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Super Bowl ratings down 39% for Bell Media

The media co attributed the decline to the CRTC’s previous simsub ruling, and vows to continue to fight the decision.

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GroupM’s Rob Norman on programmatic TV obstacles and the live video conundrum

The agency has previewed its annual Interaction report, which indicates that despite media buzz, the jury is still out on live video.

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Corus signs with Sharethrough for branded content

The deal is the evolution of in-house testing by the media company.

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OLG Slots and Casinos win the week: Media Monitors

The organization purchased the most radio advertising in Toronto for the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5.

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Mediabrands gets social with new division

Details on the new unit, which will be headed up by Tessa Ohlendorf in Canada.

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How social “ate media” in 2016

Yahoo’s Yannis Dosinos on how social is trouncing news, why gaming can’t catch a break and the future of the phablet.

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ICYMI: More cuts at Rogers Media, Globe and Mail adds event offerings

In case you missed it: An additional 15 employees have been cut from Rogers Media’s publishing group, the Globe and Mail has added an events venue to its new building and Corner Gas has found a new (animated) Emma.

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Which brands are investing on Canadian side of simsub divide?

From beer to banks to video games, here are the advertisers that will have a presence during the big game.

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How sports are enduring the digital revolution

At a Rogers Media-sponsored FFWD Ad Week discussion, panelists debated how things have changed — and how they’ve stayed the same — in the world of broadcast sports.

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What motivates people to block ads?

Addictive Mobility’s Andrew Opala outlines how and why ad-blocking is growing, and what the ad industry needs to do to weather the storm.

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Last chance to enter AToMiC Awards 2017

The final deadline to enter work spanning advertising, media, tech and content is today.

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CBC to nearly triple Cancon spending in 2017-18

The broadcaster has laid out plans to allocate $92 million annually toward the creation of Canadian-made content in the next four years.