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  [A-List] Werner: Searching for a New Kind of Economics - 'New Paradigm in Macroeconomics'
On the contrary, companies are attempting – often succeeding – in exploiting human weaknesses for their gain, not seldom leaving people worse off.
It creates a fictional world that is not just a little different from reality, but one that is diametrically opposed to what constitutes the very essence of the world we live in.
The large media conglomerates, such as Bertelsmann or AOL Time Warner, would not exist; ● analysts would not have to spend hours poring over corporate figures to analyse the state of a company.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2005-March/051632.html   (10453 words)

 ASNE - Code of Ethics and Professionalism of The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Company identification cards are not to be used for personal purposes, to gain admission to an event, to solicit favors or to avoid enforcement of a law.
Freelance work for print or electronic media not in direct competition with The Pilot may be permissible, as long as it does not constitute a conflict of interest or otherwise interfere with the performance of a staff member’s job.
Company resources, such as computers and cameras, should not be used in the pursuit of outside work.
www.asne.org /index.cfm?ID=3550   (5436 words)

 Blue Bayou: Media Watch Archives
Accuracy in Media is a pretty questionable source for any kind of serious media information; their methods for tracking "liberal media bias" rely heavily on measuring US media consumers' perceptions of bias, rather than trying to analyze what's being reported in any remotely objective way.
So I turned to Media Transparency's rundown of grants to Galen, where it becomes clear that this is a lobbying group supported by the usual gang of conservative donors.
The crime list did have the benefit of being created from a fairly straightforward data set; while differences in the natures of the cities being examined made it problematic, it wasn't totally silly.
blogs.chron.com /bluebayou/media_watch   (18741 words)

 AEI - Events
From the time I entered the agency in 1975, through the 1990s, open-source reporting--press, media, Saddam's speeches, expertise from many different sources, anything in the public domain--was always a rich source of information, especially on Iraq, which was a virtually totally denied area for so long.
And I would say that the dots around that particular event were certainly a lot less clear than the constellation that we have that is this connection.
And while we're not talking about a specific event necessarily, we're talking about a relationship that I think was threatening and that I think presented a unique threat, given the history of both al Qaeda and Saddam.
www.aei.org /events/filter.all,eventID.833/transcript.asp   (13935 words)

 Mockumentary Flap by Ron Steinman- The Digital Journalist
Today, though, with much happening so fast in our society dominated by mass media, some so-called documentary filmmakers believe they need all the help they can get to hold an audience as they tell their story.
Audiences do not understand that the people who run these networks and the production companies that serve them also wish to be entertained, and they do not want to go broke doing it.
At times, the documentary can and does succeed honestly for past events for which the camera was not present.
www.digitaljournalist.org /issue0506/steinman.html   (2161 words)

 MRC in the News -- October 2003 -- Media Research Center
The Media Research Center caught ABC News' "World Tonight" spinning out of control against yesterday's news that our economy is roaring back.
“A number of groups, including the Alexandria, Va.-based Media Research Center, have mounted a campaign urging America's top 100 corporate advertisers to preview the film and, if it is in fact as defamatory as the pre-telecast leaks have suggested, to withhold their advertising.
MRC Director of Media Analysis Tim Graham discussed the media's coverage of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
www.mediaresearch.org /inthenews/2003/news1003.asp   (3808 words)

 Algunos Aspectos del Filmoteca de la UNAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
King lists the manifesto’s participants: José de la Colina, Rafael Corkidi, Salvador Elizondo, J.M. Garcia Ascot, Carlos Monsiváis, Alberto Isaac, Paul Leduc and Fernando Macoltela, all of whom would become “the most important film-makers, critics and chroniclers of the next twenty years.
The events of 1968 further galvanized the artistic and academic communities upon which the Filmoteca is founded.
Indeed, UNAM sets an example of accessibility, fulfilling the archival mission of, as Claes describes it, “spreading the culture and aesthetic of these media and ensuring that, in a sea channel of surfing and cyber-shopping, both present and future generations do not forget the true meaning of cinema” (Claes, 110).
www.tft.ucla.edu /mediascape/number01/UNAM.htm   (5339 words)

