Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Your Wednesday morning dog content is this Australian McDonald’s ad from DDB Sydney (video above).

Carat promoted Angela Steele to U.S. CEO.

-Creative director Bevan Mahaney explains “How to Apologize in the #MeToo Era.”


-ProPublica reports on how consulting firm McKinnsey advised the Trump administration on “detention savings opportunities” including cutting spending on food and medical care for migrants.

-Sony is doubling down on podcast ad sales.

-Creatives share their biggest lessons of the year.

-Bacardi pressed a record from 600 plastic straws and is donating the proceeds of its sale to Lonely Whale.