Features by Renita Jablonski

Does this car make me look fat?

General Motors is starting a new promotion on Monday that will let you return your car or truck within 31-60 days for a full refund if you don't like it. So we wondered what some people's excuses would be.
Posted In: Auto

The business of Michael Jackson

The late Michael Jackson sold more than 61 million albums in the U.S., but died $400 million in debt. Renita Jablonski talks to Mark Sutherland, global editor of Billboard Magazine, about Jackson's business deals and the response from fans in London.
Posted In: Entertainment

Leaks helped ease stress test results

News about stress tests have been leaking all week. Edward Hadas of financial Web site Breaking Views tells Renita Jablonski how that's helped markets, and why rallies give banks hope for raising the needed $75 billion.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Job interview? Here's what not to do

It's more important than ever to nail a job interview, and Seattle resident Steiner Skipsness wants to help. On his Web site, he has videos of fake interviews he's conducted with outrageous results. Renita Jablonski takes a look.
Posted In: Jobs

GM considering nine-week shutdown

General Motors may extend its two-week annual production shutdown into nine weeks as a way to cut costs and reduce inventory. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Renita Jablonski about who the move could hurt.
Posted In: Auto

Japan pragmatic on new stimulus

Japan has unveiled a stimulus package that calls for $150 billion in government spending. Renita Jablonski talks to Asian studies professor Jeff Kingston about goals for the stimulus and how it will be funded.

Comparisons to 1930s miss big picture

A new academic commentary out this week says most comparisons of the economy now to The Great Depression are flawed. Renita Jablonski talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about what would be a more accurate barometer.

Are the days of Web freeloading over?

Kodak, one of the major online photo repositories, will soon start charging user fees at the risk of photo deletion. Are Web fees for formerly free sites becoming the norm? Renita Jablonski talks to LA Times business columnist David Lazarus.
Posted In: Internet

Can GM save Delphi from bankruptcy?

Delphi officials are in Washington trying to discern GM's role in helping the company come out of bankruptcy protection. Renita Jablonski talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about why Delphi's situation is tricky.
Posted In: Auto

ER lives through TV history

Throughout ER's 15-season run, television has undergone a transformation in both its technology and viewership. Renita Jablonski talks to Variety's Stuart Levine about how the TV landscape has changed since the show's inception.
Posted In: Entertainment


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