Wednesday Stir

By Doug Zanger 

The Ad Council is ramping up with partners on COVID-19. It’s probably a good idea to hear from Dr. Anthony Fauci again.

-Former Wunderman Thompson CMO Jamie Gutfreund has a new gig with an in-game ad platform.

-AB InBev is not only pivoting to hand sanitizer (along with Diageo), but it is also moving sports and entertainment spending to coronavirus aid.

-Zambezi is trying to calm the masses (at least in Los Angeles) in stores as panic-buying continues. The agency created signage to help people chill, and maybe not buy 7,000 rolls of toilet paper.

-L.A. Agency Activista created iconic album covers to help people understand the importance of social distancing.

-Here’s how media buyers are pivoting to the WFH dynamic.

-Fancy learning Korean? Megaband BTS has you covered.

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