Marketplace for Thursday, August 30, 2012
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What happens when fact-checkers have to check fact-checkers? Gallup's Frank Newport talks about what Americans think about the two presidential candidates. With college becoming more and more expensive, many students are looking for new paths to enter into their chosen career. Another elusive Apple secret is out in the open: their customer service manual. Sears, one of the oldest members of the Standard & Poor's 500, is getting the boot. Pandora, the online streaming music service, is trying to back new legislation to lower their royalty charges. And Kai Ryssdal talks to culinary historian and author Andrew F. Smith about his new book on tuna.
Posted In: India
India has a much younger population than many developed countries, but this “demographic dividend” is a only a good thing when young people can find work.
Posted In: pandora, musician, royalties
To boost profits, the music streaming service is pushing a bill in the House of Representatives that would cut payments to musicians. A coalition representing recording artists plans to fight back with an anti-Pandora PR campaign.
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