Cannes Lions Day 3: Data, Diversity and the Fearless Girl


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A snapshot of goings-on during Day 3 of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Entertainment on Monday, June 19—a day of “data and diversity” at Cannes as The Guardian put it:

State Street Global Advisors“Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street, created in partnership with McCann New York, won the Glass Lion Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The Glass Lion is the award category for implicitly or explicitly addressing issues of gender inequality or prejudice. Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America, explains why the Glass Lion still matter, three years on:

Annalect’s Erin Matts asks Mainardo de Nardis what to expect from this year’s Cannes Lions and OMD Oasis, which welcomed Gwyneth Paltrow and NBCU ad sales head Linda Yaccarino on Monday:

A look at Monday by Ketchum, which also released a study suggesting that the agency world is trapped in a bubble:

Twitter CMO Leslie Berland talked up its new user interface as more appealing and easier to use.

Demi Lovato joined YouTube programming head Susanne Daniels to talk about her upcoming YouTube series (click here for the full panel):

Model/tech champ Karlie Kloss and Hearst content chief Joanna Coles talked up coding:

The New Yorker editor David Remnick slammed fake news:

The IAB announced a branded content marketplace, inviting participants to the New York event in October titled “Brand New Ideas: The IAB Content Marketing Showcase.”