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Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Google is coming after critics in academia and journalism

This summer, a small team of well-respected researchers and journalists, the Open Markets team at the New America think tank, dared to speak up about Google, in the mildest way. … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Minority Groups and Bottlers Team Up in Battles Over Soda

Dozens of Hispanic and African-American civil rights groups, health advocacy organizations and business associations have joined the beverage industry in opposing soda regulation around the country in recent years, arguing … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Florida Atlantic Football Stadium Will Be Named For Private Prison Company

The public university on Tuesday announced an unconventional partner: the nation’s second-largest operator of for-profit prisons, the GEO Group Inc. The newly christened GEO Group Stadium came as part of a $6 million … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Armstrong’s Business Brand, Bound Tight With His Charity

Friends and associates have said that Mr. Armstrong will admit to using performance-enhancing drugs when he sits down Monday for a taped interview with Oprah Winfrey. The confession, they said, … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Sandy’s Wake, Insurance Industry Must Better Account For Climate Change, Critics Say

As the East Coast and large swaths of the Midwest continue to climb out of the 1,000-mile wide path of destruction left behind by this week’s megastorm Sandy, which killed … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Big Jobs Myth: American Workers Aren’t Ready for American Jobs

This “skills mismatch” is routinely held up to explain why the unemployment rate is still at 8.2% three years after the Great Recession officially ended, and why nearly half of … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why Is the NRA So Powerful?

The NRA is considered by many the most powerful lobbying group in the country, despite relatively modest financial resources and just 4 million members. What makes the NRA so influential? Focus and emotion. Story length: … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Private Prisons Profit From Immigration Crackdown

Americans have grown accustomed to the crackdown on illegal immigration as part of the fabric of contemporary political debate, one in which Arizona’s strict enforcement posture frequently captures attention. The … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Even in Coal Country, the Fight for an Industry

For generations, coal has been king in this Appalachian town. It provided heat, light and jobs for the hundreds of people who worked in the nearby coal mines and the smoke-coughing Big … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

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