Run into more customer service bots lately? Let Marketplace Tech know. More info

The Chicago Tribune’s kitty exclusive

Molly Wood Jul 31, 2013

The Chicago Tribune had a front page exclusive on Tuesday. For about 16 minutes, the newspaper’s homepage boasted a front page story that read, “Test, test, test, test”.

Don’t worry guys, the Internet has no memory, unless there’s a kitten involved or something. Oh, you used a giant kitten shot for the homepage photo? Can’t help you then.


We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.