Excerpt: “We all have our own set of data. We need commonality,” said Gibbs Haljun, total investment lead at Mindshare U.S. “Say what you want about Nielsen from a measurement standpoint, the reality is it is a common currency or measurement platform that is used across linear viewing. When I have data that is not common — Disney has data, NBCU has data — unless I can blend that all together, it all operates in a vacuum. And that doesn’t help me differentiate if I’m reaching three people or the same person three times.”
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