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Netflix with advertising? Streaming service tests promotions for original content
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With Netflix trialling promotional advertising between episodes on its platform, the binge-watchers’ line-up is being increasingly interrupted by unwanted content. The latest advertising move makes a future of commercial advertising on paid-for streaming services easier to imagine than ever before. We spoke to some media experts about what this could mean for New Zealand subscribers.

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Big, beautiful branding: Is the high-end TVC a relic of the past?
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Ask any industry know-it-all and they’ll tell you: In 2018 marketing is all about activating brands online. With bene ts like pinpoint audience targeting, utterly transparent reporting and real McCoy ROIs, digital is where it’s at and the big, beautiful brand-building productions of yesterday are well and truly becoming a thing of the past.
But is that actually the case? Have marketers really turned their backs on the big budget mainstream campaigns of old? Is there still a place in the market for the cinematic TVC? And are brands still willing to play the long-game of identity building?

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The Hot List winners: media visionary
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: most influential in media
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: biggest move
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: creator
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: media product and start up
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: content marketer
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: TV channel, reality show and TV host
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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The Hot List winners: magazine, editor and publisher
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Back for another year, NZ Marketing has selected the best of the bunch in the media business. While the editorial team put their heads together to figure out who and what came out on top for the judges’ choice, our avid StopPress readers with their fingers on the pulse cast 11,293 votes to decide the People’s Choice winners.

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Too many cooks? Why more clients are playing the field
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In the wake of a flurry of recent agency/client retainer relationships coming to an end and big consultancies enhancing their creative chops, Erin McKenzie goes behind the scenes to find out why more clients are playing the field and focusing on projects and what the impact is on brand and customer experience.

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NZME and Stuff appeal decision; industry shares its thoughts on merger
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NZME and Stuff have announced this week they will seek leave to appeal a High Court ruling that upheld a Commerce Commission block on their proposed merger. In December the High Court upheld a Commerce Commission ruling not to clear or authorise the merger. With that in mind, we take a look at what industry folk think of the proposed merger and mergers in general.

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Stoppies 2017: Stickman takes home Best Mascot Of The Year award
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Did Pak’nSave/ Foodstuffs really have a sale if Stickman didn’t grace our screens? The animated character, voiced by comedian Paul Ego, demonstrates the retailer’s no-frills approach both through his look and matter of fact, yet humorous tone. And his videos inject some fun into the potentially mundane task of grocery shopping. We asked him some deep questions about his life.

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Stoppies 2017: Air New Zealand flies away with the Bravest Move of the Year Award
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Rather than wrapping controversies in a PR blanket, Air New Zealand has taken a more transparent approach, openly admitting its struggles with the gender pay gap, sustainability targets and a range of other issues in a Sustainability Report for 2017. It’s easy to talk about the things that are going well, but it takes a brave business to admit when things go wrong. We talk to head of communications Marie Hosking about the importance of transparency.

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Stoppies 2017: Josh Moore crowned Human of the Year
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Countdown, TAB, Go Healthy and Goodman Fielder are just some of the clients Y&R has picked up under Josh Moore’s leadership over the last year—all while still developing bold creative work for the likes of Arnott’s and Heinz Wattie’s. Moore may not have been present at any of the awards events this year, but that doesn’t mean his agency wasn’t noticed. Here’s the Y&R boss on what’s driven the agency’s success.

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Stoppies 2017: Vogel’s brings Campaign of the Year to its table
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Last year saw Vogel’s roll out its first TV campaign in a decade, and it was worth the wait. ‘What do you bring to the table’ sparked discussion, inspired parodies, challenged stereotypes, attracted millions of views and has now also been acknowledged as our campaign of the year. Shine’s head of client services, Tim Ellis, gives us some insight on how it all came together.

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