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Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Slams CNN’s Chris Cuomo Over Free Speech Issue: Is Bill O’Reilly Next?

If something or somebody bothers Megyn Kelly, she lets you know. And on Thursday night, Megyn Kelly was angry about the fact CNN’s Chris Cuomo told a Mohammed drawing contest organizer that what she was doing was the same thing as using the n-word. Show More Summary

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Grills Anti-Islam Rally Organizer Claiming ‘True Islam Is Terrorism’

Throughout Barack Obama’s presidential run, there has been a shift on how rallying against terrorism is viewed. Prior to Obama in office, people would not stand for Islamic terror. Now, any opposing rally against such terrorism is automatically considered a stance against Islam. Show More Summary

Bud Light Will Test Snapchat's Age-Gated Ads as the App's First Alcohol Brand

After running the first ad on Tinder last month, Bud Light has locked down a partnership with the other hottest app for millennials—Snapchat. As part of this weekend's Whatever, USA, event at Catalina Island, the Anheuser-Busch brand...Show More Summary

Hooking Up Through Your Phone Greatly Increases Your Chances of STDs In This State

Casual hookups in general probably aren’t considered the safest sex, and of course not if the sex is unprotected. But a recent surge of HIV, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases left one state scrambling to try to pinpoint the cause in order to educate the public. Show More Summary

As Journalists Prepare to Swarm Iowa, This Shop Has Created the Perfect Shirts for Them

Every four years, the journalistic equivalent of the Eye of Sauron sets its gaze upon Iowa. For residents of the state, whose caucuses mark the beginning of the presidential election season, the resulting insanity of national coverage...Show More Summary

Ad of the Day: Pedigree Tackles Race in America in This Provocative Spot

Pedigree would like you to consider how its dog food can help ease racial tensions. In a provocative new ad from BBDO New York, a standoffish white old-timer deadbolts his fortress of a house before taking his giant mastiff for a walk in his largely black neighborhood. Show More Summary

Facebook Finally Adds Animated GIFs to the News Feed ... but Not for Brand Pages

For those who love looping animated nonsense, today is a magical day on Facebook. Unless you're also a marketer. Animated GIFs, long a staple of Tumblr, Reddit and Web forums, have finally been added today to the Facebook news feed. Noticeably, though, the autoplaying GIFs don't seem to be working yet on brand pages. Show More Summary

Instagram's Creative Mastermind Gives This Advice on How to Make a Good Carousel Ad

Brands are playing around with Instagram's new Carousel Ads, and Instagram's creative team is working directly with advertisers to come up with ways to use the slideshows. A carousel is simply one post with multiple photos that users can swipe to view. Show More Summary

Welcome to Whatever, USA, Bud Light's Big Party for a Few Fans

Last year Bud Light took experiential marketing to a new level with its secret party town, Whatever, USA, which turned Crested Butte, Colo., into a giant, all-expenses-paid beer bash for 1,000 of the Anheuser-Busch brand's lucky fans. Show More Summary

Accounts in Review: Royal Caribbean Nears Its Media Decision

Two weeks after picking Mullen Lowe to handle its creative account, Royal Caribbean is about to hire a media agency. Three contenders traveled to the company's headquarters in Miami today to make final presentations, according to sources. Show More Summary

Epic Wave of Media Reviews Comes at a Crucial Time for Media Buying

The seemingly endless fire hose of media reviews—20 in the past six months, representing some $17.3 billion in annual media spending—could not have come at a worse time. Just as agencies like MediaVest and UM are negotiating upfront media buys for the likes of Coca-Cola and L'Oréal, respectively, those companies are reviewing their U.S. Show More Summary

Looking back: A war photographer bathes in Hitler's apartment

We don’t take any special notice these days when we see a woman’s byline on a news dispatch from a war zone or a female face on a television report. We just accept the exceptional coverage of a Carlotta Gall from Afghanistan, a Martha Raddatz or Christiane Amanpour from, well from anywhere. It was, of course, not always that way....

We’ve found the killer!

Time in 2010: The case against summer vacation Time in 2015: Who killed the summer vacation? – via @SaintRPh

Why we need stronger coverage of Covered California

It’s not easy to figure out how to monitor the progress of Covered California, the country’s largest state-run health insurance exchange. Is it the total number of people who have signed up for an insurance plan on the exchange during open enrollment? The rate at which people renew? The number of new sign-ups in a given year? The number of...

In Ads for Jack Link's, YouTube Stars Will Prank the Sasquatch

To put a fresh spin on its "Feed Your Wild Side" campaign, meat-snack purveyor Jack Link's has tapped YouTube influencers The Dudesons, Kevin Brueck and PrankvsPrank to produce sponsored content for the brand. The new campaign, called "Messin' with Sasquatch," features various consumers pranking the legendary creature. Show More Summary

Is Walmart Trying to Brand Itself as Socially Conscious?

Walmart has long been a vilified brand, possibly one of the most-hated in America. But in the last year the retail chain has made several significant moves that may change its brand perception, and some analysts say it's doing so in order to appeal to consumers who value corporate social responsibility. Show More Summary

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 22-29

If you're a word freak, you got a kick out of new spots for Scrabble and GE this week, along with a Mazda commercial that was all about the voiceover. Vodafone delivered an adorable animal spot. And Plum Organics rounded things out with another honest ad about parenting. See all the ads below, and vote for your favorite.

Sunday Night Football Is the Season's Top-Rated TV Show, Again

In the last four TV seasons, three different networks have won the top spot among adults ages 18 to 49. But during the same period, just one broadcast program has ranked No. 1 in that demographic—NBC's Sunday Night Football, which grabbed the crown again for the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, May 29, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Toyota's music label wants to make artists happy Scion AV, Toyota's music label, works with artists form A$AP Rocky to Chromeo, and artists own all rights to the content they produce with the label. Show More Summary

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