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Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.

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Features by David Weinberg

Fighting food deserts takes more than fresh produce

A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores

Movie theaters move beyond the ticket price

If theaters don't make money off admission, why do ticket prices seem so high?
Posted In: film, movie theaters, movies

Apple + Comcast = ?

A partnership could create a streaming service with cable TV’s high picture quality, streaming’s large selection, and easy to use apps.
Posted In: apple, Comcast

How much climate change will cost Exxon

Exxon the first big energy company to respond to shareholders’ concerns about the cost of climate change.
Posted In: Exxon, climate change

Our accounts deficit is at its lowest point in 14 years

The 'trade gap', more accurately known as the current account deficit, has dropped sharply and is expected to fall more.

95 percent of U.S. ATMs run on Windows XP

What will ATMs do when Microsoft stops supporting the OS?
Posted In: Microsoft, ATM, XP, windows, computers, operating systems

The U.S. relies on transformers - and that's a little scary

The failure of just nine utility substations, and the closing of one factory, could blackout the entire U.S. for 18 months.
Posted In: transformers, power grid, Blackout

Star in a TV pilot? You should sign a pre-nup

It's pilot season in Hollywood, and the best deals are put-pilot commitments.
Posted In: television, celebrities, pilots

Radio Shack’s latest survival strategy: Close stores

In its 90-year history, Radio Shack has attached itself to – and let slip from its grasp – nearly every new consumer technology
Posted In: radio shack

The EPA's new smog rules: Cost vs. benefit

Weighing the immediate costs of wringing more sulfur out of emissions, against long-term health and economic benefits from less smog.
Posted In: EPA, smog

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