Agenda is a media created platform designed to shape public opinion and decision-making processes, which continuously serves the democratic society for reaching agreements over relevant matters. It is created, when the media constantly select and publish certain contents from the abundance of information by means of professional selection criteria such as innovatory and informative value. When a measure of an internal output (e.g. press release) is taken up by the agenda, external output (publications) comes into being.
ICV-Statement "Grundmodell für Kommunikations-Controlling"
First version by
ICV work group "Kommunikations-Controlling", leader: Dr. Reimer Stobbe
Worth Our Weight: The Taste of Compassion
Its a sunny Saturday morning, and my wife and I turn into a residential neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California the only sign of commerce is a beleaguered shopping mall a few hundred feet away. I glance down at my GPS to make sure this is where we want to be and in doing so I almost pass my destination. There it is tucked away to the left, sandwiched between two homes: Worth our Weight (W.O.W)
Awakening Our Collaborative Spirit
The physicist, David Bohm, while researching the lives of Einstein, Heisenberg, Pauli and Bohr, made a remarkable observation. Bohm noticed that their incredible breakthroughs took place through simple, open and honest conversation. He observed, for instance, that Einstein and his colleagues spent years freely meeting and conversing with each other.
How to Think Like an Ecosystem
Gradually its dawned on me: We humans are creatures of the mind. We perceive the world according to our core, often unacknowledged, assumptions. They determine, literally, what we can see and what we cannot. Nothing so wrong with that, perhapsexcept that, in this crucial do-or-die moment, were stuck with a mental map that is life-destroying.
Meet The New Boss: You
What do coffee growers in Ethiopia, hardware store owners in America, and Basque entrepreneurs have in common? For one thing, many of them belong to cooperatives. By pooling their money and resources, and voting democratically on how those resources will be used, they can compete in business and reinvest the benefits in their communities.
Rats Walking Again After Spinal Cord Injury
Scientists in Switzerland have restored full movement to rats paralyzed by spinal cord injuries in a study that spurs hope that the techniques may hold promise for someday treating people with similar injuries.