Media Companies

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.

Leadership

New body for independent media agencies launched

A new industry body aiming to give independent media agencies a voice has been launched. Independent Media Agencies of Australia (IMAA) is a new, national, not for profit body with 20 founding members.

Measurement & Analytics

Southern Cross Radio hits smart speaker and app news milestone

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) says it has achieved more than one million listens to its 'News on Demand' smart speakers and app service, less than two years after launch, reflecting fast adoption of voice-activated device engagement.

Digital Marketing

Foxtel taps data to overhaul content, channels, advertising services

A stronger data insights story, new advertising products, Samsung smart TV deal, four additional channels, extended content partnerships and a Lifestyle brand overhaul are among the ways the Australian pay TV player is looking to retain advertiser relevance in a hotly contested content streaming world.

Digital Marketing

​The Economist CMO: It’s all about the content

In an industry dominated by fake news, click bait and traditional news outlets struggling to let go of old operating models, The Economist could teach the Fairfaxes and NewsCorps a thing or two about how to attract, and retain, readers.

Digital Marketing

What it took to rebrand the Yahoo7 business

It was a rebrand challenge two-a-half years and one arguably large misstep in the making. Following the acquisitions of AOL in 2015 and Yahoo in July 2016, US-based telco giant, Verizon, set out on a mission to unify and rebrand its media, adtech and Internet properties as one global offering. The resulting ​umbrella entity, Oath,​ was officially unveiled in June 2017 at Cannes.

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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

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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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