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Celebrating Mirrors in Mainstream Media

Black women have had almost no mirrors in mainstream media, which often reflects stereotypes rather than their beauty and complexity, leaving them feeling devalued and inaccurately portrayed. But while 2020 has been a tumultuous year, it’s led to more mirrors in the media for Black women. In my pursuit of relentless optimism, I do see the industry attempting to evolve.

Mercari Named the New Title Sponsor of the Texas Bowl

HOUSTON – Lone Star Sports & Entertainment and ESPN Events today announced Mercari, Inc. (Mercari US) as the new title sponsor of the Texas Bowl, an annual collegiate postseason showdown between teams from the Big 12 Conference and the Southeastern Conference. Entering its 15th year, the Mercari Texas Bowl is owned and operated by ESPN […]

Media Impact Report #21 | COVID-19 Pandemic Advertising Ecosystem Impact

In this edition: Companies should start preparing for a future where customer data is legally protected. The 2020 holiday season has been driving historically high online sales, while in-store foot traffic decreases. The media marketplace continues to be competitive heading into Q1.