Brand Eff Up

Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore apologizes for remarks on female tennis players. (http://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/03/indian-wells-ceo-raymond-moore-fire-serena-williams) (www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSVcgNwgLc8)

What’s Up?

Pope Francis joins IG...thoughts on these these types of figures being on social media (http://www.thewrap.com/pope-francis-joins-instagram-draws-716000-followers-in-just-6-hours/)

More algorithms on social media...IG got next (http://blog.instagram.com/post/141107034797/160315-news)

“Douglas Rushkoff: 'I’m thinking it may be good to be off social media altogether,'”Ian Tucker, The Observer. (www..theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/12/digital-capitalism-douglas-rushkoff)

What's Good?

“FTC Slams Lord & Taylor for Not Disclosing Paid Social Posts and Native Ads Brand agrees to settle charges it deceived customers,” by Patrick Coffee, ADWEEK (http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/ftc-slams-lord-taylor-deceiving-customers-not-disclosing-its-native-ads-170229)

“The Rest Is Advertising,” by Jacob Silverman, The Baffler. (http://thebaffler.com/salvos/rest-advertising)

Diggin’ In The Crates

Georgette Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SFt7JHwJeg)

Phil Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy, by Michael Hudson.

Michael Ebo Taylor - Heaven (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v79GeSoBnqY)

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Crew member this week: Radio/TV personality and writer, Georgette Pierre, who’s hosted and produced a nationally syndicated morning show on iHeartRadio in addition to her current YouTube web series, #DearGeorgette.

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