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31st August 2021
by Alex Gibson
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31st August 2021
by Alex Gibson

Last week marked the latest edition of the prestigious Edinburgh TV Festival, one of the leading UK media events for discussing the major issues facing the industry. This year’s keynote address, the MacTaggart lecture, was conducted by acclaimed screenwriter, Jack Thorne, who spoke to what he described as the ‘forgotten diversity’ within TV – disability….

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27th August 2021
by MTM team
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27th August 2021
by MTM team

It’s official. Ofcom’s latest annual study of the UK’s media habits confirms what we all suspected: last year’s COVID-19 restrictions resulted in an acceleration in viewing habits for TV and online streaming. The question is of course, how much of this is set to stay? Whilst here at MTM we recommend a read of the…

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10th August 2021
by MTM team
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10th August 2021
by MTM team

The summer of sport has officially ended! And despite the disappointment of losing the final of the Euros, it’s been a hugely successful one. England’s first major final for 55 years followed by Team GB matching their medal total from London 2012 and Tokyo 2020 becoming the second most successful foreign Olympics ever. Before the…

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22nd July 2021
by MTM team
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22nd July 2021
by MTM team

The Summer Olympic Games has run every 4 years since it began in 1896, except for being cancelled once during World War I (1916) and twice during World War II (1940, 1944). Due to the pandemic, Tokyo 2020 will be the first time spectators will be barred from most events at an Olympic Games. But…

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20th July 2021
by MTM team
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20th July 2021
by MTM team

The pandemic enforced change on all of us, not least those of us who work in qualitative research. The shift from in-person to ‘digital’ interactions was swift and remarkably effective; facilitated by incredible technology. But with the recent announcements of relaxations of social restrictions, we ask ourselves; what will the qualitative practice look like now…

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16th July 2021
by Megan Strachan
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16th July 2021
by Megan Strachan

Back in May we heard the news that Warner Media and Discovery, Inc. would be merging to form ‘Warner Bros. Discovery’, headed up by Discovery CEO David Zaslav.   Warner Media has already built up an impressive repertoire of brands over the years, including Turner Broadcasting, HBO, Cinemax and Warner Bros, and this most recent…

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17th June 2021
by MTM team
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17th June 2021
by MTM team

It’s back! After a one year hiatus E3, the world’s biggest gaming show, stormed in with its first online event. The event has had it’s troubles in recent years, including a lacklustre event in 2019 which was simply light on substance and compounded by Sony skipping the show in favour of their own event earlier…

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11th June 2021
by MTM team
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11th June 2021
by MTM team

While the pandemic led to a 76% upsurge in Internet usage, it also prompted a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment with 76% of Brits willing to take personal action to combat environmental and sustainability issues in 2021. The enormous impact of our ever increasing, often intangible digital activity on our physical planet…

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4th June 2021
by Alex Gibson
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4th June 2021
by Alex Gibson

For many organisations, the coming months mark uncharted territory. As plans continue afoot to revive the economy, company leaders have been poring over the implementation of hybrid working strategies. Twitter embraced the ‘wfh’ lifestyle, telling staff that they could stick to their home offices ‘forever’ should they wish, Google has told its employees that they…

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28th May 2021
by Georgie Rowe
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28th May 2021
by Georgie Rowe

Saturday 22nd May was an important date for us Brits. For those of us in England, not only did it represent the first weekend in a long while we could go out for dinner in the warmth and comfort of a restaurant, but it was also the long awaited day of the 65th Grand final…

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