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After the Fact: A Guide to Fact-Checking for Magazines and Other Media By Cynthia Brouse
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Put your research skills to work as a fact-checker — or, if you're an editor, publisher or writer, make sure your readers never find a factual error in your publication. In After the Fact,... More > Cynthia Brouse explains why magazines use fact-checkers when other media don't; how to put a fact-checking system in place; and how to go about checking the facts in an article. Fact-checking is a key entry-level or freelance position in the magazine business, a way for aspiring writers or editors to learn how a magazine works and how professional writers put together a story, and to develop relationships with editors that can lead to assignments or jobs. And the more writers know about what happens to their articles when they are fact-checked, the more prepared they’ll be to provide what editors want — and to protect their copy. These skills can be adapted to any medium. After the Fact is the textbook for the author's courses in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.< Less
Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues By Michael John Garcia et al.
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The issues raised by the proposed closure of the Guantanamo detention facility have broad implications. Executive policies, legislative enactments, and judicial rulings concerning the rights and... More > privileges owed to enemy belligerents may have long-term consequences for U.S. detention policy, both in the conflict with Al Qaeda and the Taliban and in future armed conflicts. This report, prepared for Congress, examines the legal issues surrounding colsing this facility without recommending positions or courses of action. It is a foundational document in trying to understand why the detention center continues open after presidential commitments have been made to close it.< Less
IFRS in India By Rohit Talwar
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IFRS stands for International Financial Reporting Standards. A brief write up about what IFRS is and how it came to be is important at this stage. After the scandals took place in Worldcom and Enron,... More > it became important that proper accounting for the enterprises and a common set of accounting standards be put in place so that there may be convergence of accounting standards all over the world by a harmonisation of accounting principles so that shareholders and other users of accounting statements be given a true picture of the state of affairs of a company’s financial position and operating results all over the world. With this objective in mind, Sir David Tweedie , the chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) , made an impressive start in the right direction by creating the IFRS , a standard to be followed by all countries so as to have uniformity and harmonisation of accounting principles all over the world.< Less
2011 Local Business Overview By Ivelina Arabadzhieva
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The small business plays a crucial role in the recovery of the UK’s economy. But in order for the small business community to have a significant impact, both existing companies and new business... More > start-ups must be sufficiently confident in the current climate. Throughout 2011 Touch Local conducted polls with business owners, and gave them the opportunity to share their opinions about business, economic and general developments that may have an impact on their operation. This report is a summary of the information that thousands of business owners shared, and it gives an overview of the events that influenced the small business in 2011. We also looked at how SMEs advertised this year and analysed some of the trends, in order to make a forecast for the year ahead. In conclusion, we analysed how small business owners feel about 2012; are they positive and looking forward to make the most of the opportunities ahead, or have they already lost hope, after another year of economic downturn?< Less
Anti Bell II - Refutation Of Bell's Theorem By Ilija Barukcic
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Abstract. According to Bell's theorem, we must abandon either quantum mechanics or local realism, a third is not possible, tertium non datur, both exclude each other. After Bell's theorem was ... More > published, a variety of experiments were devised to test Bell's inequalities. One of the first experimental tests of Bell's inequality were performed by Freedman and Clauser [3]. Meanwhile, dramatic violations of Bell's inequalities have been reported by the so called Bell test experiments which is equally taken as an empirical evidence against local realism and as a positive evidence in favour of quantum mechanics. Based on Bell's theorem and contrary to Einstein et al., we are forced to accept, that our world is non-local. Nonetheless, is there a physical reality, whether the same is measured or not? The purpose of this publication is to refute Bell's theorem by the proof that Bell's theorem is a fallacy of the excluded middle.< Less
