Topic: Mark Thompson

Shane Smith Tells Agencies to 'Stop Being So Afraid' to Work With Vice

4A's panel encourages marketers to take risks with media

Shane Smith, founder and CEO of Vice and Cannes Lions "Media Person of the Year," knows a thing or two about dealing with a world of disruption and breaking the status…

The New York Times Might Ban Visitors Who Use Ad Blockers

'This stuff is not made for free,' says CEO

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson did not mince words Tuesday when talking about ad blocking, which has been causing more than a few headaches for publishers. During a keynote discussion…

Photos From the Hottest End-of-the-Year Festivities in Media and Marketing

Seth Meyers, Magic Johnson and Michael Bloomberg make appearances

From left, Josh Tyrangiel, CCO, Bloomberg Media; actor Seth Meyers; and Michael Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP, celebrate Bloomberg Businessweek’s 85th anniversary.

Native Seen as 'Salvation' for Ad Woes

Media heads discuss need for ads to innovate

Native advertising may be old advertorials in new cloth, but formats like it are necessary to publishers’ survival, media CEOs said at an Advertising Week panel today. “The salvation of advertising…

The New York Times Names New Ad Chief

Hires Meredith Levien from Forbes

Back in March, The New York Times Co. announced a new structure, recognizing a need to speed up its operations and boost its digital operations amid a slump for print…

The New York Times Planning Lower-Priced Digital Subs

First-quarter revenues, income, ad dollars down

In this morning’s first quarter earnings call, which had revenues down 2 percent, The New York Times Co. announced plans for a number of new initiatives at the flagship paper,…