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Will More Ad Industry Whistle Blowers Come Forward After JWT CEO's Resignation?

Case could inspire, or cause chilling effect

Agency executives and industry watchers remain divided about whether more ad industry whistleblowers will come forward in the wake of Erin Johnson's claims of sexism, racism and harassment by former…

Agency CEO's Downfall Leaves Ad Industry Questioning If It's Truly Left the Mad Men Era

Diversity advocates see mixed signals in ouster of JWT's Martinez

Facing accusations that he made frequent jokes about rape, Jews and African Americans, JWT's global CEO resigned this week, marking an abrupt reversal by his company—and sparking an industrywide moment…

JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez Resigns Amid Suit Accusing Him of Racist, Sexist Comments

Chief client team officer Tamara Ingram immediately assumes the role

One week after JWT global communications chief Erin Johnson filed a discrimination suit against agency chairman and CEO Gustavo Martinez, the embattled executive has resigned. The agency's parent company confirmed in…

Crisis Experts Say WPP May Have Been Too Hasty in Defending JWT's Accused CEO

Backing Martinez in discrimination case may prove precarious

When JWT's global spokeswoman filed a discrimination case against her own agency this month, parent company WPP quickly issued a statement saying its internal investigation had found no evidence that…

JWT's Parent Company Stands Behind CEO as Full List of Harassment Allegations Comes to Light

Lawsuit details 'unending stream of racist and sexist comments'

Erin Johnson's career had been on a constant upward trajectory for 20 years, culminating in her being named to her current job as chief communications officer for global agency JWT.…

JWT Global CEO Joked About Raping Employees and Made Racist Comments, Lawsuit Claims

Gustavo Martinez denies allegations in agency PR chief's discrimination suit

The global communications officer for WPP agency J. Walter Thompson has filed a discrimination suit claiming that CEO Gustavo Martinez made a series of jokes about raping female colleagues and…

Getty Images Made 15-Second Versions of All #BestPictures Hopefuls With Stock Photos

Catch up quickly on the ones you missed

Two hours, or even 90 minutes, is way to long for a movie—even one nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Frankly, we can only concentrate in 15-second bursts.…

Keyboard Cat and Other Real-Life Shelter Pets Star in These Adorable Adoption Ads

Find your future celebrity pet

Celebrities star in a new PSA campaign to increase pet adoption, with a slight twist: The stars in question are two dogs and a cat, all shelter animals before their…

Does Unlimited Vacation Time Sound Like a Dream? It’s Becoming Reality at Some Ad Agencies

Motivational tool blends life and work

Project: WorldWide staffers received a late holiday gift this year when they returned to work and were given unlimited paid vacation time. The independent employee-owned network of 12 agencies is…

LGBTQ Posters in Toronto Schools Send Messages of Love in the Flash of a Camera Phone

JWT changes the conversation around gender

The climate in which kids are growing up is changing dramatically, but schools remain some of the toughest environments to endure when you're marked as different. Thankfully, there's more support…

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