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29 September 2003

GLAAD Fairness Awards to Honor Commitments to Equal Rights

Author: Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today announced it will honor Bravo [part of NBC], Time Inc., Ford Motor Company and Daily Variety [part of Reed Elsevier Group] at the Eighth Annual GLAAD Fairness Awards.

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17 January 2005

Tsunami donors creative in giving [USA]

Author: Edward Iwata, USA Today

As donations pour in at a record pace, U.S. industries, charities and celebrities are using marketing creativity, high-tech know-how and business smarts to raise cash and goods for tsunami aid. [refers to Intelsat, HP (Hewlett-Packard), MTV, Amazon...

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15 February 2007

Human Rights First says US interrogators take cues on torture from TV shows, including Fox's "24" & Disney/ABC's "Lost"

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15 February 2007

US rights group says torture seen on television influences interrogators in Iraq

Author: Associated Press

The advocacy group Human Rights First says there has been a startling increase in the number of torture scenes depicted on prime-time television in the post-2001 world. Even more chilling, there are indications that real-life American interrogators...

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21 February 2007

Primetime Torture

Author: Human Rights First

The Problem: Torture on TV on the Rise......

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11 April 2007

CBS Director Hopes Imus Will Be Fired [USA]

Author: David Crary, Associated Press

Bruce Gordon, former head of the NAACP and a director of CBS Corp., said Wednesday he hoped the broadcasting company would "make the smart decision" by firing radio talk-show host Don Imus for his slur against the mostly black Rutgers women's...

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1 April 2008

China: Human Rights Watch calls on Olympic sponsors to take steps to fulfill their human rights policies

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1 April 2008

Olympic Corporate Sponsors: Rhetoric and Reality

Author: compiled by Human Rights Watch

Beginning in September 2007, Human Rights Watch wrote to all 12 “TOP” Olympic sponsors to encourage them to address human rights abuses taking place as a result of the Beijing Games, with targeted and achievable asks... Excerpts from the companies’...

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17 April 2008

China: Olympic Flame Turns Up Heat on Sponsors - Corporate Social Responsibility Rhetoric Does Not Match Reality

Author: Human Rights Watch

With fewer than four months remaining until the start of the Beijing Games, corporate sponsors of the Olympics risk lasting damage to their brands if they do not live up to their professed standards of corporate social responsibility by speaking out...

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27 August 2008

NBC coverage gives a narrow view of China

Author: Robert Bianco, USA Today

It's not the job of NBC's Olympics coverage to crack what producer Dick Ebersol calls "the mystery of China" or to play referee between our competing political and social systems. But we should ask two things of the network: When you go outside the...

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