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Umgang mit Kom­ple­xität

Unterschiedliche Positionen zur selben Angelegenheit zu vertreten, hilft uns im Umgang mit widersprüchlichen Erwartungen im Alltag. Werden diese Erwartungen gleichzeitig an uns gestellt, müssen wir jedoch Prioritäten setzen. Warum sich unsere Positionen dadurch langfristig angleichen, erklären Innsbrucker Forscherinnen in einer aktuellen Arbeit im Journal of Management Inquiry. (more…)

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The Election Basar 2016 – “Hillary should take lie detector test” says alleged Clinton sex assult victim

Ex-President Bill Clinton’s sex legacy is still haunting. Even early January this year a Sunday Times journalist Iain Dey, based in New York, was investigating an alleged victim of Bill Clinton, Kathleen Willey, one of the women who has accused President Clinton of sexually assault for many years, as leaked Podesta emails revealed. (more…)

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Journalist describes her quest to give voice to patients struggling with psychosis

“The more I focus on my thoughts, the more I feel like they don’t belong to me” — that is how Anna, an individual with psychosis, describes her experience.

This disruption in a person’s sense of self has long fascinated Rachel Aviv, staff writer for The New Yorker, she said in a recent campus talk sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism. (more…)

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Journalist describes how food companies ‘hook’ consumers

In 2009, while investigating a sudden influx of illnesses caused by food contamination, journalist Michael Moss learned that there was another, and arguably more severe, public health crisis at hand: the disproportionate use of salt, sugar, and fat in a variety of everyday foods.

Moreover, Moss said in his recent Poynter Lecture at Yale, he came to the frightening conclusion that this was not accidental on the food companies’ part, but intentional — that the these unhealthy ingredients were added to attract consumers and make them dependent on products. (more…)

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China and the Internet

Internet bringing change to Chinese society, China Forum speaker says

The Internet is affecting every facet of Chinese life and shaping public opinion, according to Sanjiu Yan, the guest speaker at the inaugural China Forum, held Friday, Oct. 26, at the University of Delaware.

Yan, a former journalist who is now the dean of the College of Communication at East China Normal University in Shanghai, presented the first talk in the China Forum, a new monthly lecture series hosted by the Confucius Institute at UD. (more…)

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Video: Bob Woodward Discusses Investigative Journalism in the New Century

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward ’65 discussed “Secrets: Uncovering Mysteries in the 21st Century” during a conversation with Steven Brill ’72, LAW ’75, founder of the Yale Journalism Initiative, and Paul Needham ’11, journalism scholar and former editor-in-chief of the Yale Daily News. (more…)

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Yahoo! Launches Weekend Edition, a New Weekend Destination on Yahoo! News

*Sponsored by Buick, Weekend Edition offers content for the weekend audience, including an original video program*

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Yahoo! and Buick today unveiled Weekend Edition on Yahoo! News, a new weekend program offering compelling original video and relevant editorial content, programmed for the weekend audience. Weekend Edition (https://weekendedition.news.yahoo.com) will help Buick reach and engage the Yahoo! News audience of more than 90 million monthly visitors by integrating the Buick brand in a premium-content environment.

“With Weekend Edition, we’ve established a destination that features lighter lifestyle-oriented news programming, which we already know is more popular with our weekend audience,” said Mark Walker, vice president and head of Yahoo! News. “This program also aligns perfectly with Buick’s target demographics and brand attributes, which makes Buick an ideal partner for Weekend Edition.” (more…)

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