| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:40 AM
German television is different than television in the United States. That is what I have gathered after visiting two German TV outlets, one public and one private.
The largest difference is that public television gets about 50% of the viewership in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:46 AM
The Reichstag is where Germany’s roughly 600 members of parliament have their meetings. The building is an amazing structure that looks rather antiquated on the outside and strikingly modern in parts of the inside. It has been remodeled several...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
It’s important to preface this post with a very rudimentary history of the “German situation”.
After World War II concluded with the Allies victorious over Germany, Japan and Italy, it was decided that Germany would be split. The...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Our group of RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellows was afforded the tremendous opportunity to visit the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin and listen to a speech from Mr. David Schwake, Deputy Director for the transatlantic cooperation at the office.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:32 AM
International politics is not my “beat” at FOX CT, but that didn’t stop me from applying for the opportunity of a lifetime, a trip to Europe to visit with my professional counterparts and interview top brass at the European Union and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:51 AM
It's Tuesday morning here in Berlin.
Sunday afternoon I left Bradley International Airport, flying to Philadelphia and then on to Berlin following a short layover in Brussels.
I met up with two of my program-mates at the aiport in Berlin: Derrall...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:07 PM
On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission.
RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:06 PM
American Journalist Erik Kirschbaum has worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters in Germany for over 20 years. In the audio of a Q&A with him below, he discusses everything from the Euro Crisis to renewable energy, to how German journalists view...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.
Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:02 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and other currencies closely linked to commodities markets struggled on Wednesday after a 5 percent fall in copper prices overnight on fears of fading demand from China.
Slowing growth and financial sector...