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Food stamps: A reporter's notebook

Apr 3, 2014
Wal-mart, food stamps, and listener responses.
Posted In: food stamps, Reporter's Notebook
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Reporter's Notebook: From both sides of the gates of Foxconn

Apr 4, 2012
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz takes you behind the scenes of Foxconn for exclusive access into what life is like for the workers who help assemble your Apple products.
Posted In: Foxconn, Reporter's Notebook, apple, China
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Robots ate my road trip, day two

Mar 26, 2012
An ear of corn almost derails David Brancaccio's misanthropic cross-country road trip from New York to San Francisco.
Posted In: robot, road trip, Reporter's Notebook
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Robots ate my road trip, day 1

Mar 25, 2012
From man's best friend to the hotel reception desk; check-in on the successful first leg of David Brancaccio's cross-country road trip from New York to San Francisco, which he's attempting to complete without any human interaction.
Posted In: robot, road trip, Reporter's Notebook
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Reporter's Notebook: Horn of Africa

Jan 5, 2012
Reporter Scott Tong recounts his trip to East Africa.
Posted In: Reporter's Notebook
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Euro crisis: A view from London to Los Angeles

Nov 2, 2011
The programme I present, Business Daily, is broadcast on the BBC's World Service and has a world agenda. But recently we've spent a lot of time...
Posted In: Eurozone, Reporter's Notebook
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A day in the life at Marketplace

Nov 1, 2011
Ever wonder what it takes to put together a day's worth of programming at Marketplace? Check out this behind-the-scenes video that captures "A da...
Posted In: behind-the-scenes, Reporter's Notebook, video

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