It was quite a week in the south of France last week. The annual gathering of several thousand creatives, advertisers, marketers and tech bods, was the best yet for those into digital.
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The Guardian is reporting this morning that Channel 4 plans a major shake up of its news operation in the wake of ‘Big Brother’, which will free up £70m annually. Read more »
Customer focused magazines can be made better by using data and technology to deleiver a better magazine
In his column in The Sun today Kelvin MacKenzie has called for Trinity Mirror to sack chief executive Sly Bailey. The former Sun editor calls her years at the helm of Trinity Mirror a “disaster for the readers, shareholders and the employees”. Read more »
This sounds like a very cool idea. The New York Times is planning to introduce a public beta area called “Beta620″ to try out fresh web ideas not all of which will make it to the main NYtimes.com website. Read more »
The FT reports that Le Monde has set a deadline of June 28 for finding a buyer, which is a move that could rule out some from the race to save the paper that is seeking an investment of €80m ($98m) and €120m. Read more »
Well what a weekend!
I get a duck playing cricket, we lose the game because our skipper drops two sitters in the final over when we need one wicket to win, and then Rob Green gives my (American) wife a reason to gloat for the next 4 years!
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TV’s having a grand time at this year’s Media360 – so far. The channel won the Great Ideas Lab ‘battle of the mediums’ contest, while its continuing power to generate awareness and sales was lauded by both Aviva marketing chief Amanda Mackenzie and by Les Binet of DDB Matrix in his ’10 tips to communicating in a recession’ talk. Read more »