Business 2.0

Literary Theft?Pervasive or Avoidable
May 9, 2006

Plagiarism does "not go gentle into that good night."* *Dylan Thomas May 9, 2006: Vol. 2, Issue No. 36 IN THE NEWS Raytheon board cuts CEO pay after book flap ARLINGTON, Va— Raytheon Co.'s board said on Wednesday that it cut its chief executive's compensation in response to what others have called plagiarism in a management booklet, a penalty that one person familiar with the matter said could cost him $1 million. —Jim Wolf, Bill Rigby and Kevin Drawbaugh, Reuters, May 3, 2006 Young Harvard author's book deal canceled NEW YORK — A Harvard University sophomore's

The Third Most Exclusive Club in the World
August 11, 2005

The amazing, unbelievable story of the Henokiens IN THE NEWS NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch is becoming publisher of the New York Post, replacing his 33-year-old son Lachlan, who abruptly resigned last week. --Associated Press Aug. 1, 2005 The bitter battle has all the hallmarks of a classic family drama. It pits the toddler children of Mr. Murdoch and Ms. Deng, a Chinese-born woman in her mid-30s, against Mr. Murdoch's children from his first two marriages. One of the key debates: Who should inherit the family's $6 billion fortune and Mr. Murdoch's control of News Corp.? Should it be just the media titan's adult

Famous Last Words: A Business Proposal -- WIPCO
October 1, 2004

A great tragedy of modern business was to allow the World Wide Web to become advertising-drive rather than information-driven. Users should pay for the incredibly valuable information and entertainment it provides. I receive The Wall Street Journal in hard copy daily. As a result, I am eligible to get the publication online for $39 a year. Included in that subscription is access to the Dow Jones-Reuters-Factiva archive—a monumental collection of data going back 10 years from a thousand media sources in 118 countries and 22 languages. Type in a subject, and Factiva gives you dozens of articles—the publications in which they appeared, the date,