Media highlights.The following media mentions were omitted in the last edition of Consumer Comments:
September--Consumers' Research magazine "Consumers, Digital Technology, and Copyrights," by Policy Analyst James James, person in the Bible
James, in the Gospel of St. Luke, kinsman of St. Jude. The original does not specify the relationship.
James, rivers, United States
September 16--Charlotte Business Journal and Memphis Business Journal quote Executive Director Smith on head of CPSC CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission (US)
CPSC Computer Science (course)
CPSC Canadian Plastics Sector Council (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
CPSC Chemical Processing Safety Committee Hal Stratton Hal Stratton is a former chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. He was appointed in 2002 by President George W. Bush. Stratton resigned as chair and commissioner in July 2006, three months before his term officially expired. .
October--Consumers' Research magazine, "Tying Up Consumer Choice" on class-action suit Noun 1. class-action suit - a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
class action against Visa/Mastercard by Smith.
October 23--World Net Daily quotes Smith on FDA/Pediatric rule.
November--Consumers' Research magazine "Behind the Campaign to Can Quorn," by Associate Fellow Michael Fumento Michael Fumento is an American author, photojournalist and attorney who writes about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, science and health issues. He has travelled to Al Anbar in Western Iraq on three occasions and to Zabul Province .
November 1--"No Food for You!" by Smith in National Review Online.
November 18--A letter to the U.S. Senate on Total Information Awareness signed by Plummer and other analysts was widely reported on.
November 25 & 26--KING-TV--"Unhappy returns" interviewed Smith on shops return policies.
November 28--WCNC-TV--Smith on return policies.
November 29--KABC-TV Smith on return policies.
December--Consumers' Research magazine "Tracking your Finances in Tough Economic Times" by CA staff.
December 2--WTVJ: Smith on return policies.
December 14--KTRK and KPTV feature Smith on return policies.
December 19--"Big Brother Is Smelling You" by Plummer in National Review Online.
December 26--KSHB Smith on return policies.
January--Consumers' Research magazine "Consumers Gain from the FDA's New Policy on Health Claims" by Smith.
February--Consumers' Research magazine "How to Complain Effectively" by CA staff.
February 1--Environment & Climate News cites Smith and Plummer in article "Eight Reasons Why 'Global Warming' Is a Scam" by Joe Bast Bast, in Egyptian religion
Bast (băst), ancient Egyptian cat goddess. At first a goddess of the home, she later became known as a goddess of war. The center of her cult was at Bubastis. Her name also appears as Ubast. .
Feb. 15--Bast article translated for Italy's Ragion Politica Politica is the undergraduate journal of the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Politica solicits original student essays on topics broadly political. .
Feb 24--Houston Business Journal runs article by Smith, "'Honor All Cards' suit could cost customers."
March--Consumers' Research magazine, "Truthful Health Claims for Moderate Drinking Restricted" by Smith and Plummer.