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Frustrated with frustration

BBDO New York Chief Strategy Officer Crystal Rix shares why the world's reaction to the Serena Williams - U.S. Open debacle was a double standard.

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R/GA creates Spartan Alexa skill for new Assassin's Creed game
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R/GA creates Spartan Alexa skill for new Assassin's Creed game

"Alexios" enhances gamer experience by serving as a no-nonsense tour guide.

KBS and Forsman & Bodenfors merge to form new global agency
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KBS and Forsman & Bodenfors merge to form new global agency

The pairing marks the end of the KBS name.

Bullying prevention push shows how actions of all sizes matter
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Bullying prevention push shows how actions of all sizes matter

The Ad Council, TBD, Adolescent Content and various corporate, media and nonprofit partners teamed up for the campaign.

Are we there yet? Rocket Film's Sara Eolin has her say
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Are we there yet? Rocket Film's Sara Eolin has her say

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.

Hate gets a makeover for International Day of Peace
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Hate gets a makeover for International Day of Peace

The non-profit initiative was created in partnership with Periscope and Outfront Media.

Michael Roth talks to IPG board about potential CEO successors
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Michael Roth talks to IPG board about potential CEO successors

Roth has run the holding company since 2005.

What mass consolidation of data players means for adland
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What mass consolidation of data players means for adland

Have the numerous acquisitions this summer made marketers think twice about in-housing media buying capabilities?

Highways England "Space invaders" by Adam & Eve/DDB
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Highways England "Space invaders" by Adam & Eve/DDB

Adam & Eve/DDB made a car bumper sticker inspired by arcade game Space Invaders for Highways England's public safety campaign.

Elvie "Pumping. Unplugged" by Mother
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Elvie "Pumping. Unplugged" by Mother

Tech start-up Elvie is on a mission to free mothers from cumbersome breast pumping and break down taboos around women's health.

Axe teams up with DJ Martin Garrix on new music platform
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Axe teams up with DJ Martin Garrix on new music platform

The brand worked with global creative agency partner 72andSunny Amsterdam on the initiative.

Axe "Martin Garrix & Justin Mylo | Burn Out" by 72andSunny
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Axe "Martin Garrix & Justin Mylo | Burn Out" by 72andSunny

Axe is launching a music platform, Axe Music, in partnership with Dutch DJ and producer Martin Garrix, Kyra TV, Boiler Room and a number of emerging artists.

Old Spice hosts live obstacle course game show controlled by you
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Old Spice hosts live obstacle course game show controlled by you

The brand teamed up with Wieden+Kennedy Portland and MediaMonks.

World Afro Day "Change the facts, not the fro" by Ogilvy
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World Afro Day "Change the facts, not the fro" by Ogilvy

This year families have had to take legal action in the UK and abroad for the right to have their children attend school with their natural Afro hair, which highlights the persistent problem of hair bias.

The National Lottery "Fisherman" by Adam & Eve/DDB
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The National Lottery "Fisherman" by Adam & Eve/DDB

The National Lottery's emotional new campaign shows how playing the lottery can change lives for ordinary people.

One-word answers with MullenLowe Group's Alex Leikikh
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One-word answers with MullenLowe Group's Alex Leikikh

The global CEO shares his focus for the network and what area of tech is most exciting.

Virgin Holidays "The world is your playground" by AMV BBDO
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Virgin Holidays "The world is your playground" by AMV BBDO

Virgin Holidays' ad shares similar fantastical imagery and surreal elements to the Virgin Atlantic campaign, which launched simultaneously.

Virgin Atlantic "Depart the everyday" by AMV BBDO
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Virgin Atlantic "Depart the everyday" by AMV BBDO

Virgin Atlantic's new ad brings to life an extraordinary experience that airline passengers can have above the clouds.

EasyJet "Imagine" by VCCP
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EasyJet "Imagine" by VCCP

EasyJet's brand campaign aims to bring to life the wonder of air travel and inspire people to dream about their next getaway.

Healthcare startup One Medical names Giant Spoon media AOR
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Healthcare startup One Medical names Giant Spoon media AOR

The company is dramatically increasing its media spend as it sets sights on doubling in size and offering a more tech-driven, personal healthcare service.

While America plays catch-up, agencies can take charge
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While America plays catch-up, agencies can take charge

Want to really make a difference? Build a community from the ground up to unite people in today's polarised political climate

'Not a good story for MDC': What CEO's exit means for company's future
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'Not a good story for MDC': What CEO's exit means for company's future

Industry experts weigh in on the potential impact of Scott Kauffman's departure.

New spot celebrates little-known benefit of Goodwill shopping
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New spot celebrates little-known benefit of Goodwill shopping

'Bring Home Good' was created pro bono by Digitas and the Ad Council.

Huge enhances capabilities as three leaders return to agency
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Huge enhances capabilities as three leaders return to agency

The boomerangs strengthen the IPG shop's CRM, design and talent offerings.

Possible CEO's open letter to the future client
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Possible CEO's open letter to the future client

After the honeymoon phase, how will we keep the spark alive?

