Douglas Quenqua

Editor-in-Chief, Campaign US

Douglas Quenqua is Editor-in-Chief of Campaign US. He has been writing about advertising and communications for 15 years, with work appearing in the New York Times, Adweek, Wired, MediaPost, Co.Create, the Advertiser, ClickZ and others.

MSLGroup: Former China CEO's gender discrimination suit is 'resolved'
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MSLGroup: Former China CEO's gender discrimination suit is 'resolved'

The action brought by Faith Brewitt in January claimed the Publicis PR agency had denied her the basic tools to perform her job.

I&C Disruptor: How Unilever and 72andSunny reinvented Axe for the enlightened male
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I&C Disruptor: How Unilever and 72andSunny reinvented Axe for the enlightened male

A diverse global team breathed new life into a tired brand by challenging the notions of masculinity it once helped promote.

1 year later: Badger and Winters on #WomenNotObjects in the age of Trump
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1 year later: Badger and Winters on #WomenNotObjects in the age of Trump

The Cannes Lions has adopted their recommendation that judges reject sexist ads. Are small victories enough under the "Objectifier in Chief?"

SNL mocks political ads from Super Bowl LI with bruising Cheetos sketch
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SNL mocks political ads from Super Bowl LI with bruising Cheetos sketch

See ad agency 'Murphy + Kennedy' pitch cringe-worthy ideas that may hit a little too close to home.

Exclusive Q&A: Mars CMO Andrew Clarke on transparency, faith in the Super Bowl and fighting for your agencies
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Exclusive Q&A: Mars CMO Andrew Clarke on transparency, faith in the Super Bowl and fighting for your agencies

In his first interview, the chief marketing and customer officer gets tough on digital visibility and explains why BBDO's Snickers work is "the best of Mars."

Justin Long defects from Apple to Huawei for U.S. invasion
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Justin Long defects from Apple to Huawei for U.S. invasion

After an iconic 4-year run as the face of the Macbook, the actor becomes the latest brand spokesman to appear in a competitor's commercial.

Faced with Muslim ban, Starbucks, Nike pledge support to refugees and immigrants
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Faced with Muslim ban, Starbucks, Nike pledge support to refugees and immigrants

Howard Shultz vowed to hire 10,000 refugees around the world, and Mark Parker affirmed his company's commitment to Somali brand ambassador Mo Farrah.

Former MSLGroup China CEO files gender discrimination suit against Publicis
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Former MSLGroup China CEO files gender discrimination suit against Publicis

Faith Brewitt, former head of Greater China for MSLGroup, has filed a lawsuit saying she was denied the time and basic tools to do her job.

Dove mocks Trump's #AlternativeFacts with a print ad full of lies
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Dove mocks Trump's #AlternativeFacts with a print ad full of lies

"New Dove antiperspirant will boost your wifi signal," and other outrageous falsehoods appear in UK papers, courtesy of Ogilvy.

Sprint returns to Super Bowl with a 'real cliffhanger,' says CEO
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Sprint returns to Super Bowl with a 'real cliffhanger,' says CEO

Droga5's first work for the brand will be a 30-second spot in the 2nd quarter.

Watch: Skittles gets romantic for Super Bowl LI spot
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Watch: Skittles gets romantic for Super Bowl LI spot

The 30-second ad from adam&eveDDB will appear in the first quarter.

Chevy mocks its own annoying ads for 'Lego Batman Movie'
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Chevy mocks its own annoying ads for 'Lego Batman Movie'

A partnership with Warner Bros. produces an amusing ad and a Lego Batmobile.

The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 5 Kevin Roberts
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The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 5 Kevin Roberts

In a banner year for unevolved men, Saatchi & Saatchi's chairman reminded us how high the problem still goes.

The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 8 Amir Kassaei
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The 10 Essential Advertising People of the Year: No. 8 Amir Kassaei

By slashing his agency's awards budget by 50 percent, DDB's creative chief breathed new life into a tired debate.

The 'Get a Mac' creative team reveals their favorite spots
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The 'Get a Mac' creative team reveals their favorite spots

The writers, director and talent behind the Apple campaign, which turned 10 this year, talk about the ads that still make them smile.

An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 2
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An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 2

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea that Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1
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An oral history of 'Get a Mac,' Part 1

How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history, told by the writers, crew and actors who created it 10 years ago.

How advertising failed Hillary Clinton
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How advertising failed Hillary Clinton

She had a $100 million advantage and Madison Avenue's coolest kids in her corner. And yet...

Watch: Mastercard, Bud, Nike and ESPN were ready to go with Cubs tributes
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Watch: Mastercard, Bud, Nike and ESPN were ready to go with Cubs tributes

Even with 108 years to prepare for this moment, the immediacy of these ads is pretty cool.

Former Mars Global CMO Bruce McColl joins Ehrenberg-Bass Institute
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Former Mars Global CMO Bruce McColl joins Ehrenberg-Bass Institute

The longtime student of evidence-based marketing now becomes the teacher.

Why Cosabella replaced its agency with AI and will never go back to humans
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1 Why Cosabella replaced its agency with AI and will never go back to humans

In October, lingerie retailer Cosabella replaced its digital agency with an AI platform named "Albert". Since then it has more than tripled its ROI and increased its customer base by 30%.

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