June 17, 2020
The Ad Council’s long-running “Love Has No Labels” campaign directly addresses the Black Lives Matter movement and protests against police violence with a new spot out today.
May 15, 2020
On Feb. 23, Ahmaud Arbery was killed by two white men while he was on a jog. Murder charges were only filed after a video of the shooting became public.
May 14, 2020
It can be uncomfortable to reach out to friends to see how they’re doing, even when the world isn’t on lockdown. But social isolation today has intensified, and everyone is at risk of feelings of loneliness and depression.
May 04, 2020
While the world has been dealing with the coronavirus pandemic for several months, the people of Syria have been suffering through a civil war, the destruction of their homes, displacement and war crimes for nine years.
April 24, 2020
Reports of domestic and child abuse have spiked in countries under lockdown due to COVID-19. Victims have no time away from their abusers, and nowhere to go to escape. They can’t call for help in secret.
March 20, 2020
As Hollywood and production companies around the world shut down to prevent the spread of Covid-19, it’s fair to wonder how ads are going to get made. Portuguese prodco Show Off Films has a proposal—turn to animation.
January 22, 2020
Perhaps more than any other sport, golf can feel like a competition against yourself, rather than other players. Golfers face the course alone, and their performance results in an objective, numerical result.
January 16, 2020
E-commerce platform Shopify is making product placement the centerpiece of its new ad campaign—specifically, products from many of the independent stores and online shops that use it to make sales.
January 15, 2020
In 2020, as it has every decade for 230 years, the federal government is mobilizing an army of workers to count everyone in the country for the U.S. Census.
January 13, 2020
In 1945, in the aftermath of yet another global conflict that saw humanity enter the age of atomic weaponry, the nations of the world came together to create an institution that could help prevent another World War.
January 10, 2020
Nike’s first-ever Chinese New Year ad is a comic take on the tradition of “hongbao,” red envelopes often filled with money given to children for good luck.
January 10, 2020
The American Dream isn’t a static, singular goal. Success, stability and social progress are defined differently in each generation and by each person.
January 09, 2020
The Farmers Insurance jingle is a chorus that signals imminent disaster. Anyone who hears that “Bum ba-dum bum bum bum bum” is about to witness a (probably dangerous) catastrophe—though everything will turn out alright in the end.
January 08, 2020
Even people who don’t play sports can be inspired by what athletes can accomplish. ESPN highlights a series of these emotional moments in a continuation of its “There’s No Place Like Sports” campaign.
January 07, 2020
More than 15 million acres of Australia is burning—an area already seven times larger than the full extent of the 2018 California wildfires. It’s difficult to express the scope of the devastation.
January 06, 2020
Learning to invest is a worthy challenge in TD Ameritrade’s homage to the ‘80s, a quick-cutting training montage that pairs a finance newbie with the brokerage’s long-standing spokesman, the bearded and bespectacled Jim.
January 06, 2020
After a succession of celebrities and athletes like John Stamos, Misty Copeland and Cam Newton, Danone’s Greek yogurt brand Oikos has enlist