Tuesday Stir

By Doug Zanger Comment


-With Britain’s infamous Wimbledon tennis championship canceled for 2020 thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the Lawn Tennis Association, the sport’s governing body in the U.K. is—like a white, male CEO—fighting to stay relevant. The org launched a new campaign by The&Partnership aimed at encouraging people to play tennis at home, even if, as the uplifting film demonstrates, they have absolutely no skill in the game whatsoever.

-Ogilvy makes a considerable diversity statement by … oh, wait. Never mind. The agency hired Deloitte Digital’s Andy Main as its new global CEO.

Colin Kaepernick will have an exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

-SCAD wrapped up the year with its annual Scaddy student awards. There’s some good work there, folks.

Copywriting is a helluva lot more important than you think.

-Ben & Jerry’s drive to crush white supremacy is “not a marketing exercise.”

-Wait a minute. Did we just agree with something Tom Goodwin wrote? Miracles never cease, we suppose.

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