Tuesday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Fitzco spoofs Apple with a new “FryPhone” social campaign for Checker’s and Rally timed to coincide with an Apple event (video above).

-Adweek interviewed Hearts & Science’s new CEO Ralph Pardo, who talked about how he planned to bring “swagger” to the Omnicom media agency.

-A creative strategist explains the need for class action against racial discrimination in advertising.


-Here’s one we missed last week: Havas Media launched a global ecommerce offering called Havas Market.

Agencies are getting politically active ahead of the election.

-MediaLink CEO Michael Kassan shares some recommendations for brands and agencies to plan for success.

-MullenLowe Philippines is rebranding as MullenLowe Treyna.

Matthew Spencer, co-founder, CEO and chairman of the board of A.I.-powered recruiting network Suited Inc., says process and not the pipeline is to blame for lack of progress with diversity.