 iMedia Connection: Alternate Reality Gaming 101
Many more agencies and brands are starting to adapt ARG tactics of stealth marketing, microsites, big stakes contests and real world special events in a hybrid campaign to capture the cache of Augmented Reality Branding and encourage pull tactics that encourage players to tell the story to other players versus outdated "push" campaigns.
Agency and brand budgets for online and new media continue to grow, but there is no source chronicling the rise of ARG advertising and sponsorship because the funds are often dispersed across such silos as special events, promotion, guerilla marketing and sweepstakes budgets.
According to the Chicago-based IEG Sponsorship surveys, North American companies spent an estimated $5 billion of their $11.1 billion events budget on experiential marketing in 2004 with a projected 25 percent increase forecast annually beginning last year.
www.imediaconnection.com /content/8508.asp   (1434 words)

 portland imc - 2003.10.30 - May 1968 Participant Speaking in Vancouver, BC Sunday
As the Events wound down, the Revolutionary Action Committee of the Sorbonne published a brochure containing leaflets it had composed during the movement and commentaries on their use.
What we do know is that the Events launched a whole new approach to politics that lives to this day and that has born fruit in the many social movements around technical issues in such different domains as medicine, the environment, and computerization.
I think Sartre had the deepest insight into the May Events when he described them as "enlarging the field of the possible." What the May events did was to lift the barriers to imaginatively approaching advanced societies and the many technical and administrative obstacles to democratic participation they set up.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2003/10/274109.shtml   (3463 words)

 Andy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth: Media Archives
Rosen raises the possibility of media outlets serving as a form of opposition to the White House, as away of counterbalancing yes-men-like coverage.
Media is unbundled at the point of origin and rebundled at the point of consumption.
Those who were told by the Chinese media that they have constitutional and legal rights are painfully disabused of such fantasies when they seek to shed light on social and religious issues the state prefers to keep in the dark.
www.andycarvin.com /archives/media   (15132 words)

 Lists of fictional things - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are lists of fictional things created in literature or media that are available.
Unlike fictional people, i.e., people from works of fiction, fictitious people are those somebody has claimed actually exist, for the purpose of e.g., a hoax, a fraud, or a pseudonym.
List of television shows set in Washington, D.C. See also: Lists of television shows by city setting; and List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archive_of_fictional_things   (516 words)

 IFEX ::
Private commercial media can contribute to the diversity of information but tend to pay scant attention to the interests and concerns of people living in poverty while seeking the minimum regulation possible to pursue their private interest.
The existence of community media in a country is one measure of an open and participatory democracy committed to media pluralism and the freedom of expression.
The absence of community media from the draft texts of the WSIS is an indicator of a narrowing WSIS agenda whose impact on human rights and the freedom of expression risks being measured in the negative.
www.ifex.org /en/content/view/full/67461   (2449 words)

 mediabistro.com: Articles: 2006: A Media New Year
While much of the media spends late December hashing out the best and worst of the past year, we prefer to look to the future.
At a Wall Street media conference, five major newspaper companies announce they will lay off 1000 more employees in an attempt to bolster their stock price.
As Google and Craig's List steer more and more revenue away from newspapers and other news media, journalists will cease writing fluff and start taking a hard look at the two companies.
www.mediabistro.com /articles/cache/a6497.asp   (1502 words)

 Freedom Center Northampton MA - Upcoming Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
At this youth and psychiatry event Chaya Grossberg, Catherine Simon, and Mollie Hurter of the Freedom Center will talk about both their own experiences of abuse within the psychiatric system as well as the way they see the escalating role that psychiatry is playing in youth of America.
Event location is on public transit; contact Freedom Center if you have transporation needs, and you can download a campus map here and download written driving / bus directions here.
This event will provide a chance for us to speak for ourselves about the terror, voices, mania, visions, dreams, and pain associated with a diagnosis of 'mental illness' - and also the joy and freedom that can rise from our extreme states of consciousness and alternative approaches to healing and living.
www.freedom-center.org /info/upcomingevents.html   (6119 words)

