Black Friday – the mother of all sales (redux) | 196

In this rebroadcast of D2B 146, Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the history of this annual sales event. How did it start? Why is it called Black Friday? Why is it such an important date on a retailer’s calendar?

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Black Friday – the mother of all sales

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Risk Management with Corinna Andony – Part 1 | 195

Skip Montreux speaks with risk manager Corinna Andony. In this first part of a two-part interview, Corinna explains what risk management entails and the two branches of risk management.

Samantha Vega is here too! With great vocabulary explanations and examples.

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Corinna Andony – Risk Manager

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Homeless students & Anime internships (unplugged) | 194

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss two news stories that have recently caught their attention. Samantha talks about help for homeless university students in the USA, and Skip reports on an anime animator internship program sponsored by Netflix in Japan.

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Photo credit: K Anime (Danny Choo)

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COP26 | 193

Dez Morgan fills in Skip Montreux on what is happening on the ground in Glasgow, Scotland at the United Nations Climate Change Conference – otherwise known as COP26. 

Who is attending? What is being discussed? What effect is the conference having – not just on the climate, but on the people of Glasgow?

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Facebook under fire … again | 190

Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the recent whistleblower leaks coming out of Facebook. 

Is the social media giant putting profit over people? What is the Facebook news feed algorithm designed to do? 

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Frances Haugen blows the whistle on Facebook

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