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It's been a very bad week for media companies. Plus, Jo Ling Kent of FOX Business and Fortune's Leigh Gallagher join us for the Weekly Wrap.
Segments From this episode
Women, venture capital and bias
An experiment reveals obstacles female entrepreneurs face in finding investors.
Fines, fees add up when probation services go private
Companies use the power of public court to collect on traffic tickets.
Weekly Wrap: Unemployment, the Fed and the GOP debate
Jo Ling Kent and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Will last-minute work soon be history?
Abercrombie and other retailers back away from unpredictable on-call schedules.
Media business gets a rough signal
Many are moving away from the traditional cable subscription plan.
Japan prepares to restart its nuclear power plants
The country's safety culture needed updating to prevent a Fukushima-type disaster.
The car rental industry is strong, but Hertz struggles
Car sharing has yet to cut into its bread and butter: business travelers.
It’s been a very bad week for media companies. Plus, Jo Ling Kent of FOX Business and Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher join us for the Weekly Wrap.
Music from the episode
Chartreuse Capital Cities
Burning The Whitest Boy Alive
Doing the Wrong Thing Kaki King
Vanilla Minus Gold Panda