Author Archives: Brett Nachman

UNC Failing Student Athletes?

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks would be interested to learn that a college essay written about her has gained national attention – and not for the right reasons. A student athlete at the University of North Carolina composed an atrociously … Continue reading

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TV Networks: Turn Off vs Tune In

Bursting television viewers’ bubbles is increasingly evident as favorite shows are axed, forever disrupting programs once “on the bubble.” For studios and networks met by a viewer backlash, infuriated over the termination of “XYZ Show,” it’s just another May. Broadcast … Continue reading

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United Flyers Saddled with More Baggage Fees

Prepare to pay more for that extra tote the next time you travel. For United Airlines, new bag-sizing boxes at many airports has many passengers cringing as they approach security. The airline has now enforced limits on the size of … Continue reading

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Oscar Nod Pulled Over Promo

Legendary composer and songwriter Bruce Broughton may be playing and singing the blues after his Oscar nomination for low-budget film Alone Yet Not Alone was disqualified. The musician, best known for his orchestral work for Silverado, Homeward Bound and other … Continue reading

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Workplace Bullying: When WOM Goes Viral

Put aside the sticks and stones. Words hurt and have meaning. The social media age has allowed hurtful messages to travel faster and to more individuals than ever before, often with ramifications. Harsh comments spoken in the workplace are no … Continue reading

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