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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.