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Objects in Mirror: July 16, 2012 Archive

Join The Current for Policy and a Pint: Debt Generation

Posted at 9:23 AM on July 16, 2012 by Julia Schrenkler

"Student loan debt in the United States exceeds one trillion dollars; that's more than the total amount of credit card debt owed by all Americans."

- Policy and a Pint: Debt Generation

Well that number is sobering. What can we do about it? Join The Current and the Citizens League on Monday, July 23rd for a discussion about student loans.

Policy and a Pint: Debt Generation
Monday July 23, 2012
Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN
Doors at 5:30, program begins at 6
Register while you can

No, MPR News does not allow politicians to rewrite quotes

Posted at 5:47 PM on July 16, 2012 by Julia Schrenkler

In a recent MinnPost piece, writer David Brauer wondered, Do Minnesota journalists let politicians rewrite quotes? He contacted multiple Minnesota news organizations, including MPR. From his entry,

MPR spokeswoman Christina Schmitt: "We don't allow anyone to retract quotes, edit quotes or review quotes pre-broadcast or pre-publication."

And now you know.

If you're a journalist and you wish to reach MPR, find the media inquiries section of our contact page.

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