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Media Research
04/12/2018

I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here – How Reality TV Escaped Its Nasty Past

­If asked about the main components of a hit reality show, most people might suggest celebrity spats, humiliating tasks and plenty of controversy. And while the tasks on this year’s series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here have been sufficiently testing for contestants, the show has a…
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Shiro's Story
Media Research
17/10/2018

Shiro’s Story – where freestyle rap meets gripping drama

YouTube isn’t the most obvious destination if you’re searching for a compelling new drama series. But the enthralling narrative of Shiro’s Story has captured a massive audience on the platform with its portrayal of family struggle, frayed relationships and gang violence. Written by grime MC turned director Rapman, the hit…
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Shoppable Content - Hook Research
Media Research
02/10/2018

Amazon’s New Shoppable Content: Innovative or Just Hyped-up Teleshopping?

It is undeniable that product placement is increasingly influencing consumers’ purchasing habits. From Coronation Street to Love Island, it seems hard to get away from brand endorsements and promotional content on TV today. And now, brands are gearing up to integrate the viewing and shopping experiences with shoppable content. Amazon is…
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Collaborative Co-Branding
Media Research
18/07/2018

Collaborative co-branding: Media Brands’ Response to Digital Disaster

It's no secret that traditional media outlets are under threat - and with many of our clients operating in this space, it's something that we at Hook Research are thinking about regularly. The rise of interactive digital platforms is posing a challenge to both television and print media, harming their…
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Where to, Britain - Hook Research
Brand StrategyMedia Research
19/06/2018

Where to, Britain? – Is Uber’s new branded content a success?

Where to, Britain? is a 6-part documentary series created by Channel 4 and Uber, showcasing vignettes about the ride-hailing app’s drivers and riders – you may have seen one or two of them on All4 or YouTube. These videos have shown up at the end of a contentious year for…
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Podcasts 2018 - Hook Research
Media Research
21/05/2018

What can brands learn from UK podcasts in 2018?

What do listeners want from UK podcasts in 2018? And how can brands best operate in this intimate audio space? Those are the questions Hook Research set out to answer in our new research into the UK podcast market. This research began with a series of conversations: chats with some…
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Kids Media
29/01/2018

3 Big Takeaways from the MRS Kids & Youth Research Conference 2018

The 2018 MRS Kids & Youth Research Conference has come and gone again! Last Thursday Hook Research trouped down to the Southbank to host a panel discussion about authenticity in the media and listen to a host of passionate researchers talk about something near and dear to our hearts: young…
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2017 Year in Review - Hook Research
Hook NewsQualitative Market Research
18/12/2017

Hook Research in 2017: a Year in Review

As the year comes to a close, we've been looking back at the many different projects we've been lucky enough to work on in 2017. To celebrate we thought we'd share some of our favourite stats from the past 365 days at Hook Research. Take a look below! 2017 was a…
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MRG Conference 2017 - Hook Research
Qualitative Market Research
06/12/2017

3 Big Takeaways from the MRG Conference 2017 ‘Body of Evidence’

We’re back and buzzing from a day of exciting talks at the MRG Conference 2017! From prediction markets to galvanic skin responses and Christmas pornography (we've hidden a great little tweet from Tim Barber, BDRC at the end of the blog) - there was lots to soak up from this…
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MRS Kids & Youth Insights Conference 2018
Hook NewsQualitative Market Research
26/10/2017

MRS Panel – Making it real: finding authenticity in modern media products

We're thrilled to announce that we will be chairing a panel conversation at the MRS Kids & Youth Insights Conference on Thursday, 25 January 2018 in London. Hook Research has been working with a number of our clients over the past year to better understand what 'realness' and 'authenticity' looks like in…
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