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How social “ate media” in 2016

Yahoo’s Yannis Dosinos on how social is trouncing news, why gaming can’t catch a break and the future of the phablet.

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ICYMI: More cuts at Rogers Media, Globe and Mail adds event offerings

In case you missed it: An additional 15 employees have been cut from Rogers Media’s publishing group, the Globe and Mail has added an events venue to its new building and Corner Gas has found a new (animated) Emma.

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Which brands are investing on Canadian side of simsub divide?

From beer to banks to video games, here are the advertisers that will have a presence during the big game.

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How sports are enduring the digital revolution

At a Rogers Media-sponsored FFWD Ad Week discussion, panelists debated how things have changed — and how they’ve stayed the same — in the world of broadcast sports.

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What motivates people to block ads?

Addictive Mobility’s Andrew Opala outlines how and why ad-blocking is growing, and what the ad industry needs to do to weather the storm.

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Last chance to enter AToMiC Awards 2017

The final deadline to enter work spanning advertising, media, tech and content is today.

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CBC to nearly triple Cancon spending in 2017-18

The broadcaster has laid out plans to allocate $92 million annually toward the creation of Canadian-made content in the next four years.

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Cardinal premiere pulls in 1.3M viewers

The episode’s ratings haul makes the suspense thriller the most-watched Canadian show to debut in the 2016-17 broadcast year, according to Bell Media.

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Bell Media revenue up in Q4

OOH gains and subscriber jumps on TMN made up for declines in TV and a soft radio market.

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What are the biggest obstacles to programmatic TV?

Corus Entertainment’s Spencer Charters shares what the company has learned about programmatic and evolving data technology – and how far the industry still has to go.

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Chatter, speed and pricey influencers: Where social media and millennials collide

At a FFWD Ad Week panel moderated by Twitter Canada’s Alyson Gausby, brands discussed the biggest challenges with reaching the elusive generation on social.

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Spotted! Cashmere gets into music streaming

Classical music on the go helps the brand lend a hand to the shy bathroom visitors among us.

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ACA joins the Media Rating Council

VP of digital Chris Williams with details on why it was important to align with the organization.