Editorial Results (free)
1. Facebook Asks Users If They Think It's 'Good for the World'
- Wednesday, April 4, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook is asking users whether they think it's "good for the world" in a poll sent to an unspecified number of people.
The poll appears under the heading, "We'd like to do better," when users log in. Possible responses range from "strongly agree" to "strongly disagree."
2. Olford Ministries Continues to Influence the World
- Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The man who reportedly most influenced the Rev. Billy Graham’s ministry left a legacy in Memphis that still impacts people from all over the world.
3. The New World Of Social Media
- Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Social media used to be so fun. We could all stay connected with friends and family, for long periods of time and around the world. It felt like social media was expanding our friend circles. For example, I have reconnected with friends that date back to kindergarten. Before the internet, this would have been much more difficult.
4. Celebrating 2018 Around the World
- Thursday, January 4, 2018
Best-destination travel lists often are random with no real rhyme or reason other than a particular destination doing a fantastic job marketing itself to travel writers. And yes, I’ve written a few of these lists through the years.
5. Innovation And The Tech World
- Tuesday, October 18, 2016
While the world of technology has filled the world with tools of productivity and connection, it has its drawbacks. Many people today suffer from the shadow side of technology.
Droves of burned out, screen-addicted zombies sign up for Digital Detox weekends. Families schedule a family night without cellphones at the table once a week or only allow their preschoolers to play games after reading. Technology has imploded many of the societal norms we once held sacred: look how online dating has disrupted generations of rituals.
6. The World at your Doorstep
- Saturday, August 27, 2016
There is nothing you can’t get delivered these days. If you can imagine owning it, it’s only a matter of time before it can be in your possession, brought to your front door within minutes, hours or days from the first moment you even conjured the thought of having it.
7. Rallings: 'The World Is In Turmoil'
- Monday, August 8, 2016
Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings will get a pay boost from $150,000 to $219,000 a year as he becomes the permanent head of the Memphis Police Department.
The appointment of Rallings by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland goes to the Memphis City Council for approval Tuesday, Aug. 9, for what is expected to be a unanimous vote.
8. Last Word: The Untouchable Compromise, Go West and World Series in August
- Thursday, June 30, 2016
Shelby County Commissioner Heidi Shafer actually brought a suitcase with her to Wednesday’s commission budget session and special meeting.
9. From Forest to Flooring, Cafe Ole’s New Deck Has ‘Seen the World’
- Thursday, April 7, 2016
This is a Memphis story. And by now it should be clear that Bill Courtney loves a Memphis story.
10. For the World's Most Scrutinized Body, Barbie Has a New Look
- Friday, January 29, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — At 57, Barbie is getting a major makeover.
The iconic plastic doll, whose small waist and long legs have been criticized for creating unrealistic expectations for girls, will soon be sold with three new bodies — curvy, tall and petite. Barbie will also be more diverse, coming in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles.
11. Translating an Academic Resume for the Corporate World
- Friday, September 18, 2015
Over time, one theme keeps coming up in the questions I receive from readers. After spending years going to school to receive a master’s or doctoral degree, many recent graduates find themselves with a long resume.
12. Money & Markets Around the World
- Wednesday, June 24, 2015
On central bank policy: At an early press conference, Janet Yellen quipped that the U.S. Fed might initiate rate hikes six months after QE, corresponding with March of 2015. She has been backpedaling ever since.
13. Why the US Will Power the World Economy in 2015
- Tuesday, December 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015.
After long struggling to claw its way out of the Great Recession, the world's biggest economy is on an extended win streak that is edging it closer to full health. But the new year doesn't look quite so bright in other major countries.
14. Discovering the World of Travel
- Tuesday, August 12, 2014
What does travel mean? On one hand, it’s a vacation from everyday life, an escape. It’s an opportunity to have your physical pains massaged away in a spa while an ocean breeze momentarily relieves your stress and worry.
15. PR in the Not-For-Profit World
- Monday, April 22, 2013
One of the things we take a lot of pride in is the number of not-for-profit clients we work with. I currently handle five not-for-profit accounts, and each is unique and exciting in its own way. If you can’t intern at an agency, one of the best ways to get your “PR feet” wet is to do an internship at a not-for-profit in college.
