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SI's Swimsuit Models Look a Bit Less Lovely If They Have Cable Instead of DirecTV

To date, Rob Lowe has been the only celebrity to suffer physical indignities in Grey's DirecTV campaign making fun of cable customers. But now he can add three famous supermodels…

Snickers Took Over the Back of SI's Swimsuit Issue With a Ssssplendid 'You're Not You' Ad

Snickers and BBDO New York have followed up their brilliant "Brady Bunch" Super Bowl ad with an inspired print piece—taking over the back cover of Sports Illustrated's new Swimsuit Issue…

Leo Burnett Designed This Shocking Cover of Cosmopolitan to Protest 'Honor Killings'

In 2004, a 17-year-old British-Pakistani woman named Shafilea Ahmed was suffocated and murdered by her parents, in front of her siblings, after she refused an arranged marriage. Her death is referenced…

Adweek.com's Top 10 Press Stories of 2014

The Hot List, Kim Kardashian and great magazine covers past and present

Here are the 10 most-read press stories published on Adweek.com in 2014:

Barton F. Graf Has a Clever Idea for Getting More Men to Become Mentors

Esquire recently asked three ad agencies to help with its male mentoring initiative. Today, Barton F. Graf 9000 unveiled its campaign: a political initiative to establish mentorship of children as…

Watch Now: Jill Abramson Gives the Commencement Speech at Wake Forest

Fired NYT editor in the spotlight

Following her surprising, controversial firing as editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson is giving a previously scheduled commencement speech at Wake Forest University today. Watch live below.

Can Ad Agencies Teach Women to Love Their Bodies?

Female empowerment was a major advertising theme in 2013, particularly in the area of self-esteem—led by Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches." But freed of client constraints, can ad agencies alone get…

Adweek.com's Top 10 Publishing Stories of 2013

Tina Brown, the death of the magazine app and that infamous Rolling Stone cover

Here are the 10 most-read press stories published on Adweek.com in 2013: 10. Men's Fitness Magazine Is Remade as a Lifestyle Brand By Lucia Moses Two years ago, Men’s Fitness put Vin Diesel…

Two Almost Entirely Blank Pages in Today's New York Times Are an Ad for a Movie

Here's a pretty expensive way to say (almost) nothing: Buy two consecutive pages in the A section of The New York Times, and leave them completely blank except for a…

Man Uses Grappling Hook and Rope to Flee Michael Wolff in USA Today Ad

USA Today has begun promoting several columnists in short YouTube videos—the most entertaining of which stars Michael Wolff, erstwhile Adweek editor and current writer for USA Today's Money section. In…

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