Archive for August, 2010

Military training, business skills converge on battlefield

August 24, 2010

Skills helpful in Maj. Mark Hopkins’ first combat deployment By La Risa Lynch Last October, Mark Hopkins sat behind a desk at his Hyde Park business providing legal service for identity theft victims. By month’s end, he was dressed in army fatigue toting a assault weapon in a war zone half a world away. Hospkins’ [...]

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Comcast-NBC-Universal merger deal should include Black channel ownership

August 2, 2010

by La Risa Lynch The proposed merger between Comcast and NBC-Universal will create the nation’s biggest media entity putting hundreds of cable channels, local broadcast stations and internet service under the control of one company. That concerns media analysts and activists, who contend the merger would hinder fair competition and limit content. But for one [...]

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