 University of St. Thomas : Libraries : Databases
Facts, figures, and key events dealing with public and private companies, industries, products, and markets for all manufacturing and service industries at an international level.
Includes a sample business plan template and two fictional plans, a glossary of small business terms, and a directory section containing various listings of interest to entrepreneurs and consultants specializing in small business advice and planning.
All companies are classified under the Kompass Product Classification - one of the most comprehensive in the world - with more than 53,000 products & services.
www.stthomas.edu /libraries/databases/a-zlist.php?PK=BI   (1843 words)

 mediabistro.com: Articles: Unwitting Media Mega-Players and the Red State Consumers Who Support Them
Why media consumption in suburban Arkansas is increasingly more important than media consumption in the big city.
Because the companies that provide distribution for---and target---that big, expansive middle-of-nowhere market are the ones that are, by virtue of their reach and economic power, changing the media industry and as a result, shifting the ideological lines that traditionally shape it.
If one assumes that New Yorkers tend to be liberal it naturally follows that most media professionals working in New York (and most media professionals in general, by extension) are probably liberal.
www.mediabistro.com /articles/cache/a5698.asp?c=mbennf   (1524 words)

However, it is the most impressive part of the concept is its future goal: the ability to rid the computer user of any input devices (keyboard and mouse), while integrating the entire system visually, which would cause the user to be controlling the computer with their eyes.
The popular manipulation and re-imaging of media should also be addressed; so should the decentralizing effect the Internet has had on the distribution and creation of media.
This is list is by no means complete, but it nevertheless offers a blueprint for thematic content on a site regarding Internet theory.
metamedialab.com   (3995 words)

 mediaculture: public relations
Given the history of corporate public relations, many concerned citizens believe that when a company or individual makes a mistake or misleads the public, too often a PR counsel is hired to alter the image rather than to admit the misdeed and correct the problem.
With access to less traditional media outlets like cable, and the World Wide Web there may be a forum for voicing opinion and ideas open to all...or at least open to more.
Liszt, the mailing list directory, is a guide to a wide variety of mailing lists (complete with instructions on how to join them).
www.bedfordstmartins.com /communication/mediaculture98/pubrel.html   (669 words)

 2003 Media Follies! (December 31, 2003)
We started compiling the list in 1996 with the perception that the U.S, public, instead of getting the information it needed to make informed decisions in a democracy, was being distracted with an endless barrage of feel-good trivia and official spin.
The chain of events set in motion by the US invasion of Iraq is likely to take a definitive turn; beyond that, the American public will be asked to pass judgment on the four years' performance of one of the most radical regimes in our country's history.
So much is flying under US media radar, it's hard to know where to start - from Mugabe's terrorizing of Zimbabwe to AIDS to the renewed national and regional depredations of Nigeria, a country effectively run by the likes of Shell and Chevron, and whichever local generals have the franchise this week.
www.eatthestate.org /08-09/2003MediaFollies.htm   (2323 words)

 Irregular Times: Religion News Unfit to Print   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The organization Unity08.com — which apparently maintains a closet-sized space in the Watergate complex of Washington, DC, and which keeps its official business address as one identical to a political public relations firm in Denver, CO — failed its first test when it repeatedly fudged its own promises on timely updating of financial disclosure reports.
Political events are getting broadcast on YouTube more and more, as when the nation found out about the taser attack on a nonviolent university student by police officers doing a security check on a library.
Inundation with lists of the latest, most popular videos or songs is not not the kind of thing that Zaadz is about.
irregulartimes.com /index.php/archives/category/media   (8773 words)

