WOZ, a Swiss weekly newspaper, takes a cheap shot at the Pontiff by turning his Holiness into a Devil with a flip of a page and some Photoshop — all to present the supposed viewpoints of both conservative and progressive Catholics. Sold some papers, I’m sure.
German weekly newspaper badly, digitally hatches a Baby Pope to sell its compact size.
A Uruguayan bookstore lays out Benedict XVI’s imagined reading history to illustrates that reading habits change.
As part of their Cannes Grand Prix-winning “Unhate” campaign, Benetton hung this banner depicting the Pope necking with Egyptian imam Mohamed Ahmed el-Tayeb in Vatican City. It was quickly confiscated.
Peta produced these fliers back in 2010 soon after Ratzinger made his comments about condom use being OK, sometimes. Expert Photoshop skillz there.
Now here’s how to use the Pope in an ad.
VW in Ireland took an interesting story and turned it into PR gold.
8. French Television 1
Ad from 2010 promoting Tele 1’s morning show.
Quite noteworthy and newsworthy today.
- French authorities have begun moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the makeshift "Jungle" camp in Calais.
- Inside WikiLeaks: A former employee shares what he learned about Julian Assange (including his beef with Hillary Clinton).
- One week into the fight to take back Mosul, expectations for quick success have clashed with the reality of a bloody struggle ahead.
- An NFL player paid tribute to Harambe, the gorilla who died at a Cincinnati zoo, on his cleats.