-ZenithOptimedia, AMV BBDO and MediaCom lead Cannes Media Lions shortlist. link
-Charlotte-based BooneOakley channels Starsky & Hutch in one of a few ads that are part of the agency’s first campaign for Bojangles.
-Apple’s stock is poised to pop today. link
-What the prosecution of those Bavaria beer babes at the World Cup tell us about official sports sponsorships. link
-Still, soccer-themed ads are scoring with consumers in the U.S. link
-Google has created the name “Google Display Network” for its consolidated display ad platforms. link
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