Posts Tagged ‘nepotism

14
Oct
09

On air: What’s wrong with nepotism?


jeansarkozyHe’s 23, still at university and he’s about to given a fantastic new job as head of France’s top business district. Oh, and he’s the son of the French President.

The attacks on Jean Sarkozy’ imminent appointment as chair of the agency which manages La Defense have been so venonmous, President Nicholas Sarkozy has today come to his sons defence, saying he’s been “thrown to the wolves.” Continue reading ‘On air: What’s wrong with nepotism?’

01
Feb
08

Nepotism – where would you draw the line?

Thanks to those of you who responded to Peter’s post about nepotism – it’s a subject that cropped up again at our editorial meeting today. And the discussion ranged from “where do you draw the line ?” to confessions from two members of the team that their parents had got them summer jobs when they were younger. It’s certainly a subject that gets people going – do you think it’s something we should cover in the programme?

Continue reading ‘Nepotism – where would you draw the line?’

31
Jan
08

Time to talk about Afghanistan?

Good morning, I hope you’re all well. I’m at TVC but I’m sure there’ll be a cheery air in the WHYS office today as Mark will have enjoyed this last night. But we’re about today and what you’re talking about.

How about Afghanistan? Three reports have painted a grim picture of the situation in the country, warning of a humanitarian catastrophe and collapsing state institutions. An independent study in the United States warns that Afghanistan could revert to a “failed state”.

And Steve has written asking us to discuss the Afghanistan Blashpemy death sentence.

Continue reading ‘Time to talk about Afghanistan?’




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