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September 21, 2019

A 2018 report LinkedIn produced in partnership with World Bank Group found that newspapers, broadcast media, and publishing are among the fastest-declining industries worldwide. However, writing, editing, and online media are growing at a rapid clip.

September 21, 2019

According to Vincent Létang, EVP Global Market Intelligence and author of the report: “The US ad market had a great first half thanks to a strong economic environment as well as media innovation and a dynamic technology vertical. Digital media ad sales matured, as expected, but continued to grow close to +20% yoy, while editorial media performed better than expected thanks a recovery of radio, and OOH in full swing. We forecast an 11th year of growth in 2020 as record political spending will generate an all-time high of $5.5 billion in incremental ad revenue and mitigate the effect of the expected economic slowdown”

September 21, 2019

The 2020 presidential race is shaping up to be a record year for political ad spending — and digital is poised to land a larger share of that spending. Democrats are fired up (with more than 20 Dems running for president), President Trump is aiming to bank a billion dollars for his reelection effort, and campaign managers conditioned by digital media will be in charge of many campaigns.

September 21, 2019

Mood, needs state and situation are key indicators of ad receptivity (willingness to see an ad before exposure to it) and ad attention (the active behavior of noticing an ad) for both digital video and digital audio consumers, according to “Ad Receptivity, Deconstructed,” a new media trial study by MAGNA and IPG Media Lab in conjunction with Pandora Media, LLC, a subsidiary of SiriusXM.

September 21, 2019

On the second anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico, Richards / Lerma, a Dallas-based Hispanic ad agency announced the launch of a multi-media campaign supporting the efforts of a unified coalition created to intensify fundraising for the years-long effort to rebuild Puerto Rico.

September 20, 2019

GroupM and eight of the industry’s media, technology and publishing organizations announced the formation of the New Majority Ready™ Coalition. Led by GroupM, and comprised of Disney, Google, iHeartMedia, Meredith Corporation, NBCUniversal, Twitter, Univision and Viacom, the coalition’s aim is to help brands better adapt to the changing U.S. demographics and assist in developing their audience planning and media strategies accordingly.

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September 20, 2019

Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers

September 20, 2019

Robyn Loube,has been named Vice President of East Coast Operations for Sensis. Loube will oversee Sensis offices in DC, Atlanta, and Little Rock

September 19, 2019

If you don’t have access to all the data you need to create actionable insights, you’re not alone. Only eight percent or less of marketers think they have all the data they need. That’s according to our latest study, Getting Media Right: Marketing in Motion, which highlights that advertisers are struggling to use data to effectively guide media investments.  by Aaron Ethan Peterson - Senior Director, Marketing / Kantar

September 19, 2019

The consumer journey, or path to purchase, finds a logical end at the purchase point. But where does the journey begin? Unlike in times past, the start was pretty easy to pinpoint. While it starts where consumers learn about products, the ways in which we learn about products are far more varied, ranging from advertising, the recommendations of friends, family and online communities, as well as our own research.

September 19, 2019

Rigid corporate cultures do not inspire anybody to think creatively and come up with novel solutions to everyday problems. Millennials get far more accomplished when formalities and hierarchies are stripped away. The new, modern leader has to be approachable and expect to be treated the same as every other individual in the organization, this is an essential element to workplace relationship formation.  by Kristien Turner - Head of Digital Financial Literacy | Corporate Partnerships

September 19, 2019

As high school students return to school, they may see the benefits of new state laws across the country that require curriculums to offer a class about personal finance. This is great news for young adults as 76% of recent high school graduates agree it should be required, according to a national survey by Experian.

September 18, 2019

NBCUniversal announced “Peacock” as the name for its new streaming service. Peacock is a nod to NBC’s iconic logo and NBCUniversal’s rich legacy of creating beloved films, TV series, characters and franchises that have been at the epicenter of pop culture and will continue to define the future of entertainment.

September 18, 2019

The only thing consistent about the media industry is change. Media fragmentation is the new norm. People are constantly modifying what media they consume, how they consume it and when they consume it. Currency data is critical to understanding the engagement of these audiences through reach and frequency metrics to individual media types.

September 18, 2019

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) released a report that shows that in the first half of 2019, the U.S. Latin music business continued to grow at a double digit pace.

September 18, 2019

NewSchools Venture Fund released a new report, Talented, Passionate and Underrepresented: Investing in Latino Edupreneurs. Informed by a combination of qualitative and quantitative research, the goal of the report is to better understand the reasons why there are so few Latino education innovators, and what education philanthropies can do to better support them.

September 18, 2019

Entravision Communications Corporation announced the appointment of Robert McCauley to Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions

September 17, 2019

To better understand current trends in the appointment and turnover of marketing officers, Russell Reynolds Associates tracked and analyzed 214 notable, publicly-disclosed marketing leadership moves in the first half of 2019.

September 17, 2019

Nuestra Vision, a Spanish language TV network who offers 100% Mexican premium programming to Mexican, Mexican-American and Hispanic audiences living in the US, continues to expand its reach through the release of its free digital mobile app for iOS and Android devices.

September 17, 2019

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc./LMMiami.com

  • If you read my columns frequently, you already know that intellectual property is one of my obsessions.
  • I am a staunch defender of private property, intellectual or otherwise.
  • However, I tend to believe that originality is overrated.
September 17, 2019

Entravision Communications Corporation announced the appointment of Erin Voden as Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions for its Washington, D.C. market, effective immediately.

September 14, 2019

Most CMOs are familiar with the "language of the C-suite." Tasked with more responsibility for the entire company, CMOs and marketers have learned that words that are appropriate to use with their peers and other marketers — clicks, views, opens, downloads — don't work in the C-suite. That's where being able to effectively communicate using words and phrases such as "profit and loss" (P&L), "return on investment" (ROI), and other finance-related lingo is the cost of entry.

September 14, 2019

Fueling the blur of combat is a radical shift in brand growth models. Within the span of most executives’ careers, advances in technology have reshaped how consumers engage with brands. In the US and UK, more than 60% of consumers now discover products online, and 85% of millennials trust reviews from a faceless stranger more than traditional advertising.

September 14, 2019

The retail experience of the future is personalized, but what actually resonates with consumers? How can retailers deliver personalized experiences at scale? In this episode, research experts Joe Beier and Rachel Bonsignore from research firm GfK share insights from their latest study.

September 14, 2019

The demographic profile of women who give birth in the United States is changing. This is due in part to shifting immigration patterns, but also to notable changes in birth rates among some groups, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of newly released data from the National Center for Health Statistics.

September 13, 2019

The first step to winning a person's heart and mind is being relevant, engaging, and eager to capture her attention. It's the same drill for advertising. Above all, advertising creative is the most important factor for influencing behavior and driving sales.