Another Blue Bell ice cream licker: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today This summer’s gross-out viral video—which showed a Texas teenager opening a carton of Blue Bell in a grocery store, licking the ice cream and then putting it back on the freezer shelf—has reportedly inspired copycats.  The New York Times reports that one of them, a 36-year-old man in Belle Rose, Louisiana, was taken into custody and “charged with criminal mischief for tampering with a product before he had purchased it, and with ‘unlawful posting of criminal activity for notoriety and publicity,’ a rarely-used Louisiana law.” The Times says he has been in jail since Saturday and can’t post bail until Wednesday. Which might seem harsh, given that he reportedly had a receipt for the ice cream; he licked it in the store, yes, but then he actually bought it instead of leaving it on the shelf. (The case of the original ice-cream licker, a minor, is reportedly being handled by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.)  The Blue Bell Twitter account, meanwhile, has been busy responding to people upset about all this: “Food safety is our top priority,” it tweeted. “We will continue to explore all options including manufacturing processes and additional carton protection so that you can be confident in our product.”  See also: “Seven reasons not to lick ice cream... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-09 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Citi sticks with Justin Thomas and Twitter asks users to flag misinformation: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

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What you missed at Day One of Advertising Week: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-24 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirts and Verizon sells Tumblr: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:25:56 UTC ]
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Ad Age Women to Watch, a new Gillette ad and a deal for Sports Illustrated: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today For over two decades, Ad Age has named Women to Watch in the marketing,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Justin Bieber’s deodorant deal, and Apple’s Cannes Lions honor: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:01:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Netflix's 'Black Mirror' storytelling experiment, and Google's new ad chief

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. Get all the news on Advertising Week each evening this week in our pop-up email newsletter. Sign up right here What people are talking about today: Remember the "Choose Your Own Adventure"... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: BuzzFeed News asks for donations, and the NFL hires a new chief marketer

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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: AT&T's ad-tech ambitions. Plus, CBD brands explode

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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Tronc might drop its totally awkward name. Plus, a Cannes Lions update

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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Vogue insists Anna Wintour isn't on her way out. Plus, Grindr's under fire

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. What people are talking about today: Cond Nast and Vogue are denying a report that uber-tastemaker Anna Wintour might leave this summer. Page Six says it talked to multiple sources who say the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Amazon Feels the Love. And Facebook Just Gave Publishers the Jitters

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[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NFL hands Amazon exclusive games, and Teen Vogue editor undone by teen rogue tweets: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Looking back on a year of the pandemic, and WPP’s recovery of sorts: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2021-03-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix wins big at Golden Globes as ‘Queen’s Gambit’ keeps fueling chess sales: Monday Wake-Up Call

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Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2021-01-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-10 10:59:27 UTC ]
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Visa picks W+K, and Facebook wrangles anti-vaccine lies: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-04 11:04:31 UTC ]
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Sesame Street cereal and brands’ fun with the Utah monolith: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

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