- Homepage: http://www.time.com/
June 2002: Influential American magazine publishing company that merged with Warner to become Time-Warner.
June 2008: '“I think it’s fair to say that everyone at Time Inc. is completely shocked by this. Joe Ripp is as far from being a crook as anyone you’ll ever know,” said John Huey, the editor in chief of Time Inc., who also described the complaint as “almost Kafkaesque.”'http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/09/business/media/09aol.html
September 2004: About 20 state attorneys general are investigating Time Inc. for practices involving billing consumers for magazine subscriptions and renewals they didn’t authorize. JoAnn Carrin of the Florida attorney general’s office says Florida logged 2,000 complaints.http://www.aarp.org/bulletin/consumer/a2004-08-26-mag_scam.html
July 2005: New York Times reporter Judith Miller was sent to jail on Wednesday for refusing to testify about her conversations regarding outed CIA agent Valerie Plame. Time's Matt Cooper avoided a similar fate when he agreed to testify at the 11th hour. Both the newspaper and the magazine had received subpoenas for their respective reporters' notes. The Times said they had no such documents, and the request was dropped. Time did have access to some of Cooper's notes, however, and eventually handed them over—against Cooper's wishes—last week. Who owns a reporter's notes?http://slate.msn.com/id/2122294/
Role Name Type Last Updated Owner of (partial or full, past or present) CNN/Money Magazine Source Feb 5, 2006 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Time Magazine Source Aug 23, 2005 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Time Warner Organization Mar 21, 2004 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Paul Cuadros Person Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Mike Duffy Person Organization Executive (past or present) Mr. Walter Isaacson Person Nov 30, 2011 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Unmesh Kher Person Organization Executive (past or present) Joseph A. Ripp Person Jun 9, 2008
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 04, 2013 List Price = Joke Price: 4 Examples of How Original Prices Are Meaningless
QUOTE: ...JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson came clean about how the store’s original prices were fake prices cooked up mainly to make the inevitable markdowns seem more impressive and tempting to shoppers. The strategy is known as “price anchoring,” and it’s standard practice....While the new system sounded great to many consumer advocates, it proved to be a failure with shoppers...
Time Magazine Aug 14, 2012 Factory owners: Federal prisoners stealing our business
QUOTE: Unicor is a government-run enterprise that employs over 13,000 inmates -- at wages as low as 23 cents an hour -- to make goods for the Pentagon and other federal agencies....If Unicor wants a contract, it gets it.
CNN/Money Magazine Jul 26, 2012 The Real Problem With Offshore Tax Havens
QUOTE: one doesn’t necessarily have to fly to the Channel Islands with a bag of cash to stash ill-gotten gains or evade the taxman anymore. The past 30 years have seen the evolution of a mainstream financial system that is global in scope and that through secrecy and complexity has enabled itself to profit handsomely off of the tax evasion of the world’s richest citizens.
Time Magazine Jul 18, 2012 Capital One to pay $210 million in fines, consumer refunds
QUOTE: Cardholders who enrolled in a payment protection or credit monitoring product -- or who tried to cancel one of these products but were persuaded by a call center representative to keep it -- on or after August 1, 2010, will be refunded the money they paid for the product, as well as any finance charges, over-the-limit fees or interest paid....The latest action marks the first enforcement for the bureau since it began regulating credit cards, mortgages and consumer reporting agencies as part of the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform last year.
CNN/Money Magazine Jun 19, 2012 Online credit card complaint database to debut
QUOTE: A new online database...created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will begin by posting grievances against credit card companies...."Disclosing every complaint, without any indication of the veracity of the complaint, is inherently misleading," wrote Fred R. Becker Jr., president of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
CNN/Money Magazine Feb 03, 2012 Too Perfect? Rachel Weisz's L'Oréal Ad Banned in Britain for Being 'Misleading
QUOTE: The U.K. is known for going after such Photoshop mischief. Ads featuring Christy Turlington for Maybelline and Julia Roberts for Lancôme were pulled for the artistic liberties taken by the retouching department.
