Marketplace on 89.5-1 http://kwgs.com en Marketplace: Rob Schmitz Gains Exclusive Access to Foxconn Factory http://kwgs.com/post/marketplace-rob-schmitz-gains-exclusive-access-foxconn-factory <p>On the heels of his report about Mike Daisey&#39;s largely fabricated <em>This American Life</em> story, our China correspondent, Rob Schmitz is back with a new exclusive. Rob recently gained access to the Foxconn factory floor in Shenzhen, China, making him the first public media reporter (and only the second journalist) Apple has ever allowed into its Chinese supplier.</p><p><strong>Hear Marketplace on Public Radio 89.5-1 weekday evenings at 7</strong></p> Sun, 08 Apr 2012 03:19:27 +0000 Frank Christel 16425 at http://kwgs.com Marketplace: Rob Schmitz Gains Exclusive Access to Foxconn Factory Kai Ryssdal Interviews President Obama Tonight on Marketplace http://kwgs.com/post/kai-ryssdal-interviews-president-obama-tonight-marketplace <p>It&#39;s not every day we have an opportunity for a one-on-one interview with the sitting President of the United States. Tonight, March 21, Kai Ryssdal is scheduled to interview President Obama on <strong><a href="http://www.marketplace.org/"><em>Marketplace</em></a>, at 7 pm on Public Radio 89.5-1</strong>.&nbsp;Kai will chat with President Obama at the Copper Mountain Solar facility in Boulder Hills, Nevada. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:40:29 +0000 Frank Christel 15279 at http://kwgs.com Kai Ryssdal Interviews President Obama Tonight on Marketplace Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty Desk http://kwgs.com/post/marketplaces-new-wealth-poverty-desk <p>Marketplace officially launches a groundbreaking new national desk dedicated to one of the most critical socio-economic issues of our time. The <a href="http://www.marketplace.org/wealth-poverty">Wealth &amp; Poverty Desk&#39;s</a> five-person editorial team, led by Senior Editor <a href="http://www.marketplace.org/people/celeste-wesson">Celeste Wesson</a>, will explore the concentration of wealth in the U.S. and its causes and consequences for the economy and society. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:27:35 +0000 Frank Christel 13862 at http://kwgs.com Marketplace's new Wealth & Poverty Desk