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October 17, 1991 | JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four months after withdrawing a planned grant to PBS for covering the presidential campaign next year, the nonprofit John and Mary R. Markle Foundation has given $3.5 million to Cable News Network for its election coverage.
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November 3, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
Markle Foundation President Zoe Baird said that the New York-based philanthropy will commit more than $1 million to ensure that the interests of Internet users are considered by groups whose decisions affect the global computer network. As expected, Baird announced a $200,000 grant to help the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers fund a general election to give individual Internet users a say in how the network evolves.
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November 3, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
Markle Foundation President Zoe Baird said that the New York-based philanthropy will commit more than $1 million to ensure that the interests of Internet users are considered by groups whose decisions affect the global computer network. As expected, Baird announced a $200,000 grant to help the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers fund a general election to give individual Internet users a say in how the network evolves.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
The Markle Foundation is expected to announce a $200,000 grant today to help the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers fund a general election that would give individual users of the global computer network a say in how the Internet is used. The New York-based Markle Foundation recently announced plans to give away $100 million during the next three to five years to ensure that the public is served by the Internet and other emerging technologies.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1999 | Karen Kaplan
The Markle Foundation is expected to announce a $200,000 grant today to help the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers fund a general election that would give individual users of the global computer network a say in how the Internet is used. The New York-based Markle Foundation recently announced plans to give away $100 million during the next three to five years to ensure that the public is served by the Internet and other emerging technologies.
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May 22, 1986
Lloyd N. Morrisett, president and director of the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation in New York, has been named chairman of the board of trustees of the Rand Corp., a nonprofit research organization headquartered in Santa Monica. Morrisett succeeds Donald H. Rumsfeld, whose five-year term expired. Donald B. Rice continues as Rand's president and chief executive.
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January 6, 1991 | PEG COUGHLIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
At age 69, Joanna Goodblood joined the telecommunications revolution. "I want to know as much about computers as my daughter knows," said Goodblood, one of the newest recruits in SeniorNet, a nonprofit organization that teaches fundamental computer skills to people 55 and older. SeniorNet, based at the University of San Francisco, runs 35 computer training centers in 17 states and Canada.
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October 17, 1991 | JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four months after withdrawing a planned grant to PBS for covering the presidential campaign next year, the nonprofit John and Mary R. Markle Foundation has given $3.5 million to Cable News Network for its election coverage.
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