Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 27, 2012

Social networking site Twitter has announced that it can now censor certain messages based on a country's policies. In Western China, Tibetans are once again stepping up their protests in the quest to gain more independence. And what is the role of airports in a city's, or nation's, economy? Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Day!

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The U.S. government said this morning that the economy grew by 2.8 percent in the last three months of 2011.
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Icelandic singer Bjork's latest gig: teaching middle school science classes.
By Monday, states are supposed to start gathering proof that interstate truck drivers are healthy enough to drive and send that information to a national database. But the Monday deadline ain’t working out so well.
Cargo container are stacked on a ship that is docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif.
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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.