 portland imc - 2006.06.05 - 9/11 Whistleblower Richard Andrew Grove Come Forward
The events I'll be discussing relate to the Who, How, and Whys of September 11th, why this information is being suppressed, who's suppressing it, and how I came to make this recording- as an escalated measure to communicate this information to the people who can use it to heal America...
If one were to look at the events of 9-11 as a battle-wound to the body that is our Nation, the current state of our union would be this: We've been ambushed by a yet-unidentified enemy, we're critically injured, but we haven't cleaned or dressed the wound, or found who is responsible.
Aside from witnessing events which contradict the "Official Story", I experienced the horror of bearing witness to a situation wherein my peers were trapped in a burning building and realizing that there was nothing that I could do to help them...
portland.indymedia.org /en/2006/06/340627.shtml   (13494 words)

 AEI - Events
We thought we would be able to hit the ground running on November 8, and it took 36 days thereafter before we actually had the beginning of a transition, and we also will focus on the whole appointment, nomination and confirmation process for people in government.
Both the role of the media and the--call it intrusiveness, but the ways in which media, Internet and conventional, is able to access information and run information 24 hours a day, 7--you know, 24-7-365, to use that buzz thing, which means that nothing is truly private or in some ways deliberative in a meaningful way.
And that book, that novel, is an examination of the media's role and the Senate's role and special interest groups' roles as well as all of the political roles that you would expect to be played on the Presidential and Senatorial level that underlie and interact with and affect confirmation of Presidential senior appointees.
www.aei.org /events/filter.all,eventID.284/transcript.asp   (12786 words)

 Reality TV
Table A is a list of reality television programs there were compiled from two different web sites that direct reality television fans to shows.
We can then see from the 24 shows that were listed there were only actually five media companies that owned the shows.
This is only due to the huge success of “Survivor” in which CBS only agreed to buy it after they enlisted Burnett to sell advertising on the series and they made a deal that if it succeeded that they would split the advertising profits an unprecedented 50/50 (25).
oregonstate.edu /instruct/soc499/cordray/media/Realitytv.html   (3061 words)

 Top Characters Gross $25B - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Media giants like Disney and Viacom took home most of that revenue, but videogame makers, publishing companies, and toymakers such as Mattel and Hasbro cashed in, too.
Pure toys, like Hello Kitty, who would have ranked third on our list with earnings of $4 billion last year, were excluded from our list.
That's because in order to qualify for our list, a property must have made their debut in a narrative story, be it a cartoon, a book or even a videogame.
www.forbes.com /lists/2004/10/20/cz_vq_lr_1020fictionalintro.html   (387 words)

 BeldarBlog: Mainstream Media Archives
Crichton fails to revere sufficiently either the New York Times, the rest of the mainstream media, or the portions of the scientific community who are hysterical on the subject of global warming.
I belatedly found, via a link from Will Collier, what Will correctly calls NBC News anchor Brian Williams' "rather pompous non-apology apology" for writing and broadcasting last week that "several U.S. presidents were at minimum revolutionaries, and probably were considered terrorists of their time by the Crown in England." Mr.
Carter's relationship with the Sena Company was that of an independent contractor subject to the "Kirby Independent Dealer Agreement," which required him, also, to sell Kirby systems to consumer end-users through in-home demonstrations.
beldar.blogs.com /beldarblog/mainstream_media/index.html   (15400 words)

 Streamingmedia.com: DotComix Suspends Operations
The dot-com death toll continues to rise, and animated content creator DotComix (www.dotcomix.com), may soon be adding its name to the list.
The company was counting on another round of funding this fall, which was not completed due to the poor market conditions.
The company could not continue operations, however, while seeking potential buyers.
www.streamingmedia.com /article.asp?id=6509   (320 words)

 Forbes Lists, World's Richest People, and more - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Our annual listing of the richest fictional characters includes a duck, a wizard, a Nigerian prince and a plumber.
The most robust, fundamentally disciplined public outfits with sales under $750 million.
For the first time, everyone on the list is a billionaire.
www.forbes.com /lists   (163 words)

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