Friday, September 14, 2012
Thomas Bjorkman, professor of horticulture at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY, and Dr. Urvashi Rangan, Director, Consumer Safety and Sustainability Group at Consumer Reports, discuss what the organic label indicates about how food is grown, and what the various animal welfare labels indicate about how meat or eggs were bred and raised.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
One-hit wonders often spell long term rewards for record companies, which can make millions of dollars from legacy recordings — as long as they own the rights. That may be about to change. A provision in U.S. copyright law stipulates that songs released after 1978 have "termination rights," which offer artists the ability to regain ownership of their work after 35 years have passed. With that deadline on the horizon, a battle is looming between artists and labels over song rights.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
By Ilya Marritz
New York’s Fall Fashion Week is winding down, but this year it included 97 runway shows and attracted an estimated 100,000 visitors to its new Lincoln Center home. Some say the event has become glitzier than ever, and drifted further from its roots as a trade show. But if you ignore the flashbulbs, you can still observe business getting done.
Monday, August 09, 2010