Economists know the rates and interest of the economy. To know the reality behind those numbers, The Takeaway talks to Cliff Hagedon, owner of Fort Gratiot Express trucking, which carries freight across the nation.
Over the last two weeks, good economic news has been rolling in. Is the recession over? Dan Gross, columnist for Newsweek and Slate.com, joins The Takeaway with his take on the economy, including the prospect of a jobless recovery.
Viral marketing campaigns have changed the way the entertainment industry lures audiences. The Takeaway is joined by Steve Wax, a managing partner at Campfire ad agency, and Brian Morrissey, Digital Editor for Ad Week magazine.
Hundreds of Pennsylvania children and teenagers were sentenced to private juvenile detention centers as part of a multimillion-dollar scheme. Laurene Transue, mother of Hillary Transue, joins The Takeaway to talk about the latest events.