ROI/Attribution Providers: A Comparison of Leading Providers of Media Performance Analyses

This white paper, prepared by the 4A’s Media Measurement Committee, the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) and Sequent Partners, looks at offerings from the prominent providers in digital, cross-platform, multi-touch and television attribution, and marketing mix modeling, using comparable criteria.

4A’s Data Summit Report 2018

More than 250 marketing professionals gathered at the 4A’s 5th annual Data Summit, a one-day event that brought together leaders from brands, agencies, media outlets and data firms. In this report, we highlight topics covered at the event — including unconventional uses of data, preparing for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, cross-device measurement and targeting, and upcoming industry standards.

Fair Play Charter — Minority-Owned and Minority-Targeted Media

Media Services

The Media Leadership Council (MLC) of the 4A’s is issuing this Fair Play Charter to its members as guidance and agreement to fair and equitable treatment to owners of minority-owned and -targeted media. Fair Play represents a recommitment to nondiscriminatory practices in media buying process.

Data Fuels an Intelligent World: the 4A’s Hosts Fifth Annual Data Summit

Marketing & Communications

The one-day summit brings together leaders from brands, agencies, media outlets and data firms like Bank of America, Air Canada, GroupM, Cadreon, Google, Facebook, Viacom, Domo and Deep Root Analytics to discuss everything from smart data and programmatic to cross-device implications and opportunities afforded by AI.

4A’s and TVB Ask Nielsen to Replace Live Only Data Stream with Live +1

Marketing & Communications

The 4A’s and the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) have come together to propose a change to Nielsen’s published data streams that will better approximate daily consumer consumption and capture more delayed viewing behavior.

4A’s Local Video & Audio Committee Point of View: Replacing Live Data Stream with Live +1 (Day)

Media Services

This communication serves to notify the local buying community and partners of the 4A’s, of our combined point of view, and proposes that the 4A’s will formally request Nielsen to change the local data streams in 2018.

IAB & 4A’s Release Terms and Conditions Addendum for Long-Form Video

The terms define long-form digital video as professionally produced content, eight minutes or longer in duration, that is dynamically ad served and delivered in a digital environment.

IAB Podcast Measurement Technical Guidelines

Research Services

The Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its latest podcast measurement guidelines, along with podcast player market share, tracking limitations, content delivery methods, and ad delivery methods.

Letter to Creative Agencies Regarding Compliance With the Coalition for Better Ads Standards

Media Services

The world of digital advertising has seen much change in the last few years – there are a multitude of technology platforms, advances in brand safety and verification – and a lot of work to optimize message delivery across the digital landscape. However, with all these changes, come two very important issues: Adblocking and Ad Loads.

Media Inflation Report (Havas Media, 2H 2017/1H 2018)

This report, created by Havas Media and shared with the 4A’s community, estimates media inflation rates for the second half of 2017 and first half of 2018.

Digital vs. Traditional Media Consumption

Research Services

GlobalWebIndex reports on the daily media consumption of digital vs traditional media in this global report. Statistics are provided by country and by age groups.

The Viewing Report

Research Services

This annual report from BARB is full of statistics on the UK TV audience. Find out what channels and genres people watch, insights by age group, online viewing trends, screen time, and much more.