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Remember the time last summer that Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte claimed he was robbed at gunpoint during a night out in Rio, and then it came out that he’d lied and, in fact, he and his Team USA swim buddies had vandalized a gas station, and as a result were made to serve suspensions and forfeit various awards, and ultimately came out of the whole ordeal looking like privileged jerks?
Last July, Kevin Roberts, then-chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, was hosting a 50-person birthday dinner for his daughter-in-law at his home in the U.K.’s Lake District when he got a text message.
An interview he’d given to Business Insider weeks before had hit the Internet. In it he commented that the gender debate in the advertising industry was “over” and that many women lacked “vertical ambition.” The story was trending fast on Twitter.
Oops. As guests were arriving and later sitting down…
With only a few days left in President Obama’s administration, the White House branch that handled some of his most important technological endeavors is looking to raise its profile in Silicon Valley.
The U.S. Digital Service, an Obama-founded White House branch dedicated to improving and expanding the federal government’s various online services, launched a new marketing campaign on Tuesday that appeals to potential tech industry recruits with a familiar face: Steve Jobs.