-Lane Bryant’s body-positive “#ThisBody” spot (video above) was rejected by NBC, which requested “minor edits to comply with broadcast indecency guidelines.” ABC also refused to show the spot, which Lane Bryant refuses to edit and continues to promote online.
-Former Ogilvy & Mather Toronto co-chief creative officer Nancy Vonk weighs in on “Sexist bosses: What a difference a decade doesn’t make.”
-The Wall Street Journal explores the “unflattering portrait of the ad industry” painted by “recent missteps and allegations.”
-Adweek explains “Why Advertising Has the Power to Advance How We Talk About Race in America.”
-Business Insider ranked “The 30 most creative women in advertising.”
–SXSW apologized after one of its volunteers demanded that US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad remove her hijab for a security photo.
-Digiday examines “How agencies are wooing ex-staffers to return.”