MediaPost Weekend Editions for August 2020
MediaPost Weekend - Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020
'I Could Stand In The Middle Of The South Lawn And Shoot Holes In The People's House'
The Irony Throne: First Lady Uses Rose Garden To Troll All Former First Ladies, The Media Too
American Carnies: Why The RNC's Running Joke Rhymes With #Coke
The Mother Of All Tuckers: How Shocked Are We That The Fox News Host Defends Armed Vigilantism?
Trump's Social Media Crackdown Violates Free Speech, Voter Groups Say
Virtual GOP, Night 4: Trump Brings Tastelessness To A Whole New Level
Virtual GOP, Night 3: Star-Spangled Pence
Virtual GOP, Night 2: The White House As Stage Set
Biden, The DNC, UGC
NBA Playoffs Stopped On Wednesday After Blake Shooting, TNT Airings Cancelled
Defund Facebook: The Machine Fueling Ad Industry Demand For Change
WPP Takes $3.5 Billion Impairment Charge; Q2 Organic Revenue Falls 15%
TikTok Bid: Walmart Reportedly Teams Up With Microsoft
WPP's GroupM Takes A First-Half Hit
Havas Media Signs On With Talon For NA OOH Services
Let's Hold Ad Platforms 'Strictly Liable' When They Sell Fraudulent Ads
Prime-Time Shows Get Some Fall Start Dates -- Will TV Advertisers Move To Buy?
Facebook: Advertising To Be 'Severely Impacted' By Apple's iOS 14 Privacy Updates
Omnicom's Hearts & Science Wins $125 Million Cox Automotive Account
Reckitt Benckiser Retains Zenith, Adds Hearts & Science To U.S. Media Roster
Carl's Jr.'s Latest? Weekday Wining
Do We Even Need Cities Anymore?
General Atlantic, Sequoia Reportedly Driving Bid For TikTok
Final Night TV Audience Of RNC Trails DNC's By 3.3%
Back-To-School Ad Spend Falls 70%
Netflix, Roku Stocks Jump On Bullish Analyst Takes
MediaPost Weekend - Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020
David Pecker Out As American Media CEO In Newly Merged Company
Agency Pitches During The Pandemic: A How-To
Dentsu Launches 'Comprehensive' Business Review, Reports 17% Q2 Organic Revenue Drop
The Answer Is Yes, It's Supposed To Be A Bad Thing
Virtual Dems, Night 4: The Night Belonged To Joe Biden
Virtual Dems, Night 3: Kamala Makes Her Case
Virtual Dems, Night 2: From Sea To Shining Sea And Beyond
Dems Kick Off 2 Weeks Of Subdued Conventions
DNC's Third Night Sees Sharp 19% Increase To 22.8 Million TV Viewers
MSNBC Tops DNC Virtual Event For Day 2, Biden, Trump Ramp Up National TV Buys
Chamber Of Commerce Backs Bid To Block California Net Neutrality Law
WFA: Most Marketers Now Using In-House 'Brand Trading Desks,' Reaping Full Transparency
Virtual DNC Telecast Earns 19.75 Million Viewers, Down 20% From 2016
Our Brain And Its Junk News Habit
U.S. Cable Network Affiliate Revenue Down For The First Time In Q2
Video Views Soar During Q2, Especially On Connected TVs
Mozilla Renews Google Search Deal
California Privacy Regulations Gain Final Approval, Enforcement Begins
Hulu Starts Creative Services Effort For Small, Medium-Sized Businesses
Does Natalie Monbiot Dream Of Electric Sheep?
