The Next Ten Years Of USPS, Tailoring Instagram For Kids

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy
United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on “Legislative Proposals to Put the Postal Service on Sustainable Financial Footing” on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington. Graeme Jennings/ Pool via AP

A business reporter who’s been covering the USPS talks with us about the Postmaster General’s plans for the next decade of service. And we hear from a clinical child psychology expert about the ways social media and photo-sharing — like with Instagram — can impact a child’s development.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Jacob Bogage Guest
  • Sarah Domoff Guest