Articles by: Angelina Robin Smith

Failed in India, WeChat Catches-up in China

July 17, 2017 2:04 pm0 comments
Failed in India, WeChat Catches-up in China

The messaging service WeChat, owned by Tencent and known as Weixin in China has done well in markets with a large population of expats from China, or with large populations of Chinese-speaking people. But it remains to be seen whether it can make significant inroads among speakers of other languages. […]

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BBC News getting 60 percent digital traffic via Mobile devices

November 29, 2016 4:52 am73 comments
BBC News getting 60 percent digital traffic via Mobile devices

Mobile devices have become a big source of digital traffic . BBC News is getting more than 60 per cent digital traffic via mobile devices with peak times at 7am and 10pm. The same content is also to go on YouTube and Facebook offering a consistent look and feel that […]

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Nick Andrews appointed BBC Wales’ Head of Commissioning

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Nick Andrews appointed BBC Wales’ Head of Commissioning

BBC has appointed Nick Andrews as the new Head of Commissioning. Andrews is currently BBC Wales’ Head of Development and will lead BBC Wales commissioning across television, iPlayer and interactive platforms. “This new role offers the chance to lead a first-rate commissioning team and I’m looking forward to meeting and […]

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The New York Times Company Acquires Fake Love

August 12, 2016 5:12 pm0 comments
The New York Times Company Acquires Fake Love

The New York Times Company today announced that it has acquired Fake Love, an integrated experience design agency that specializes in anchoring brands in contemporary culture via creative programs, live experiences and virtual and mixed reality. The acquisition was an all-cash transaction that closed on Aug. 11, 2016. Founded in […]

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News Corp Australia announces Senior appointments

July 15, 2016 6:12 pm0 comments
News Corp Australia announces Senior appointments

News Corp Australia’s managing director – metro and regional publishing Damian Eales and managing director – community publishing Brett Clegg has announced three senior executive appointments within their teams – Michael Wilkins, former general manager NewsLocal, has been appointed executive general manager The Daily and Sunday Telegraph. Mr Wilkins will […]

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Susan Schiekofer Appointed CDI Officer,GroupM U S

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Susan Schiekofer Appointed CDI Officer,GroupM U S

GroupM, the leading global media investment management group, recently announced the promotion of Susan Schiekofer to Chief Digital Investment Officer for GroupM in the U.S. She will be responsible for all digital implementation across GroupM agencies, reporting to Rino Scanzoni, Chief Investment Officer of GroupM U.S. Her appointment is effective […]

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Entertainment sites surge in Nielsen Digital Ratings

May 31, 2016 5:46 pm0 comments
Entertainment sites surge in Nielsen Digital Ratings

The increasing Australian appetite to download and view movies online has sparked a significant surge in audience to many of the key video and movie sites, according to the latest insights from Nielsen Digital Ratings (Monthly), the IAB Australia endorsed digital audience measurement currency. Seven of the top ten video/movie […]

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#WPP AUNZ announces new leadership roles

May 27, 2016 5:51 am4 comments
#WPP AUNZ announces new leadership roles

WPP AUNZ has announced the appointment of two new senior executive positions as the group moves to drive deeper local management and collaboration. Kieran Moore (CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations Australia), has been appointed to the newly created position of CEO Public Relations and Public Affairs, and Ben Dixon (CEO […]

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Lenore Taylor appointed editor,Guardian Australia

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Lenore Taylor appointed editor,Guardian Australia

Guardian News & Media (GNM) recently announced that Lenore Taylor has been appointed editor of Guardian Australia as Emily Wilson returns to the London office to become assistant editor, following the completion of her two-year tenure in Australia. Lenore has been with Guardian Australia since its launch in May 2013, […]

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NYT Names Ellen Shultz EVP, Talent and Inclusion

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NYT Names Ellen Shultz EVP, Talent and Inclusion

The New York Times Company has announced that Ellen Shultz, currently vice president and head of Human Resources at Media General, will join The Times next month as executive vice president of talent and inclusion. In this role, Ms. Shultz will assume leadership of the company’s global human resources team […]

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