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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.


#135 Planet Money: Would You Bing For Free News?

December 31st, 2009

Episode 228 of 974 episodes

We continue our conversation about how economics and technology have shaped the news business. NPR media correspondent, David Folkenflik, stops by to tell us Microsoft and News Corp. owner, Rupert Murdoch, are in talks to give Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, exclusive access to Wall Street Journal content. The deal could bring Murdoch's media company millions of dollars and give the Bing a real chance compete with Google.

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