While connected to the internet, startup QuickTime, and click on one of the TV channels, like, BBC World Feed. Then minimize the movie in the dock. You can work, listen and see (watch it in the dock) the news in a convenient, and unobtrusive manner. Too cool! If something piques your interest, you can quickly maximize the window and see the news / broadcast of interest. To save time and quickly catch a broadcast of interest, move the QuickTime window near the lower right corner of the screen, then minimize the window. Maximizing takes a fraction of a second with little time wasted executing the genie effect.