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Topic: Advertising

Earnings: Cable Helps Lift News Corp. Profits

Fox News Channel, FX boost ad sales in Q1

News Corp. reported today that its fiscal year first-quarter earnings tripled from a year ago, reflecting a one-time gain from the sale of its NDS holdings and a strong showing…

Microsoft Gets 30 Brands to Run Windows 8 In-App Ads

20th Century Fox, Nissan running first campaigns

Microsoft may or may not be dropping upwards of $1 billion to promote its latest operating system Windows 8, and now the company’s announcing that 30 brands have agreed to…

Pebbles Boulders, Alpha Bits Now Safer for Children

Kids cereals cut the sugar

Cereal companies that pledged to cut sugar and increase whole grains in the 21 brands marketed to children are making progress, according to the industry's own estimate. Today, more than…

Election 2012 Dollars Stream In

Thanks to super PACs and Hulu's popularity, candidates are spending money, and the site is cashing in

Candidates looking to boost their campaign profile this election season are betting on Hulu. The network’s political ad revenue grew by a whopping 718 percent over 2008, per Hulu; the…

DAA Responds to Microsoft Column on ‘Do Not Track’ Plans

Claims 'on' position creates confusion in the ad community and with consumers

In a contributed column in September 10 issue of Adweek, Rik van der Kooi, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Advertising Business Group, explained why Microsoft decided to turn on…

The Adweek 50

These are the people who make the machinery of media, marketing and technology hum

There are many (some might say too many) lists of power players in business, often studded with names from the worlds on which we report: media, advertising, entertainment, technology and…

Feds Strike Out on Cigarette Warning Labels

Court of Appeals rules that 'mini billboards' violate free speech; Supreme Court could be next

The federal government's proposal to force tobacco manufacturers to place 36 graphic cigarette warning labels on the top half of the front and back of all cigarette packages was struck…

Psst—Do You Know a Genius? Well, Introduce Us!

'Adweek' is accepting submissions for its annual Brand Genius Awards for best-in-class marketing

Adweek’s Brand Genius (formerly Marketer of the Year) Awards have recognized the best and brightest marketing minds for two decades now, but we need your help in uncovering some up-and-coming…

Fed's Anti-Smoking Fear Campaign Scares Up Quitters

50,000 dump the habit

Fear works. The federal government's use of scare tactics in its national ad campaign to stop smoking has prompted a record number of smokers to give up the habit. According…

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