Objects in Mirror

The Olympics

Posted at 10:23 AM on August 15, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

While I mentioned grammar gold last week I didn't point towards MPR's Olympics collection and the actual games.

Coverage is one thing and eyewitness reports are another. One of MPR's Public Insight Analysts, Melody Ng, is in Beijing on vacation and sent back a trip report. Ng documents what it is like to be in the city, among the people - instead of the athletes - whether she's talking with volunteers, dealing with rude people, or celebrating honest cab drivers. This is the Olympics story I want to read, and you may too. you can even comment on her experiences. Bob Collins has both the text and slideshow on News Cut.

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