ethics

 “The place behind the old church in Puteaux, along the quai de Seine (Quai de Dion Bouton), has been beautifully restored and all the facades of buildings that overlook the square was painted in trompe l’oeil. Order at the moment the place is not open to the public, which is a great pity. It is […]

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IllumAlliance: helping children in crisis

by Lee Hopkins on February 14, 2008 · 0 comments

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I am exceptionally flattered to be a part of the group of Advisors to the Board of IllumAlliance. IllumAlliance International Humanitarian Group, LLC is an international humanitarian organization comprised of hundreds of associates from every walk of life. Its primary mission is to develop companies, non-profits, foundations, projects and teams for the effective delivery of […]

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Fresh news for business communicators

by Lee Hopkins on February 12, 2008 · 2 comments

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Got an email yesterday from Mark Ragan, CEO of Ragan Communications, alerting me pre-launch to a great initiative of his. You can now pop a widget on your blog or main website that pulls in the latest stories from the various Ragan web properties. As Mark explains, it is a way of getting some of […]

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T he one word that John Howard couldn’t say to our original landowners (aka the aboriginals) about the Stolen Generation — “sorry” — is what needs to be said by the Adelaide City Council. No one doubts that homelessness is an eyesore. No one doubts that there are some members of our community (aboriginal or […]

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“Mommy, why are her legs spread like that? “Good Morning Amy, Thank you for contacting Target; unfortunately we are unable to respond to your inquiry because Target does not participate with non-traditional media outlets. This practice is in place to allow us to focus on publications that reach our core guest. Once again thank you […]

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From Digg: startribune.com — Mark Backlund was driving to the airport to pick up his parents when he got in an accident. State troopers stopped and said he became “uncooperative” and tasered him. He was later pronounced dead. Authorities have not described the uncooperative behavior. The Star Tribune link is down as I write this […]

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Christopher S Penn: braniac and top bloke

by Lee Hopkins on January 16, 2008 · 6 comments

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A recent private discussion amongst some members of our illustrious community focused on how to cope with the potential damage to one’s reputation if idjuts start posting negative and inflammatory comments on your blog. There are historically two things you can do if you start receiving the attention of the ill-informed and barking mad: Ignore […]

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King Conroy-Canute and Aussie web censorship

by Lee Hopkins on January 16, 2008 · 1 comment

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My colleague-in-arms Laurel Papworth points to a fabulous article from the stables of the ABC about the whole Labor net censorship laughable debacle bill. Says the ABC’s Mark Pesce on ‘Unleashed’ (where my mate Trevor Cook also writes): No child pornographer has been detected or caught through filtered network traffic. These rings are cracked because […]

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New Aussie slang: ‘Corey’ = wanker

by Lee Hopkins on January 15, 2008 · 9 comments

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From NewsCorp: THE schoolboy who hosted a wild party for 500 booze-fuelled teens while his parents were away on holiday has apologised after his neighbourhood was wrecked. Corey’s parents Jo and Stephen Delaney could now be hit with a $20,000 bill from police, who were themselves pelted with rocks and bottles and had their vehicles […]

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New technology and unethical behaviour

by Lee Hopkins on January 15, 2008 · 0 comments

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Does new technology merely aid unethical behaviour or actually encourage it? This is the question I posed over at the MediaBullseye site. Wander over and find the answer… Technorati tags: media bullseye, custom scoop, technology, unethical behaviour, unethical behavior, lee hopkins

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