How Ascential is changing the shape of B2B media

Eighteen months ago, Michael Kassan, the owner of US advertising consultancy MediaLink, was interviewing WPP’s Martin Sorrell at Advertising Week in New York, during which he ... Continue Reading →

Celebrate! TED’s first 10 years of global influence

Ten years ago today (June 22), former British magazine publisher Chris Anderson – who had made and lost a £300m fortune – took a decision that would change the world forever. ... Continue Reading →

Can Time Out become a new media model?

No media business is even close to where it wants to be. Traditional companies struggle to hang on to print cashflows while competing with digital newbies which have all the flair but ... Continue Reading →

How B2B media can strike gold again

Preston, is a little-known northern British city with an illustrious past in the country’s 19th century industrial revolution, and a football team whose best days were more than ... Continue Reading →

What’s next for Haymarket Media?

For almost 50 years, Haymarket has been an innovative force in specialist magazines, exhibitions, content marketing, and information services. It is the UK-based media company responsible ... Continue Reading →

Is UBM’s strategy the real deal or not?

UBM was founded almost 100 years ago as United Newspapers. The company was created by then UK Prime Minister David Lloyd George in order to acquire the long-gone Daily Chronicle, which ... Continue Reading →

How a US giant and UK minnow are shaking up B2B

For traditional media companies savaged by sharp-eyed digital natives, the problem seems to be all about new channels and low costs. But it is so much more: the technologies that have ... Continue Reading →

What will Informa do next?

Peter Rigby is one of the great survivors among European media company chiefs. He became CEO of what is now Informa Plc in 1989, the year when: Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide ... Continue Reading →

Could it be beginning of the end for Reed Elsevier?

The digital whirlpool will claim some big corporate scalps over this next few years. Consumer-facing media companies across newspapers and television risk being caught in the headlights ... Continue Reading →

Is quiet Brit becoming the most influential person on Earth?

There’s a captivating, almost-magical web site where you can feel the passion and share the big ideas of brilliant and insightful people including many of the world’s leading ... Continue Reading →

Who or what killed Britain’s best media company?

Seventeen years ago, The Independent described a British group as “one of the most admired media companies in the world”. It was a widely shared view of a business which ... Continue Reading →