The McCanns and the Media
The McCanns were the biggest media story of 2007. This event goes behind the headlines to ask why it became a media obsession, whether information or entertainment triumphed, and what impact the coverage has as the case continues.
Why Did Nobody Tell Us? Reporting the Global Crash of 08'
This event will discuss the reporting leading up to the global credit crash of 2008. Alex Brummer has been City Editor for the Daily Mail since 2000. He has over thirty years' experience in the media. Vincent Cable is the Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and speaks for his party on issues of Finance, European Economic and Monetary Union and the City. Evan Davis is a presenter of BBC Radio 4's Today programme. He was the BBC's Economics Editor from 2001-2008. This event is in p
The Future of Picturing the World: filming and imaging in a global era
(Editors note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of the question and answer session are missing from the podcast owing to technical difficulties.) Faced with 'compassion fatigue', how is the practice of filmmakers and photojournalists changing and what are the implications for those who rely on photography and film? How will the internet open up new spaces and change the way in which images are used? Lilie Chouliaraki is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. Max Houg
Producing the Chelsea Flower Show - Karen Arrand
The woman who was responsible for getting the Chelsea Flower Show onto the television for the BBC talks to Coventry Conversations organiser, John Mair. The Chelsea Flower Show is a vital part of the English summer for those fortunate enough to visit the show but to those who watch it on the small screen, it has to capture the spectacle of the event live for 10 hours each year. Karen Arrand was the BBC producer responsible for bringing the show into our living rooms in 2000 to 2003. Karen took
Fairness and Complaints in Broadcasting - Kath Worrall
Kath Worrall is Chair of the Fairness Committee of the Office of Communications – charged by law with making sure that what is broadcast is fair, decent and does not invade privacy. These are some of the most contentious issues in the modern media. Judging the public mood and the line to take is not an easy job – she currently has 40,000 complaints about the last series of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ on her desk.
Does the Electric Car have the Juice?
Fierce price competition, painstaking cost-cutting, and widespread volatility is making life in the auto industry incredibly challenging. How has Renault adapted, and where does it see the auto industry heading? As a fledgling technology (and one of the great hopes for reducing global carbon emissions) can any electric car concept overcome such an inhospitable environment? Renault Group Commercial Director Len Curran and Electric Vehicles chief Andrew Heiron will both be offering their insights
2.3 Common maths problems and errors in the workplace
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry.
Memo from Bruce Scott to Terry O'Malley regarding Lightning Fastener Company Limited and Time Magazine.
Kerry plays classical guitar in China
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry strums a classical guitar during a visit Beijing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news
Erneut zahlreiche FWU-Produktionen ausgezeichnet!
Erneut war das FWU mit seinen Titeln bei der Verleihung der Comenius EduMedia-Auszeichnungen erfolgreich. Sichtlich stolz nahm
Collaboration and Problem Solving in Distributed Collaborative Learning
Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis are utilised as resources for analysing distributed collaborative learning. Thematically we are interested in how a group of students manage their task, how they keep a joint focus, and how technology features in their activity. We present and analyse extracts of data from a group collaborating in a groupware system called TeamWave Workplace. We conclude that in collaborative problem solving the interpretation of the task and the problem solving process
Carrot Sticks or French Fries? Analyzing Factors That Influence Interest Levels in Fast Food
In this lesson, students investigate the influence of fast food brand names on food choices and analyze the factors that contribute to branding preferences. Then they write an opinion essay on the corporate responsibility to influence food choices.
Human Brain – Facts or Fiction – Sanjoy Sanyal
A lot has been said and written about the human brain. Some are anecdotal; some are based on scientific evidence. After all, the human brain does evoke awe, wonder, mystery and even fear. Are all of them true? Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience addresses some of these issues commonly circulating on the Web and tries to arrive at some answers. Stay tuned to his BRAINVIEW Channel on YouTube and Subscribe so that together we can learn more about the Human Brain.Tags: Hu
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
Tissue engineering and stem cell technology
A lecture, "Tissue engineering and stem cell technology" given by Prof ZhanFeng Cui, University of Oxford, at the 10th OIBC Spring Symposium, held jointly with the Department for Continuing Education, at St Edward's School, Oxford, on 4 March 2009. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/oibc2 to view the full presentation from Prof ZhanFeng Cui, including his slides.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Gearing Up for the 2011 Season
On Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., the Kent State University Golden Flashes, along with new head football coach Darrell Hazell, host their first home game of the season versus Louisiana at Dix Stadium.
Break Apart Box 2
EDIT 202 Sample Video