Issue 76

Murdochs Are Grilled

The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2011 News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch forcefully apologized to victims of phone hacking by his employees but declared he was not to blame. He deflected the responsibility for the fiasco to other managers, saying “they behaved dreadfully” and “it’s for them to pay.” His statements before a parliamentary committee …

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Alleviating Poverty Through Profitable Partnerships

Alleviating Poverty Through Profitable Partnerships: Globalization, Markets, and Economic Well-Being by Patricia H. Werhane, Scott P. Kelley, Laura P. Harman and Dennis J. Moberg. New York: Routledge, 2010. vi + 163 pp. Patricia Werhane is the widely published chair of business ethics at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. …

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