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July 30: Raising Awareness Through Social Media on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 6:46 PM

Did you know that human trafficking is the second largest criminal enterprise in the world? No? Most people don't.

Last week a friend and I were discussing human trafficking, a discussion sparked by a storyline on USA's summer drama Graceland, when I mentioned how terrifying the statistics on human...

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CBS vs. Cote de Pablo, the Cost of Doing Business: 'What You Lose When You Choose' (Part Two)

(4) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 2:44 PM

Seniority and Pay Parity

It's important to look at the seniority argument from a real-world perspective. Seniority is rarely, if ever, the single determining factor in deciding how much to pay an employee. Many other things factor into the equation. What qualifications did the employee bring with them to the...

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Cote de Pablo vs. CBS, The Cost of Doing Business: 'What You Lose When You Choose' (Part Three)

(7) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 7:57 PM

A Question of Revenue

What pays the bills in Hollywood is advertising revenue. The more ad revenue a show the larger it's salary budget. The key demographic that all advertisers seem to covet is that of the 18-49 year old demographic with older viewers being of little interest to...

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CBS vs. Cote de Pablo, the Cost of Doing Business: 'What You Lose When You Choose' (Part One)

(5) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 7:33 PM

Despite nearly six months passing since Cote de Pablo's departure from NCIS was announced, there continues to be a significant outcry for her return. The general consensus amongst those that don't believe that Cote left NCIS because she was "ready to move on the other projects" or that it was...

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NCIS: And I Find Myself Thinking, 'It's Not Supposed to Be This Way'

(76) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 4:12 PM

For many years I have been a loyal NCIS fan. In college my girlfriends and I began watching the re-runs on USA network. From then on we had a standing appointment on Tuesday nights to watch NCIS together. It didn't matter if we had papers to write, exams to study...

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