MAN ON MAN – BELIEVE IT OR NOT By Robert Winston Burnett
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Now, I know there is not much to joke about, let alone laugh at during hugely troubling times for Humanity. Please, just take some time out here by dipping not too deep to pockets as is well worth... More > while pursuits. Stop and reflect, as might well have you bursting at the seams or genuinely stopping to question. Perhaps even understand why the joke might well be on us ALL - ALL THE WHILE! Here, just one example: Gulf War Syndrome is real and alive according to a Sunday Times report of 23.10.2005. A cocktail administered of Anthrax, Plague and Whooping cough jabs to soldiers as man made afflictions. Denial after denial followed, but finally confirmed, while veterans (their own) suffer excruiting pain! Once you read these books, then can honestly and truly be positioned to form an opinion. Even cry some for all the suffering! Should we care about divine mother earth, its neglected, even sadly mis-guided citizens?< Less
MAN ON MAN – BELIEVE IT OR NOT By Robert Winston Burnett
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Now, I know there is not much to joke about, let alone laugh at during hugely troubling times for Humanity. Please, just take some time out here by dipping not too deep to pockets as is well worth... More > while pursuits. Stop and reflect, as might well have you bursting at the seams or genuinely stopping to question. Perhaps even understand why the joke might well be on us ALL - ALL THE WHILE! Here, just one example: Gulf War Syndrome is real and alive according to a Sunday Times report of 23.10.2005. A cocktail administered of Anthrax, Plague and Whooping cough jabs to soldiers as man made afflictions. Denial after denial followed, but finally confirmed, while veterans (their own) suffer excruiting pain! Once you read these books, then can honestly and truly be positioned to form an opinion. Even cry some for all the suffering! Should we care about divine mother earth, its neglected, even sadly mis-guided citizens?< Less
Can We Have a Chat About Eddie? By Philip Harrison
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Can We Have a Chat About Eddie? is a comic novel which examines the power our environment has to shape our identity and challenges authoritarian notions of right and wrong. In 1943 Nora... More > Empire’s only son, Edward, is reported missing following a bombing raid over Cologne. Twenty years later Edward Roberts is born and Nora is asked to look after him while his mother runs the village Post Office. Over the next fourteen years a close bond develops between the pair and Eddie becomes fascinated by both the mystery surrounding his namesake’s death and what he perceives to be the continuing struggle against fascism, particularly as it manifests itself at Oldcastle Grammar School. Eddie’s subsequent moral crusade and refusal to accept his position in society bring him into continual conflict with the authorities; a conflict which eventually leads to his arrest. Can Eddie change his destiny?< Less
Can We Have a Chat About Eddie? By Philip Harrison
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'Can We Have a Chat About Eddie?' is a comic novel which examines the power our environment has to shape our identity and challenges authoritarian notions of right and wrong. In 1943 Nora... More > Empire’s only son, Edward, is reported missing following a bombing raid over Cologne. Twenty years later Edward Roberts is born and Nora is asked to look after him while his mother runs the village Post Office. Over the next fourteen years a close bond develops between the pair and Eddie becomes fascinated by both the mystery surrounding his namesake’s death and what he perceives to be the continuing struggle against fascism, particularly as it manifests itself at Oldcastle Grammar School. Eddie’s subsequent moral crusade and refusal to accept his position in society bring him into continual conflict with the authorities; a conflict which eventually leads to his arrest. Can Eddie change his destiny?< Less
1 Corinthians - Growing Problems of a Young Church By Daniele Luciano Moskal
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The City of Corinth was in a strategic position between North and South Greece and an important commercial port between Asia and Europe. It was notorious for luxury and 'permissive' life which was to... More > be expected in a city that was a centre for the worship of Aphrodite and other gods and goddesses. Its population was Roman, Greek and a mixture of people from the Middle east including a large number of Jews. Thanks to the Roman authorities, Paul was able to spend some time establishing a church in Corinth which, though it had a stormy early life, eventually it became an inportant Christian Centre. After, eighteen months Paul the Apostle moved on to other regions. While he was at Ephesus, reports came to him of problems in Corinth - problems of unity, social questions and moral difficulties, some of them very serious. These were inevitable in a young new church trying to work out its Christian commitment in an extremely mixed-up cultural and religious setting. Apostle Paul deals with these problems...< Less