But compare Nintendo to a foreign entertainment behemoth like Disney and things look a bit different. Both are massive, industry-leading companies, and they both target the West as a primary spending audience—and they’ve both drawn complaints about portrayals of gender and race. Over time, Disney has responded by ramping up its use of strong female characters and more diverse casts, even within its line of princesses, finding ways to play on stereotypes without coming off as one-dimensional or dismissive. … [Read more...] about Op-ed: It’s time for Nintendo to move beyond white characters
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"At that time soldiers didn't have wristwatches, so they had to be regulated in camp," says Colin Dean, archivist at the Museum of Army Music in Kneller Hall. "They had to have a trumpet call or a bugle call to tell them when to get up, when to have their meals, when to fetch the post, when to get on parade, when to go to bed and all other things throughout the day." … [Read more...] about The story of the Last Post
Forbes Viet Nam acknowledged that there was not enough information to determine the brand value of some large State-owned and private enterprises when they did not disclose data. Therefore, public companies accounted for a large proportion of the list. — VNS … [Read more...] about Top 10 most valuable brands worth US$8.1 billion
From September 1957 until the end of 1958, Martin Luther King Jr. was both the president of the newly formed Southern Christian Leadership Conference and an advice columnist. For those 16 months, King answered questions from readers of Ebony magazine, the premier lifestyle magazine for African Americans, under the title “Advice for Living.” Predictably, many of the questions have to do with civil rights and race, as King had become a national figure after his involvement in the successful Montgomery bus boycott. Others are religious or spiritual in nature. He’s asked a couple times for his thoughts on nuclear weapons. But there is also more-standard advice-column fare having to do with self-improvement and the management of personal relationships. … [Read more...] about Is King All That We Are Allowed to Become?
Murphy is a veteran multi-award winning financial journalist who now runs the FT’s investigative unit. In addition to the Wirecard investigation, Murphy has overseen investigations into The Presidents Club and the downfall of WPP’s Martin Sorrell. He previously founded the FT’s influential financial blog, FT Alphaville. Before that, he spent a decade at the Guardian newspaper, where he was financial editor. … [Read more...] about WME Signs Wirecard Investigative Journalists Dan McCrum And Paul Murphy