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Spotify throws casual sexism into Mother's Day tweet, gets schooled.

"Ahead of #Mothersday, how would you explain Spotify to your mom?" Was the question posted in the now deleted Spotify tweet. As soon as it was tweeted out, people responded offended by the "ageist/sexist" tweet. It's never wise to mess with peoples moms.

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Production Company Tröll Pictures Launches in Los Angeles, Signs Snorri Bros

New commercial production company Tröll Pictures launched today in Los Angeles. In conjunction with hanging its shingle, Tröll Pictures announced roster directorial duo the Snorri Bros, and welcomed Peter Steinzeig as Executive Producer. The new company was started by Brickyard VFX partners Dave Waller, Patrick Poulatian, Kirsten Andersen and Steve Michaels.

“Tröll is positioned to address the recent trend towards all-in commercial production, and with distinct creative talent such as the Snorri Bros, we can take any project from inception to completion,” said Steinzeig.

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Jonathan Hooker Launches Oblio: A Creatively Technical Digital Agency

Award-winning digital innovator Jonathan Hooker is pleased to announce the launch of Oblio, a highly technical digital production agency that straddles the line between technology and art.

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Little Minx Signs Multitalented Young Director Caleb Slain

Little Minx is pleased to welcome rising directorial talent Caleb Slain to their diverse team of acclaimed filmmakers.

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MTA bans all political ads in response to "Kill all jews" billboard

Adland reported that Judge John Koeltl ruled that the MTA had to run an ad by The American Freedom Defense Initiative that read “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah,” as well as “That’s His Jihad. What’s yours?”. The MTA had other plans and announced on Wednesday that all political and religious ads are banned from the transit system. The new policy, which was effective immediately, was passed by the MTA board in a 9-2 vote.

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Rome bans "sexist advertising" to appear within city limits.

On Monday Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino announced a new regulatory plan on advertising in the city of Rome, which will take effect in the coming days. To quote the mayor, advertising space would be prohibited to those who "use women's bodies or launch sexist messages".

"City advertising space will be able to be sold only to those who respect the rules in the new regulatory plan and so a woman's body can't be associated with images that objectify it or portray it in a sexist way"

Marino said.

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