Thursday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Goodby Silverstein & Partners takes us on a magic carpet ride … of learning … for HP.

-Venables Bell & Partners CCO Will McGinness apologized for a digital blackface photo posted to his Instagram account in 2015.

-Our very own Doug Zanger hosted a “This Conversation Can’t Wait: An Unfiltered Discussion of Agencies and Race” panel yesterday.

-Wieden+Kennedy said it only wants clients, employees and partners who support Black Lives Matter.

-Wendy’s Tweeted that it would “amplify Black voices” and then went silent.

-In a shocking turn of events, Burger King’s “Moldy Whopper” cleaned up at The One Show.

BBH London named a new CEO, promoting Karen Martin from managing director to the chief executive role.