Good Reporting: Telling the Tale (Juan Williams)
Host Al Page speaks with Juan Williams, reporter for The Washington Post. They discuss the criteria of solid story writing and the importance of getting the small details right. Williams articulates his belief that a good reporter should strive for a story that thoroughly describes the points of tension or conflict. They also discuss the negative stereotypes of minorities, the difficulty in keeping an open mind and the problems involved in political coverage.
Rwanda: You Go, Girls!
The PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series analyzes a number of significant and current global issues. In 'Ladies First' (2004), WIDE ANGLE delivers a riveting report on the political and socio-economic success of the Rwandan women after the genocide of 1994 that divided the country's major ethnic groups, the Tutsi and the Hutu. The purpose of this lesson is to use 'Ladies First' to show not only that women working together can and did create a dialogue and a basis for trust among ethnic groups, but
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XIX, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calender of the IAC'S Spring Public Lecture Series, The CGS Appoints Tammi Schneider as Assistant Professor of the OT, Consultation on Thomas Christianity, Institute Scholars at Magic Conference in Lawrence, Kansas, The Spring Public Lecture Series 1993: "Sectarianism from the Second to the First Temple Periods," "From Meeting House to Holy Place: The Synagogue During Late Antiquity," "Ancient Jewish Coins," "Images of the Philistines: In Light of the As
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Musharraf on leadership challenges in solving Middle Eastern disputes
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
5.4 Empirical evidence
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the ‘glass ceiling’ ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
Central Banking and the Credit Crunch
Howard Davies is working on a book about the future of central banking to be published in 2009 by Princeton University Press. He will assess the ways in which central banks around the world have responded to the credit crisis and what that implies for their role in financial sector regulation in the future. Howard Davies is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this, from 1997-2003 he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the single regulato
How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events "How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events" A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
"How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events"
A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
Washington as a Symbol
Washington's leadership was an appealing surrogate for the king's paternal presence. Historian Kevin Kelly discusses the first president's legacy.
Reality checks for private equity
Chris Higson, Professor of Accounting, provides a reality check into what went wrong with private equity as well as his insights into what the future now holds
Video of Russian driver running over man after argument goes viral
A dashboard camera video of a Russian driver running over a fellow driver after an argument and escaping without paying attention to an injured man goes viral. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, nat
GLS 2010 highlights
Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2010, held on 5 July. The theme was emerging markets: "New Frontiers: Expansion, Opportunity and Innovation."
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
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Car bomb kills three south of Iraq's Kirkuk
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R.J. Mitte -- Star of "Breaking Bad" -- Speaks to the College of Charleston
Cougar Activities Board (CAB), within the Office of Student Life at the College of Charleston, hosted RJ Mitte to talk about overcoming adversity. Mitte is best known for playing the role of Walt, Jr. on the Emmy-winning AMC drama "Breaking Bad." Now, Mitte has a recurring role on the Peabody Award-winning ABC Family drama, "Switched at Birth," playing Campbell, a pre-med college student paralyzed by a snowboarding accident who works at the free clinic. RJ Mitte has worked his entire life to no
This course covers the essential principles and tools of Managerial Economics, the application of microeconomics to management decisions. Students who master this material will be better prepared for leadership positions in business, not-for-profit, and government entities.
Europe and Deflation Paranoia The Commercialization of Intimacy Are Women still left holding the Baby? Who's the Boss. An exploration of the ongoing tug-of-war between fairness and flexibility in the Aus
The European Central Bank is deeply concerned about deflation, and deflation paranoia is a convenient way to justify propping up southern Europe, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Joe Kohlhaas.
Changing patterns of caring and intimacy traditionally seen as the domain of the family are being increasingly commercialized as single parents and couples transfer emotional labour demands from the home to professional agencies.
When Labor swept to power in 2007 it carried a clear mandate to bury the Howard government’s controversial Work Choices reforms. Its Fair Work legislation, which took effect in July 2009, was eagerly anticipated by those seeking a more equitable balance between employee rights and employer flexibility. But 8 months on, controversy remains. Some say Fair Work delivers. Some say it’s little different. Others, including Opposition leader Tony Abbott, say it goes too far. So how has Fair Work c
The Commercialization of Intimacy Are Women still left holding the Baby?
Who's the Boss. An exploration of the ongoing tug-of-war between fairness and flexibility in the Aus