Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Metropolitan Transportation Authority in Los Angeles launched an animated “Safetyville”campaign inspired by the Cannes Lion-winning “Dumb Ways to Die” (video above). 

-Space150 director of strategy Bethany Iverson explains “Five Ways Agencies Can Dismantle Systems Keeping Diversity Out.”



ASA bans “misleading” Aldi ads, apparently has no comment on Boris Johnson‘s blatant lies about Brexit.

Yesterday Donald Trump denied that he’d hired convicted rapist Mike Tyson to appear at the Republican National Convention. Surely some influencer marketing agency can suggest an alternative?

Brian McPherson of GS&P argues that the Brexit “Leave” campaign may have qualified for a Cannes Lion given that it was successful and all. 

Still, even Sir Martin is tired of Cannes. Must be hard to carry all those Lions around.

The famously money-conscious Sorrell should, however, be happy to hear sources tell Digiday that Snapchat will be lowering its ad prices

-The Drum explains “What model Shaun Ross will bring to Axe’s campaign to stop stereotyping men.”