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How COVID-19 is impacting digital ad spend

Some 86 per cent of brands have changed their digital ad spend over the last month, with more than half reporting they are reviewing advertising plans on a daily basis, according to the COVID-19 Digital Ad Impact survey conducted by IAB Australia.

ARN, Southern Cross latest media companies to slash salaries

Radio network operators, Southern Cross Austereo and Australia Radio Network, have become the latest media operators to confirm staff pay cuts and reduction of hours across teams as they battle again declining advertising spend in the COVID-19 crisis.

New Premium Content Alliance debuts

Two Australian media associations will join forces later this year on a new alliance aimed at promoting the country’s premium content media across channels.

Digital Marketing

​Updated: More new appointments to Ad Standards

Four new appointments to the Ad Standards Community Panel aims to further strengthen the ability of Australia’s independent system of ​advertising ​complaints adjudication to reflect community standards.

Digital Marketing

Report: Ad spend up but traditional media audiences down

Advertisers will increase global ad expenditure by 4.3 per cent in 2020, but audiences of traditional mass media such as print and TV will shrink by 1.6 per cent, pre-empting another sluggish year for advertising in those channels, Zenith’s 2020 advertising expenditure forecasts suggest.

Digital Marketing

TEG Insights launches new data insights business Doppler

​TEG Insights has launched its own data and insights platform, known as Doppler, to offer its huge data set of more than 16 million Australians and its consumer panel of more than 1 million people to advertisers.

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What the Alan Jones advertising exodus says about modern brand strategy

Brands pulling advertising from 2GB following Alan Jones’ derogatory comments against New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinta Ardern, is yet another sign of how intertwined brand association with societal and cultural trends has become, industry and marketing leaders say.

Digital Marketing

Ad Standards urges ad industry to become more progressive

Australia’s independent advertising complaints body, Ad Standards, has launched a new campaign which aims to draw attention to the advertising standards codes, with the goal to encourage progressive advertising and recognise ads hitting the mark.

Digital Marketing

Popular browser linked to higher rate of malvertising attacks

Browser locker is the biggest threat to digital ad campaigns and it's far more common in one popular browser, according to a new report from AdSecure. The report, the first of its kind from the digital security company, analysed malvertising, cybercrime and digital campaign threats for more than 200,000 ad campaigns across multiple regions, devices and browsers between 1st January to 31st March.

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The gear change required for business during COVID-19

The current world pandemic, COVID-19, and its tragic effects has created different and challenging situations for nearly every business. Every business sector is affected differently, depending on the nature of what your place in the world, creating the most unique situation most of us have ever and will ever experience during our professional lives.

Katja Forbes

Managing director of Designit, Australia and New Zealand

How can organisations debias their decisions?

​People whose personal details and experiences signal they come from racially diverse backgrounds are less likely than anglo or Caucasian candidates to make it through the first cut in recruitment processes. Even if the organisation says it values diversity.

Dr Karen Morley

Author, commentator

Is your marketing team adapting quickly enough to the COVID-19 crisis?

The impact of coronavirus is far reaching with the true impact on the economy and businesses is unknown. While there are a few categories and brands experiencing growth, for the most part the crisis is wreaking havoc for large and small operators across many sectors including entertainment, tourism, retail, fitness, services and the list goes on.

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