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Technically Speaking About Telephony

La Tanya Williams | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
La Tanya Williams

VoIP stands for voice over Internet Protocol. Simply put, traditional VoIP phones let you make calls using the internet and are most often used within corporate business environments. Over the past 10 years, this technology has grown expansively.

A Message for Communications Majors and Those Who Stereotype Them

Christina Berchini | Posted 03.29.2015 | College
Christina Berchini

It wasn't until long after I graduated college that I learned just how stigmatized the "Communications Major" is in this society. As a result of this newfound knowledge, I often find myself hesitating to tell others. If I can avoid bringing up that fact at all, I avoid it.

Word Mongering: How Not to Get Anything Written

Liz Wainger | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Liz Wainger

When people spend hours and hours playing with the red pen or the edit function in Word, it's often because they don't want to own a particular direction or point of view, one which may be posited by another person or group entirely.

How Judge Lance Ito and OJ Simpson Ruined the Legal System

Don McNay | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Don McNay

One of the worst moves in American judicial history was Judge Lance Ito's decision to allow the OJ Simpson murder trial in 1995 to be televised. Making a bad idea worse, Ito went on entertainment programs like a small-time comic trying to work his way to Vegas. The OJ Simpson trial was the precursor of the modern reality television series.

You've A Come A Long Way Baby -- The Boring Old Annual Corporate Report Goes Social

April Rudin | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
April Rudin

The annual report is a once-a-year opportunity for public companies to engage, educate and attract investors, prospective employees, and potential partners. Today's annual report should be an eagerly clicked-upon link that provides a personal (yes, personal!) experience to the person looking to know what a public company has been up to over its past fiscal year, and what its people have to say about it.