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1. Instagram is an unintentional independent shopping mecca, says The New York Times. 2. Brush up on your French with Inbedwith, an app-only magazine that focuses on one person per issue, across a range of video, editorial shoots, interviews, and more.
An independent EPA-certified lab demonstrated Purinize’s ability to reduce the chemical responsible for a recent water emergency in West Virginia. On January 9, 2014, 4-Methyl-1-cyclohexanemethanol (MCHM) was spilled into the Elk River in Charleston, West Virginia, contaminating the water supply of over 300,000 residents. Show More Summary
Members of PSTA's Finance and Performance Committee listened to a glowing review of the agency's financial practices March 13 as representatives from the independent CPA firm of Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C. presented their report on PSTA's 2013 annual...
A rash of acquisitions of European and U.S. independent production companies has been steadily spreading over the past year and a bit. One exec says, “We joke that there’s a transaction a day.” Leading the charge is the UK’s ITV which...Show More Summary
A few years ago, we noted that Russia was pushing new internet censorship laws, officially to "protect the children." Of course, everyone knew that was a bogus reason, and the laws were used to silence reporters who were critical of the government as well as a bunch of blogs. Show More Summary
New York, March 13, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the blocking today of independent and pro-opposition news websites in Russia, including Ezhednevny Zhurnal, Grani, Kasparov, and the website of the liberal radio station Ekho Moskvy. The popular blog of anti-corruption activist Aleksei Navalny and the personal blogging...
The Rainforest Alliance has lifted the suspension of the Forest Stewardship Council certificate of Swedwood Karelia’s forestry operations, following an independent appeals committee evaluation of the annual audit. Ikea has reportedly...Show More Summary
In case you were curious, here's the "transparency" page for RealClear Education, in which it is explained that the editorial decisions and content that are produced by editors Andy Rotherham and Emmeline Zhao will be independent from...Show More Summary
In the FY2014 HHS budget-in-brief document (PDF at http://www.hhs.gov/budget/fy2014/fy-2014-budget-in-brief.pdf) on page 115, there's this: Patient Safety and Health IT UsabilityPatient safety and usability continue to be a focus forONC. Show More Summary
The Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard will be updated, and for the first time, outside input will be sought. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute’s certification standards board, an independent entity, said it is seeking more stakeholders in an effort to bring more transparency to the process. The standards revision will continue throughout the […]
Wave Broadband, an independent cable operator serving Washington, Oregon and California, is shaking up the cable business service market by purchasing Capacity Provisioning Inc., reports FierceCable. Read more
The company that provides the city's paratransit bus service for people with disabilities on Tuesday was criticized for its slow response times and poor customer service, prompting the city to call for an independent study of its services and...
CALIFORNIA BREAKS RECORD FOR SOLAR OUTPUT California ISO breaks new solar production record; Connected solar and wind renewables surpass 11,000 megawatts to help light up the Golden State March 10, 2014 (California Independent System Operator) “Solar power production hit a new record of 4,093 megawatts on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Show More Summary
Yesterday morning I was talking with my students about the importance of independence in journalistic ethics. Today The New York Times reports that a photo of Palestinian refugees in Syria has come under scrutiny, with some suspecting the picture is a digitally altered fake. Perhaps questions would have been raised in any case, but it […]
With customers torn in a million directions these days, it’s hard to truly “stand out” among their busy days. But as an independent merchant, that’s exactly what you should aim to do. After all, your store should be an experience… not just a place to shop… wouldn’t you agree? Store Perks Among the ways you [...]
WFIE announced Eric Garlick (pictured right) has joined the Evansville, IN, NBC affiliate as weekend meteorologist. Garlick last worked for Independent News Network in Davenport, IA. “We couldn’t wait for you to start,” said chief meteorologist Jeff Lyons (pictured left) while introducing Garlick during Monday’s 5:00 p.m. Show More Summary
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said that small business confidence fell sharply in February to its lowest levelRead the Rest...
Envision Energy is proud to announce that Pattern Energy Group Inc. PEGI -2.00% (Pattern Energy), an independent renewable power company, has selected the Envision Smart Wind Farm™ System Wind OS™ to consolidate control of its wind power assets in North and South America. Pattern Energy will use Wind OS™ for its current operating fleet of Continue reading ?
Kaylin Bugos tells their stories in the American Journalism Review. Now if only zombie Patch sites would shut down so that the independents will have a better chance.