Category Archives: U.K. Parliament

The Branding of Rupert Murdoch: Unfit to Wield Media Power

by Rick Rockwell Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful men in the world and the leader of the conservative News Corp. may have received his greatest upbraiding last week.  A committee of the U.K.’s House of Commons branded him … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Hacking

by Rick Rockwell The British media provided an interesting window in the past week to glimpse into the complex world of hacking.  While media vilified those arrested and accused in the on-going News of the World hacking scandal that threatens … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Miscommunication: Jay Leno’s Joke & the Golden Temple

by Gabby LaVerghetta To make a generalization, Americans are pretty laid back when it comes to comedy. There are some lines that comedians know better than to cross, especially when it comes to race, but for the most part anything … Continue reading

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