Netflix: House of cards? 8 hours ago
Local rivals say the on-demand powerhouse will struggle in Australia. It's about content rights – and they are all sewn up.
Samsung shows how tech aids Aussie achievers
No prizes for knowing Sally Fitzgibbons can surf. But did you know she loves to run?
Kevin the hamster fronts Boost promo
A zoo of a campaign bringing back Boost's popular What's Your Name Game promotion
'Understanding is surviving' this bushfire season
Summer is fast approaching, bringing with it ice cream, beach days and -more often than not- the threat of bushfire.
Red Rooster gives some TLC
Red Rooster hits the cinema thanks to Val Morgan, adding a little TLC to the movie experience.
Intel rewinds buyers remorse
We've all been there. Settling on a purchase we're not quite sure we want only to get it home... and hate it.
iPhone users buy BMWs, Samsung owners go for Toyota Prius... and what the iPhone6 means for advertising
Exponential's Ben Maudsley says ask not what the iPhone 6 can do for advertising, but what advertising can do for the iPhone 6.
iPhone Fever... There is no known cure
It’s that time of year again. Spring. The smell of fresh iPhone is in the air. The White Agency's Tony Story asks whether iPhone fever is justified or if the new iPhone is just late to the party.
Rob Morgan: Creative agencies? Rubbish, we're advertising agencies
Clemenger boss Rob Morgan on why advertising agencies should call themselves that, and why likes, shares and views are meaningless without sales figures to back them up.
Five lessons from the ALS Ice Bucket challenge
Ash Farr, McCann Australia CEO breaks down the success of the Ice Bucket Challenge and explains how five principles can deliver results for brands.
Teenage dreams are hard to beat
Kids these days are so misunderstood. 303Lowe's Jon McKie on the teenage myth and how brands can appeal to this misunderstood generation.
Going native: Guardian opens local ‘agency’ 7 hours ago
The Guardian is branching out to create native content via its own in house 'agency' team. It plans to launch its Guardian Labs branded content division in Australia, with the media company's global number two in town to get things moving.
Nunn takes on akamedia staff and clients to become $150m indy media shop 10 hours ago
Nunn Media has swelled its ranks and roster by taking over akamedia. All clients and staff will transfer to Nunn, making it possibly the king of the indy media shops with billings topping $150 million.
From Down Down to Cheap Cheap: Has Woolies done a Coles? 8 hours ago
First Woolworths picks up Coles' top marketer, now have they stolen its jingle?
Diageo drinks up with start-ups 8 hours ago
Start up fever is running through the corporate world. Diageo is the latest to start a scheme to work more closely with emerging tech.
Can anyone take Frankie's crown? See the Australian Magazine Awards shortlist here 7 hours ago
Can any of magazine in Australia take on Frankie? Winner of the Australian Magazine Awards two years running, can it make it a hat trick? Maybe. But there's serious competition. See which magazines made the shortlist here.
Brands can breathe as Apple slows NFC agenda – for now 7 hours ago
Apple teased the world last week by reversing its resistance to Near Field Communications (NFC) in its smartphones, tablets and watches – but soon after revealed the wireless technology would be restricted to its own Apple Pay system.
iPhone users buy BMWs, Samsung owners go for Toyota Prius... and what the iPhone6 means for advertising 10 hours ago
Exponential's Ben Maudsley says ask not what the iPhone 6 can do for advertising, but what advertising...
Young Spikes are ready to take on the challenge in Singapore 8 hours ago
Ahead of the Spikes Asia event in Singapore, AdNews caught up with the Young Spikes finalists from UM, King Content, Reactive, BWM and Cummins&Partners to see how they plan to tackle the 24-hour brief as well as find time to eat some chilli mud crab.
iPhone Fever... There is no known cure yesterday
It’s that time of year again. Spring. The smell of fresh iPhone is in the air. The White Agency's Tony...
Ten’s programming boss says local drama and reality TV genres have peaked yesterday
Beverley McGarvey has hinted that Ten is eyeing a shift way from reality TV and drama and towards new formats for 2015. Paul McIntyre reports.
Publishers Australia heads into administration yesterday
Trade press association Publishers Australia has entered into voluntary administration. The news comes as no surprise given its dwindling membership and the headwinds facing publishers.
Mane man: McCann hires Ponce de León yesterday
McCann Australia has hired David Ponce de León as creative director of the Melbourne office, working with newly promoted ECD Pat Baron.
Cirrus sells B&T to management team yesterday
Cirrus Media is to sell B&T and Travel Weekly to David Hovenden and Dan Uglow. The 20-strong new firm is eyeing new premises in Surry Hills
AMI names new board yesterday
The Australian Marketing Institute has named a new board, following the appointment of a new CEO earlier this month. But only one is a marketing director.
Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism hires Atomic 212 yesterday
Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism via its creative agency Iris Worldwide have appointed Atomic 212 to manage media planning and buying for its forthcoming tourism campaign.
Twitter to launch online training app to Aus media agencies yesterday
As it looks to take a bigger bite of brand budgets, Twitter is taking a unique approach to educating agencies about its platform and ad products. Starcom is on board.
Owning up: Ad market distorted by paid media reporting, agency bosses claim 2 days ago
The advertising market may appear soft but media agency bosses have suggested that marketing spend is rocketing. But in owned channels and there is no mechanism to report that, which means the agency remuneration model has to change.
He must break them: Optus enlists Dolph Lundgren to rip up the rules 4 days ago
'I must break you,' or at least the rules. Rocky's nemesis steps up to help Optus with its switching campaign. He's not a monster – he's a human being – and he hates being locked in to mobile phone contracts.
Digital ad fraud in Australia: The $400m question? last week
Digital ad fraud in Australia is "anywhere between 6% and 14%" of the total market. Inventory known to be 100% fraud is still being traded. The most premium sites are infected by bots. It's an easy racket and the industry is struggling to crack it.
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