16. Nicest AD In the World Steps Down
- Friday, April 27, 2012
Sixteen years ago R.C. Johnson became the University of Memphis athletic director and he started the tradition of an annual media appreciation luncheon. John Calipari, among others, would have choked on the idea.
17. O’Brien’s Lens is ‘Passport to the World’
- Friday, November 4, 2011
Michael O’Brien regards his camera as more than just the tool of his profession. O’Brien, a former Memphian who now lives in Austin, Texas, considers it his “passport to the world.”
18. Welcome To The World
- Friday, October 28, 2011
7 LBS., 3 OZ., AND A TON OF PROMISE. She looks like me. She looks like her other grandfather. And both grandmothers. And her parents. And both aunts. And a little like Buddha, a lot like Winston Churchill, and a bit like Mike Tyson. And she’s the most beautiful thing I’ve seen since her daddy was born and her aunt before him.
19. The World Is Your Billboard
- Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Mere minutes after stepping off the plane in Vegas, I was reminded how well Sin City leverages every piece of potential marketing real estate imaginable.
Billboard advertising, also called “outdoor” or “out of home,” isn’t simply relegated to traditional roadside boards. It’s in some of the most unexpected of locations. And much of it is grand in scale, design and message. Would you expect anything less of Vegas?
20. Sales in The Brave New World
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
As a former president of the Sales and Marketing Executives of Memphis, the wisdom of the statement we opened our meetings with is firmly ingrained in me. “Nothing happens until someone sells something.” It’s true, not just in the business world either.
21. The Daily News Enters World of Twitter
- Monday, April 20, 2009
The Daily News and its sister weekly publication, The Memphis News, have joined the growing ranks of companies using Twitter to get their message out.
Anyone can have breaking news about business, politics and the public interest sent straight to their mobile device by following The Daily News on Twitter. Visit www.twitter.com/memphisdaily/ to subscribe, or look for the Twitter link at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com. Twitter is a free social networking service that allows users to send and receive short updates known as tweets.
22. Cohen Expands on the World According to Cohen
- Friday, February 13, 2009
Minutes after casting votes on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday night, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen made his way to a conference call during which he took the political pulse of his district.
23. A Look at Financial Developments Around the World
- Tuesday, October 14, 2008
A look at what happened in some stock markets around the world Monday:
EUROPE (AP) – European governments overcame their differences to put 1.7 trillion euros ($2.3 trillion) on the line in guarantees and other emergency measures to save the banking system, in their most unified response yet to the global financial crisis. The pledges by six countries that use the euro and Britain helped soothe stock markets, along with a promise by top central banks to provide unlimited short term dollar credits.
24. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Recognizes Marx & Bensdorf’s Cherny
- Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Eileen Cherny, relocation director for Marx & Bensdorf, has received the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World President’s Service Recognition Award. The award acknowledges committee and board involvement, presentations at network conferences and service in various capacities.
25. U.S. Credit Crisis Proves Again That Markets Around the World are Linked
- Tuesday, August 28, 2007
NEW YORK (AP) - The sharp declines this month in many stock markets worldwide proves that not all that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
That city is among those areas of the United States hard hit by a slumping housing market. Combine that with a strong global appetite in recent years for investments based on U.S. mortgages bundled together, and a dotted line begins to emerge between faltering home loans in once-hot housing markets and troubles for hedge funds in Australia and banks in Europe.
26. From the World of Disney to the Home of Elvis, Grossman Puts Entertainment Savvy to Work
- Thursday, August 10, 2006
Attorney Audrey Grossman takes a balanced approach to life and work.
She recently joined the law firm of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC as an associate, and concentrates her practice on estate planning, elder law and entertainment law. She previously practiced with The Grossman Law Firm, an estate-planning firm she founded in Memphis in 2004. Before moving from Los Angeles in 2003, Grossman worked as a film production attorney for Walt Disney Pictures and as an associate at the Greenberg Glusker law firm in L.A.
27. Gourley's Love of His Profession Reaches Across the World
- Friday, February 17, 2006
Dr. Dick Gourley, who grew up in Paducah, Ky., used to enjoy visiting his local pharmacy and wondering what it would be like to work behind the drug counter.
But his horizons have widened considerably since then, with his most recent accolade coming from colleagues in Europe.