Dylan Byers
Ali Ali's Creative Lament The founder of Elephant Cairo want to push things forward

     Ali Ali’s Egyptian creative boutique Elephant Cairo has had quite a few successes to date—from Google to Coca-Cola to, most beloved of all, the “Never Say No to…

June 19, 2011, 2:54 PM EDT

Item: From HBO's Voyeur to the Old Spice Guy An unforeseen sell

     A small item from what Adweek was reading on the plane here: In 2008, BBDO’s campaign for HBO, called “Voyeur,” won ten Lions, including the Grand Prix for…

June 19, 2011, 5:43 AM EDT

Cannes Lions Kicks Off With Nick Jonas, no less

     After the long flight sans Internet, Adweek has arrived in Cannes, and Cannes Lions—the most prestigious advertising awards ceremony in the world—is already underway. The first shortlists have…

June 19, 2011, 5:03 AM EDT

The Can't-Miss at Cannes Panels everyone will be talking about

Creative leaders and communications experts from around the globe will gather on the French Riviera beginning June 19 for the 58th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the most…

June 17, 2011, 12:49 PM EDT

All Together Now: NYT, HuffPo, Observer, Gawker, Newsweek/Daily Beast, and Facebook It's the future of media!

     So the New York Times, the Huffington Post, the New York Observer, Gawker, Newsweek/Daily Beast, and Facebook all walk onto a stage. For New York City media, that’s…

June 8, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT

The Media Honors Writing About Itself at The Mirror Awards And Alterman has a near-altercation

     On Tuesday, The Plaza Hotel in New York played host to the fifth annual Mirror Awards, a well-catered lunch ceremony—white wine and salmon salad—put on by Syracuse University’s…

June 7, 2011, 4:26 PM EDT

Update: The Mirror Award Winners

The winners of this year's Mirror Awards, honoring those that cover the media beat, were announced today at The Plaza in New York. In addition to the winners (in bold…

June 7, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT

The Mirror Awards Finalists

The Mirror Awards, an annual ceremony honoring the reporters and editors “who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit,” are today, and Adweek will be there,…

June 7, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT

David-Michel Davies: It's a Community Affair Internet Week chair holds forth on big shots, shindigs, and glitches

     Internet Week is big. A behemoth, host to big shots and wannabes. It sprawls across the entire city, with no single organizing principle. It consists of roughly 250…

June 7, 2011, 6:59 AM EDT

Malcolm Gladwell
Malcolm Gladwell-Bashing at Personal Democracy Forum

     Ever since Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street-vendor, set himself on fire and sparked protests across North Africa and the Middle East, New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell has…

June 6, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT