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Wall Street Journal Staffers Push Back: We’re Not ‘Fox-ified’

NEW YORK — While Rupert Murdoch and his son, James Murdoch, faced tough questions from members of Parliament Tuesday over the phone hacking scandal, …

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Judith Samuelson: Why Pepsi’s CEO Should Continue Speaking Out

If I could give an award for the most bewildering headline in recent months, it would be the WSJ story about Pepsi and the shrinking cola market. Let me get this straight. PepsiCo is criticized for focusing on healthy foods?

Read more: Healthy Food, Organic Food, Soda, Food Politics, Aspen Institute, Food, Diabetes, Obesity, Pepsi, […]

Bank Of America CEO Subpoenaed By New York Attorney General

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is not backing off a civil fraud probe into whether Bank of America deliberately misled shareh…

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Joyce McFadden: How Mothers Unintentionally Harm Their Daughters’ Self-Confidence

Earlier this week on Good Morning America there was yet another story on the body image crisis affecting our pre-pubescent daughters.

We all know our society is hard on girls and women. It values thinness and “beauty” above all else, and propels our girls, at younger and younger ages, into understanding their worth as […]

Nearly One In Three American Workers Considering Leaving Their Jobs: Report

Dissatisfied workers are less alone than they were six years ago, a new report finds.

In 2010, nearly one in three of surveyed U.S. workers, or 32 percent, said that they were seriously considering leaving their jobs. Compare that to 2005, when 23 percent expressed that level of dissatisfaction, according to the report by […]

Youth Radio — Youth Media International: Debt Boosts Self Esteem In Young People

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe.

By: Robyn Gee

Last year, the Wall Street Journal reported that student-loan debt was higher than credit card debt. Why are young people so eager or unafraid to take out educational loans? According to Rachel Dwyer, associate professor of sociology […]

GE CEO: Boost Hiring By Speeding Up Construction Projects

WASHINGTON – Washington should streamline permitting for construction projects and make it easier for tourists to visit the United States to help boost hiring and spur the economy, a top adviser to President Barack Obama said.

Jeff Immelt, chief executive of General Electric and head of Obama’s jobs and competitiveness council, said his panel’s […]

SEC After Goldman Over Libya Dealings

The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining whether Goldman Sachs Group Inc and some other financial companies violated bribery laws in dealings with Libya’s sovereign-wealth fund, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Enforcement lawyers at SEC are reviewing documents that detail the firms’ relationships with the Libyan Investment Authority […]

Why Are Staffers Leaving Murdoch’s iPad Paper?

NEW YORK — In the months leading up to Rupert Murdoch’s unveiling of The Daily at the Guggenheim Museum, the buzz in media circles centered on all the journalists flocking to the forthcoming iPad-only “newspaper.” Lately, there’s been more talk of who’s leaving.

On Thursday, art director for news Gabriel Dance became the seventh staffer […]

Former IMF Chief’s Defense Team Seeks Advice From Firm Run By Former CIA Officers

May 20, 2011 10:58:19 PM

By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The legal team defending former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn against sexual assault charges has informally sought public relations advice from a Washington consulting firm run by former CIA officers and U.S. diplomats, Reuters has learned.

TD International is the same company Strauss-Kahn, then […]