Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-WeTransfer teamed up L.A.-based Community Broadband Project for this Net Neutrality PSA (video above).

-French authorities detained former Havas chairman Vincent Bolloré for allegedly bribing African officials.

-Duncan Channon launched what it claims is the largest-ever campaign targeting flavored tobacco products for California Department of Public Health’s CA Tobacco Control Program (CTCP), entitled “Flavors Hook Kids.”


-TriHonda Dealer Group selected Horizon Media as its lead media agency, following a review.

-WPP senior vice president, corporate strategy and digital development Sanja Partalo says consultancies are “in the room, but they’re not winning.”

-McDonald’s named global customer engagement agency The Marketing Store as Global Supplier of the Year.

-Venice Beach-based production company Hey Baby added Alec Helm to its directorial roster.

-Global content studio Pulse Films hired Darren Foldes as U.S. executive producer, commercials and branded content.