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  1. women in stem
    Female Scientists Will Be Honored in a Light Show at Grand CentralThe installation is part of GE’s campaign to close the gender gap in STEM by 2020.
  2. Jeff Goldblum Stars in the Best Lightbulb Infomercial Ever Directed by Tim […]It’s not often that a mega corporation like GE can pull off an ad that’s funnier than it is shameless, but this new spot directed by Tim […]
  3. this is how not to pay taxes
    Apple’s Tax Guys Are Better Than YoursThe company paid just 9.8 percent on its overall profits. 
  4. Watch the Media-Conspiracy TV Funhouse Segment SNL Banned in 1998 Marc Maron just Tweeted the link to this video, a Robert Smigel-written TV Funhouse segment in which the educational program Conspiracy Theory […]
  5. business ethics
    GE Still Not Going to Pay Taxes, AP Correction ClarifiesThey’ve been hoaxed!
  6. my what big loopholes you have
    G.E.’s Tax Bill for 2010 Was Negative $3.2 BillionFormer officials from the Treasury, IRS, and congressional tax-writing committees help show them how.
  7. john heilemann
    Morning Joe: Heilemann on Baby Boomers and GE’s Jeff Immelt’New York’ columnist John Heilemann appeared on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ to discuss the looming baby-boom time bomb’s effect on entitlement programs and GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s new gig as head of the president’s economy panel.
  8. photo op
    President Obama Examines John Boehner’s New Tanning Bed at GE FactoryJokes!
  9. white house the new class
    GE’s CEO Now Dominates Energy, Television, and Obama’s Economic Advisory BoardObama replaces Volcker with GE’s Jeffrey Immelt.
  10. television-stained wretches
    Expect More Kabletown Jokes On 30 RockThe FCC’s chairman proposes approving the Comcast-NBC deal.
  11. deals
    NBCU Worth More Than Anyone ThoughtIt’s because of E!
  12. deals
    G.E. Reaches Deal to Buy All of NBC So it Can Turn Around and Sell ItIt only cost them $5.8 billion.
  13. deals
    NBC-Comcast Deal ‘Close’An announcement could come next week, says the ‘Times.’
  14. O’Reilly Also Defies Overlords, Goes After GEAnd everything, thankfully, is back to normal.
  15. racial gaffes
    GE Flacks Take to Jossip Comment Board to Dispute Jeff Immelt Racism KerfuffleDid Immelt say he was only comfortable around white men and women? We’ll never know, because nobody is addressing this seriously.
  16. company town
    There May Be a Day When Port Authority Is Nice to Look AtWe know, we know — dare to dream, right? But there are proposals to build above it, and the renderings look lovely. Plus, news from the finance, law, real estate and media industries, in our daily roundup.
  17. tube junkie
    GE Recycles Water, Woody Allen HumorOn the off chance that this is actually how rain is made, you’ll definitely want to pack an umbrella today.
  18. company town
    Karl Rove to Finally Profit From Professional Secret-KeepingMEDIA • Here come the NBC News pay cuts: Jeff Zucker plans to slash anywhere between $20 and $40 million, including an entire level of MSNBC management. And thanks to the writers’ strike and fears of recession, future cuts may only get worse. [NYP] • Karl Rove may be offered $3 million for a memoir, in which we may find out how much he got in exchange for his soul. [NYP] • At least one person thinks the press did a heckuva job in reporting the lead-up to the Iraq war — former top White House communications adviser Dan Bartlett. [NYO]
  19. company town
    GE Wants In on the Dow Jones ActionMEDIA • GE and Pearson, the parents of NBC and the Financial Times, are considering a rival bid for Dow Jones. [NYT] • Quadrangle Group bought Dennis Publishing for $240 million and is courting editorial talent. [WWD] • Demand for ad space pushes Page Six up to three pages. [NYT]