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Features by Sally Herships

Jeff Bezos' prime target: Prestige?

What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Posted In: washington post, New York Times, media, Amazon, jeff bezos

CBS blackout? 4 tips and tricks to get your fix

Some savvy Time Warner Cable customers have schemed out ways to watch CBS and Showtime during the cable dispute. What are they?
Posted In: CBS, Time Warner, Good Wife, NFL, television

Hot Pockets heat up with effort to lure foodies

The handheld, sandwich-like pastry is relaunching with healthier, higher-quality ingredients to appeal to millennials.
Posted In: Hot Pockets, marketing, Food

Is manufacturing growth creating 'decent wage' jobs?

Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?
Posted In: manufacturing

Study: Black and Latino students missing out on selective colleges

A new study finds that America's higher education system perpetuates white advantages.
Posted In: higher education, college

The smartphone killed the camera. Is the GPS unit next?

Garmin and other GPS companies are struggling to sell consumer GPS units in an iPhone world.
Posted In: gps, iPhone, apple, Garmin, smartphone

Why homeless kids are harder to count

The Urban Institute looks to make counting homeless youth more effective.
Posted In: homeless, youth, public policy

Unpaid internships under fire

Unpaid interns are suing big companies that don't provide the valuable educational and work experiences they promised.
Posted In: internship, internships

Baby, it's grand: The piano business

Steinway Musical Instruments, which has been in business for 160 years, has agreed to be bought by Kohlberg for about $438 million.
Posted In: Music

Finding the perfect money match online

Can websites like eHarmony really help form the perfect union -- even when it comes to money?
Posted In: online dating

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