The media, this month – November 2013

BROADCAST- Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary episode, aired last Saturday, is believed to have drawn the largest ever TV audience for a dramatic presentation.
DIGITAL- The word ‘selfie’ has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, with the same linguistic experts voting it Word of the Year 2013.
PR- Smoking Gun staff picked up no less than three awards at the CIPR PRide North West ceremony this month. Read the full details here.
PRINT- A 2005 Radio Times cover depicting a Dalek has been voted the best magazine cover of the last century by The Professional Publisher’s Association.
PRINT- The Guardian and The Observer both showed increased newsstand sales in October and September this year.
PRINT- The Tribune Group, America’s second largest newspaper publisher, is preparing to axe 700 jobs, or 6% of its entire workforce.
PRINT- Fortean Times, formerly The News, marks four decades of printing “the world of strange phenomena??? this month.
SOCIAL- Germany will overtake the UK in 2014 as Europe’s most active social networking country, with some 35.4million residents set to log on regularly.
SOCIAL- Significant changes afoot on Twitter, including the removal of ‘DM anyone’, updated advertising offerings and a new Timeline feature.
SOCIAL- LinkedIn has introduced new Showcase Pages that companies can use to highlight hero brands, specific business areas and initiatives.