Economy & Business

June 8, 2011

Taking on Hyperlocal: Lessons Learned From a High-Profile Start-Up


This Webinar is for anyone who is managing or creating a local news start-up or who is interested in a hyperlocal news distribution case study. The cost of this one-hour Webinar (2-3 p.m.) is $27.95. 



"Herman Cain's Enron-esque Disaster"

Herman Cain, who recently threw his hat into the ring of GOP presidential contenders, likes to say that what he lacks in political experience he makes up for with his background in business. That may not be a plus. Cain's business "experience" includes a stint on the board of Aquila, which pushed its employees to invest their retirement savings in company stocks and then speculated wildly in energy markets, wiping out most of the company's value.

Source: Mother Jones, 05/24/2011
June 13, 2011 to June 14, 2011

Responding to Climate Change in the Caribbean

This policy-focused conference aims to bring together researchers, officials and representatives of the private sector and NGOs to find effective, forward-looking responses to climate change in the Caribbean.



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