Exacerbating the Ad Agency Racial Gap: A Commentary

3 Minute Ad Age: July 10, 2008

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Of the 16 ad agencies forced to sign diversity-hiring agreements with the New York Commission on Human Rights in 2006, only two sent representatives to the latest progress meeting this week. Ad Age Features and Blogs Editor Ken Wheaton was a member of the tiny audience at that gathering. He wonders aloud how companies that are such experts in creating and nurturing corporate images can so neglect their own when it comes to racial diversity.

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