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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 18, 2017

It's been a looong year, and this week we're looking back on the trends, events and work that defined 2017 in the worlds of marketing and technology.

Sponsor: This week's episode is brought to you by Accenture Interactive. Visit AccentureInteractive.com to learn more.

Timestamps: 1:30: The $4 billion U.S. Army review has been "irreparably compromised," according to concerned DoD employees | 7:05: Disney is acquiring 21st Century Fox | 14:30: The year's best outdoor ads | 24:00: The year's best print ads | 31:30: The trends that shaped 2017

Dec 12, 2017

There's a lot to unpack this week, first in the news of a major agency creative chief's firing due to sexual assault allegations, then in the newly announced Golden Globe nominations and finally in our annual round of the 10 Best Ads of the Year. 

Timestamps: 01:15: Martin Agency's CCO is out after multiple harassment allegations | 16:25: Golden Globe nominations | 22:10 The 10 Best Ads of the Year

Dec 5, 2017

Who were the year's top agencies in the U.S. and around the world? This week, we reveal the honorees in Adweek's annual selection of the year's most iconic ad firms. We also talk about the week's news and ads you won't want to miss.

Timestamps: 1:10 - Will high-profile harassers drive even more viewers away from TV news? | 8:40: CES takes heat for its all-male keynote lineup | 15:00: CVS looks to buy Aetna | 17:25: Spotify is back with more clever data hilarity | 26:10: A post-apocalyptic Christmas ad worth watching | 31:50: U.S. Agency of the Year | 41:00: Global Agency of the Year | 47:15: Breakthrough Agency of the Year | 52:10: International Agency of the Year

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