Time Magazine Jan 11, 2011 If You Think Someone Is Mentally Ill: Loughner's Six Warning Signs
QUOTE: In most states, including Arizona, it's predictably difficult to detain someone involuntarily due to mental illness. If he is not deemed an imminent danger to himself or others, as determined by a judge, in almost all cases, treatment will not come without the person in question admitting that they are ill and need help. Even then, there is no guarantee that help will come readily or swiftly.
Time Magazine Dec 03, 2009 An Indian Village Sees the Downside of Carbon Trading Read more: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1945243,00.html#ixzz0Ykz1f6GX
QUOTE: The controversy in Toranagallu [India} raises questions about the effectiveness of CDM [Clean Development Mechanism] projects and the wisdom of relying on the carbon market to combat climate change.
Time Magazine Oct 27, 2009 Pakistan's Forgotten Plight: Modern-Day Slavery
QUOTE: will Clinton be able to press Islamabad's rulers to address a controversy involving rural poverty and modern-day slavery?
Time Magazine Oct 23, 2009 Sweet Spot: How Sugary Cereal Makers Target Kids
QUOTE: Obesity researchers for the first time have hard data proving that the least healthy cereals are the ones marketed most aggressively to children.
Time Magazine Oct 23, 2009 Are Teacher Colleges Turning out Mediocrity?
QUOTE: while "Who's teaching my kid?" is an important question for parents to ask, there may be an equally essential (and rarely remarked upon) question — "Who's teaching my kid's teachers?"
Time Magazine Oct 23, 2009 Why Angry British Voters Are Tuning In to Bigots (Viewpoint)
QUOTE: the sense of grievance... is widely held, and is especially potent among white, working-class Britons, who believe they are in competition with immigrants and minorities for limited jobs and resources, and that the political classes give preferential treatment to those groups.
Time Magazine Oct 19, 2009 How the Afghan Election Was Rigged
QUOTE: No one will ever know how Afghans voted in their country's presidential elections on Aug. 20, 2009. Seven weeks after the polling, the U.N.-backed Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) is still trying to separate fraudulent tallies from ballots.
Time Magazine Oct 08, 2009 How to Stop the Counterfeit-Medicine Drugs Trade
QUOTE: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 50% of drugs sold online have either been falsified or altered in some way.
Time Magazine Sep 19, 2009 California Proposes Plan to Ban Sale of High-Energy TVs
QUOTE: the state's [California] regulatory mavens have formally proposed regulations that would force the industry to make more energy-efficient models.
Time Magazine Sep 15, 2009 Do You Have the Right to Flip Off a Cop?
QUOTE: "The law is clear that people have the constitutional right to use profanity, especially when it comes to government officials, because that is a form of political speech," [ACLU legal director Witold] Walczak says. "But despite that, we have police officers regularly misapplying the law to punish people who offend them — that's really what it comes down to."
Time Magazine Sep 03, 2009 After Its Madoff Report, Can Victims Sue the SEC?
QUOTE: Howard Elisofan, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and a former SEC enforcement attorney, launched a legal action against the SEC on behalf of a victim, Phyllis Molchatsky, last December.
Time Magazine Aug 19, 2009 When Protesters Bear Arms Against Health-Care Reform
QUOTE: The fact that protesters at President Obama's political events have begun showing up bearing arms may be disquieting, but it's perfectly legal...
Time Magazine Aug 18, 2009 How to Manage Your Online Life When You're Dead
QUOTE: Other sites [that are like Facebook] are also grappling with the thorny question of what to do with users' information after they die.
Time Magazine Aug 11, 2009 U.K.'s Jewish-School Ruling: Who Decides Who Is a Jew?
QUOTE: Faith schools across Britain are holding their breath and waiting to see if they will need to change their admissions procedures after Europe's largest Jewish school was last week given the right to appeal a court decision saying its entry policy was racist.
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