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The public is listening and associations are spending

As a public relations professional, imagine my excitement when I stumbled across a new report that found associations are spending an unprecedented amount of money to sway public opinion. 580 more words

Associations

The state of city-run Internet

The state of city-run Internet
Source: Center for Public Integrity

The fight against city-owned Internet networks may just be beginning.

The telecommunications giants including Comcast, AT&T and Time Warner Cable have spent millions of dollars to lobby state legislatures, influence state elections and buy research to try to stop the spread of public Internet services that often offer faster speeds at cheaper rates.

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Business And Economics

Big business crushed ballot measures in 2014

Big business crushed ballot measures in 2014
Source: Center for Public Integrity

Key findings:

  • More than three-quarters of the $266 million given by the top 50 donors to ballot measure groups nationwide ahead of the 2014 elections came from corporations or business trade groups.
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Business And Economics

Tories Defend Lord Green, Tory Peer Who Ran HSBC, Over Tax Evasion Allegations

This is an amazing story of where the Tories are protecting a former minister, Lord Green, who was chairman of HSBC during a period of massive… 110 more words

Politics

Catalogue of malpractice endorsed by bankers laid bare in HSBC files | Business | The Guardian

Here an amazing story of where the Swiss branch of major international bank, HSBC, helped wealthy clients hide secret bank accounts from the tax authorities. 170 more words

People

Center for Public Integrity

When I entered the Missouri Journalism School as a Walter William Scholar in my freshman year, I did not know what good there was being a Walter William Scholar. 655 more words

Media