Monday Stir

By Doug Zanger 

-IPG agency Elephant hooked up with Grammy-nominated group Tank and the Bangas for a new rendition of “What the World Needs Now.” The video is for the agency’s Yahoo client and filmed in Tarriona Tank Ball’s hometown of New Orleans back in January. While the video wasn’t timed, or in response to Covid-19 or the present unrest over racism in America, let’s be honest, it’s a much-needed message.

-Here’s a question. Could your website be stressing out visitors?

Emmanuel Macron is wooing Twitter? Sacre bleu, Jacques Dorsey!!


-Saturday Morning is calling on the ad industry to take “bold steps” to address racism.

-Band-Aid added non-white skin tone bandages.

-Sleeping Giants founder Matt Rivitz discusses the next step in his war on disinformation.

-The New York Times takes a look at Condé Nast’s reckoning after its own Opinion fiasco.

Quibi is struggling for relevance after launching during a pandemic.