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April 2015

How to Cover Money Podcast

Investigative reporting with Michael Grabell

In this episode, hosts Micki Maynard and Mark Remillard kicked off Season Two of the weekly business journalism podcast How to Cover Money. This week they talked about data journalism

Taco Bell to your door, and more

It’s possible to get just about anything delivered these days, depending on where you live. Amazon will bring you groceries. Starbucks will deliver coffee. And now, Taco Bell is going

U2’s fall from grace

U2 is just a month away from embarking on its latest world tour, an event that its fans once might have eagerly anticipated. Unfortunately for the band, times have changed.

Economics of Game Of Thrones

Season 5 of Game of Thrones starts this Sunday, and HBO’s most popular television series ever has an ever-growing economic effect. Last year’s Season 4 finale pulled in monster ratings, when

HBO’s gamble on streaming

The long wait for HBO’s streaming service is over. The premium cable company released its HBO Now app on Apple devices Tuesday. New viewers can finally sign up for a

Fans cry foul after Cubs cancel game

The Chicago Cubs’ season has gotten off to a bumpy start. First, the Cubs angered third-baseman Kris Bryant, his agent, the Major League Players Association and fans by sending Bryant

The economic power of the Furious 7 movie

This weekend, I spent $10 to see Fast and Furious 7, and I was not alone. Furious 7, as it’s known for short, raked in $385 million in global box

The cost of the California drought

After four years in a row of drought, California is getting serious about tackling its water problem. Last week, the state ordered usage to be cut by 25 percent, which

AMC’s debt to Mad Men

The TV series Mad Men kicked off its final seven episodes on Sunday night. It will go down in television history as an iconic program, with instantly recognizable characters like

The trend of free tuition

Stanford University made education a lot more affordable for its middle-class students last week — by making it free. The elite school, whose alumni include Tiger Woods and Chelsea Clinton, announced students

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