The Sunday Round-up: John Prescott, X Factor, Metro Bank, Biba, Google, News of the World & More


By The Drum Team | Editorial

September 5, 2010 | 4 min read

There's plenty going on in media news today, but why wade through all of the Sunday newspapers to find the stories when The Drum has already done the hard work for you? Here are today's best media related stories.

Press Packs Powerful Punch

Two new reports have shown online advertising still doesn't pack as a big a punch as traditional press advertising despte its massive growth in the last two years, says The Observer.

Get Connected

Web connected televisions and streaming devices take centrestage at Europe's biggest technology fair in Berlin, reports the Telegraph.

Take That Brand to the Bank

New High Street banking brand Metro has been hailed a huge success as its hits its first year targets five weeks after opening first branch, reports the Mail on Sunday.

Goole Saves The World

Google and Galaxy Zoo could hold the key to saving the planet from the ravages of climate changes, writes The Observer.

The XXXL Factor

The X Factor was poised for even bigger viewer figures than normal after screening the first ever audition punch up in last night's programme, reports The Telegraph.

Supermarkets to Clash Online

Supermarket brand Morrisons is to go head to head with Tesco and Asda by launching an online grocery deliver service, writes the Mail on Sunday.

Booming Books

As the sales of eBooks soar and the iPad and Kindle continue to be massive sellers, The Observer asks whether traditional printed books such as Tony Blair's memoirs can survive.

Bringing back Biba

Department store House of Fraser is to relaunch he iconic 1960's cothing and homeware brand Biba, which it acquired in November, reports The Telegraph.

Going Viral

The Telegraph chooses the best viral news videos from the past week.


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