Posts tagged with Local-Global

I just posted an item you all might want to look about a piece recently done by PRI’s The World. I think the story showed intelligence and creativity in what was going on in an otherwise mundane election cycle in San Francisco. The impact of ethnic media — Too often overlooked I would encourage journalism […]

Interesting piece in the Greenslade Blog at The Guardian website: Internship exploitation – how publishers use and abuse work experience One of the wannabe hacks, Emily Handford (aka The Intern), has discovered the perils of taking on serial internships “without a sniff of a job.” She asks: “Have I just wasted my time, energy and […]

Face it, globalization is here to stay. There are so many links between the rest of the world and local businesses. And that goes for political rhetoric as well. To hear some circles tell it, the United States is a lousy place to set up and run a business. Well, the World Bank disagrees. And […]


So many complain about how much the US imports from other countries. Yet, when a change occurs for the US to export, the story gets lost or ignored. Well, that is not completely fair. The Americus, Ga., media covered the event. NPR covered it. VOA covered it. Even the Economist covered it. But the Atlanta […]

Got just a short posting about a friend’s review of the world’s highest bar. (FYI, it’s in Hong Kong.) The issue of who pays for the food and drink at a restaurant to be reviewed for most Americans is a no-brainer. But that is not necessarily so in the rest of the world. And my […]