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17 November 2008

China's News Concession

Author: Wall Street Journal

The latest example came Thursday, when American, European and Chinese negotiators resolved a trade tiff over financial information suppliers. The dispute started in 2006 when Xinhua, China's state-run news agency, insisted that foreigners hand over...

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6 August 2008

MTV and MySpace join forces to promote HIV awareness [USA]

Author: Phoebe Ferris-Rotman, Pink News [USA]

MTV Networks International [part of Viacom] and MySpace [part of News Corp] have announced the launch of Untold Stories, an interactive story-writing competition. The initiative brings a number of potentially risky HIV-related scenarios to life, in...

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10 June 2008

Internet companies to block child porn sites [USA]

Author: Associated Press

Online forums where thousands of child-porn images have been posted have been stricken from three Internet providers, including two of the nation's five largest, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced…Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Sprint...

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14 January 2008

MySpace makes child online safety pact with US prosecutors

Author: Agence France Presse

MySpace [part of News Corporation] and top US state attorneys on Monday announced a pact to make the popular social networking website and its rivals safer for children. MySpace agreed to develop safety enhancements that include letting parents submit...

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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19 June 2007

'Climate Counts' Reveals Which Companies Are Walking the Walk

Author: Joel Makower, in World Changing

Today marks the launch of Climate Counts, a new nonprofit initiative to rate major consumer brands on their climate commitments and performance. The project…represents the first time big companies have been rated consistently on climate using a...

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1 June 2007

Non-profit "Climate Counts" ranks 56 companies on climate change performance

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1 June 2007

[PDF] full report: "Climate Counts - Company Scorecard Report"

Author: Climate Counts

The Climate Counts Company Scorecard provides consumers with an objective, balanced way to gauge which companies are seriously committed to reversing climate change—and which ones are not...Our full scorecard ranks 56 companies in eight major consumer...

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14 May 2007

Yahoo Puts Marketing Muscle Into Climate Campaign [USA]

Author: Eric Auchard, Reuters

Yahoo Inc. aims to wield its power as the biggest US Internet media company to encourage millions of consumers to take basic steps to help the environment as part of its corporate push to confront global warming. [Yahoo] is...introducing Yahoo Green,...

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