We don't know what went wrong with Ancestry ad -- and that's the real problem
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We don't know what went wrong with Ancestry ad -- and that's the real problem

The brand's lack of explanation underscores adland's deep-rooted transparency issue that can no longer be ignored.

Budweiser lets Mother Nature control radio ads for Earth Day

Budweiser lets Mother Nature control radio ads for Earth Day

The brand partnered with VaynerMedia to send its message of renewable energy wherever the wind took it.

This agency is making billboards environmentally friendly

This agency is making billboards environmentally friendly

IPG Mediabrands' Rapport is working with clients to reduce the carbon footprint left by OOH advertising.

Six tips for creating winning YouTube campaigns

Six tips for creating winning YouTube campaigns

Essence's EVP of strategy for North America lays out the golden rules.

Harry's emphasizes inclusivity and diversity in new ad
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Harry's emphasizes inclusivity and diversity in new ad

The spot, created in collaboration with Fitzco, features men of all backgrounds, including a trans man.

One-word answers with KIA VP Marketing Communications Saad Chehab
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One-word answers with KIA VP Marketing Communications Saad Chehab

From overcoming auto's major challenge to his main source of creative inspiration.

Bring your work to your child every day
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Bring your work to your child every day

(Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love work as a mom).

Grey, Social Media Week partner to solve common conference problem
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Grey, Social Media Week partner to solve common conference problem

The WPP agency will help the conference capture and distribute content and data even after the event ends.

Sherwin-Williams' new device lets you think in color
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Sherwin-Williams' new device lets you think in color

Wunderman helped create the groundbreaking technology.

Honda's serious wake-up call to parents who text and drive
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Honda's serious wake-up call to parents who text and drive

"Even with connected and hands-free technologies, behavior still isn't changing."

With threats lurking around every corner, traditional CPG brands must adapt to survive

With threats lurking around every corner, traditional CPG brands must adapt to survive

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If you can't beat the pastel-hued, whimsically-named Millennial/Gen Z-bait brands -- buy 'em.

Ocean Spray commits to sustainability with 700 farmers

Ocean Spray commits to sustainability with 700 farmers

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The brand has launched the initiative to celebrate Earth Day on Monday.

100,000 New York City dogs get their own ad

100,000 New York City dogs get their own ad

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Colenso BBDO partnered with Mars' Puppo to take personalization to the next level.

Timelapse shows top creative agencies battle it out over 4 years

Timelapse shows top creative agencies battle it out over 4 years

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Wieden + Kennedy led the charge but was quickly overtaken by the BBDOs of this world.

Effie Index 2019: Coca-Cola wins most effective brand and McCann Worldgroup tops agency network

Effie Index 2019: Coca-Cola wins most effective brand and McCann Worldgroup tops agency network

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Germany's Jung von Matt is named number one independent agency for the first time.

A very Brady upfront

A very Brady upfront

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Even in this aging of growing digital consumption this groovy linear bunch still resonates.

Hanky Panky leverages its saucy name in new campaign

Hanky Panky leverages its saucy name in new campaign

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The underwear brand asks consumers, "What does 'hanky panky' mean to you?"

One-word answers with Campaign US Editor Lindsay Stein

One-word answers with Campaign US Editor Lindsay Stein

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It's been a year since Stein's arrival. To celebrate, let's turn the tables.

Adland's biggest acquisitions of the past 35 years

Adland's biggest acquisitions of the past 35 years

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Publicis Groupe's purchase of Epsilon is the second-biggest deal in the industry's history. Which others make the top 20?

Powerful installation brings to life reality of Chicago gun violence

Powerful installation brings to life reality of Chicago gun violence

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FCB Chicago and Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence unveils 'Most Dangerous Street' as a call to action.

Movers & Shakers: Droga5, Virtue, BBDO and more

Movers & Shakers: Droga5, Virtue, BBDO and more

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This week's account of wins and losses, lay-offs and hires.

Monkey 47 gin opens New York pop-up exploring quirky past

Monkey 47 gin opens New York pop-up exploring quirky past

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Pernod Ricard brand creates destination close to Tribeca Film Festival.

Omnicom revenue down 4.4% despite organic growth

Omnicom revenue down 4.4% despite organic growth

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UK revenue dropped as pound weakened against dollar.

Grey Goose encourages consumers to celebrate all moments in life

Grey Goose encourages consumers to celebrate all moments in life

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Work by MullenLowe US launches 'Live victoriously' brand platform.

DDB Spain launches 'Heroes of Today' to fight discrimination

DDB Spain launches 'Heroes of Today' to fight discrimination

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The platform provides users with access to social projects and NGOs.

Are we there yet? FCB associate art director says 'support is only getting us so far'

Are we there yet? FCB associate art director says 'support is only getting us so far'

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Every week, we ask industry insiders across all job levels and titles to share personal stories about equality, diversity and inclusion in adland. We know we're not there yet, but we want to document the highs and lows as the industry slowly transforms for the better.

Shutterstock joins growing army of brands using AR to sell directly

Shutterstock joins growing army of brands using AR to sell directly

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News signals wider move by brands such as Ikea to leverage AR.

Why Heineken is quietly building out an in-house creative team

Why Heineken is quietly building out an in-house creative team

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It's done the math, and the team believes it could save a six-figure sum and push out thousands more pieces of content in a 12-month period.

Havas New York names Matthew Anderson chief marketing officer

Havas New York names Matthew Anderson chief marketing officer

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The former BBH New York talent joins Havas as it picks up some serious steam and re-positions itself as the meaningful partner that makes a difference in consumers' lives.

YouTube made 'wrong call' by linking Notre Dame fire videos to 9/11

YouTube made 'wrong call' by linking Notre Dame fire videos to 9/11

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Links appeared as part of Google's effort to provide fact checks and fight misinformation.

Wavemaker taps UM's Adam Puchalsky as global content lead

Wavemaker taps UM's Adam Puchalsky as global content lead

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Wavemaker Content is responsible for double-digit contribution to the agency's global revenues.

Arthur Sadoun: integrating Epsilon will not be a challenge like Sapient

Arthur Sadoun: integrating Epsilon will not be a challenge like Sapient

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'We have learned a lot,' Publicis Groupe chief executive insists.

WPP: One year on from Martin Sorrell's reign

WPP: One year on from Martin Sorrell's reign

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Here's what industry insiders have to say about the holding company's extremely turbulent year following the shock exit.

Stressed this Tax Day? Here's a sloth livestream to calm those nerves

Stressed this Tax Day? Here's a sloth livestream to calm those nerves

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H&R Block and Deutsch don't want filers to lose their mind. Not today. Not ever.

Ad Art Show highlights the importance of creativity

Ad Art Show highlights the importance of creativity

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"Will we discover the new Andy Warhol or Andrea Warhol of our time?"

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More than food and drink: how brands get real impact

People have very strong views about what they eat and drink. They're engaged. And this means brands must put social purpose - particularly health and the environment - front and centre of strategies