Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-JWT Folk celebrates the simple pleasures of a slice of bread with its “Slice of Home” spot for Brennan’s (video above).

-VMLY&R New York hired Wayne Best from McCann New York as CCO.

-MediaCom promoted Adam Potashnick to U.S. chief operating officer.


-A lawsuit alleges that YouTube discriminates against LGBT content by unfairly culling it.

-Facebook paid outside contractors to transcribe audio chats from its users.

-Volkswagen and Philadelphia were the first two brands to be impacted by the ASA’s new gender stereotyping rules.

-BBC is reviewing its media buying and planning account, with Havas Media defending in the review.

-Uber hired Thomas Ranese from Google as vp, global marketing, after cutting some 400 jobs.