Report: IBM targeted older workers
Back in the day when ethical leadership and management was a corporate goal, Tom Peters ‘In Search of Excellence’ was the management bible, documenting several companies’ approach that companies who value profits by valuing people could emulate.
One of those companies was IBM. How times have changed! Read more →
Politics is a tough game and Franken is spilling blood in its water right now. It’s a fair bet that sharks in both parties are moving toward it just in case. Read more →
There was a forehead-slapping moment last week when NPR’s Morning Edition interviewed one of its reporters about Facebook’s ad-targeting program which allowed advertisers to target anti-Semitics in the audience. Read more →
Almost every news organization in the Twin Cities has a policy against naming suspects, and almost every one ignores it when it’s convenient to do so. This is not generally how ethics in journalism works. Read more →
Radio host bows to pressure over right-to-die support
Following criticism from fellow journalists, public radio show host Diane Rehm has curbed some of her lobbying for right-to-die laws.
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Elizabeth Jensen, the new NPR ombudsman, is tackling a favorite subject for us today: At what point is a journalist unable to function as a journalist because of first-person experiences with an issue? Read more →
Faced with incorrect gas price, drivers toss their honesty – again
We have another case of the lack of ethics by drivers faced with an obvious mistake that allows them to take advantage of a low price for gasoline. It happened in Woodstock, Illinois Sunday night when either human or computer error put gasoline on sale for 1 cent. Faced with this, what would you do? Read more →
Is it right that people took advantage of Delta’s mistake when it put flights on sale for as low as $5 yesterday? Read more →
If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that you can rarely count on a 15-year-old. The fact may cost Anthony Stokes his life. Read more →