WSJ’s New Commerce Site Blurs Line Between News and Marketing​

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There’s no denying there have always been monetary influences in journalism but most are not worthy of being described as examples of corruption. Rather, what makes the addition of commerce sites so threatening to journalistic principles is that instead of practicing something secretive, malicious, or illegal, it introduces a brand-new bias that could be difficult to assess and is entirely permissible by law. 

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PayPal Answered the Call for Fair Pay, Now Others Are Following Suit

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With layoffs and inflation shining a spotlight on the cost of living for the average worker, a handful of executives have shown that a cheap-labor ideology has no place in today’s America.

This is What Dropbox's Generous Parental Leave Policy Proves

Paid parental leave is not guaranteed by law, yet Dropbox offers new parents 24 weeks of PTO in addition to a transitional program upon return. It sounds costly, but here’s why it pays for itself.


What Your Dog Trainer Wants You to Know​

From basic obedience to dealing with destruction and aggression, the average dog trainer can help you and your dog in a number of ways. But there’s plenty you can do on your end to help maximize your dog’s training sessions, too. We spoke with Emily Tronetti, professional dog trainer, to get her advice for dog owners.


RGB vs CMYK: What's The Difference?

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Designers in all industries have to work with color on a daily basis, but so do branding experts and professionals who are tasked with creating letterheads, presentations, and other documents that speak to their personality and expertise. That’s why understanding color models like RGB and CMYK is vital.


Home Loan Documents You Should Have Prepared

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Planning on buying a home? While the shopping process is certainly exciting, the first thing on your to-do list should be applying for a loan. Not only will it give you greater confidence walking into a deal, but your approval amount will also have an impact on your shopping journey…

How to Choose Your Transaction Coordinator

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A transaction coordinator’s role is focused on handling the administrative tasks that accompany a real estate deal, thereby helping to keep agents organized and ensure the process goes smoothly for buyers and sellers. Of course, to achieve those goals, you have to make sure the TC you choose is the right fit…

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