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Topic: President Obama

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

Top 10 Branded Videos: GoPro Shows It Doesn't Need Jaw-Dropping Footage to Create Buzz

These kooky owls are enough

It's well-known that GoPro's products market themselves, filming jaw-dropping footage around the world that online viewers can't seem to get enough of. But a new clip on this week's Adweek/VidIQ…

How One Agency's Insight Into Millennials Helped It Win the White House as a Client

Mekanism's offer to get involved sparked the 'It's on Us' campaign

Sometimes asking the right question can land you at the White House. At least, that's what independent creative agency Mekanism learned earlier this year.  On Friday in the Southeast wing of…

Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe to Fight 'Big Taxi'

Things just got political

Uber, a mobile app that gives consumers an alternative to taxis, has hired President Barack Obama's former senior adviser David Plouffe to help the company wage political and legal battles…

Obama Will Nominate Former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Announcement expected today

President Obama has chosen former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as his new secretary of veterans affairs, according to White House officials cited by The Washington Post. The decision follows a report on…

White House Worried About Use of Big Data to Discriminate

Report on privacy due out this week

The White House report on big data and privacy, due out this week, will call out the potential use of big data as a way to discriminate or take advantage…

White House Privacy Survey Falls Short of Its Purpose

Research experts say questions are overly broad

A White House survey that asks consumers for their opinion about big data and privacy may yield a few political talking points but not much meaningful or useful data, experts…

Advertisers Give White House Meeting High Marks

Participants say government wants to preserve data-driven economy

It's not often that advertisers walk out of a meeting with government officials and have good things to say about the experience. But that was the reaction from many of…

Advertising Community Heads to the White House to Talk Big Data and Privacy

GroupM's John Montgomery on what he plans to say

GroupM's John Montgomery is headed for the White House this afternoon along with about 20 others in the Internet advertising business, including Dick O'Brien of the 4A's and the IAB's…

Groups Try to Jump-Start Privacy Legislation

Letter sent on two-year anniversary of administration's privacy bill of rights recommendation

Two years ago, President Obama announced a commitment to establish a consumer privacy bill of rights. Two years later, a coalition of more than two dozen privacy and consumer organization…

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