24 Apr 2020Read
The news industry needs advertisers' support right now
Published: 17 Apr 2020Read
Six Tips To Help Optimize & Maximize Your Open Market Business
Published: 12 Apr 2020Read
JW Player launches suite of video advertising targeting products to reimagine brand safety, contextual targeting and real-time viewability
Published: 03 Apr 2020Read
Impact of COVID-19 on Global Ad Spend
Total global ad spend declined slightly by mid-March as many of the world’s largest economies reacted to the COVID-19 threat. The impact varied greatly based on advertiser category.
Published: 27 Mar 2020Read
The 2020 Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Awards are cancelled
Published: 20 Mar 2020Read
Video Advertising Requires New Monetization Strategies
The major Apprenticeship Event in the City of London, Apprentice 20, is back at Guildhall on 29 and 30 June!
Published: 27 Feb 2020Read
The major Apprenticeship Event in the City of London, Apprentice 20, is back at Guildhall on 29 and 30 June!
Published: 13 Feb 2020Read