Advertising, Entertainment & Media
Gifts, trips and cash were used to pave the way for air time for certain songs and artists at radio stations owned by one of the nation's largest chains, according to lawsuit filed by state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.
Several corporate public relations groups are using a leaked grant proposal in an internet attack on the Oakland-based Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First. Food First is well known for it's research reports which cast doubts on biotech industry claims concerning the virtues of genetically engineered (GE) foods and crops, also known as GMOs.
Growing concerns over the safety of everyday goods manufactured in China and imported to the US have thrown into relief the problematic (and dangerous) differences in safety and regulatory standards between the two countries.
A California consumer group said Wednesday it has filed a legal action against Toys R Us and Babies R Us for selling vinyl baby bibs said to contain high levels of lead.
When it comes to attracting celebrity wealth seeking shelter from taxes, the Cayman Islands and other classic Caribbean tax havens are receding in favor, according to tax experts here and overseas. But for earnings derived from intellectual property such as royalties, the Netherlands has become a tax shelter of choice.