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Now displaying: June, 2020
Jun 30, 2020

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. 

Jun 29, 2020

Through the pandemic, we've seen companies shutter stores or go bankrupt. But with shopping numbers climbing back this spring with ecommerce on the rise, how will Amazon's summer sale do?

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.

 

Jun 22, 2020

Adweek's Doug Zanger and Mary Emily O'Hara from D&I TBD introduce Adweek's first Pride Stars honorees from agencies to culture makers pushing LGBTQ visibility forward.

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.

Jun 15, 2020

Principal Bennett D. Bennett and strategist Nathan Young are this week's guests co-hosts. 

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.  

Jun 8, 2020

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.  

Jun 1, 2020

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.

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