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YouTube rallies creators to oppose EU copyright law

YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki has voiced concerns over changes to European copyright legislation that she said could hurt smaller original content creators.
Writing in a blog post, the CEO urged YouTube creators to educate themselves on the le…

Two cool cats: Viral Video Chart

The top slots acquit themselves well this week, so sit back and enjoy the show.Topping things off at No. 1 is Apple’s “Growth Spurt,” a take on one of this season’s hottest consumer items (the iPhone XS). Though it has the brand’s typically slick produ…

Larry Doherty, longtime Ad Age deputy editor, passes away

Lawrence (Larry) Doherty, journalist and longtime editor at Advertising Age, died earlier this month in Chicago. He was 87.Doherty did two tours of duty at Ad Age, starting in 1957, when he joined as reporter. A military veteran, he left Ad Age in 1963…

Expensive Things: Netflix raising $2 billion to buy more shows

Netflix is once again turning to Wall Street to raise $2 billion for new programming as the streaming-video giant seeks to maintain its torrid subscriber growth.Netflix is going on a spending spree that will put it more than $10 billion in debt for the…

The Majors Winners: Netflix crowned favourite brand

Created to highlight the extraordinary work carried out by both individuals and teams, across the creative, design and tech industries, The Majors awards – in conjunction with The Drum – took place last week.
Netflix, having been crowned favourite bran…

Blinds company Hillarys seals Channel 4 homes sponsorship

Channel 4 has confirmed Hillarys as the new sponsor of its home coverage. The deal comprises a large portion of the channel’s output including Grand Designs; Location, Location, Location, Escape to the Chateau and George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces.
The bl…