Digital

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Havas adds new VP of digital

Fil Lourenco will focus on expanding the agency’s digital horizons internally and for its clients.

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Ads.txt adoption still under 50%: study

With more and more ads traded programmatically, the pressure is on to clean up the supply chain.

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How client behaviour affects agencies: survey

As spending shifts and agencies automate, how do staffers see themselves coping?

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Gosee TV partners with Flowplayer on e-comm tool

The Go Shop Player tool allows viewers to buy items featured in videos in just a few clicks.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Former Google manager gets into e-sports

Mike Armstrong will work to raise OverActive’s profile on a global stage as it courts audiences and brands.

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The risk, the grey areas and the blame: Brand safety in 2019

IAB Canada’s annual event focused on who’s responsible for preventing (and cleaning up) the mess.

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What’s driving increases in digital spending?

Stories, collections, paid search and category spending shifts are causing waves in digital.

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Identifying ‘fake news’ a top priority for readers: study

A new report finds fake news top of mind for Canadians, and many are consuming multilingual media.

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Subscriptions up, but ad rev down at Torstar

The company ended the year with just under 10,000 paid digital subscribers.

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Former HuffPost Quebec EiC joins the e-sports biz

The addition of Patrick White to Jeux.ca signals the company’s desire to broaden the reach of e-sports content among French Canadians.

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Adglow taps former Oath director to head Canadian office

The adtech company is looking to grow its current Canadian footprint.

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Horizon Media Canada: One year in

Kevin Kivi and Bill Koenigsberg on what what’s fueling growth and what’s next.

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TVA confirms layoffs at multiple publications

Operations for Canadian Living, Style at Home and Elle Canada will continue, but the former two will move to Montreal.

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Nokia to launch branded Canadian docuseries

The telco’s series will explore the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.