Politics

Is positive discrimination the only way agencies and other professionals can address Black Lives Matter?

Interpublic’s Michael Roth is clearly trying to take the lead on ad agency employment amid Black Lives Matter and has released some data showing IPG’s BAME (black Asian minority ethnic) representation, compared to a peer group of other “professionals” including ...

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P&G wades into ‘Black Lives Matter’ with Cartwright debut

Keith Cartwright’s new US agency Cartwright & Grey (a co-venture with WPP) is clearly P&G’s choice for its more contentious offerings on political and social matters and here’s its new ‘Black Lives Matter’ effort. It poses a series of questions, ...

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Goodby Silverstein stands up for black community

Instead of waffling on about “must try harder” Goodby Silverstein & Partners is making a big statement in the wake of the George Floyd killing (and the fatal shooting in Louisville in March of Breonna Taylor) with “Being black is ...

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Are we likely to get ads on the BBC under Tim Davie?

Newly-anointed BBC director general Tim Davie (how long will it be until he’s called CEO?) certainly has stamina: a seasoned marathon runner and someone who’s ridden out a turbulent decade at the Beeb. Davie (above) is still defined for many ...

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