Marketplace AM for August 7, 2007
Posted In: Washington
August recess begins this week, so lawmakers will be out and about back in their home states and the political spin doctors sent each and every one home with a packet full of things to talk about. Jill Barshay tells us what we can expect to hear.
Posted In: Science
First we had Craigslist and eBay, and their imitators of course. Now Buy.com and Facebook are teaming up to host online Garage Sales. And a new site where amateur video stars hawk used merchandise may have found a way to make Web video pay. Pat Loeb explains.
It's now estimated that more than half of the $200-billion-plus U.S. advertising market will flow to online sites and away from newspapers. More folks are simply getting their news online. Jeremy Hobson reports.