Daily Press Summary | Thursday 6th December 2018
The story of digital media disruption has run its course
Mark Ritson: Both outdoor and radio continue to enjoy increases in spend next year.
Facebook discussed cashing in on user data, emails suggest
Social network staff apparently conversed about removing data restrictions for big ad spenders.
Watershed year forces change
It has been a year of extraordinary consolidation and welcome collaboration.
Bauer Media’s Simon Kilby promoted to chief revenue officer
Bauer Media’s former group commercial director, Simon Kilby, has been appointed chief revenue officer for radio.
Google mistakenly floods internet with dummy ads
Employee hit wrong key during training exercise, with error expected to cost $10m.
Financial Times (£)
Radiocentre to hold Tuning in Scotland event
Radiocentre is heading to Glasgow in February with a free morning of radio conversation and information at the Everyman Cinema.
As the daughter of a single working mother, I can understand the BBC Christmas ad backlash
Christmas is a time for crying. Or so it’s become ever since John Lewis put a lonely old man on the moon.
BBC radio presenter found dead after walking out during show, inquest hears
A BBC radio presenter found dead at her home hours after leaving work mid-way through her radio show intended to take her own life, a coroner has ruled.
Tom Cruise declares war on HD-ready TVs and urges his fans to turn off motion blurring
They are hailed for the way they bring the cinema experience into the comfort of your living room.
But high-definition widescreen TVs could be ruining your movie nights, according to one of Hollywood’s biggest stars.