24 Hours in Advertising: Monday, May 4, 2015

McDonald's CEO promises better food, and tech community remembers Dave Goldberg

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked.

Buzzing on Adweek:

Nicola Formichetti talks reinventing Diesel

Diesel artistic director Nicola Formichetti spoke to Adweek about what it's been like bringing new life to a huge, global brand. (Adweek)

ANA and 4A's tackle project-based work  

The Association of National Advertisers and the 4A's launched a committee to tackle the industry problem of clients hiring agencies on a project basis, and then placing strict rules on working with competitors. (Adweek)

Twitter pushes ahead with autoplay video

Twitter announced it plans to launch the autoplay video feature for the platform by the end of June, but has not yet shared how the format will work. (Adweek)

AMC looks past Mad Men

As AMC prepares to wrap up Mad Men for good, AMC gm and president Charlie Collier said he has a positive outlook for the future, with shows including Better Call Saul to carry AMC forward. (Adweek)

In memory of Dave Goldberg

Survey Monkey CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly Friday evening at the age of 47. He was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. (Adweek)

BuzzFeed's reporting in Baltimore raises questions

A report on BuzzFeed, covering the riots in Baltimore, has an editor's note tacked to it expressing that the publication cannot confirm the validity of the story's sources. (Adweek)


Around the Web:

Facebook offers money back for publishers

A new offering from Facebook hopes to keep publishers interested in the platform by offering to return all of the revenue generated from specific advertising formats. (The Wall Street Journal)

McDonald's CEO reveals his new plan

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook announced his big plan to turn the fast food chain around. One main component of the plan is producing higher quality food. (CNN Money)

Periscope leads to pirating

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo gushed about Periscope over the weekend. The live streaming app allowed a lot of people to see the Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight, without paying a dime. (Bloomberg)

The New York Times stays loyal to print

While The New York Times continues to push forward with its digital efforts, the company's chief executive stated the publication will continue to focus on its print business. (Reuters)

Trouble for Tom Ford's new ad campaign

A Tom Ford billboard featuring a very naked Cara Delevingne has been banned from being posted in a 100 meter radius of any school in the U.K. (Harper's Bazaar)


Industry Shake-Ups: 

Accounts in Review

New York Life became the next insurance company to launch a review, following the lead of MetLife and Humana. (Adweek)