Essays Tagged: "Public interest"


Internet privacyThe concise oxford dictionary defines privacy as being withdrawn from society or public interest. Privacy is the claim of individuals, groups or institutions to determine for themse ... information to insurance companies, banks, etc. some of these websites are,,, etc.Privacy in everyday life is nothing new. When you buy somethin ...

(3 pages) 628 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

rough the Looking Glassgenerally love (or shun) the tales for their unparalleled sense of nonsense .Public interest in the books--from the time they were published more than acentury ago--has almost b ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Principles of professional conduct for CPA's

Code of Professional Ethics by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.Introduction'A code of professional ethics is a voluntary assumption of self disc ... uirements of the law. The Code of Ethical Conduct serves the highly practical purpose to notify the public that the profession will protect the public interest' (Carey, Doherty: p 3). When people need ... tect the public interest' (Carey, Doherty: p 3). When people need a doctor, a lawyer or a certified public accountant, they seek someone whom they can trust to do a good job, not for himself but for t ...

(5 pages) 213 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The (US) Federal Communications Commission

ose for the existence of the Federal Communications Commission's licensing system is to protect the public interest. The licensing of television and radio stations ensures that the electromagnetic bro ... ommunications act of 1934 allowed the commission to create and enforce standards for the use of the public airwaves. While the commission does not have power over the entire radio spectrum granted by ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Why is monopoly 'harmful? How can regulation ameliorate these harmful effects? What problems confront the regulators?

ust be another market system which is preferable to monopoly so as to offer greater benefits to the public. A monopoly can therefore be compared to perfect competition. If the benefits of perfect comp ... ir purchases.Monopolies are criticised for their high prices, high profits and insensitivity to the public. Some governments therefore, in the light of these protests, advocate policies relating to mo ...

(3 pages) 288 2 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Responsibility of Journalists to accuracy and ethical principles.

Encarta Encyclopedia defines journalism as "the gathering, evaluating, and publishing of facts for public interest" ("Journalism"). Citizens rely on newspapers, television, radio, and the Internet fo ... ournalism"). Citizens rely on newspapers, television, radio, and the Internet for information about public affairs, as well as for daily tools for living, relaxation, and social contact (Baran 46). As ...

(5 pages) 147 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay is about whislteblowing in the Canadian Government. It gives the good the bad and the ugly about whistleblowing

ers full protection.Whistle blowing is defined as "an act of a man or woman who, believing that the public interest overrides the interest of the organization he serves, blows the whistle that the org ... or illegal acts, and to a lesser extent, protection will be a step forward for Canada and give the public more respect for their government.Firstly, if the Canadian Government passed a law giving the ...

(5 pages) 122 2 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The UK Press Complaints System and some cases which have had a bearing in their restructure

na Ford case?11CHAPTER 412Have they acted intrusively in the Anna Ford case?12CHAPTER 513Is there a public interest in the Anna Ford case?13CHAPTER 613How has Anna Ford used the courts system in this ... ts the benchmark for those standards. It both protects the rights of the individual and upholds the public's right to know.The Code is the cornerstone of the system of self-regulation to which the ind ...

(15 pages) 84 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover

points, Hoover was primarily conservative, while Roosevelt was primarily liberal.The conservative republican, Herbert Hoover, believed in the lazze faire ideals of capitalism, and that the federal gov ... besides this lassie faire attitude would bring about to much change and would". . .part with. . the public interest. . ." as suggested by Hoover's candidate speech. However, with the Stock Market Cras ...

(2 pages) 73 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Intellectual Property.

interests of those who wish to use copyright material, copyright law is arguably also recognising a public interest in free access to and circulation of information .The principal position, from which ... (Digital Agenda) Act 2001 (Cth) is the copyright owners new exclusive right of communication to the public. The right is not intended to be technology specific, but by virtue of the new definition of ...

(14 pages) 522 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Democratic-Republicans.

