Essays Tagged: "watchdog"

A Day in the Life of a Gnome

st Stubby inguarding the clam, he had a pet snark. A snark is an animal or petthat can be used as a watchdog.One day Knob went to visit his grandmother in the land ofGnollie which is about a guzillion ...

(2 pages) 65 2 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Critically evaluate the role of the accountancy profession in recent corporate scandals such as Enron, Xerox and WorldCom.

profession was responsible for each action in scandals, and show how 'accountants move easily from watchdogs in their capacity as auditors to being the architects of clever deals and frauds as CFO's ... ents is that of the directors of the entity'. Therefore the auditor is only responsible to act as a watchdog and make sure that the directors' of the company have prepared the statements in accordance ...

(9 pages) 563 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The Value of a Free Press

lusionment with what seems to be the unchecked power of the press. But in reality, the press is the watchdog, and is supposed to check the President, and Congress.There are growing questions about the ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Auditing issues in Enron case

d for the Houston office of Andersen, an audit partner that understands the role of being a "public watchdog" with "ultimate allegiance to the creditors and shareholders" . Arthur Anderson abandoned i ...

(8 pages) 366 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Conan Screws Up

a July 11 bit on Late Night with Conan O'Brien sparked a demand for an apology by the civil-rights watchdog Media Action Network for Asian Americans, which called the term "offensive" and "inappropri ...

(2 pages) 426 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Following Watchdog's report in November regarding football terracing we received a huge response.Weekend Watch ... hen unlocked and the whole stand can be converted from a terrace to all seater in 16 hours. Weekend Watchdog spoke to Kurt Kragel, events manager for Hamburg stadium who said there wasn't a problem wi ... acity and the tickets can be charged at approximately half price when standing is available.Weekend Watchdog spoke to Sports Minister Kate Hoey and asked her why our football grounds are not following ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Rugged Individualism

d War II and from the previous war we had learned from our mistakes. We have also become the worlds watchdog and we cannot be individualist if help out other countries. It is the American way to not b ...

(1 pages) 882 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Traditional journalism is struggling to reshape itself as the variety of alternative media – blogs, twitter, etc – create more populist and often less professional forums.

rmation.In traditional journalism, the press being the fourth estate has the responsibility to be a watchdog for its readers, to assess the situation in the world and translate it truthfully to them. ... of reporting, most importantly they have to continue to uphold journalistic standards of being the watchdog of the society and of integrity.�ReferencesKovach, Bill, and Tom Rosenstiel. The Ele ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing