Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Leo Burnett Dubai created the spot “Too Insulting” for du (video above).

-21st Century Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch is planning to step down.

-The Association of National Advertisers is searching for a consultant to investigate media agency “kickback” claims.

-Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down, replaced by interim CEO Jack Dorsey.

-Sprite is launching 16 “Obey Your Verse” can designs featuring lyrics by Nas, Rakim, The Notorious B.I.G. and Drake.

-Lego’s description of its Mixel toy Turg as “Part frog, part chicken, part back-of-the-bus window-licker” has sparked social media outrage.

-Kmart is revamping its marketing team.

-Nike reportedly signed an eight year, one billion dollar contract to put its logo on NBA uniforms beginning in 2017.