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  • The General Electric Company

    General Electric Company is the world’s global digital industrial company that introduces software-defined machines to create solutions in the industry1. They have been a Fortune 500 company for 21 years2. GE is listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) in the United States, and many others for non-U.S. exchanges3. Over the years they have broadened their technologies and services into eight different industrial operating segments and one financial services operating segment4. Industrial operating segments include: power, energy management, transportation, renewable energy, aviation, appliances and lighting, oil and gas, and healthcare. Capital is the one financial services operating segment5. GE currently serves customers in 180 countries, and employs around 333,000 people worldwide6. Of those 333,000 people, 125,000 are employed in the United States, and 208,000 employed in other countries7. They have come quite the way since their incorporation in 1892. A couple interesting facts about General Electric’s history is that one, it goes all the way back to Thomas Edison, who created Edison Electric Light Company in 1878, it then merged with Thomson-Houston Electric Company in 1892 which created General Electric Company8. Another is that GE is the one and only company listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Index today, that was also involved in the original index back in 18969. Strategy General Electric has many different large segments to their company. Due to this, they…

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  • Importance Of Emmy Awards

    An Emmy Award recognizes excellence in the television industry. It corresponds to the Grammy Award for music, the Academy Award, or the Oscar for film and the Tony Award for theatre. Winning all four is referred to as the grand slam or “EGOT” coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas who said his acronym originally stood for energy, growth, opportunity and talent. Only 12 people have achieved this. Directly off the Emmy website, The Emmy Awards were conceived in 1948 and its founding fathers…

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  • The Mindy Project Analysis

    Originally titled, It’s Messy, The Mindy Project is an original program created by and starring Mindy Kaling, commissioned by NBC due to her success as a writer, actor, and executive producer on their hit show The Office, which was reaching the end of its run. The network ultimately passed on the pilot due to the female-lead heavy programming schedule of that particular season, which included, Whitney, The New Normal, Save Me, and Parks & Recreation (Hibberd). Once released the program was…

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  • Prime Time Essay

    1) “A decision to develop a series for prime time simultaneously a choice about a commercial commodity, an aesthetic endeavor, and a social institution. As a result, those making programming decisions will be variously evaluated according to perceptions of their business judgment, their aesthetic tastes, and the values they impart” (Bielby and Bielby 1994:1290). “in a mass-culture industry with a high level of market concentration such as network television, brokers are more directly…

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  • Why Do Kids Play Competitive Sports?

    chance to fix his/her mistake. (NBC News, 9).Stated in the article by Jeff Pearlman, it says “He made it painfully clear to the others that my brother was the weakest of weak links, that he was useless as a soccer player.” When you play a team sport it usually says that every player is required to play during the game. When a kid that is not good at the sport is thrown into the game with other kids that are better at the sport, and they don’t pass the ball to him/her at all then that could put…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Universal Movies

    A Special Place: Universal Studios After an extensive, torturous drive, Ethan finally arrived at his destination. He parked his large, black truck in the massive, congested parking garage and began pacing to get to where he was going. The moving walkways were packed like sardines with other people trying to get to the same place he was going. Once he sees the monument that is decorated like the planet Earth with the exterior spinning the words “Universal Studios” he knows he has made it. He…

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  • The Brexit Analysis

    British Parliament in the near future. Another news stories from NBC Nightly News had a news clip about the Brexit called Britain in turmoil after Brexit vote to leave European Union. NBC Nightly News focuses on is the possibility that other countries may begin to partake in similar actions of leaving the E.U. By using live footage of Bert Koenders, Dutch Foreign Minister, and Frank Walter Steimeier, German Foreign Minister, the newscaster analyzes the pressure other countries feel to follow…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Gps Vs. 1 Skipping School

    GPS tracking devices are a tremendous and astounding way to stop kids from being late to class. We as a community want our kids to succeed and get the best possible education that they can receive. On the other hand, opponents argue that making kids carry around something that tracks them seems a little bit extreme because it makes them seem like common criminals. In addition, they argue that the cost of the GPS device in incredibility expensive. However, I disagree. According to Miller Sylvan,…

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  • Universal Refugee Experience Of Home In Han's Closed Too Soon

    The first half of the novel’s title, “inside out,” reflects the universal refugee experience of fleeing home. This relates to Ha’s experience in various ways. For instance, at the beginning of the novel, when Ha was still back in Saigon, she writes in the poem, “Closed Too Soon”, that, “I’m mad/ and pinch the girl/ who shares my desk,/ Tram is half my size,/ so skinny and nervous” (Lai 38). This shows how Ha was a bully who was feared by others. This proves how before the war, she was a…

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  • News Anchor Brian Williams Analysis

    a need to question the integrity of a certain news reporter Brian Williams, an anchor for the NBC news. Williams came under fire for embellishing his role in a helicopter incident in Iraq, leading to his suspension. Furthermore, the suspension that NBC News handed to Mr. Williams was justifiable. This is because it damaged his credibility and America's perception of the news. First, the suspension of Brian Williams was just because of his credibility. Williams’ falsified news story…

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