The photos of Richard Ross are bleak: incarcerated children in cells, behind locked doors without windows. It's a stark view inside places that many of us are unfamiliar with. Is this the best way to address juvenile offenses?Read more ›
Writer Calvin Trillin always finds the humor in politics and the 2012 presidential campaign provided it in spades. Trillin finished his new collection of poems the day after Barack Obama's re-election.Read more ›
Writers don't have to rely on traditional publishing houses to get their work to the public anymore. As costs drop and digital opportunities grow, many writers avoid traditional steps.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.