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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 31, 2020

The groundwork for deeper discussion on social injustice has been laid, thanks the the #BlackLivesMatter movement, believed to be the largest in global history.

David Griner and Ko Im speak with cover writer, contributor and pop culture enthusiast Shannon Miller on interviewing the three co-founders behind #BLM (they are honored on our cover as this year's Beacon Award winner)—and what consumers are looking for in brands in 2020, and beyond. 

Aug 23, 2020

Gen Z is the digital, creator, activist generation. What do brands need to do to reach them?

Adweek's social media and marketing manager Julian Gamboa and Emma Havighorst from Generation Slay join us to talk about what this incredible group is facing in this unforgettable time—leading themselves with passion, politics and transparency. 

Aug 17, 2020

As agencies become more receptive to work-life balance benefits like parental leave, with months of Zoom calls helping provide a window into the realities of working parents, Heat creative leader Elaine Cox joins Adweek reporter Minda Smiley and creative and innovation editor David Griner for a candid podcast conversation about the importance of policies, practices and workplace atmospheres that support parents.

Aug 11, 2020

The award-winning DJ and record producer has stayed creative during the pandemic. He was part of a Mother’s Day campaign, a Postmates campaign and a virtual livestream on Fortnite. What's still in store for fan engagement? 

 

Aug 10, 2020

What is it like to be young and influential in 2020?

New York Times technology reporter Taylor Lorenz joins us to talk about this year's Young Influentials (spoiler alert: Taylor also made the cut), the toxicity on social media platforms and more. 

 

Aug 4, 2020

In recent days, social video platform TikTok went from being a place for short-form comedy and dance to being a political lightning rod threatened with a "ban" in the U.S. Adweek platforms reporter Scott Nover joins us to talk about how the app ended up in Donald Trump's crosshairs and what might happen next.  

Aug 2, 2020

Should students go back to school? And what needs to change

Professors Yusuf Dahl and Beth Egan join David Griner and Ko Im to talk about the gap in marketing education as highlighted by the Covid-19 crisis. 

They discuss what the past semester has been like from a teaching standpoint, and how higher education can change to serve emerging marketers. 

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