Reinvention Task Force: A perspective from Spot TV

This 2009 article, from the executive vp of the Television Bureau of Advertising, discusses the necessary "reinvention" of the traditional media buying process that must come about with the rise of digital.

Reinvention Task Force: A perspective from Spot TV

Abby Auerbach

The practices and processes for buying and selling media are moving into the 21st century

Change is in the air and the spot television industry is energizing it by reinventing many of its current business practices. In December 2006, GroupM CEO Irwin Gotlieb criticized the media industry for its outdated, labor intensive, and costly business practices. He challenged media agencies and media vendors to join together to reinvent business practices that would enable the evaluation, administration, and stewardship of media as they evolve into new and exciting forms.

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