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Blog: Whose job is it to maintain and foster talent?

MediaCom’s Urania Agas on how clients can play just as much of a role in the development of agency talent.

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Viewers love The Good Doctor: Numeris

Canadians tuned in to catch reality series’ as much as primetime dramas this week, while in Quebec ‘Tout le monde en parle’ draws viewers ahead of the federal election.

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Bell Media gets exclusive rights to HBO Max programming

The play gives Bell Media the flexibility to bring programming to both its linear network and its Crave SVOD.

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Amazon’s ad business grows

While the company’s profitability has continued to slow, ads are bringing in more revenue than ever and more video opportunities are around the corner.

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Ad revenue up 17% at Google

Parent company Alphabet Inc. reported a 23% decline in profit driving down stock prices during after-hours trading, but ads continue to drive growth in overall revenue.

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MightyHive hones data focus with two acquisitions

Datalicious and Conversion Works will bolster the consultancy’s first-party data capabilities as it works with Canadian marketers who want more control.

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Pacific Content eyes expansion, hires former Last.fm exec

Former executive producer at Telus and CBC Music will focus on U.S. business, expansion of marketing strategy under new Rogers ownership.

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Nissan takes the lead: Media Monitors

Domestic and foreign auto industries spent heavily in both Toronto and Montreal this week as retailers debuted in the top-five.

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GroupM looks to the future in Canada

Is Canada’s TV market ahead of other countries? And is there really potential in TikTok to grow?

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Podcasts drive Spotify’s Q3 growth

Increase of music listeners who are converting to podcast engagement ‘almost too good to be true,’ as monthly active users rise more than 30%

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Does viewability translate to effectiveness?

A new study by Kargo found that just because an ad has all pixels on screen, that doesn’t mean all eyes are on the ad.

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Are financial brands struggling with too much data?

New study looks at how the immense volume of data coupled with a lack of technology to process it has created more challenges than progress.

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Zoomer makes a change at the C-suite

After four years of overseeing digital development Omri Tintpulver will now play a more active role in business development at the media company.

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Mongeau to leave CBC

The GM and CRO of the pubcaster’s media solutions will depart in early 2020 to pursue outside opportunities.

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Record quarter for ads, users at theScore

The mobile sports media company is diving deep into sports betting, but its ad business continues to grow.