The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it
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The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it

Execs from JWT, J&J, and DanoneWeave react to the results of a new Geena Davis Institute study.

American Cancer Society and the Richards Group team up for a new direction

American Cancer Society and the Richards Group team up for a new direction

"Attacking from every angle" highlights the many facets of America's biggest cancer group.

Oath's first campaign aims to showcase its brands and reach

Oath's first campaign aims to showcase its brands and reach

Oath, the new brand Verizon created by combining AOL and Yahoo, has pushed out its first global brand campaign #BuildYourBrand across nine markets.

HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation

HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation

HP's Karen Kahn blames it on unconscious bias and an inability to build a talent pipeline.

Google to refund advertisers duped by ad fraud
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Google to refund advertisers duped by ad fraud

The company announces an automated process by which its customers will be refunded.

The remarkable influence of millennial men
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The remarkable influence of millennial men

Young men are recommending beauty, apparel and household products. They defy stereotyping, says Engagement Labs' CEO.

Facebook to share Russian ads with US congress
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Facebook to share Russian ads with US congress

Facebook has agreed to share information on 3,000 ads that ran in the US it believes was paid for by a Russian entity with US congress.

Recommendation Engine: DDB San Francisco's Michelle Sjoberg
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Recommendation Engine: DDB San Francisco's Michelle Sjoberg

This ACD binges on "Real Housewives" but cleanses her palate with poetry.

Facebook bans Friction Free Shaving's #Shoga ad for 'implied nudity'
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Facebook bans Friction Free Shaving's #Shoga ad for 'implied nudity'

Friction Free Shaving's (FFS) first digital campaign has been banned by Facebook because it involves a nude woman, modesty bars notwithstanding.

American Airlines and MediaCom debut geofencing in motion ad campaign
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American Airlines and MediaCom debut geofencing in motion ad campaign

American Airlines has become the first company to use geofencing on a moving object in an ad campaign that uses London's black cabs to deliver ads to the mobiles of pedestrians.

Unilever marketing boss Weed reveals 5C brand strategy
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Unilever marketing boss Weed reveals 5C brand strategy

Unilever is unveiling a new framework for its marketers that will form the backbone of its brand strategies going forward.

Planning is dead. Long live brand planning.
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Planning is dead. Long live brand planning.

The discipline must fundamentally change to continue to be essential, says Hill Holliday's chief strategy officer.

Google continues 'big bet' on hardware with $1bn deal for HTC assets
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Google continues 'big bet' on hardware with $1bn deal for HTC assets

Google has struck a deal with HTC to acquire part of the smartphone manufacturer for around $1bn (£740m).

Only a third of digital marketers are confident their campaigns reach target audience
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Only a third of digital marketers are confident their campaigns reach target audience

Only 36% of digital marketers are convinced their campaigns are hitting the right targets, while almost a quarter (23%) are failing even to track of their campaign spend, according to research from Greenlight.

Snapchat signs on 14 creative partners to help advertisers
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Snapchat signs on 14 creative partners to help advertisers

Snapchat has added 14 new creative partners that are aimed at helping advertisers drive ROI once users swipe up.

Breaking barriers and celebrating firsts at ADCOLOR's 2017 conference
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Breaking barriers and celebrating firsts at ADCOLOR's 2017 conference

Agency execs and celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Lena Waithe lauded industry groundbreakers and lamented slow progress.

100 Years of Ads: Most Groundbreaking
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100 Years of Ads: Most Groundbreaking

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that changed the way brands spoke to consumers.

'This Is Us,' the biggest new hit series in decades, gears up for Season 2
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'This Is Us,' the biggest new hit series in decades, gears up for Season 2

Producer and director Ken Olin dishes about the show and working for a broadcast network.

Nike and NatGeo's 'Breaking2' documentary shows the power of branded storytelling
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Nike and NatGeo's 'Breaking2' documentary shows the power of branded storytelling

Dirty Robber's Chris Uettwiller talks production and execution of the attempt to break a human record.

