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BBC shares review into tax and spend coverage

The BBC has shared its first ever thematic review as part of the Corporation’s 10-Point Impartiality Plan. The review assesses whether due impartiality is being achieved across BBC taxation and public spending, government borrowing and debt output and considers if a breadth of voices and viewpoints are being reflected. The BBC Board commissioned review finds […]

January 30, 2023

Forecast: UK adspend to rise 3.8% this year

The latest quarterly data from the Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report shows that UK adspend rose 4.3 per cent in Q3 2022, to a total of £8.5 billion (€9.6bn). This means spend during the first nine months of the year was up 10.8 per cent, at £25.3 billion. Additional report highlights include: –  OOH and cinema […]

January 27, 2023

Canal 13 partners with Grabyo

Canal 13, the open television broadcaster for Chile, has partnered with cloud video platform Grabyo to increase its social and digital video content offering. With around 90 per cent of the Chilean population using social media, it has become a major channel for broadcasters in the country to reach large audiences. Since January 1st 2023, the […]

January 24, 2023

Research: Gen Z’s different definition of ‘entertainment’

Television, gaming, and social media were once separate categories of entertainment, but in 2023, these are all available and consumed on the same screens and devices, plus, they all compete for the same pool of disposable time. This is according to Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Video Redefined study, a deep dive into how viewers choose […]

January 11, 2023

Survey: Consumers desire simplicity in entertainment

The majority of consumers globally (86 per cent) want an all-in-one platform to simplify their entertainment experiences with video streaming, fantasy sports, social media, ecommerce and more, according to the Reinvent for Growth report from Accenture. As part of its second annual global entertainment study, Accenture surveyed 6,000 consumers to understand their preferences and behaviours […]

December 21, 2022

Film and TV Charity celebrates Behind The Scenes Week

The Film and TV Charity is launching the UK’s first ever Behind the Scenes Week from November 28th to December 2nd, celebrating all of the people working behind the scenes in film, TV, and cinema who make a valuable contribution to the UK’s creative sector. During Behind The Scenes Week, the Charity, which works behind […]

November 25, 2022

Report: Social media usage at tipping point?

Environmental apathy, customisable avatars, and a new way of using the internet are the major consumer trends to watch in 2023, according to a report by GWI. The annual Connecting the Dots report reveals the shift in consumer behaviours online and what can be expected in 2023 as a result. The report represents more than […]

November 8, 2022

India: 30% prefer to watch new movies on OTT services

Axis My India, a consumer data intelligence company, has released its latest findings of the India Consumer Sentiment Index (CSI), a monthly analysis of consumer perception on a wide range of issues. The October report highlights that a significant 30 per cent plan to watch new movies on an OTT platform, 24 per cent plan […]

November 2, 2022

Ofcom: 33% UK kids have adult social media accounts

A third of UK children aged between 8 and 17 with a social media profile have an adult user age after signing up with a false date of birth, according to research commissioned by comms regulator Ofcom. Yonder Consulting found that the majority of children aged between 8 and 17 (77 per cent) who use […]

October 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Survey: Multiscreening increasingly significant for marketers

WARC, a source for marketing insight, in association with MMA Global, a non-profit trade association architecting the future of marketing, have released The State of Modern Marketing in APAC report. The annual study provides a current snapshot into how the industry is driving growth and examines how marketers, agencies and media owners in the region […]

October 10, 2022