Category: UM in the News

A feature designed to protect user privacy may damage Apple’s government relations in the future. Examining the tech company’s role in exacerbating internet censorship, and the commercial cost of ethics. Apple’s latest privacy feature is further splitting the company in two, as it is forced to make difficult decisions about whether it can fulfil its

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This year’s list was hard-fought, boding well for the industry despite a tough year that required resilience and optimism. Campaign has unveiled the Media Week 30 Under 30 2021 in partnership with Hearst, with the judges praising the entrants for their resilience and optimism after a year of the pandemic. As in recent years, women

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The Association of National Advertisers announced yesterday the launch an index to scrutinize how brands’ actions have environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts. The news comes as agencies have stepped up, at least in word, their own efforts to be better global players. The ANA’s Center for Brand Purpose is partnering with Swayable, a tech

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Eager to accelerate #Inclusive100 adoption and progress, She Runs It has fortified its Foundation Board with a six-person Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council comprised of DEI executives from across the marketing, media and tech industry. The Council will evaluate and inform the priorities and decisions made by the She Runs It Foundation Board to expand

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Campaign includes artist pairings and an audio birth chart. Spotify has launched a data-focused campaign celebrating the uniqueness of its 356 million users. Created in-house by Spotify, “Only you” features genres, songs and artist pairings that are unique to each listener. The in-app experience also includes an audio birth chart – which features each consumer’s

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A study by NBCUniversal, Magna and Identity shows audiences demand more intersectional representation. “Diversity” is a term that encompasses many intersectional identities. Brands and media companies need to recognize those nuances better, according to a study conducted by NBCUniversal, Magna and Identity. The Deconstructing Diversity study, which surveyed more than 3,500 U.S. respondents, reveals 87%

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Gold: Johnson’s Baby: #InItTogether By: UM.  For expecting and new parents, the pandemic was a time of uncertainty and questions, particularly around delivery, postpartum and protecting against transmission. While headlines related to the coronavirus flooded news websites, there was a gap in the reported information related to the virus’ impact on pregnancy. That’s where Johnson’s stepped in:

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