NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) concluded negotiations in New York on Tuesday for a new 3 year collective bargaining...Show More Summary
In short… we did it! Thanks to our amazing sponsors, supporters, speakers and attendees, the second annual Independent Retailer Conference successfully came to life this past Monday, May 20, 2013. Next week I plan to share a full recap of the event, but I couldn’t wait till then to share with you at least a [...]
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CH2M HILL, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, ERM, KPMG, McKinsey, PE International and PwC stand out as the leading sustainability consulting firms, says a report from independent analyst firm Verdantix. Green Quadrant: Sustainability Consulting (US) 2013 provides sustainability executives a short-list to help them select the right firm based on practices at 16 firms that were [...]
If you think public television exists to offer challenging, independent news and public affairs shows that bring us stories the stories the commercial media too often ignore, free of the influence of big sponsors and corporate owners... well, this hasn't been a good week.
YAKIMA, Wash. — Northwest cherry marketers don’t plan to be late for Independence Day fireworks from U.S. retailers.
I grew up idolizing both Barbara Walters and Mary Richards. I moved to a big city, became a journalist, and lived the better part of the last decade as a single, independent, successful (if I do say so) career woman. I don't think this is a coincidence.
Yahoo has agreed to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo said in a press release that they “promise not to screw it up,” explaining that Tumblr will be operated as an independent business and that David Karp, the company’s founder will remain CEO. Still, the two companies will work together in some ways. Show More Summary
For those watching keenly to see just what Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer means when she promises that Tumblr will keep its independence post-acquisition, here's an omen of sorts: Instead of the traditional joint press conference to announce...Show More Summary
Following days of rumors, Yahoo has acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The press release made the new relationship clear: “Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business.” Tumblr has served as a source of countless book deals and many writers keep work on the site. Show More Summary
• YAHOO WILL BUY TUMBLR “Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business,” a Yahoo announcement this morning says. The acquisition cost Yahoo $1.1 billion, “substantially … Read more
Longtime independent film marketing executive Liz Manne was appointed executive director of FilmAid International in 2011. She’s now transitioning out of the job to the board of directors as a vice chair. Co-founder of the MTV Exit Foundation Simon Goff will replace Manne. Show More Summary
The town of Wigton has completed the first stage of an initiative to become a smart energy community. Located in Cumbria, Wigton was previously part of a pilot deploying rural broadband and has partnered with Silver Spring Networks to demonstrate how communities can become energy independent. via English Town Seeks Energy Independence.
Diane Ravitch says: [The] data-driven focus [of Houston Independent School District's Apollo Program] contains the seed of its own destruction. Talking about tests all the time, doing test prep all the time, making kids take tests that they are not relevant to them and that they are not prepared for.... I was [...]
(Jonathan H. Adler) Responding to press questions about the IRS scandal, White House spokesperson Jay Carney claimed that the IRS is an “independent agency.” At the Federalist Society’s new Executive Branch Review blog, former Assistant...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 17, 2013) – It was announced today that independent film producers Cassian Elwes and Robert Ogden Barnum have launched e2b Capital, a new entertainment company for independent filmmakers and financiers seeking financing and global distribution expertise. Elwes and Barnum will serve as co-heads of the Los Angeles-based operation. Show More Summary
“America is too dependent on foreign oil” is a frequent refrain of American politicians and policymakers with an agenda. Now, it seems possible that the immense new discoveries of American shale gas and its liquid twin “tight oil” may be able to displace these imports. But is this realistic?
Say hello to Paul Brandus who writes West Wing Reports and a column for The Week. He’s an independent White House Correspondent who writes a blog and has a Twitter account in which he doesn’t use his name. How come he goes nameless? “Here’s a question for you,” begins his standard refrain about it. Show More Summary
Independent carriers have had a tough time of it in recent months especially Wind Mobile who has struggled to make much headway against their larger rivals and found themselves put up for sale by their owner. Whilst Wind’s parent company VimpelCom is awaiting approval to take full control of the provider, the company has stated [...]
Repost from Rick Davies on Monitoring and Evaluation News. I agree, this is news! IFAD follows ICAI by publishing summary ratings of evaluations of all its programmes. Oxfam went some way down the same route with its Project Effectiveness Reviews. This is a great trend towards real transparency. Let’s hope other agencies will follow suit. ————————————————————- […]