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  • asiCast 17 – Jane Clarke and Chris O’Hearn at asi in Venice

    As ever, the asi European Radio & Television Conferences brought together colleagues from more than 40 countries to share their experiences in meeting the challenges facing the radio and TV industries in this period of rapid change. Our Research Director Richard Marks came across Chris O’Hearn, the General Manager of… Read more

  • 5 things holding back programmatic advertising

    Some of Europe’s leading brands, agencies and publishers have come together at Digiday’s Programmatic Summit in Rome this week to thrash out the latest pressure points in programmatic advertising. We caught up with a few of them to ask what the biggest barriers to further investment in programmatic. Here are their… Read more

  • asiCast 16 – Brian Jacobs discusses asi in Venice

    Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring a number of items drawn from our recent conferences in Venice where around 280 industry practitioners from around the world gathered to discuss the latest challenges and developments being tackled by the radio and TV industries. In this interview asi’s Richard Marks… Read more

  • Pushing Pause on SVOD?

    Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes has seen the meteoric rise of subscription streaming (i.e. Netflix) — and he’s not happy about it. Neither are a growing number of media companies whose pay-TV assets are feeling the heat from SVOD. Facing greater-than-expected advertising and subscriber quarterly declines at Time Warner’s networks,… Read more

  • Audience Measurement Advances

    Last week the great and the good in TV and radio audience measurement from around the world met at the annual asi conference. This was the 25th annual asi event – so many congratulations to Mike Sainsbury and his team. In the interests of full disclosure, I am one of… Read more