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Researchers, including postgraduate and final or honours year students in communication, media, journalism, and public relations are invited to submit papers for a PRism special living issue on visual and audio-visual communication . This issue is accepting contributions on an ongoing basis: it is a living issue, and you are encouraged to submit work that responds to or comments on the contributions already posted.� Or, send something entirely new. Click here to see contributions to the visual and audio-visual communication issue so far. PRism (ISSN 1448-4404) is a free-access, online, fully-refereed online academic public ...
In the cases in which NGOs are funded totally or partially by governments, the NGO maintains its non-governmental status by excluding government representatives from membership in the organization. The term is usually applied only to organizations that pursue some wider social aim that has political aspects, but that are not overtly political organizations such as political parties . Unlike the term " intergovernmental organization ", the term "non-governmental organization" has no generally agreed legal definition. In many jurisdictions, these types of organization are called "civil society ...
- Bishop Hill blog - Fiona Fox on the Hockey Stick
website. The thrust of the piece is that sceptics should be ignored. Nothing new there, I hear you say. However, her argument includes this take on the Hockey Stick. That said, I suspect the other defence of 'balance' is that it is 'entertaining'. Most producers don't bother to hide their utter disdain when I suggest that having two scientists who look like they may agree would make for an equally entertaining debate. But I mean it. Anyone who reads Fred Pearce's brilliant new book on the UEA (University of East Anglia) emails can testify that the really interesting disputes about ... market research, surveys and trends
EBSCO Publishing Introduces Australia and New Zealand Points of ...
IPSWICH, Mass. — June 25, 2010 — Researchers and students looking for information on current social and political issues relating to Australia and New Zealand now have a resource available to them that is dedicated to these needs. EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released Australia and New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre™. This new resource is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of a wide range of controversial subjects and features a series of full-text essays representing opposing viewpoints on a variety of important issues. The resources in Australia and New Zealand Points of View Reference ... market research, surveys and trends


KPMG & EIU Global Infrastructure Survey results: Infrastructure ...
NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — As U.S. stimulus spending shines a spotlight on the country’s inadequate infrastructure, private sector infrastructure providers say that government effectiveness and economic conditions are the primary challenges to providing needed infrastructure, according to the second infrastructure survey by KPMG International, the global network of audit, tax and advisory firms. The KPMG global survey, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), surveyed 455 infrastructure executives, including 118 from the U.S. Among U.S. respondents, 76 percent cited governmental effectiveness as a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Transnationalizing Labour Force:Current Trends and Future ...
As of 2005, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimated that there were 191 million international migrants worldwide, constituting about 3 percent of the global population. In Asia alone, there were 50 million international migrants accounting for 29 percent of the global migrations (IOM, 2006). Excluding refugees, the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that of the 86 million migrant workers worldwide, 22.1 million were economically active in Asia (ILO, 2004:7). Economic labour migration has become a significant factor for the understanding of contemporary society in the age of globalization. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
VIEW: Tenuous too much —Gulmina Bilal Ahmad
No two countries or alliances anywhere in the world have identical motives. One forms an alliance based on points of cooperation not of divergence. Why is that taken as evidence of �tenuous� relations? This week, the operative word has been tenuous. While briefing the Senate Committee in the US, General David Petraeus declared that in his opinion the security situation in Afghanistan is �tenuous�. The flimsiness of the situation, which the word tenuous refers to, was also on the mind of Pakistani-origin defence analyst Shuja Nawaz. Mr Shuja Nawaz is the director of the South Asian Centre of the Atlantic Council who this week ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
M&A Navigator: Deal pipeline - 30 June
(M&A Navigator Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The following is a list a of deals covered in detail by M&A Navigator this week: - BCO HYDROCARBON TO TAKE OVER WIND TURBINE MAKER SAUER ENERGY US natural resource explorer BCO Hydrocarbon (OTCBB:BCOZ) said it has agreed to buy California-based wind turbine producer Sauer Energy. 100% Free Network Management Software and Helpdesk Tools Download a completely free network management software solution for IT pros. Spiceworks provides several tools and functionality to help simplify IT such as: network monitoring, help desk, virtualization management, warranty tracking, SQL server ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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... “despite their effective public relations propaganda, the diamond companies do ... Several of the diamond companies thanked the Resource Centre for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Virgin Islands Resource Guide, National Mental Health Information ...
For more information about admission, care, treatment, release, and patient follow-up in public or private psychiatric residential facilities, contact your Territory mental health agency: Dr. Denese Marshall, Director Division of Mental Health Mental Health, Alcoholism, and Drug Dependency Services Charles Howard Complex 3500 Richmond Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI 00820-4370 Phone: 340-773-1311, ext. 3033 Fax: 340-773-7900 E-mail: Spanish language assistance available Territory Protection and Advocacy Agency Each State and selected Territories have a protection and advocacy agency that receives ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Journalism/Public Relations
� Over 40 annotated pages of resources compiled for support of            academic journalism departments and professional journalists.           Journalist's Toolbox � Resources for journalists           Links to Journalism � The Investigative Guide to Internet Research           National Conference of Editorial Writers           NewsLink           Online Journalism Review           Online ...
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How do we convince buyers of the benefits of changes in ...
With e-procurement leading best value supply, what is the best way of convincing risk avers buyers to move outside of the box and invest in suitable systems? The problems that I have encountered relate to electronic tendering and reverse auctions and I have deliberately posted this question in the section dealing with the Public Sector. I see the problem being that to follow our strict public procurement rules buyers can wind the handle and do whatever they have historically done without any risk as the process is well known and accepted. To step outside of the box and encompass other methods of procurement is a potential risk ...
WikiAnswers - Which organisations in the UK make observations and ...
There are a number of organisations in the UK that conduct research into woodland ecosystems and biodiversity. These include government organisations, A,B,C,G academic research groups, B,C learned societies D,E and charities. F,G The Forestry Commission A This is the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) B and it's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) C NERC provides funding for research in universities as well as internal (public sector) research facilities such as the CEH. CEH Description: C " The ...