Marketplace PM for December 22, 2006
Posted In: Entertainment
Reporter Nate DiMeo takes us back to the early 1920s when radio first found a mass audience, and a few powerful corporate players used music to take control of a brand new American industry. Part of an American RadioWorks documentary.
At Marketplace we get a lot of boxes and baskets this time of year full of chocolates, popcorn, candy and the like. We can't complain, but we started to wonder how much it all costs.
Posted In: Entertainment, Wall Street
Two media giants are swapping valuable properties. Newscorp's turning over DirecTV and other goodies to Liberty Media, while Liberty's giving up its 20 percent of Newscorp voting stock. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.