Category Archives: Media

The Unbelievable Truth – hosting a conference quiz

Recently I was asked to chair a session at the Media Research Group (MRG) conference in Warsaw.  The delegates, I was told, will be tired after a long day travelling from London and after sitting through several conference papers.  So, … Continue reading

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Brexit: Blitz or Bug, there’s a capital idea for advertisers

This is a piece I wrote whilst working on a contract as the Interim Head of Audience and Insight at ESI Media.  I wrote it to suggest an angle for a piece written by ESI Commercial’s Managing Director, Jon O’Donnell. … Continue reading

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Millennials research by Metro and MailOnline

Recently I led a research project about Millennials for Metro and MailOnline. It was launched at Advertising Week Europe as ‘Millennial Rules’.  Currently it is shortlisted for a Mediaweek award. The topic of millennials is broad, confusing and often seemingly … Continue reading

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Extra curricular reading of business media

Recently I ran some research for the PPA around business media.  It was a survey amongst people on the databases of business media companies.  Some of the quirkiest findings were around extra curricular reading. My research showed that 61% of … Continue reading

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The immersive experience of print

This week I was privileged to present at the PPA Business Media Summit at the Intercontinental Park Lane. I shared the stage with such luminaries as Bruce Daisley, MD of Twitter and John Barnes, MD of Incisive Media. The moderator … Continue reading

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How the Outdoor ad industry measures itself – and what it tells us about our morning commutes

This is an article I wrote for The Media Briefing about the work I did for Route Research Limited. It can be found on Media Briefing here. They commissioned me to ‘find the stories’ in their data and the commuting … Continue reading

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Should native advertising be taken out or executed?

Recently I was commissioned to write this article about native advertising for Sparksheet.  You can see it on their website here where it appeared under the header: “It’s Complicated: The Tangle of News, Native Advertising and Trust”.  According to this year’s … Continue reading

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