Census-Level TV Data Begins To Go Global: Kantar’s Swadley

LONDON — The US is not the only TV market where census-level data has begun to be used to target television advertising campaigns. The technology is also being deployed in other markets, too, according to one of the industry’s top media measurers. “I think census-level data is very much a reality now,” says Margo Swadley, […]


Kantar, Nielsen Face Off To Upgrade UK TV Measurement

LONDON — The organization charged with measuring UK TV viewing for channels’ advertisers, Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB), used to be critized for its traditionalist approach to the task – a 5,1oo-household panel method supposed to represent country-wide viewing in a multi-media age. But BARB is reinventing itself. The organisation already measures consumers’ digital viewing of core broadcasters’ shows, […]