CNN Breathes New Life Into Political Cartoons Using Stop-Motion Animation

A donkey and elephant feature in spots promoting the network's election coverage

The elephant and donkey are portrayed as lifelong friends in a new CNN campaign. CNN

Advertising campaigns and candidates during an election season can often be complicated (and divisive), but marketing election coverage itself may leave some more room for creativity. In new ads, CNN is employing characters from classic political cartoons to help promote its live political coverage.

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@klundster Kathryn Lundstrom is Adweek's breaking news reporter based in Austin.