Uncle Ben's answers kids' prayers by canceling homework
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Uncle Ben's answers kids' prayers by canceling homework

Anna Faris launched the brand's latest drive to get families cooking together.

How AI is changing the paid search marketing landscape
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How AI is changing the paid search marketing landscape

AI, automation and addressability are all disrupting the space.

Consumers demand more brand ethics worldwide, study shows
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Consumers demand more brand ethics worldwide, study shows

The WE Communications survey includes insights from 27,000 global participants.

Google reminds us to live life with 'Don't Be a Browser'
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Google reminds us to live life with 'Don't Be a Browser'

The campaign was created with VICE's Virtue agency.

From fashion to football, 'It's Happening' on eBay
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From fashion to football, 'It's Happening' on eBay

New spots proclaim that everything cool is already taking place on the ecommerce platform.

Paul Venables on our screwed up world and what to do about it
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Paul Venables on our screwed up world and what to do about it

The Venables Bell & Partners leader shares how we can all do our part in adland and society.

Movers & Shakers: Deloitte, Deutsch, Saatchi & Saatchi and more
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Movers & Shakers: Deloitte, Deutsch, Saatchi & Saatchi and more

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

KFC "KFChill" by Mother
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KFC "KFChill" by Mother

Forget those meditation apps.

Jameson "The case of the most unusual case" by TBWA\Dublin
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Jameson "The case of the most unusual case" by TBWA\Dublin

Jameson's new ad tells the story of two detectives in Johannesburg who investigate a peculiar crime.

Refuge "Another way out" by BBH London
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Refuge "Another way out" by BBH London

On World Suicide Prevention Day, the charity Refuge called attention to the fact that three women a week are thought to take their own lives to escape domestic abuse.

Berghaus "It's time to get out" by VCCP
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Berghaus "It's time to get out" by VCCP

It can be rare to find an escape from the chaos of our modern lives.

Sorrell's pitch to S4 Capital investors: We will bypass agencies and take on consultants
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Sorrell's pitch to S4 Capital investors: We will bypass agencies and take on consultants

Sir Martin Sorrell has unveiled S4 Capital's stock market prospectus and claimed the content production business will win clients by cutting out ad agencies.

How brands cope with the death of adult life and rise of kidults
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How brands cope with the death of adult life and rise of kidults

Fragmented families, ill-equipped parents and a lack of feeling like an adult is fueling the need to target a new audience.

Gun control and equal rights used in provocative voting drive
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Gun control and equal rights used in provocative voting drive

Work from Partners + Napier aims to get people to vote by highlighting controversial issues on both sides of the fence.

Gay Times "The flag we shouldn't be proud of" by The Gate London
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Gay Times "The flag we shouldn't be proud of" by The Gate London

Creatives at The Gate London came up with a campaign for World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) that reveals the shocking scale of mental health issues among LGBTQ+ young people.

Aero "Bubblophone" by J Walter Thompson
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Aero "Bubblophone" by J Walter Thompson

Aero's first TV campaign in six years is an ode to chocolate.

Nike "Just do it: Caster Semenya" by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam
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Nike "Just do it: Caster Semenya" by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam

A week after Nike released its controversial campaign starring NFL player Colin Kaepernick, the brand has gone viral with another ad featuring South African Olympic runner Caster Semenya.

Lucozade Sport "The next move" by Grey London
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Lucozade Sport "The next move" by Grey London

Lucozade Sport's first long-form film unites a 19-year-old Londoner with his hero, Anthony Joshua.

Aaptiv launches first TV ad in bid to dominate crowded fitness market
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Aaptiv launches first TV ad in bid to dominate crowded fitness market

The audio app is taking on the likes of Peloton after signing a media agency and introducing itself to the world.

Are we there yet? Swift CEO on paid, 16-week maternity leave
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Are we there yet? Swift CEO on paid, 16-week maternity leave

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.

RNIB "See differently" by The & Partnership London
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RNIB "See differently" by The & Partnership London

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has refreshed its brand for its 150th anniversary, aiming to inspire transformation among people with sight loss.

Heineken and Nat Geo team up for launch of H41 Wild Lager
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Heineken and Nat Geo team up for launch of H41 Wild Lager

The beer is inspired by a yeast discovered in Patagonia.

Authenticity: Just Do It
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Authenticity: Just Do It

"Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything."

GE, Google and IBM among giants empowering girls to join STEM
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GE, Google and IBM among giants empowering girls to join STEM

The brands have teamed up to shine a light on the science, technology, engineering and math field in a campaign from McCann.

Campaign US launches inaugural Female Frontier Awards
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Campaign US launches inaugural Female Frontier Awards

Judges include leaders from The 3% Movement, Weight Watcher, Johnson & Johnson and AdColor.

Private view: We say we want to be disruptive (with Yan Elliott and Laura Jordan Bambach)
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Private view: We say we want to be disruptive (with Yan Elliott and Laura Jordan Bambach)

The & Partnership London's Yan Elliott and Mr President's Laura Jordan Bambach review ads from Bwin, Guinness, Tena Men, Volkswagen, Dove, Virgin Media, Channel 4, Land Rover and Impossible Foods.

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