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Objects in Mirror: November 8, 2007 Archive

The news business is in the news: MinnPost launches, new news director at WCCO-TV

Posted at 6:38 AM on November 8, 2007 by Julia Schrenkler

MPR's Martin Moylan reports Mainstream journalists launch online news site while MPR News Director Bill Wareham welcomes the new news director at WCCO-TV.

Does it make sense for news organizations to cover their own business, or do you prefer to get the scoop from independent media watchers? Join the online discussion to share your opinion.

MPR Headline: Minnesota's high court asked to stop Minneapolis bridge construction

Posted at 10:00 AM on November 8, 2007 by Julia Schrenkler

From the MPR homepage:

"Two construction executives filed paperwork Wednesday asking the high court to overturn a Ramsey County judge's decision allowing the project to move forward last week."

Full feature here.

Jon Gordon examines online language lessons

Posted at 11:17 AM on November 8, 2007 by Julia Schrenkler

Jon Gordon reports,

"Mango Languages is a Flash-based Web app that offers free lessons Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Greek, Brazilian Portugese, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese."

- from MPR: wavLength: Mango Languages offers free language lessons, but some experts are not impressed

Read - or listen - and comment.

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