Wieden+Kennedy and The Atlantic win ADCOLOR's Ad of the Year for "Typecast"
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Wieden+Kennedy and The Atlantic win ADCOLOR's Ad of the Year for "Typecast"

The short film starred Michael K. Williams as four versions of himself, locked in an existential interrogation.

Ogilvy's Nadja Bellan-White is an ADCOLOR 'Legend'
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Ogilvy's Nadja Bellan-White is an ADCOLOR 'Legend'

The agency's EVP joins CEO John Seifert to reflect on the state of diversity in the industry, business responses and Charlottesville.

Fetch strikes back at Uber lawsuit and claims non-payment
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Fetch strikes back at Uber lawsuit and claims non-payment

James Connelly, the chief executive of Fetch Media, has struck back at Uber's lawsuit by claiming the agency had already terminated its relationship with the ride-sharing company due to non-payment.

At ADCOLOR, 'Five Woke Women' challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace
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At ADCOLOR, 'Five Woke Women' challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace

A "seat at the table" isn't enough, says Oath's Allison Allen, in wide-ranging discussion at annual diversity conference.

Lynton Crosby joins former Obama strategist to launch digital marketing agency
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Lynton Crosby joins former Obama strategist to launch digital marketing agency

Lynton Crosby, Theresa May's former spin doctor, has teamed up with former Barack Obama strategist Jim Messina to advise brands on how to market themselves across an increasingly complex digital landscape.

"Transparency is keeping me up at night" Marc Pritchard
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"Transparency is keeping me up at night" Marc Pritchard

Campaign talks to P&G's marketing chief Pritchard about demanding more from digital, the importance of reach and why one-to-one engagement is the next frontier in advertising.

ADCOLOR kicks off with talk of Emmy wins and Trump in annual 'Moments that Changed America' panel
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ADCOLOR kicks off with talk of Emmy wins and Trump in annual 'Moments that Changed America' panel

The 11th annual diversity conference and awards show began with a roundup of the past year's good and bad news.

Tom Burrell becomes first African-American in One Club Creative Hall of Fame
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Tom Burrell becomes first African-American in One Club Creative Hall of Fame

The legendary multicultural marketer talks with Campaign US about being a groundbreaker and an effective creative leader, and the state of diversity in the industry.

Guinness depicts real-life Los Angeles cowboys in stirring new ad
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Guinness depicts real-life Los Angeles cowboys in stirring new ad

Guinness tells the story of modern-day cowboys defying gang violence in Los Angeles in the next chapter of its "Made of more" campaign.

Accessible website design for users with disabilities lags far behind demand
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Accessible website design for users with disabilities lags far behind demand

Too few of the billions of sites online are usable for disabled people, says AudioEye's CEO.

100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Animation
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100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Animation

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 cartoon spokescharacters.

How Airbnb built its brand by telling the world not to travel
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How Airbnb built its brand by telling the world not to travel

Airbnb chief marketer Jonathan Mildenhall reveals how the company created its marketing platform and grew it into a global brand.

Snapchat has removed Al-Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia
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Snapchat has removed Al-Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia

Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover publisher channel in Saudi Arabia because the authorities claimed it violated local laws.

Microsoft: chatbots need a redefinition
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Microsoft: chatbots need a redefinition

People have unrealistic expectations of what tasks chatbots can currently perform and there needs to be revaluation of the role they play, Microsoft-owned Skype's programme manager Rene Brandel has warned.

Recommendation Engine: Collective Bias's Annette Brown
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Recommendation Engine: Collective Bias's Annette Brown

This account manager can't be bothered by churro ice cream cones but is obsessed with pre-downloading Netflix series to her iPhone.

Google accused of sex discrimination in US lawsuit
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Google accused of sex discrimination in US lawsuit

Google is being sued by three female former employees, who are claiming that it discriminates against women, paying them less and favouring men for promotion.

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"We have to get out of our segments": Alison Lewis, global CMO, Johnson & Johnson

Campaign talks to Lewis about the digital take over, getting really close to consumers through data and why marketers have to pivot when it comes to strategy - not just plan.

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