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April 2015

Travel and the sharing economy

In a post here, I wrote about how U.S. cities are adapting — or not — to the sharing economy. The so-called ‘sharing economy’ poses a major challenge to the

Shonda Rhimes, career maker

Patrick Dempsey’s big exit from Grey’s Anatomy last week came as a shock, and many fans are still reeling and calling for his return. But, there’s no question that he’s more

Cost of an empty Orioles stadium

The Chicago White Sox will play the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Wednesday. Nobody will be there. With riots breaking out across the city, Major League Baseball decided it

Airport parking revenue takes off

As the airline industry continues to consolidate, non-aeronautical revenue has become much more important in helping with the financial viability of an airport. One of the biggest sources of this

College football spring games draw huge crowds

The score is absolutely meaningless, but college football spring games are becoming big draws for top Division I schools around the U.S. The Ohio State Buckeyes, the defending National Champions,

Can long-running TV shows survive without their stars?

After 11 seasons on Grey’s Anatomy, Patrick Dempsey exited the show last week in truly dramatic fashion, shocking the long-time watchers of that series. This blindside hit fans hard, particularly since he

How to Cover Money Podcast

Millennials and money with Rian Bosse

This week’s How to Cover Money podcast discussed reporting on millennials and money. Graduate assistant and student of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Rian Bosse, a

Mexico’s auto manufacturing muscle

In just a week, Mexico’s automotive industry received more than $3 billion worth of good news. Ford confirmed Friday that it will invest $2.5 billion for new auto engine and transmission plants

Predicting the biggest summer blockbusters

If you were a betting person (or a studio head) trying to figure out what would be the biggest movie blockbuster of summer 2015, the smart money would be on

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