September 25, 1995 |
Can the camera be a voyeur without altering what it purports to monitor? The question applies to both the O.J. Simpson trial, which is ending, and a pair of syndicated "reality" series, which are beginning. More about the series, "Coast Guard" and "U.S. Customs: Classified," shortly. First the trial.
March 21, 1989 |
Chile's fruit isn't the first to fall prey to sabotage. In 1978, a dozen Europeans in at least three countries became ill after eating Israeli oranges, lemons and grapefruit that had been tainted with mercury. A group of Palestinian extremists took responsibility for the poisoning, saying its goal was to "sabotage the Israeli economy." Europe responded by boycotting Israeli citrus for a time, dealing a heavy blow to that nation's fragile finances.
September 9, 2002 |
Each time news reached Edward Ho that another missing employee was found safe, he would open his spiral-bound notebook and cross off the name. There was little else that Ho, a director and soon to be chief executive of IQ Financial Systems Inc., could do to help, stuck as he was on a business trip to Japan while the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, played out in New York. Ho opened his battered tan notebook last week for the first time in nearly a year.
September 21, 2001 |
Nobody taught John Kneeley the hugging part, and at first he wasn't sure how well he handled it. It isn't in Lee Iacocca's autobiography or Donald Trump's or in any business school curriculum. Like scores of other chief executives whose firms were directly affected by the World Trade Center attack last week, Kneeley fell back on his own instincts and resources--and found out exactly how deep they were.