Electronic Media, Religion and Work Conflict, Screen Cleaning
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1374
- Dec 15, 2017 5:00 pm
- 2:30:32 mins
Power of Electronic Media has to build or destroy (22:37) Randal Wright has a Ph.D. in Family Studies and is now a personal life coach. He has written several books, taught college for many years, and done extensive research and studies on the influence of electronic media. U.S. adults spent an average of 123 minutes, that’s two hours and three minutes, on laptops or desktops every day in 2017. People watched, read, listened, streamed and posted more media than ever in 2017, and it is expected to rise again in 2018. But what effect is this having? Dr. Randal Wright explains the power electronic media has to either build or destroy. When Religion and Work Conflict (1:07:19) Kabring Chang, a Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics at Boston University. Since 2007, the number of complaints about religious discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has risen significantly. It’s not hard to see why: An increase in immigrants of diverse faiths, greater workforce diversity, and the globalization of business all play a role in more workers from different religious backgrounds meeting on the job. For many employers, it is only a matter of time before they face conflicts between religion and work. So, as an employee or as a boss, what do you do when this situation comes up in the workplace? Kabring Chang shares her article that explains the struggles and shares some possible solutions to the issues surrounding religion in the workplace. Makena Bauss - De-Extinction (1:30:59) New genetic science may help to bring back previously extinct species. Producer Makana Bauss shares the details. Jeff Simpson - Screen Cleaning (1:35:33) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV helping you find family-friendly options.