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

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  One year later Good morning! We have now been living with the threat of the coronavirus for more than a year. Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the virus a global pandemic, which has resulted in nearly 530,000 deaths and 29 million COVID-19 cases in the U.S., along with nearly 10 million lost jobs as businesses closed up. But things are taking a turn for the better. As of Wednesday, the U.S. has reported fewer than 400,000 new coronavirus cases a week, a number not seen since October, and increasing numbers of people are getting vaccinated. To encourage Americans to get vaccinated, the families of living past presidents—the Obamas, Clintons, Bushes and Carters—came together on the one-year anniversary in two new PSAs from the Ad Council, by creative agency group SJR and Pereira O’Dell. One year ago today, Ad Age began tracking the marketing industry's hour-by-hour response to the pandemic in this blog. We documented moves like Coors Light halting its "Official Beer of 'Working' Remotely" March Madness campaign. The tournament was later canceled and working remotely, of course, took on a whole new meaning. The advertising world was forced to close offices, stop agency reviews and halt campaigns. As the... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2021-03-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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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[ Advertising Age | 2021-03-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Visa picks W+K, and Facebook wrangles anti-vaccine lies: Friday Wake-Up Call

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How the pandemic pushed puffin research back years

The pandemic has found a way to derail more than 25 years of research on Atlantic puffins and a variety of other seabirds on Machias Seal Island in the Bay of Fundy. Continue reading at CBC

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TikTok is banning political ads, Taboola buys Outbrain, plus the latest from the ANAs : Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-04 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Procter & Gamble, a U.S. soccer sponsor, backs the women’s team's fight for equal pay: Monday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-15 10:00:00 UTC ]
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A delightfully absurd ad goes viral. Plus, the latest Kim Kardashian West branding controversy: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Cannes Lions’ last day (phew). Plus, Facebook’s familiar-looking new logo: Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe backs new laws that clamp down on Facebook, Google, Big Tech: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nike is Ad Age's Marketer of the Year and Samsung is the world's biggest advertiser: Monday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monday Wake-Up Call: Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO, WPP in talks to sell China stake

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[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

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[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Facebook Deals a Blow to Publishers, and Marriott Gets Punished For a Gaffe

GaffeChinese authorities are punishing a foreign brand -- Marriott International -- by shutting down its China website and app for a week. What happened?Marriott's wording on a customer survey upset the powers that be. In a user survey, the hotel chain "listed Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: What's Next For Papa John's After Its CEO Steps Down? Plus, Apple's PR Blunder

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[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Thursday Wake-Up Call: Sports Illustrated's World Series Prophecy. Plus, WPP Takes Legal Action

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: The Houston Astros won the World Series by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Sports Illustrated prophesied the Astros' win in a cover... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

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Stephen McGann delivers 10-year celebration of Call the Midwife for W&N

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