Why Investors Should Worry About Facebook

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The guest on this week's nationally-syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show is corporate governance expert Nell Minow. With Facebook gearing up for an IPO, investors are starting to look more closely at the company's operations. Facebook's board of directors includes business heavyweights like Reed Hastings from Netflix and Don Graham from The Washington Post Company. In this audio segment Minow shares why Facebook's executive control structure should concern investors and how it has led to disasters in the past for companies like Halliburton and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

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