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    Multiple reading occasions halves print’s CPT

    Peter Langschmidt, consultant to the PRC (Publisher Research Council), investigates how print’s OTS (Opportunity to See) of around two per reader effectively halves the medium’s Cost per Thousand (CPT).  Print is the only medium where rate cards are based on one OTS (Opportunity to See) per reader, however new research consistently proves that the same […]

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    PAMS – the innovative Reading currency

    With PAMS (Publisher Audience Measure Survey) in field this month, the PRC (Publisher Research Council) discusses the advantages of the survey’s inclusion of brands, large sample size, innovative flooding technique, multi-platform measurement and other highlights.  The purpose of PAMS is to provide an innovative “Gold Standard” Reader Audience Measurement founded on global best-practice and local […]

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    The more you Read the more you Earn

    The Publisher Research Council (PRC) says that insights from the Establishment Survey (ES) show that people who read, generally earn around 50% more their non-reading counterparts, across the entire spectrum of society. #ReadToEarn “Don’t count the people you reach, reach the people who count,” says Peter Langschmidt, consultant to the PRC. According to statistics pulled […]

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    The act of Reading delivers a focused and engaged consumer

    The Publisher Research Council’s (PRC) latest South African research – Media View shows that although consumers may not be spending as much time reading as engaging with broadcast media, the time spent reading is more focused and far less distracted. #ReadToRemember Conducted independently by Kantar TNS, the Media View survey, commissioned and funded by the […]

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    The transition from LSMs to SEMs explained

    There has been a lot of talk in the industry regarding the relevance of LSMs (Living Standard Measure). Kantar TNS was approached by the industry to develop a new socio economic segmentation system to better reflect the South African landscape.   Developed by Neil Higgs and his team at Kantar TNS, the new SEM (Socio-Economic Measure) […]

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    The Establishment Survey is here!

    With the recent launch of the Establishment Survey (ES), the Publisher Research Council (PRC) provides a brief overview. The Establishment Survey (ES) is a collaborative partnership between the Publisher Research Council (PRC), the Broadcast Research Council (BRC) and the Advertiser Media Forum (AMF) with the BRC and PRC being the funders and owners of the […]

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    The Publisher Research Council (PRC) gears up for a busy year

    The Publisher Research Council (PRC) was created to meet the needs of fast changing reading behaviour across both traditional and digital reading platforms and to provide an innovative “Gold Standard” Reader Audience Measurement founded on global and local best practice, expertise and resources.  The PRC is a not for profit company that represents the interests […]

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