Stories that mattered this week: Adspend upgrades and fossil-fuel ad bans

Stories that mattered this week: Adspend upgrades and fossil-fuel ad bans

Reporters Jack Benjamin and Ella Sagar are back with a look at the stories that mattered most in media and advertising this week.

The pair discuss how growth in the Chinese ad market has driven upward revisions in GroupM’s mid-year ad forecasts, the industry’s response to António Guterres’ call for a global fossil-fuel ad ban and what Apple’s WWDC announcements mean for publishers.

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1:00: Unpacking GroupM’s latest adspend report

5:02: UN urges fossil-fuel ad ban to muted industry response

9:20: OOH surpasses 5% market share threshold

12:20: Apple WWDC AI announcements

16:35: News round-up: BFI Imax anniversary, May box office, Bauer podcasts, Paramount’s Skydance talks and BeReal acquisition

Previous episodes

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