Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Agency No Fixed Address and Nice Shoes Creative Studios crated this PSA spot to promote “Project Arachnid” for the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s “Project Arachnid” (video above).

-According to new research from Campaign and the IPA, the U.K. ad industry’s record on ethnic diversity took a step backwards last year.

-Verizon is exploring a combination with Charter Communications.


-More About Advertising asks why big corporate machinations lead to agency reviews. Like, why do dogs lick themselves?

-In a recent Haymarket Media survey, 26 percent of brand executives said Trump will affect 2017 marketing budgets.

-Google and Facebook’s fight against fake news is still at a very early stage.

-2017 has us asking a lot of questions, among them, “Can This Half an Onion in a Bag Get More Twitter Followers Than Donald Trump?

-The Ad Contrarian asks, “Is The Drunken Orgy Over For Digital?