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Douglas Quenqua

Editor-in-Chief, Campaign US

Douglas Quenqua is Editor-in-Chief of Campaign US. He has been writing about advertising and communications for 15 years, with work appearing in the New York Times, Adweek, Wired, MediaPost, Co.Create, the Advertiser, ClickZ and others.

Chevy mocks its own annoying ads for 'Lego Batman Movie'
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Chevy mocks its own annoying ads for 'Lego Batman Movie'

A partnership with Warner Bros. produces an amusing ad and a Lego Batmobile.

The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 5 Kevin Roberts
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The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 5 Kevin Roberts

In a banner year for unevolved men, Saatchi & Saatchi's chairman reminded us how high the problem still goes.

The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 8 Amir Kassaei
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The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 8 Amir Kassaei

By slashing his agency's awards budget by 50 percent, DDB's creative chief breathed new life into a tired debate.

The 'Get a Mac' creative team reveals their favorite spots
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The 'Get a Mac' creative team reveals their favorite spots

The writers, director and talent behind the Apple campaign, which turned 10 this year, talk about the ads that still make them smile.

An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 2
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An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 2

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea that Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1
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An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

How advertising failed Hillary Clinton
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How advertising failed Hillary Clinton

She had a $100 million advantage and Madison Avenue's coolest kids in her corner. And yet...

Watch: Mastercard, Bud, Nike and ESPN were ready to go with Cubs tributes
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Watch: Mastercard, Bud, Nike and ESPN were ready to go with Cubs tributes

Even with 108 years to prepare for this moment, the immediacy of these ads is pretty cool.

Former Mars Global CMO Bruce McColl joins Ehrenberg-Bass Institute
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Former Mars Global CMO Bruce McColl joins Ehrenberg-Bass Institute

The longtime student of evidence-based marketing now becomes the teacher.

Laura Desmond resigns from Publicis Groupe
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Laura Desmond resigns from Publicis Groupe

After a six-month sabbatical, the former Starcom Mediavest CEO has announced her intention to step down at the end of the year.

JWT's Tamara Ingram on leadership in a time of crisis
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JWT's Tamara Ingram on leadership in a time of crisis

How to focus a team on the future without denying its past.

The curious case of Lori Senecal
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The curious case of Lori Senecal

CP+B's first global CEO is a powerful woman in an industry desperate for more. So why isn't she being celebrated?

Q&A: Wendy Clark on inspiring your pitch team
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Q&A: Wendy Clark on inspiring your pitch team

"I'm there every hour that anyone is there," says the North America CEO of DDB Worldwide.

Case study: The steps Smirnoff took to revive its flavored-vodka business
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Case study: The steps Smirnoff took to revive its flavored-vodka business

As a trend bottomed out, the Diageo brand decided to stop innovating in flavor variants and mix things up online

Case study: The steps Smirnoff took to revive its flavoured-vodka business
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Case study: The steps Smirnoff took to revive its flavoured-vodka business

As a trend bottomed out, the Diageo brand decided to stop innovating in flavour variants and mix things up online.

Noreen O'Leary, one of advertising's great reporters, dies
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Noreen O'Leary, one of advertising's great reporters, dies

For 31 years, the Adweek writer set the bar for investigative and long-form journalism

Verizon joins chorus of brands telling agencies to diversify
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Verizon joins chorus of brands telling agencies to diversify

CMO Diego Scotti has told his 11 agencies that diversity should be considered "an explicit business objective," according to the New York Times.

AdColor: Where were you?
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AdColor: Where were you?

The industry's premier diversity conference just marked its 10th anniversary. The celebration was lonelier than it should have been.

People of color need to speak up on social media, say tech execs
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People of color need to speak up on social media, say tech execs

At AdColor, officials from Facebook, YouTube, Google and Twitter explored the many ways technology can help drive empathy

This Pennzoil, BMW film will make you want to drive too fast
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This Pennzoil, BMW film will make you want to drive too fast

JWT Atlanta goes north for the heart-pounding "Joyride Tundra"