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A little more conversation

| Jun 7, 2005
At least one coffee shop is turning off the WiFi because people aren't talking to each other anymore. Commentator Tom Standage has some thoughts.

Screen Actors vote on video games

| Jun 6, 2005
Video game companies turn to the pros to do the speaking (and grunting and screaming). Over the last few weeks, members of the Screen Actors Guild have been voting on whether to authorize a strike against videogame makers. Their votes will be tallied tomorrow; Tess Vigeland has more.

Al-Jazeera privatizes

| Jun 6, 2005
After years of subsidizing Al-Jazeera, Qatar is looking to privatize the Arab news network. Reporter Nancy Updike tells us why it's so hard to find any takers.

Shhh... secret family leave

| Jun 6, 2005
California has one of the oldest and most generous parental leave laws in the country: 40 hours a year for a child's school or childcare activities. But Californians, like most workers across the nation, are unaware of the laws that can let them joint the PTA.

Teen job prospects down this summer

| Jun 6, 2005
A study out today from Northeastern University says this will be the bleakest summer season for jobseeking teenagers since 1948. Work and Family correspondent Sarah Gardner reports that many young people really needed that paycheck.

The Sloan Sessions

| Jun 6, 2005
Allan Sloan is the Wall Street editor for Newsweek magazine. He talks about the news from Wall Street with host Kai Ryssdal.

Art meets business

| Jun 6, 2005
One Hollywood producer wants to teach kids how to avoid the starving artist stereotype. He's starting a new charter school in LA that'll give artistic students a healthy dose of business sense.

Look Ahead

| Jun 3, 2005
What you need to know about consolidating student loans - fast.

The "Buzzword": Goldilocks Economy

| Jun 3, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Sound Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Goldilocks Economy." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Economy

"Day in the Work Life": A Voice Instructor

| Jun 3, 2005
The theater world gets its moment in the spotlight Sunday night with the Tony awards. So on this week's A Day In the Work Life...our regular look at how folks trade their time for money...we put the spotlight on a voice teacher.
Posted In: Jobs

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