Daily Press Summary | Friday 14th September 2018
Ozone Project CEO eyes magazine publishers in the long term
As the Ozone Project signs up its fourth newsbrand, the CEO of the new digital sales house has said he is gearing up to woo magazine publishers.
LBC and Heart run Against Hate campaign on-air
Nationwide is joining forces with LBC and Heart to continue the #TogetherAgainstHate campaign.
IHeartMedia looks to bounce back from bankruptcy protection with purchase of podcaster Stuff Media
IHeartMedia has entered agreement to acquire Stuff Media, home of the HowStuffWorks podcast, among other premium podcast titles.
Celebrity MasterChef 2018: Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo eliminated from the kitchen after struggling with timings and dropping her food
BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo has become the first person to leave Celebrity MasterChef during the last week of heats.
Facebook just like your uncool uncle, say young
Facebook is suffering a mid-life crisis and risks becoming “quite empty” as users turn to messaging apps such as WhatsApp to share news stories, a report suggests.
The Times (£)
Most viewers of BBC staples such as Pointless are over 55
Older people now make up 80 per cent of the audience of popular BBC shows such as Songs of Praise, Bargain Hunt and Pointless, as the corporation struggles to attract young viewers.
The Times (£)
Spotify CMO Seth Farbman to leave the company amid marketing realignment
Spotify has announced that chief marketing officer Seth Farbman will leave the business at the end of this month in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.
We are routinely and rightly exercised by the politics of equality – but poor old ageism, so far as the media and communications industries are concerned, gets pushed down the emotional pecking order, writes Raymond Snoddy. Let’s change that.
YouTube claims the conversation with advertisers has moved on from brand safety
YouTube says advertisers are now more concerned about transparency, viewability and measurement than brand safety as it looks to attract more brand dollars with vertical video ads launch.