Kantar Futures Blog

Category: television

digital, television

5G and the tsunami of mobile demand

A guest post by Hugh Griffiths from the world’s biggest mobile trade show, Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona in early March. The show’s attendance broke previous records: the GSMA… Read More »

If you’re not paying, you’re being sold

advertising, digital, media, television, trust

If you’re not paying, you’re being sold

Andy Stubbings writes: One trend we’ve been monitoring for a while, as readers of this blog will know, is the rising level of concerns over data privacy and security to… Read More »

Making it real

digital, media, television, virtual

Making it real

Andrew Curry writes: It’s become a cult on the web since Tiger Woods crashed his car in mysterious circumstances last weekend, but this CGI-enhanced report from Taiwanese television of the… Read More »

Live and direct

media, politics, religion, television

Live and direct

Rebecca Nash writes: Some anthropologists of religion work with people who seek unmediated contact with their gods. Their ethnographies contrast the experience of word as text (scriptural religions) with the… Read More »

Buying viewers’ attention

media, sport, television

Buying viewers’ attention

Andrew Curry writes: The combination of the FA Cup Final – the last for a while on the BBC – and the epically overhyped Champions’ League final on ITV sent… Read More »

Time as a ‘social surplus’

consumers, digital, television, time

Time as a ‘social surplus’

Andrew Curry writes: The new media analyst Clay Shirky caused a bit of a stir in blogland last week with a compelling talk in which he described leisure time as… Read More »

But what about Tim?

fashion, media, self-improvement, television

But what about Tim?

Holly Moore from Yankelovich writes: The latest television programming kerfuffle over the U.S. fashion reality TV show Project Runway is telling us something interesting about both the future of the… Read More »