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Station Management: Three for your Netflix List

| May 16, 2013

By Holland Cooke
Radio Consultant

BLOCK ISLAND, RI — Forget those boring management training videos!  The acting is bad, and the situations are contrived.

Instead?  Rent these three Hollywood hits and share with your team.

Sexual Harassment:

See “Disclosure,” in which Demi Moore’s buff, ruthless executive hits on male subordinate Michael Douglas.  Author Michael Crichton (“Jurassic Park”) turned the tables by making a woman the unwanted aggressor.  And in doing so, he shows us one of industry’s more volatile issues from a different angle, one sure to sensitize your employees to nuances they might miss by examining the problem from the usual man-hassles-woman perspective.

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Radio: “House of Cards?”

| February 13, 2013

By Holland Cooke
Radio Consultant

HouseOfCards 125BLOCK ISLAND, RI — Ruthless and cunning, Congressman Francis Underwood (Oscar® winner Kevin Spacey) and his wife Claire (Robin Wright) stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex, and corruption in modern D.C.

But you won’t see it at the multiplex. Or on HBO, or Showtime. Or on TNT, FX, or other basic cable channels which are now so aggressively producing top-shelf original programming. “House of Cards” is an original Netflix series.

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