People moving – advertising 08/09/10

MediaCom has hired Tim Lawrence as digital strategy director. He joins from his role as digiatal associate director at Carat. (Source: Brand Republic)

Mark Finnegan has been made UK media director of Orion Trading. He joins from Global Radio, and will be charged with developing media opportunities across clients. (Source: Brand Republic)

Mirror Group Newspapers have bolstered their digital strategy by hiring Abeed Janmohamed as head of digital sales. (Source: Brand Republic)

The Telegraph Media Group has promoted James Brown to the new role of digital sales director. He will be responsible for commercial strategy, inventory control and the development of new revenue streams. (Source: Brand Republic)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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