Daily Press Summary | Wednesday 10th May 2018


Fox to press on with Disney merger despite likely Comcast bid
21st Century Fox chairman Lachlan Murdoch expects approval for Sky acquisition ‘in a month or two’ as $60bn Comcast offer expected.

Studios and web help insulate ITV from shaky TV ad market
Growth in online revenues and its content division, ITV studios, helped offset soggy TV advertising sales at the British broadcaster ITV in the first three months of the year.
Financial Times (£)

ITV’s share price rises as broadcaster beats advertising sector woes
ITV’s share price climbed 3.2 per cent this morning as the broadcaster revealed growth in advertising and revenues from its production arm ITV Studios.
City A.M.

How GDPR will impact Facebook, Google and online advertising
GDPR will not just have an impact on how marketers can collect data but how they use it to create personalised and targeted online advertising.
Marketing Week

Innovation Is Fueling A Broadcast Renaissance
(Opinion) At the 2017 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting, Marc Pritchard, the chief brand officer for Procter & Gamble, came out with some strong words about the future of media, marketing and the strategies brands must implement moving forward.

Digital Radio pioneers wanted for Hall of Fame
Digital Radio UK is looking for looking for people to be part of the first ever Digital Radio Hall of Fame.
Radio Today

Trump muses about taking away press credentials from the ‘Fake News’ media
President Donald Trump returned to an old talking point on Wednesday by musing about taking away press credentials from news organizations that report negative stories about him, which he called “Fake News.”
Business Insider

Why can’t podcasts be more like Radio 4?
(Opinion) Now here’s a series that would make a brilliant podcast but is also classic Radio 4 — they don’t have to be mutually exclusive. In fact, why can’t podcasts be more like Radio 4?
Spectator (£)

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