The Stop Hate for Profit boycott effort aimed at Facebook has gained tremendous steam in recent days, with some of the world's largest marketers (Coca-Cola, Unilever and more) joining in. To catch us up on how all this snowballed, Adweek platforms reporter Scott Nover joins host David Griner to talk through who's involved, what they want and what it means for the larger social media landscape.
Co-hosts David Griner and Ko Im check in on the state of retail, online and otherwise with senior reporter Lisa Lacy and retail reporter Richard Collings.
Mary talks to Pride Star Asad Dhunna from The Unmistakables in the U.K. and Zanger speaks with Lincoln Stephens behind The Marcus Graham Project about the dialogue we're seeing now in the U.S.
They also look at why racially insensitive brands such as Aunt Jemima are finally being retired.
They are behind the urgent call of action to agencies on the diversity & inclusion front—and take us behind the scenes of the letter from 600 professionals to leadership coming to fruition, and what traction they hope to see.
Co-hosts David Griner and Ko Im talk to Creative 100 honorees Roni Castor and Anthony O'Neill from Goodby Silverstein & Partners—where they are associate creative directors who put together a personal and powerful "Not a Gun" campaign (they're also a part of GS&P Voices, a diversity and inclusion initiative at the agency). They keep it real about how they're coping.
Plus, here a special snippet of D&I TBD hosted by Mixed Company.
President Trump's feud with Twitter escalated quickly last week, and now he's calling for a regulatory crackdown on social networks. Adweek platforms reporter Scott Nover, TV Newser editor AJ Katz join Adweek's David Griner and Jess Zafarris to discuss where this conflict could be headed.