It also stayed with Tiger Woods, the star golfer who admitted to marital infidelity, when many other sponsors dropped him.And even though Nike dropped quarterback Michael Vick when he went to prison on dog fighting charges, it was was one of the first to pick up again once he was released.On Monday, the Radisson hotel chain suspended its sponsorship of the Vikings and said it would “evaluate the facts and circumstances.”CNNMoney (New York) First published September 16, 2014: 8:02 PM ETContact UsClosed CaptioningSite MapMost stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET.
SL: Yeah, Nola Darling is a Jehovah Witness now. This is something we done before. The two cops that murdered Radio Raheem [Do the Right Thing]appeared in Jungle Fever, and they nearly arrested the characters played by Wesley Snipes and Annabella [Sciorra].
The more you practice, the better it will get. On a left handed batter, your catcher is going to need to pick a side to move to while they are hopping up, and then throw. I typically tell my catchers to go in front of the batter. But what if tensions that actually exist in our society, like white supremacy and class conflict, are too unpleasant and dicey to touch upsetting advertisers and media owners who benefit from these systems? To replace these real tensions in society, the media repeatedly relies on dubious and entirely safe points of conflict, like those between two arbitrary generations. It’s not the rich or racism that’s holding me back it’s old people running up entitlement spending or lazy youth who don’t want to work!In this episode we talk about why this media trope isn’t just hacky and cliche, but also subtly racist and reactionary.Editorial boards are the establishment voice from above, handing out decrees of moral and political import behind an anonymous byline. Major papers like The New York Times and The Washington Post have an Official Position and it important that Important People hear the Official Important Position.
As an American, watching the media coverage of the aftermath of natural disaster in Japan, I was filled with empathy. Now,as a global citizen watching a nuclear meltdown I am filled with uncertainty of the long range potential results. The media seems to be avoiding fearmongering, but is this perhaps at the expense of a real accounting of how far reaching and long lasting the effects could really be?.