The creators of commercially sold counseling programs increasingly profit from public health services across the world. However, a new study on the evidence basis for some of the market leaders reveals that serious conflicts of interest across the majority of the research go habitually undisclosed.
As much as I would have thought recent legislation, public awareness programs, and those pesky police officers dishing out hefty fines would have made people aware that using a smartphone while driving is incredibly dangerous and that distracted driving is a huge contributor to traffic fatalities, well it looks like such vital information simply hasn’t [...]
Public health insurance programs often get a bad rap, despite a growing positive evidence base on their patient care, quality and outcomes. Earlier this month, another study emerged that found Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance...Show More Summary
Big 4 broadcast networks joined their cable news brethren in carrying President Obama’s short Thanksgiving-eve statement to a jittery public about traveling, shopping, etc. over the holiday. “As we go into Thanksgiving weekend, whatShow More Summary
In the wake of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, there’s been a great deal of discussion in the United States and around the world about data surveillance programs, their merits, and whether or not the public’s greater awareness...Show More Summary
Chuck Todd, host of America's preeminent public policy and politics program, "Meet the Press": Donald Trump — the post-truth 2016 candidate We've been around the political block long enough to know that almost all presidential candidates exaggerate, dissemble, take statements out of context and, yes, lie. Show More Summary
Gone are the days when public libraries measure their worth solely by the number of books circulated annually. It is no longer enough to measure our success by the size of the crowd that attended our Storytime program. Our communities expect more from their public libraries than just moving books or filling a room. Show More Summary
FX president John Landgraf has been public about his views that there is too much TV out there, but those opinions thankfully haven?t caused him to scale back on the quality programming his network puts out. Case in point: More Fargo!Click To Continue Reading
Libraries have had marketing or public relations people taking photos of library programs for years. However, in the days where YouTube and sharing videos online is becoming the norm for many of our patrons, does it almost seem necessary to have library videographers as well as photographers?
Last week, The Huffington Post and The Chronicle for Higher Education published an investigation revealing that public universities are subsidizing their athletic programs to the tune of $10.3 billion a year. Millions of students are paying fees they don’t know about to support sports they don’t watch. Show More Summary
GUN TURN-IN PROGRAM not living up to media spin: Police-community partnerships are a positive measure to increase public safety, but good intentions aren’t the same thing as a good (or effective) plan. A report by Time-Warner Cable News tried to put a positive spin on things by noting that “almost 1,000 people” responded to take […]
In her day job, Susan Hackley is chief administrative and financial officer for the Harvard Program on Negotiation, but her prior experience in a variety of public policy and other positions offers her a crisp view on many issues facing the country and the world. Show More Summary
PBS NewsHour, a daily US television news program shown on the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), used footage of Russian airstrikes against ISIL targets, claiming that they were US airstrikes, an Information Clearing House article revealed.
Four former Air Force servicemembers have risked prosecution to publicly accuse President Obama of lying about the effectiveness of his administration’s drone program, which they call one of the greatest forces for the creation of terrorism.
Four former U.S. Air Force drone operators issued a public letter on Wednesday warning that the United States' ongoing targeted killing program "is one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the...Show More Summary
When the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) completed its recent 14-year Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP), the city Controller’s Office released an impact study detailing the economic benefits and returns on investment that the program stimulated throughout the city. Show More Summary
Release: Candidates in the 2016 presidential race would see a dramatic shift in fundraising success under a proposed small donor public financing system, according to a study released on Thursday by U.S. PIRG Education Fund. Using third quarter fundraising data … Continue reading ?
Loyola University Chicago's Public Health Program has received a five-year accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health.
Brenda Tierney, public information manager for RTD's North Metro Rail Line is the 2015 Denver Mayor's award winner in Excellence in Arts & Culture. She is also the creator and manager of RTD's Art-n-Transit program.