Critics Are Vocal, But A Brand Has To Know When To Listen And When To Trust Its Gut

The following ads from DirecTV are not featured on the brand’s YouTube page. Which is weak. If you’re going to make these spots and air them, stand by them.

According to Adfreak, the “boxer” spot was posted for only a few days on DirecTV’s official channel, because the ad (by Grey New York) sparked heated allegations of racism, reverse-racism, and even elder abuse.

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About David Burn

Native Nebraskan in the Pacific Northwest. Brand builder at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Believer in Gossage, Bernbach and Clow. Doer of the things written about herein.