AMERICAN GIRL’S 2019 “GIRL OF THE YEAR” HAS A SCREEN-TIME PROBLEM

AMERICAN GIRL’S 2019 “GIRL OF THE YEAR” HAS A SCREEN-TIME PROBLEM

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Global collaboration is a success story for journalism, whatever its impact

Global collaboration is a success story for journalism, whatever its impact

|JON ALLSOP, CJR|AIWA! NO!|The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists broke its latest big story over the weekend. Bringing together more than 250 reporters from 36 countries and 59 news organizations—including the BBC, NBC News, the AP, Le Monde, and Süddeutsche Zeitung—the group has started to unveil massive problems plaguing the global medical devices industry. ICIJ and its partners flagged more than 1.7 million injuries and 83,000 deaths linked to implants such as pacemakers, breast implants, and spinal cord stimulators, which manufacturers move around the world as regulators flounder and patients and doctors are left in the dark. Continue reading Global collaboration is a success story for journalism, whatever its impact

LONDON Mayor Pledges £1.3m To Help Businesses Launch 2,000 New Apprenticeships

LONDON Mayor Pledges £1.3m To Help Businesses Launch 2,000 New Apprenticeships

Clayton Sullivan-Webb, managing director of Grundon Waste Management and Lisa Dixon, managing director of JLD Driver Training (pictured right), celebrate being shortlisted for the Apprenticeships 4 England Employer Awards 2016 with some of Grundon’s apprentices.

Grundon’s entry focused on its driver training programme, which currently has 17 drivers studying for their Level Two Apprenticeship in driving a Large Goods Vehicle (LGV). A further three apprentice technicians are also undertaking training. Continue reading LONDON Mayor Pledges £1.3m To Help Businesses Launch 2,000 New Apprenticeships

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS -Tackling the Information Crisis, A new Report

By Professor Charlie Beckett, CJR|AIWA! NO!|What kind of information society do you want? How should we reduce the amount of misinformation? How can we protect democracy from digital damage? How can we help people make the most of the extraordinary opportunities of the Internet while avoiding the harm it can cause?

For a year the LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission (T3) has been grappling with these key questions. Sparked by the anxieties caused by so-called fake news, the Commission has now come up with a policy agenda for tackling the information crisis.

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