Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-BPN’s “Struck” driver safety PSA for the Portland Bureau of Transportation takes the car out of the crash (video above).

-Dentsu Aegis Network acquired digital agency M8, which will become part of iProspect.

-Adweek talks “Advertising, Journalism vs. Social Media and ‘Fire and Fury’” with Michael Wolff and Jeff Goodby.


-Publicis.Sapient and TQI Ventures are launching a joint venture, digital transformation consultancy Sapient.i7.

-McCann and MGM created a “Universal Love” playlist on Spotify. It includes Bob Dylan covering a Billie Holliday staple.

-LBB shares “A Few Hot Takes on UK Adland’s Gender Pay Gap.”

-GE CMO Linda Boff talks to Digiday about “taking chances and hiring with her ‘spidey sense.'”