Wednesday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-BSSP’s latest for NBA 2K19 stars Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks.

-An internal audit of the U.S. Army’s marketing program found millions in wasteful spending for fiscal year 2016.

-Fire sale on Snapchat ads! Tell all your friends.

-WPP’s new least favorite person might just be its former CEO, according to The Wall Street Journal.

-It’s not just you: Uber’s “chief people officer” (read: head of PR) resigned after an investigation into claims of racial discrimination.

-Today we learned that the phrase “branded proposal” exists. As in a marriage proposal with lots of KitKat product placements. Ugh.

-Does your brand have an AI strategy?? R/GA wants to know why not.

-Creative directors focus way too much on this whole “creativity” thing, says Ville Ohtonen of TBWA\Helsinki.