PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Friday, March 9, 2012
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1:06 – 1:30 OPEN
1:30 – 1:58:30
The new culture of white-collar unemployment
Our boom-and-bust economy over recent decades has made repeated layoffs a part of life. Nearly every large company has experienced seismic shifts in fortune, and white-collar employees have had a hard time keeping their footing. The promise of a long-term career – complete with gold watch – has become a thing of the past. How are today’s skilled workers responding? The answer is a new definition of employment in which rootless workers have come to think of themselves as a “company of one.” Networking events, career seminars and the emergence of sites like LinkedIn.com, are just some of the ways recent generations have adapted to the insecurity of the corporate job market. Can the man (or woman) in the Grey Flannel Suit stay relevant in the 21st century?
2:06 – 2:40
The battle over “Bully” is heating up. The new documentary film on bullying, set for release March 30 by The Weinstein Company, got an R rating for language, but fans say a film that could help kids cope with bullies shouldn’t be off limits to those kids. Katy Butler, a 17-year-old high school student in
John Horn, Los Angeles Times film writer
Katy Butler, a 17-year-old
· The petition has collected more than 250,000 signatures.
· In middle school,
Cynthia Lowen, “Bully” producer
2:41:30 – 2:58:30
How much is too much to pay for popcorn at the movies?
Kerry Morgan, attorney representing Joshua Thompson