A political party is a group organized to support certain policies or questions of public interest. These issues could be of peace, war, tax, how people earn their money, and more. Fo ... d to the creation of the two most important political parties ever created, the Democrats and the Republicans. Both groups hsve their likes and dislikes and the people's vote helps resolve the conflic ... rrounded themselves around a man named Thomas Jefferson and called their new party the Democratic-Republicans. The start of this rebellion has lasted until now and has had a great impact throughout Am ...

(6 pages) 113 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Adam Smith vs. Karl Marx.

emphasized the invisible hand: Every individual...generally, indeed, neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. By preferring the support of domestic to tha ...

(4 pages) 220 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Challenger Disaster: The Challenger tragedy was as much a failure of decision-making as of technology.

ssional financial support through demonstrations of cost-effectiveness and efficiency, the forceful public interest in the heavily publicized "Teacher in Space" program, and the wish to demonstrate th ... more desirable than delay. A launch decision meant that the flight schedule could be kept, that the public would not be disappointed and that the shuttle program would score major points with the publ ...

(6 pages) 128 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

I discuss in the essay below to what extents have the latest judicial decissions eroded the employers' business interests?

.........................................105. Disclosure of Confidential Information in the Public Interest.......126. Design and Invention ............................................ ... t disclose information concerning his employer's business which is other than trivial or within the public domain. That principle will prevent the disclosure of information about the identity and requ ...

(17 pages) 144 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The essay is titled "The Role of Mass-Media in Society" and it puts into ballance the positive and negative aspects of the activity of media throughout time.

his was the result of the influence of the Enlightenment. Gradually, it also undertook the "job" of publicizing information of public interest, or "news" as we call them nowadays. Up to this point the ... ivic conscience.When radio and TV were invented, a new function was passed on to the media, that of public entertainment. Normally, if a minimal balance between all the elements presented above had be ...

(2 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Professional Issues In Computing: Professional Codes of Conduct & Practice

t followed institution in computing, has four main sections in its code of conduct. These are: -The Public InterestDuty to Employers and ClientsDuty to the ProfessionProfessional Competence and Integr ... onProfessional Competence and IntegrityThe Public InterestThis section focuses on areas such as how public health and safety should be safeguarded in members' professional practices. It also mentions ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Q. Why and how is Australia's 'public broadcaster', the ABC, intrinsically different to commercial radio networks?

sed in Britain. It suggested that " 'the wavebands available in any country' as a 'valuable form of public property' .... should be operated only in the 'public interest' " ( Cunningham & Turner, ... ents of both models, creating a broadcasting service, which saw radio and television feature both a public service and a commercial sector. ( Cunningham & Turner, 2002: Pg 331 )The ABC and Special ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Why has Frankenstein prevailed? How has Mary Shelly's Frankenstein has continued to hold public interest for nearly two hundred years?

Why has Frankenstein Prevailed?Mary Shelly's Frankenstein has continued to hold public interest for nearly two hundred years. It has prevailed because of the timeless sentiments ex ... xt. Perhaps the story is even more pertinent now, as it becomes more and more plausible. Since it's publication in 1818, the tale of a scientific experiment gone terribly awry has maintained relevance ... le of Frankenstein has and will continue to be a fixture on the minds of scientists and the general public alike when exploring the possibilities science has to offer. The story still has relevance si ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

You will drink the Kool Aid

Public relations (PR) is the art and social science of analyzing trends, predicting their consequenc ... aders, and implementing planned programs of action which will serve both the organization's and the public interest. By stating that PR practice is an art implies the element of specialized skill, kno ... tioner would have to consider cultural factors when planning a program or campaign for its targeted publics so that there would be less risk of unintentionally offending other segments of the society. ...

(6 pages) 219 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Corporate Governance research paper

ional goal.By people we mean board members, managers, workers, shareholders and other stakeholders (public).CORPORATE GOVERNANCECorporate Governance has become a typical issue at the moment and is att ... NANCECorporate Governance has become a typical issue at the moment and is attracting a good deal of public interest because, of its apparent importance for the economic health of corporations and soci ...

(5 pages) 595 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management