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Why I left news


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Here I am interviewing a Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue official.

I get asked two questions several times a week, and I brush off both with a verbal swat.

One — because I’m in my late 20s, I suppose – is when are you getting married? And the other, because it seems like small talk, is why did you leave the newspaper?

I could answer both with a single word: Money.

But I usually deflect the marriage subject, wrongly justifying it as an acceptable passing question, with a practical reason: I’m not eager to have children. And I answer the news question with something to which my audience can nod along: “It didn’t seem like a sustainable career path.”

But that’s a cold and detached answer. I don’t feel cold and detached about news, and I only give that response under the assumption that people don’t want to hang around for the full story – ironically, the same reason newspapers aren’t really working anymore.

So…

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PCA Services

The PCA administers arbitration, conciliation and fact finding in disputes involving various combinations of states, private parties, state entities, and intergovernmental organizations. International commercial arbitration can also be conducted under PCA auspices. The PCA’s two working languages are English and French. However, proceedings may be conducted in any language agreed on by the parties.

 The PCA offers hearing facilities at the Peace Palace and ancillary administrative services to tribunals operating ad-hoc or under the auspices of another institution.

 Under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, the PCA Secretary-General is charged with designating “appointing authorities” upon the request of a party to arbitral proceedings. The Secretary-General may designate an appointing authority for the appointment of an arbitrator to complete an incomplete arbitral tribunal and/or to decide challenges to arbitrators.As a centre for scholarship and publication the PCA compiles and edits scholarly works on current issues of international law and dispute resolution.

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Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)


PCA Services

The PCA administers arbitration, conciliation and fact finding in disputes involving various combinations of states, private parties, state entities, and intergovernmental organizations. International commercial arbitration can also be conducted under PCA auspices. The PCA’s two working languages are English and French. However, proceedings may be conducted in any language agreed on by the parties.

 The PCA offers hearing facilities at the Peace Palace and ancillary administrative services to tribunals operating ad-hoc or under the auspices of another institution.

 Under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, the PCA Secretary-General is charged with designating “appointing authorities” upon the request of a party to arbitral proceedings. The Secretary-General may designate an appointing authority for the appointment of an arbitrator to complete an incomplete arbitral tribunal and/or to decide challenges to arbitrators.As a centre for scholarship and publication the PCA compiles and edits scholarly works on current issues of international law and dispute resolution.

The PCA houses the Editorial Staff of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) in its premises at the Peace Palace. ICCA’s publications include the Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, the International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration and the ICCA Congress Series.

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