Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Grey Brasil launched “War”for Human Rights Foundation (video above).

-AdAge explores “Three Hidden Reasons Why Brands Struggle with Authenticity.”


-Flight PR founder and managing director Alyshsa Light asks, “If #LoveWins, why are brands silent on #BlackLivesMatter?

-Macy’s ended its relationship with Donald Trump in response to the bigoted, racist remarks he made about Mexicans.

-Havas Media US senior vice president of strategy and innovation Tom Goodwin says, “Great ads should be awarded, but the methodology used at Cannes is flawed.”

-Bloomberg explains “How Facebook and Campbell Soup Are Trying to Read Your Mind.”

-Kantar Media reports restaurant advertising spending in the U.S. declined 4.9% in the first quarter.

-WPP is planning to appoint an executive in Cuba.