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Nine Rules for Effective Online Content

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.22.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Design improvements are usually implemented incrementally, even granularly. Over time, however, the look and feel of advertising can evolve significantly when based on data that fuel content optimization: test, learn, apply.

American Elegy

Daniel Maidman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Now consider an Athenian born the day Aristotle died. He is the inheritor of breathtaking riches; his city is the crown of culture. But as he grows into his thirties, forties, fifties, age will confide to him that things really are worse than they used to be.

Ford Is The Only Company Left Supporting Basically Anti-Gay Parade

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Ford Motor Company is now the only major U.S. corporation sponsoring the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City. Other big corporate s...

Work Smart, Not Hard

Bryan Elliott | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Bryan Elliott

I went Behind the Brand with Mike and talked about his new projects and how he's trying to ignite the job market by shining a spotlight on entrepreneurs and opportunities to get dirty again.

Leon Sullivan and Me: How We Stopped Surveillance Tech Sales From US Automakers to Apartheid South Africa

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Reverend Leon Sullivan revolutionized American business forever with the creation of the Sullivan Principles. He should be better known to the general public.

Apologies and Atonement

Victoria Saker Woeste | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Victoria Saker Woeste

The automobile corporation that bears Henry Ford's name is marking its 150th anniversary with a year-long celebration that includes many special events this summer. Yet neither these events nor the the Henry Ford Museum allude to the singular public apology Ford made in 1927.

Al Neuharth: My Mentor, 55 Years Ago

Lea Lane | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Lea Lane

After a week of blazing headlines, the death of Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former CEO of Gannett Company, was lost in the back pages.

154,000 Cars Recalled

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags. The company says that if the front passeng...

Future Fusion: 1,200 New Jobs At Flat Rock Plant

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.11.2012 | Detroit

FLAT ROCK, Mich. -- Ford is adding 1,200 workers to a suburban Detroit factory to build the Fusion, a sign of confidence that the revamped sedan will ...

Ford Recalling More Than 10,000 Vehicles

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business

DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 10,000 redesigned 2013 Escape SUVs to fix carpet padding that could get in the way of braking. Ford ...

Ford Sales Up 65 Percent From Last Year

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose 5 percent in March on strong demand for the Focus small car. Ford says it was the company's best M...

Would You Drive A Mongoose Civique?

Lists of Note | Posted 02.17.2012 | Women

On October 19th of 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Marianne Moore, was approached by a Mr. Robert Young of the Ford Motor Company and asked to assi...

Your Ford Stock Will Start Paying For First Time In 5 Years

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will resume paying a dividend in March, more than five years after it halted payments because of finan...

Useless Technology: Ford's Fall From Grace

Ernan Roman | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Ernan Roman

Ford slipped from fifth place in the 2010 J.D. Power survey of consumer satisfaction to 23rd in this year's survey. Something bad must have happened to the relationship between Ford and its customers.

Jason Linkins

Advertisers 'Reviewing Options' In Wake Of News Of The World Phone Hack Revelations | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2011 | Media

With the latest revelation that News Of The World hacked into the voicemail of Milly Dowler, a 13-year-old schoolgirl who was abducted and subsequently murdered in 2002, it seems that it has gone too far over the proverbial bridge.

This Week in Infrastructure: Bills, Quotes, Op-Eds

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

BILLS AND PLANS Reducing Lead in Drinking Water S. 3973 Signed into Law 1/4/2011 Bipartisan Co-sponsorship Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) Senator Jame...

Tips for Driving Greener This Holiday Season

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

'Tis the season for family, friends and road trips. My colleagues at Ford Motor Company wanted to share some tips on how to drive more fuel efficiently.

Winning Women

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

For 24 years Ernst and Young, a global company with 144,000 employees,which specializes in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, has he...

Educating a Nation: A Job for Real Superheroes (VIDEO)

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steven G. Brant

America needs more Superheroes, because it's going to take a lot of us to keep America from completely going over to the "Darkseid".

Fortune's Green Brainstorm

Jasmine Boussem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jasmine Boussem

Have we marginalized environmental concerns by fostering the notion that environmental sustainability is a charitable, altruistic choice, rather than a practical self-serving one?

GM, Ford Ramp Up Production At Mexico Plants Where Workers Earn $26 Per Day

Bloomberg | [Bn:PRSN=1] Thomas Black [] | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 9 (Bloomberg) -- Mexico's share of North American auto production may rise at a quicker pace as General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler G...

Chicago Auto Show 2010: Toyota Plays It Safe While Ford Shows Off 2011 Edge And Electric Taxis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A struggling auto industry and a foot of snow won't stop the many people who plan on attending the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place this weekend t...

Ford Adds 1,200 Workers At Far South Side Plant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard M. Daley spoke to a crowd of cheering auto workers at a South Side Ford plant Tuesday, where they announced that ...

Symbol of Black History on the Auction Block: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lester Sloan

Second Baptist Church served as a end-station of the Underground Railroad. The announcement of the pending foreclosure for back taxes was akin to putting an important symbol of Black History on the auction block.

Cash for Clunkers

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gershon Hepner

It seems that we've done just about everything to get the American auto industry out of the doldrums. We've forced bankruptcies. We've exchanged cash for clunkers. But have we tried poetry?