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This New York Anti-Agency Helps Clients Like HP Do Good in the World Also has worked for the Clinton Global Initiative

Specs Who (From left) Sean Donovan, strategy director; Jeff Smith, chief innovation officer; Rob Holzer, co-founder and CEO; and Nancy Elder, co-founder and chief strategy officer What Creative agency Where New York Societal change…

April 23, 2014, 9:52 PM EDT

TED's 2012 'Ads Worth Spreading' Winners: Longer Ads Rule Again Focus on idea-based storytelling

TED isn't a big fan of the traditional 30-second spot. For its Ads Worth Spreading contest, the organization continually chooses un-ad-like advertisements that are much lengthier than your typical TV…

February 28, 2012, 12:45 PM EST

TED Looks for the Second Batch of 'Ads Worth Spreading' Organizer promises this will be more than an awards show

TED, the conference famous for showcasing "ideas worth spreading," has been taking on a new challenge—searching for and highlighting worthy ads. Today, TED is announcing the second round of its…

October 3, 2011, 3:11 PM EDT

TEDTalks Celebrates Anniversary and Success Site reaches 500 million video views

In an Internet landscape that heavily features quirky pet reels and horrible, yet mesmerizing, musical performances, TEDTalks celebrates intellectual success. On the five-year anniversary of the TED video website, the…

June 28, 2011, 4:45 AM EDT

Wieden + Kennedy rules the TED ad contest

TED has named the 10 winners in its inaugural "Ads Worth Spreading" contest. There's really one big winner, Wieden + Kennedy, which placed three videos among the top 10—for Chrysler,…

March 3, 2011, 4:45 PM EST

Rory Sutherland defends advertising at TED

Here's an entertaining speech by Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy Group U.K., from the TED Global 2009 conference, held in Oxford, England, at the end of the…

October 20, 2009, 10:19 AM EDT

You're not at TED, but these people sure are

Not everyone can go to Davos. But for the forward-thinking, ambitious agency poohbah, who needs the Alps when the real status symbol is getting into the invitation-only TED conference,…

February 4, 2009, 2:02 PM EST