Amazon May Be Liable For Defective Marketplace Products, California Court Rules
MediaPost Weekend - Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020
MRC Scrubs Audit Of YouTube 3rd-Party Processors, Opens New Audit Of Google 1st-Party Process
TikTok Shifts Global Media Account To Publicis Groupe's Zenith
Mediassociates Wins $95 Million Media Assignment From University of Phoenix
Echo Chambers Are Death Knell Of Democracy. Advertising Is The Antidote
Cop Shows Under Scrutiny As CBS Brings In Outside Advisors
GroupM Shops Bust Teenage Wasteland Myth, They're 'A New Breed Of Super-Savvy Consumers'
Vocal California Advocacy Group Backs New Privacy Proposal
YouTube Tops In Brand Safety, According To Mediabrands Report And Audit
Amazon May Be Liable For Defective Marketplace Products, California Court Rules
Streaming Now Accounts For 25% Of U.S. TV Usage
Dystopia As A Leitmotif? It's All Part Of The Zeitgeist
Stranger Things Happen In HBO's 'Lovecraft Country'
In Joe We Trust: The Other Guy, Not So Much
Ad Industry Opposes FTC's Proposed Security Regulations For Financial Institutions
Report: 80% Of Americans Want Brands To Take Action On Racism
President's Digital Trade War With China Could Take Billions More Out Of The U.S. Ad Market
Not Canceled: Ellen, Nick Cannon Still Working Despite Scandals
Disney, Viacom, Others Will Limit Data Collection To Settle Children's Privacy Battle
Nielsen 'Work-From-Home Edition' Finds Pre-/Post-Covid Employee Differences
Late-Night Hosts Mock Trump, But He's Running Ads On Their Shows
Local Advertisers Take Over Facebook, Give National Brands The Brush-Off
Comscore's Q2 Saw Narrowed Losses, Positive EBITDA
Good Man Brand Optimizes For ROSI (Return On Social Investment)
Interest Soars For 'WhatsApp,' 'Attention Analytics,' Declines For 'Price Sensitivity'
Foursquare 'Visits' Data Gains MRC Accreditation
Tribune Permanently Closes Newsrooms Of 'New York Daily News,' 'Capital Gazette'
MediaPost Weekend - Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020
Inspire Brands Puts $424M Media Portfolio Up For Review
NYTCO Digital Revenue Surpasses Print
With Sports Back On TV, Should Advertisers Rejoice?
Trump Officially Orders TikTok, WeChat Bans In 45 Days
When Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them The First Time: #IIWII
Facebook Sued Over 'Russia State-Controlled Media' Label
Bye-Bye Loyalty: Data Reveals Start Of Messy Holiday Shopping Season
Will You Ever Go Back To Broadway?
Publicis' Tom Goodwin, Opponent Of Cancel Culture, Falls Victim To It
Playing Fast And Loose With The Truth
National TV Advertising Market Trims Losses To 9% In June
MDC Partners Report Organic Revenue Down 26% In Q2
Ad Industry Launches New Organization, Will Push Google And Apple On Tracking
Teacher Wish List: They Want Discounts As They Cope With COVID-19 Pandemic
Report Finds Pirate IPTV Market Tops $1 Billion In The U.S.
Trump Rescinds Renomination Of Republican FCC Commissioner
Streaming Video Ad Attempts Down 28% In Q2; Time-Spent Growth Robust But Slowing
Marketer Interest In 'Ad Blocking' Surges, 'Ad Viewability' Too
How Brands Can Leverage 'Dark Social'
Trump Likes To Claim 'Everyone Knows.' The Marketing Catch: Everyone Doesn't
Coke Confronts A Turbulent Market With Ads That Foster Unity
Fat Tire Beer Introduces The $100 Six-Pack Before Everyone Else Does
MediaPost Weekend - Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020
This Is The Time To (Re)Read 'Snow Crash' And 'Understanding Media'
U.S. Ad Economy Outpaces GDP During Q2 And First Half
Apple Unfazed By Pandemic, Posts $59.7 Billion In Quarterly Revs
Baseball Scores Big Opening Weekend For National TV, RSNs; Geico, Bud Light Top Advertisers
Barbie Shows Off Her COVID-19 Craft Projects
Dunkin' Refreshers: Biggest Product Intro Since 2016
Rep. Nadler: Time To Break Up Facebook and Instagram
Lawmaker Accuses Google Of Privacy 'Bait-And-Switch'
Pinterest, TikTok Eyed As Beneficiaries Of Facebook Boycott
Chrome Users Sue Google Over Alleged Tracking
What Would Aaron Do?
It's The Stupidity, Stupid
Sen. Hawley Unveils Bill Aimed At Curbing Personalized Ads
Omnicom Q2 Revenues Plunge Nearly 25%
Big 3 Agency Consensus: U.S., World Ad Economies Receding At 6.3% And 9.4%
Regis Philbin Made A Career Out Of Being Affable
Commerce Dept Petitions FCC To Clamp Down On Social Media
Ad Recession Begins To Moderate In June, Still Marks Fourth Consecutive Monthly Decline
Martha Knows Best? You'd Better Believe It
Suppose They Gave A Boycott And Nobody From The Long Tail Came?
ESPN Posts Record Opening Night Baseball In Shortened Season